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Light Rail Rail Station Work Begins on 77th Avenue

If you haven’t already noticed, construction for the East Link Light Rail is underway, as of April 2nd. They’ll be working up to street-level along the 77th Avenue Southeast overpass, as part of the station plaza construction – and we can’t wait to see it take shape!

April Showers Bring May Flowers

Known for its unending beauty and majesty, the Pacific Northwest offers dozens of colorful and vivacious plants that are both full of life and excitement. But sometimes choosing the best ones can be a difficult decision… This week we’re sharing some of our favorite flowery foliage!

Mercer Island to Host Arbor Day and Join Tree City USA

In a February 20th City Council meeting, City of Mercer Island Mayor Debbie Bertlin offered Proclamation No. 215, which stated that, to raise awareness and urge all citizens to support and encourage the resurgence of local forestry efforts; and emphasizing urban forests not only for the beauty they offer, but the benefits they provide to our residents, communities, and region.

4 Tips to Get You Started on Washington’s Gardening Season!

Don’t we all have ideas of starting a fabulous garden, whether ornate in flowers or a practical vegetable garden? Growing your own garden of vegetables is fun, rewarding, and stress-releasing – and it can help make your shopping cheaper and easier; but it doesn’t come from a short supply of continued learning.

City of Mercer Island to Launch NEW Rideshare Pilot Program

In March, the City of Mercer Island unanimously voted to launch a pilot ridesharing program to help Island commuters to travel from home to their off-island jobs. By partnering with established rideshare providers, Lyft and Uber, the City of Mercer Island hopes to relieve some of the traffic Islanders have experienced since the Light Rail project began.