Amazon can make holiday shopping easy, but finding a handmade, local gift can be more meaningful. Check out these local markets and fairs happening around Anchorage in the upcoming weeks to get ahead on your holiday shopping. Find the perfect gifts from your favorite Spenard and Anchorage artists. Williwaw Public Market — First Edition Date: [...]
Kimchi fried rice, thin-cut kalbi short ribs, a ginger lemongrass creme brûlée and many more Korean inspired dishes will be featured in this month's specials at Bear Tooth. Bear Tooth is featuring about a dozen new specials this month, most of which are inspired by local writer, Kim Sunée's new cookbook, Everyday Korean. "The cool thing [...]
I inherited my taste for good wine and my love for photography from my grandfather, David Butcher. I was also lucky enough to inherit his stories and his history. Over a year and a half ago I moved in with my grandparents, into the house he built, next to my great-grandparent's homestead and into the [...]
To combat the unhealthy habits of her corporate lifestyle, Sarah Glassett quit her job of eight years to open Market Juice with her brother, Riley Smith. “I wanted to create something for people like me, who want to have easy access to healthy choices,” Glassett said. Glassett, who was born and raised in Alaska, opened [...]
There are dozens of cafes, restaurants, eateries and mom and pop shops in Spenard that provide Spenardians with a hearty meal. Here are just five of the many places to spend your lunch break for a reasonable price. Out of the Box 3807 Spenard Road This gluten-free restaurant provides a healthy alternative to some [...]
This story was originally written for The Anchorage Press. People Mover is debuting its new route system come Oct. 23, which will have more consistent stops on major roads and fewer in neighborhood areas. The change hopes to deliver riders more efficiently to their destinations. Anchorage resident George Hyde’s main source of transportation is the [...]
Spenard's own Dipper Donuts took first place in the The Arc of Anchorage's Sweet Rivalry plated dessert competition tonight. Sweet Rivalry is a fundraising event for the Arc of Anchorage.