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“We’ll Have a Parade!”

“We’ll Have a Parade!”

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By Monique Spenard I recently came across The Spenardian while doing research about Joe Spenard for a cousin’s family tree. The name jumped off the page. I clicked on the link and saw a caricature of Joe in his famous yellow outfit, stub cigar and all. When I tried to order the magazine, the website…

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S-U-Z-I

S-U-Z-I

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Words and photos by Michael Wanzenried After three years of living in Spenard, I don’t know how many times I have been told or have overheard how Spenard is less Spenardian than it was XYZ-years ago. This is a game played in any community, which is basically every community, that has a past most agree…

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‘Life Enlightened’ brightens up Spenard

‘Life Enlightened’ brightens up Spenard

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Photos by Young Kim A new mural is up in Spenard, spanning 60 feet across the side of Enlighten Alaska, a cannabis retail store. The painting features silhouettes of life-size creatures including a killer whale, flamingo and elephant, to name a few. The mural is titled, “Life Enlightened.” Taylor Gallegos, a California-based artist, visited Alaska…

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Enlighten Alaska hosts inaugural First Friday

Enlighten Alaska hosts inaugural First Friday

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Spenardian photographer Darcy Stein will be showcasing her work for the first time from 5-8 p.m. Feb. 2 at Enlighten Alaska. The show will mark the first anniversary of the Spenard marijuana dispensary and their inaugural First Friday. “It’s exciting to have so many firsts all wrapped up in one event,” Leah Levinton, owner of…

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The great, big heart

The great, big heart

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Local artists, musicians and poets will be gathering for the fifth annual Great Big Heart Show on Feb. 9 at Middle Way Cafe. Artists are asked every year to create works based on the theme, “the great, big heart.” So far, more than 30 artists have confirmed their involvement, making it the biggest year yet….

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