Blog thumbnail

Carousel Lounge opens this spring, keeps historic name

Carousel Lounge opens this spring, keeps historic name

Blog thumbnail in , , ,

The historic Carousel Lounge will be opening its doors to the public this spring. The neighborhood soft opening will be sometime at the end of April, and a grand opening will take place June 9, said owner Paul Berger. The bar will house three pool tables, four dart boards, a jukebox and a punching bag….

Blog thumbnail

Shook in Spenard

Shook in Spenard

Blog thumbnail in

54 years ago today, Sylvia Butcher was enjoying an after dinner coffee with her husband, David Butcher. The earth began to tremble and shake; leaving the couple to run out of their newly built Spenard apartment for their lives. The Good Friday earthquake in 1964 was a 9.2 on the Richter scale, the largest earthquake…

Blog thumbnail

Historic Carousel Lounge may see revival

Historic Carousel Lounge may see revival

Blog thumbnail in , ,

The Carousel Lounge, one of Spenard’s most iconic bars, may see a revival. Paul Berger, a determined Anchorage businessman wants to bring a neighborhood-oriented bar to the vacant building, called the Bar on Spenard. “I would really love to have people just walk over,” Berger said. “Neighborhood guys and gals. I want to really focus…

Blog thumbnail

Ylli

Ylli

Blog thumbnail in ,

Faces of Spenard: Ylli Ylli Ferati has been bartending for nine years, the last six years of which have been spent full time at Fiori D’Italia, his family’s restaurant. “I grew up in the restaurant world,” Ferati said. Ferati’s grandfather first came to Anchorage to work on the slope. On his off shifts, he helped…

Blog thumbnail

Bikes connect the Spenard community

Bikes connect the Spenard community

Blog thumbnail in

Spenard is a hub for biking culture. There are a plethora of cycle shops that have settled into the neighborhood, including The Bicycle Shop, Speedway Cycles and Fatback Bikes, but more continue to flock to the area. Many residents who live in the neighborhood live close to good food and local businesses, which makes traveling on…

Shopping cart

0

No products in the cart.

Hit Enter to search or Esc key to close