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Unusual items draw shoppers to local IssaquahGallery In various boxes there oftheVictorianArtNouveau 49 Front N. are: beads, styrofoam (all period would probably go For those people in- sizes and shapes), acrylic to Bailey's. Also featured terested in "the arts," the paints (95 1 oz. bottles), there are many smaller Issaquah Gallery is a total stencils, pearls, ribbons, items and sterling spoons, experience. In the center is "cat and owl eyes," em- napkin rings, sets of dishes, an area for looking through broider`,' floss, sequins, rib- as well as some furniture. catalogs of prints, along the bons, eggs, animals, You may sell your antiques walls are works of North- miniature furniture and at thestore. west artists, and an adjoin- people... If crystal and ornate anti- ing room carries a complete For cake makers and que clocks and old fashion- line of photo supplies, decorators, there are wed- ed bed warmers and brush Scattered throughout are ding cake supplies, man,,' and mirror sets are interest- displays of local potter,,, different cake molds, suh as ing, Cricket Antiques (next consisting of honey jars. "Huggable Teddy Bear door to Bailey's) is a spot to lanterns, bowls, vases, Pan,' or "Bert and Ernie" explore. mugs, planters, casseroles, pan. But for bigger items and plates, tea sets and ash basic all American oak fur- trays. Stained glass, leaded Antiques niture, Front Street Fonky glass boxes, bronzes, Hand Me Downs and macrame weavings, and Pilgrim's Pride are in the carved wooden boxes are Cricket Antiques same location. The fur- also exhibited. 160 N.W. Gilman niture is always changing, Large bins are lined in the Blvd, although the good prices re- center with prints ranging main fixed People working from $4 to $60. there strip down and Art classes are offered (Bailey's) Antique refinish all the pieces the`,, through the Issaquah Art Pleasures purchase. Hence, dressers, center, with more work- 160 N.W. Gilman tables, buffets, Morris chairs, china cabinets, hut- shops forming in the future Blvd. ches, sewing machines, and Craft Castle even a camel back em- 191st PI N.W. Pilgrim's Pride bossed tin are waiting to be taken into homes. For those who enjoy 58 Front St. N. But for those with an crafts, a stroll through Craft Oriental flare, Ming's is the Castle is the equivalent of a F o n k y H a n d- m e- headquarters. Ornate vases, candy lover's stroll through chests, desk sets and achocolate factory, downs figurines are displayed Some of the many items 58 Front St. N. throughout the store. are: straw fans, silk flowers, all sizes and colors of Ming's Collectibles paper, doilies, food color- ing, paints, stained glass 45 W. Sunset Way Issaquah Rexall Drug kits, candles, acrylic fur, For the antique buyer, macrame cord, materials Issaquah has a lot to offer, and Hallmark Shop for making dolls... People interested in art glass 30 Front S. Issaquah Floral and Gift Shoppe 94 Front N. Names such as Rawcliffe, Fenton and Hudson are well known to those interested in collectible items, and exist in Issaquah. Issaquah Rexall Drug and Hallmark Shop display pewter figures, George and Washington thimbles, sterl- ing silver salt spoons, col- lectible spoon, music boxes, cup and saucer sets, and collectible birthday dolls (one for each year, up to 16 years of age). For those people who collect Hummel figurines, visit Issaquah Floral and Gift Shoppe. Additionally, col- lectible plates and bells are available. Brandy's 705 Gilman Blvd. N.W. (Hi-Lo Shopp- ing Center) Feeling pale? One can plan a tan in Issaquah. In fact, one can plan a "make- over" in one day. At Bran- dy's, a person can walk in and have a manicure, buy some new makeup and jewelry, a new outfit, and get a tan to boot. Different kinds of mani- cures (and sculptured nails) are available, as well as eye and face makeup, lipstick, earrings, belts, watches, hairpins, and a line of junior and misses clothing (sizes 3-14) with seasonal sales. Johnny's Food Center 170 Front N. The oldest food store in town (here since 1946) is Johnny's. It has retained its small town decor, old fashioned smell, and traces of dust linger the items on the shelves. It is also Issaquah's only "exclusive and total sea food market" of'Lering such items as snapper, perch, true cod, ling cod. black cod, sole (at least two kinds) crab, shrimp and oysters. All fish is guar- anteed and brought in fresh each morning. Cookbooks and free liter- ature and recipes are of- fered with many sugges- tions given on preparing fish. Issaquah Natural Foods 33 W. Sunset Way During the summer mon- ths, and Salmon Days, yogurt comes offered at the Natural Food store with flavors changing daily. Aisles are packed with "healthy" items, such as large supplies of pasta (and for those allergic to wheat, there is sesame and corn pasta); many items prepared without salt (such as tuna, ketchup, soups, seasonings); beverages (carob drinks, drinks with- out caffeine, loose tea); cooking oils (7 kinds); flours (7 kinds); snacks; and for those who wish, goat's milk can be reserved for $I .10 a quart. A special feature is the availability of buying in bulk. One may buy spices, soy beans, lentils, wheat, rye, beans, rice, cracked wheat in bulk. To please animal lovers, a herbal flea collar is also sold. Feed Store Gilman Village The dell part consists of 36 different kinds of cold cuts, 11 kinds of cheeses (and anywhere from 4-10 under headings of cheddar, pre-packed,softspread, etc.} Also available to take out are picklings, moussaka (Greek eggplant and lamb), eggplant parmesan, and lasagne. To have lunch, one may stroll down a line and sam- ple culinary treats (which change daily) such as: ratatouille, tomato, marin- ated seafood, provencal chicken, shrimp quiche, and different kinds of soups and sandwiches. One may also be seated and order from a menu for lunch, and presently, for dinner as well (Wed.-Sat.). Stopping for an ice cream cone is a popular and plea- Darigold Farms Past and Present... Darigold Farms at lssaquah started as a small milk condens- ing plant established on May 29, 1908. The large photo above, taken in 1915, shows milk being received from horse drawn wagons each carrying 14 ten-galh cans. The milk tanker trucks of today, shown above on the left carry 60 times that amount or 8,370 gallons. The photo on the right shos how the plant looked in the 1950s. Today, Issaquah's Darigold Farms is a modern dairy plant producing a multitude of products including butter, milk powder, cottage cheese, sour cream and yogurt. Fallen logs don't deter the sturdy hikers of the Tiger Moun- tain Trail. made haste carefully, fully understanding the potential cost of a broken leg. That was high excitement, up there on West Tiger. in fact, you might almost call it high adventure. Harvey Manning is President of the Issaquah Alps Trails Club For non adventurous but exciting hiking, stop in a local bookstore and pick up "'Guide to Trails of Tiger Mountain" by Bill Longwell, who invented the Tiger Mountain Trail. There are also trail guides to Cougar and Squak Mountains. The trails club leads four hikes a week into the mountains. Contact the club, the Issaquah Parks and Recreation Department or read the Press for details. Serving Issaqu00Lh's Banking Needs Since 1909. Over 160 branches checking, savings, loans, and estate planning. statewide offering full personal services, financial management & investment service ISSAQUAH BRANCH 665 FRONT STREET NORTH I I:IlN 583-74% / \\; DISCOVER BELLEVUE'S MOST CONVENIENT SHOPPING MALL WITH MORE THAN 90 STORES AND SERVICES. WHERE SERVICE, SELECTION AND SAVINGS MEET. N.E. 8d & 156th N.E. Weekdays 10 to 9 Saturday 10 to 6 Sunday 12 to 5.