August 11, 2015
UPDATED — 9:25 a.m. Aug. 13, 2015
*Correction: A previous version of this story incorrectly stated that Levitate Gastropub was located in the former H&H Tavern. The H&H Saloon is still open and located at 91 Front St. N.
Restaurant reviews are a regular feature of The Issaquah Press. Reviewers visit restaurants unannounced and pay in full for their meals.
There are plenty of options for “pub grub” in Issaquah, consisting of your typical bar food, from burgers to salads.
However, there’s only one eatery in town touting itself as a “gastropub” — Levitate.
The basic definition of a gastropub is a pub that elevates its menu fare with high-end ingredients. Read more
July 29, 2015
NEW — 4 p.m. July 29, 2015
The Issaquah Police Department is hosting a National Night Out celebration from 5-7 p.m. Aug. 4 at City Hall, 130 E. Sunset Way.
In addition to free food, giveaways and music, activities include:
- Test the speed of your fastball against a speed-enforcement trailer.
- Get your photo with the Best Looking Police Officer in Western Washington, Issaquah’s Jessie Petersen.
- Enroll your pooch in the new Paws on Patrol program.
- Shred your sensitive documents safely and securely — for free.
Or, invite our officers to a party in your neighborhood.
July 28, 2015
NEW — 3 p.m. July 28, 2015
The Association of Volleyball Professionals is returning to the Seattle area for the first time in 25 years.
Lake Sammamish State Park is the site of the AVP Seattle Open from Aug. 6-9. AVP is making its first trip to the Seattle area since a men’s event in 1990, and it will be the local debut for AVP women.
June 3, 2015
Maypole to honor deceased rooster McNugget
A little rooster atop a ceremonial pole will look awfully familiar to locals attending a celebration of all things Scandinavian June 6.
Lefse Fest returns to Issaquah for the third year, and event organizers have decided to honor resident rooster McNugget by fashioning the maypole topper in his likeness.
May 31, 2015
NEW — 6 a.m. May 31, 2015
Help ensure students arrive at school with the tools required to succeed. Through the Issaquah Schools Foundation’s Basic Student Needs fund, you can provide food, health care, clothing and school supplies for students in need.
With Tools 4 School, “you’ve got their backs” means students have new backpacks filled with supplies to help them thrive throughout the school year. The annual drive collects backpacks and school supplies for hundreds of local students.
October 4, 2014
NEW — Noon, Oct. 4, 2014
If you haven’t had lunch yet, get delicious food at more than 60 food booths at Salmon Days.
Try something new or eat your favorites. Fresh-cut fries, salmon galore, barbecue, elephant ears, oh my!
April 9, 2013
SipFest invites interested epicureans, oenophiles and amateur beer cicerones to explore the best the Pacific Northwest has to offer May 11.
Beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Pickering Barn, 20 wineries, 10 breweries and 10 local restaurants will bring their best libations to tantalize the palates of discerning aficionados. Wine, beer and food will grace the menu for those wishing to support the benefit for Encompass, a local nonprofit organization that serves the needs of children and families in the Issaquah, Sammamish and Snoqualmie Valley communities.