#SpendLikeItMatters and Support Veteran-Owned Businesses

According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, veterans are 45% more likely to be self-employed than non-veterans, and veteran-owned businesses account for nearly $1 trillion dollars generated for the U.S. economy every year. The tremendous success demonstrated by veteran business owners...
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Pioneer Square D&E: Jonathan Fleming and Libby Aker

Photo by Amanda Roth. When you visit Pioneer Square D&E for your first lunch, your introductory order is essentially mandated: The Chicken Sandwich. For $12, the delectable sandwich comes with fries (or salad) and a can of Rainier (or soda), and it has been by far their most popular menu...
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The Riveter Summit: #RollUpYourSleeves and #SpendLikeItMatters

The 2019 Riveter Summit is nearly here, and it’s going to be an inspiring and engaging event. The schedule is totally packed with brilliant speakers, workshops, and breakout sessions.  The Riveter Summit is also a great opportunity to vote with your wallet, so we've put together a guide to...
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2019 Seattle Restaurant Week Newcomers on our In-TEN-tional-LIST

It’s Seattle Restaurant Week, that magical time when a 3-course dinner at a variety of fabulous restaurants costs just $35 (Sunday-Thursday). We’ve put together an In-TEN-tionalist Guide to Seattle Restaurant Week newcomers, where you can #SpendLikeItMatters thru November 7th! Calypso...
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5 Intentionalist Picks for the Net Impact Conference in Detroit

Intentionalist  founder and CEO Laura Clise is headed to the 2019 Net Impact Conference to meet and dream with other changemakers, innovators, sustainability leaders, activists, and influencers. If you’ll be at Net Impact, be sure to check out the panels Laura is speaking on and...
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Miro Tea: Jeannie Liu

As cooler temperatures and drizzly skies settle over Seattle, we are reminded of how much we appreciate local businesses like jeannie Liu's Miro Tea in Ballard, where we can warm up in good company and enjoy one of the mary varieties of tea ready for the sipping. Jeannie comes from a family of small-business owners, going back generations to...
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The Station: Luis and Leona Rodriguez

Leona Rodriguez stays busy behind the bar (Photo Credit: Fulcrum Coffee). The Station is a beacon of culture and community for many folks across Seattle, particularly in the Beacon Hill neighborhood. Husband and wife owners Luis and Leona Rodriguez have cultivated a safe and welcoming space, particularly for black and brown folks in Seattle,...
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The In-TEN-tionalist guide to Latinx Heritage Month: Phoenix Edition

Latinx people make up over 40% of the population in Phoenix, Arizona, which makes Latinx (Hispanic) Heritage Month an exciting time to #SpendLikeItMatters. There is no shortage of amazing Latino-owned businesses in the valley to support, but we’ve put together an In-TEN-tionalist guide to some...
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#SupportDeafOwned

Mozzeria owners, Melody and Russ Stein. Photo credit: Behind The Food Carts. It's the International Week of the Deaf, and so we wanted to highlight a few deaf-owned businesses. The Deaf community remains underemployed compared to the hearing community, and businesses like those listed below offer needed employment and community. Crepe Crazy,...
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