Business Spotlight: Seeking Kombucha

Meet Lyz Bartolome and Jeanette Macias, owners of Seeking Kombucha in Seattle’s South Lake Union. After years of success at local farmer’s markets, in February 2021 Jeanette Macias and Lyz Bartolome opened the brick-and-mortar for their small batch kombucha business, Seeking Kombucha.  ​​Get to know more about Jeanette Macias, Lyz...
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Business Spotlight: Elliott Bay Book Company

  Meet Tracy Taylor, the co-owner of Elliott Bay Book Company in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood. Murf Hall, Joey Burgess, and Tracy, a long-time manager, took over ownership of Elliott Bay Book Company, one of Seattle’s longest standing independent bookstores, in June 2022. Tracy, Murf, and Joey are dedicated to preserving...
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Business Spotlight: Youngstown Coffee

Meet Autumn Lovewell, the co-owner of Youngstown Coffee in West Seattle, WA. At Youngstown, Autumn and her wife and co-owner Monica serve up not only delicious coffee and treats but also space for community engagement and support for social justice causes. The duo also operates Heartbeet Cafe in West Seattle and Queen Anne. Learn more...
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Business Spotlight: Post Pike Bar & Cafe

Meet Onjoli Dela Torre and Max Lovelace, the team behind Post Pike Bar & Cafe, a destination for any and every time of the day in Capitol Hill, Seattle, Washington. You’ll find bagels, booze, and espresso morning, noon, and night. Onjoli and Max’s bar and cafe features locally sourced, small batch bagels and a full cocktail, wine,...
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Business Spotlight: Push/Pull

Meet Maxx Follis-Goodkind, the owner of Push/Pull in Seattle’s Ballard neighborhood, and a proudly disabled business owner. Maxx opened Push/Pull’s original location in 2013 and settled into her Ballard location a year ago. Push/Pull is an art gallery, underground comic shop, event space, and more all rolled into one. As a...
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Explore 10 Oakland QTPOC-Owned Businesses

Throughout the years, QTPOC-owned businesses in Oakland and across the country have served as a safe space for intersectional activists, leaders, and community members. Whether you’re an Oakland local or you’re planning a trip to the Bay Area, #SpendWithPride at these 10 QTPOC-owned Oakland-area small businesses and organizations. And, be...
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Business Spotlight: Queen Anne Beerhall

Meet Gary Szeredy, the co-owner of Queen Anne Beerhall in Seattle, WA. When Gary and co-owner Justin Andrews took over Queen Anne Beerhall in 2020 he brought his own Northwest spin to the business, which was originally inspired by a beer hall in Czech Republic. Learn more about Gary and Queen Anne Beerhall in this Business Spotlight...
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Business Spotlight: SugarPill

Meet Karyn Schwartz, the owner of SugarPill in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood. Karyn is a herbalist and homeopath and her passion for natural medicine is evident in her large selection of medicinal house blends and herbs. The modern apothecary also carries artisanal foods, rare chocolates, and gourmet salts. Get to know...
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Business Spotlight: The Sports Bra

Meet Jenny Nguyen, the owner of The Sports Bra in Portland, OR. Tired of not seeing any women’s sports at sports bars, Jenny opened The Sports Bra showing exclusively women’s sports to empower women on and off the field. Additionally, Jenny’s bar is kid-friendly because she believes all kids should be able to see equity in sports...
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