Business Spotlight: Mose Auto

Meet Mariajosé “Mose” Barrera, the owner of Mose Auto in Seattle’s Georgetown neighborhood. Mose not only offers a three month or 12,000-mile guarantee on all auto repair, but also specializes in providing training and information sessions to women in the community for maintaining their vehicle and entering automotive careers. She believes...
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Business Spotlight: Little Tin

Meet Frankie Goodman, Kalei Apo, and their pup Charlie, of Little Tin Goods & Apothecary Cabinet in Seattle’s Ballard neighborhood. When Frankie and Kalei moved to Seattle, they knew they wanted to open a tiki lounge that welcomed people from all walks of life. Their garden-style speakeasy shares Hawaiian food, culture, and...
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Business Spotlight: Uptown China

Meet Yu-Mei Wang, the owner of Uptown China in Seattle’s Uptown neighborhood. Most evenings you can find Yu-Mei making the rounds and chatting with her customers at Uptown China and the attached lounge. Her restaurant is the perfect place to relax over a cocktail, partake in Chinese cuisine, and find a new...
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Business Spotlight: Mother Yoga

Meet Nancy Nomellini, the owner of Mother Yoga in Seattle’s Chinatown-International District.Nancy opened her community-based yoga studio in 2021 to make yoga accessible, affordable, and adaptable for all people. Alongside her team of skilled yoga instructors, Nancy offers a class for everyone from beginners to yoga experts.  Get to...
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Business Spotlight: Good Sister Shop

Meet Ennjoili Fleck, the owner of Good Sister Shop in West Seattle. At Good Sister Shop you can find a variety of lifestyle goods as well as clean beauty and wellness products. Ennjoili is dedicated to supporting POC-owned brands and stocking products that support sustainability, community, and a love for the planet. Fun-Fact:...
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Business Spotlight: Charme Natural Nails Studio

Meet Martina Ngo, the owner of Charme Natural Nails Studio in Tacoma, WA. Martina wants to help her clients feel beautiful and confident with their natural nails by offering organic nail services that promote healthy nails. Martina started Charme by working multiple different...
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Celebrating Four Years of Intentionalist

To celebrate Intentionalist's four year anniversary we sat down with our Main Street small business evangelizing, ice cream loving founder to get her thoughts on where we've been and where we're headed. This interview has been edited for length and clarity. What are some of the milestone moments that come to mind as you reflect on the past...
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Business Spotlight: Vinnie’s Wine Shop

Meet Anu Apte, the owner of Vinnie’s Wine Shop in Seattle’s Belltown neighborhood. Anu’s shop is the perfect place to enjoy a large selection of natural wines and delicious Italian seafood. Anu is also the owner of some of Seattle’s most decorated and beloved bars including Rob Roy, No Anchor and Navy Strength.  Get to know more...
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Business Spotlight: ChuMinh Tofu and Vegan Deli

Meet Thanh-Nga Nguyen, the owner of ChuMinh Tofu and Vegan Deli in Seattle’s Little Saigon neighborhood. Thanh-Nga’s deli serves up all vegan food that is “100% made with love”. They make their own tofu and vegan mayonnaise and make everything from scratch and buy supplies from other...
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