Seattle Storm Recommend 15 Woman-owned Businesses

The Seattle Storm are longtime social justice advocates on and off the court. We've teamed up with them again to recommend 15 woman-owned businesses where Seattle Storm fans can eat, drink, and shop! Pro tip: The Storm also recommends 15 Black-owned Businesses where fans are encouraged to...
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Business Spotlight: Rough & Tumble Pub

Meet Jen Barnes, the owner of Rough & Tumble Pub in Seattle’s Ballard neighborhood. When Jen couldn’t find a bar or any place outside her living room to watch the 2021 OL Reign’s semi-final playoff game, she was inspired to create Rough & Tumble, Seattle’s pub for women’s sports. Rough & Tumble opened in Old Ballard in...
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Business Spotlight: Esme and Elodie

  Meet Emily Brooker, the owner of Esme and Elodie in Renton, Washington. She founded the store to create a home for trendy, boho, size-inclusive clothing at affordable prices. Emily started her journey in the fashion world as a plus-sized woman trying to find confidence after having children. Her studies in fashion design and merchandising...
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Business Spotlight: Elementals Healing Boutique

  Meet Porscha Drummer, the owner of Elementals Healing Boutique in Seattle’s Central Area. Porscha opened Elementals Healing Boutique in 2020 after the death of a loved one. Her interest in astrology, nature, and minerals led to her healing through herbalism, reiki, womb...
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Business Spotlight: Noir Lux Candle Co.

Meet Colina Bruce, the owner of Noir Lux Candle Bar in Seattle’s Belltown neighborhood. Noir Lux Candle Co. began as a labor of love in 2022. Colina opened the doors to her brick-and-mortar candle bar in Belltown, and each candle that she sells is handcrafted in small batches with her customers and community in mind. She describes the scents as an...
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Business Spotlight: Campfire Coffee Co.

Meet Quincy and Whitni Henry, the owners of Campfire Coffee Co. in Tacoma, Washington. They wanted to open an outdoorsy coffee shop with the social goal of getting diverse families into nature. With this dream, Campfire Coffee Co. opened in 2020. Made with grit, love, and campfires (yes, they roast their coffee beans over a campfire!), the coffee at...
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Business Spotlight: Pam’s Kitchen

Meet Pam Jacob, the owner of Pam's Kitchen in the Wallingford neighborhood of Seattle, WA. Pam moved to Seattle in the mid-1990s and dreamed of opening her own restaurant. She began catering events for her housecleaning clients, and before she knew it she had opened Pam’s Kitchen, where she serves outstanding Trinidadian food. This interview has...
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Business Spotlight: AmyWorks

Meet Amy Ecklund, the owner of AmyWorks in Seattle’s Industrial District. For over 30 years expert remodeler Amy has been remodeling and repairing Seattleites’ homes. She started her business because she knew people in her community needed her services and the jobs she could offer and is dedicated to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and...
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Business Spotlight: Ladd & Lass Brewing

Meet Nick Ladd and Jessie Quan, the owners of Ladd & Lass Brewing in Seattle’s University District. Jessie and Nick want to celebrate the full spectrum of beer styles by always ensuring a diverse tap list. The couple describes themselves as unapologetically geeky about fermentation and sells beers from lagers to hoppy libations to...
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