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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BAHTOH – Small Business. Big Pride.

It's hard to believe that Pride Month is nearly over, and we hope that you have enjoyed learning about the diverse people behind some of the small LGBTQ-owned businesses in Seattle. The final video of our Small Business. Big Pride series features BAHTOH co-owners Bobbie Yanoupeth and Michael Sing. We love and appreciate the fierce fabulousness their...
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Century Ballroom: Hallie Kuperman

Hallie Kuperman first fell in love with dance when she was 10 years old. She saw Grease on Broadway and, "I knew, I was going to be a swing dancer," she remembers. However, it wasn't until she moved to Seattle in the 1990's that Hallie would fulfill that dream. Century Ballroom was born out of Hallie's desire to teach dance to the LGBTQ community,...
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The Boxing Gym Westside – Small Business. Big Pride.

We first connected with The Boxing Gym Westside owner and coach Lee Torres more than a year ago based on a referral from a fellow veteran-owned business. We subsequently learned that Lee was also Latinx and identifies as a member of the LGBTQ community. We are honored to be able to share...
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Mose Auto – Small Business. Big Pride.

As Pride Month 2019 gets into full swing, we're excited to kickoff our Small Business. Big Pride. video series with Mariajose Barrera of Mose Auto. https://youtu.be/RcuFfW7jGQI Video by Justin Taylor with support from PCC Community Markets & Seattle Public Utilities. Thank you to our Small Business. Big Pride. partners At...
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