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Anchored by classic northwest brewpubs like Boundary Bay and Chuckanut Brewery, “Brewingham” has long been a favorite Washington beer destination. Bellingham’s modern brewery boom began around 2012 with the opening of Kulshan Brewing — followed by Aslan, Wander, Structures and many more. If you haven’t been to town in a while, you might have missed…

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Winter at Mount Baker Located 52 miles east of Bellingham, the Mount Baker Ski Area is a dream destination for snow lovers. A far cry from flashy northwest resort towns like Whistler Blackcomb, this rustic and undeveloped ski area is all about the powder. Case in point: Mount Baker set the world snowfall record during…

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Fairhaven is perhaps the most charming place in Bellingham. Perched atop a hillside sloping gently toward Bellingham Bay, the historic district packs shops, eateries and bars into several square blocks of 19th-century red brick buildings — all within walking distance of one another. Parking is free and there’s plenty to see. From cobblestone streets to…

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Situated between the North Cascades and the Salish Sea, Bellingham is best known for its natural scenery, outdoor recreation and world-class beer scene. And you don’t even have to leave downtown to experience some of the city’s best attractions. From there you can easily explore the unique experiences and flavors of this college town of…

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Newcomers who step foot onto Western Washington University’s (WWU) brick-lined campus for the first time often agree that it’s unlike any other university in the state. Located in Bellingham, Washington, WWU is within walking distance of 180 acres of forest and more than 500 downtown businesses. The university’s mid-sized campus is positioned between Vancouver, British…

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Hops and Headz Beer in Glass

  Welcome to Hops and Headz in Bellingham! Cold beer.  30 different taps.  Asian-fusion inspired wings.  A huge outdoor area.  And a smile when you walk in.  Sound good?  Come on in for a great experience in this Birchwood neighborhood taphouse!  Service and Selection. Let’s start with my favorite thing: customer service.  As in all…

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The Local mug club mugs

The Local Public House is part of the Menace Brewery family and is located at 1427 Railroad Ave. in Bellingham. Established in 2014, The Local used to be the only place to get Menace beer on draught.  That changed three years ago when Menace opened their brewery on Meridian Street in Bellingham.  The Local prides…

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Masquerade Wine Company and Illuminati Brewing Review

Wine making. Beer brewing. How can those two things exist at the same location in peace and harmony? What happens when you add a former microbiologist into the mix? That’s right — things start to really go haywire! Right now I can hear some of you tuning out already — you only want to hear about your preferable…

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