Lander Coffee is the new local favorite and just 1 block away. It’s bright, cozy, with a minimalist vibe and friendly. When their shop opens again, it’s a great place to meet up with a friend or sit and catch up on a little work, and a little play area for kiddos. They’re currently serving takeout only and their pickup window Wed- Sun from 8 AM to Noon. Get fresh pressed juices, get a jug of latte or cold brew to get you through that work-from-home week and beans to make your own fresh pressed coffee at home.
Close by is Cooks Tavern - said to be the go to spot for weekend brunch! They’ve got biscuits and gravy, eggs benedict, waffles, but their hash selection is where it’s at - The house smoked corned beef, potatoes, onion & kale with poached eggs on top will leave your taste buds very satisfied. They also serve lunch and dinner and happy hour is everyday from 3-5 PM & 9 PM to close everyday. Don’t miss their rotating menu featuring inspired dishes from other countries.
So close to 6th Avenue, where everything is happening and you’ll find MSM Deli (one bite and you’ll know why they’re called ‘Magical Sandwich Makers’!),Dirty Oscar’s Annex - not just for great cocktails, but they have a wicked brunch. The Red Hot - creative hot dogs and ample craft beers. And voted Best Breakfast in the South Sound is Shakabrah Java. This casual eatery offers hearty egg dishes and plate sized pancakes.
Wright Park is ideal for a leisurely stroll or a quick jog, and is very popular in the summer months as it has a sprayground, playground and plenty of picnic tables. This 27 acre arboretum is home to a rich collection of more than 600 trees - stunning in both the spring & summer when they’re ample and bright green, and impressive in the fall as they change from green to feuille-morte of autumn foliage.
Get pampered at the Oakes & Alder Day Spa, specializing in massages that will rest and relax those aches muscles and ease the worries away, invigorating body scrubs that will leave you skin exfoliated and smooth, and facials giving your skin that just-in-time summer glow. They also offer hair removal services, lash extensions & lifts, tinting, microblading, dermaplaning, micro-needling, light therapy, and enhancements to take your skin to the next level like gua sha, cupping and chemical peels.