Honky Tonk Friday at Marlins’ Cafe

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Thu, Nov 29, 2012, 9:23 am  //  Paul deArmond

Marlins Cafe (co-located with the Historic Nelson's Market - a stationary float in life's parade) is now serving Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.  New menu selections by Chef Tommy.

To kick off the transformation, this Friday will be Honky Tonk Night with Hoss Unplugged tonking and honking from 7 to 9 p.m.

Be there at the corner of Humboldt and Potter, one block north of Lakeway.

Honky Tonk Friday at Marlins’ Cafe

Thu, Nov 29, 2012, 9:23 am  //  Paul deArmond

Hoss Unplugged, November 30 will Honk the York Neighborhood's Tonk


Stealth Politics Returns

Sun, Nov 04, 2012, 10:21 am  //  Paul deArmond

The Whatcom county Voters’ Pamphlet containing misleading and untrue statements by unregistered, unaccountable and anonymous front groups.

3 comments; last on Nov 06, 2012

Marian Beddill at Village Books Tonight 7pm

Tue, Sep 04, 2012, 2:11 pm  //  Paul deArmond

Marian Beddill will be reading from and signing copies of her recent autobiography. Expect thrills, danger, lust and adventure.

2 comments; last on Sep 05, 2012

Port attempts to kill initiative for two new seats

Sun, Jun 17, 2012, 9:52 am  //  Paul deArmond

Port Commissioner Scott Walker and attorney Frank Chmelik get caught ballot-rigging again

20 comments; last on Jun 21, 2012

Is liquor an efficient market?

Sun, Jun 10, 2012, 11:09 am  //  Paul deArmond

Efficient markets use available information to adjust prices. But consumers don’t have all the information. Here’s help.

3 comments; last on Jun 18, 2012

Port attempts to kill initiative for two new seats

Tue, Jan 31, 2012, 9:36 am  //  Paul deArmond

Port Commissioner Scott Walker and attorney Frank Chmelik get caught ballot-rigging again


Watch out for basement flooding

Thu, Jan 19, 2012, 11:03 pm  //  Paul deArmond

Stormwater surge may back up sewers

5 comments; last on Jan 21, 2012

Cameras, not coal, decided the election

Sat, Nov 19, 2011, 10:24 pm  //  Paul deArmond

Looking at the numbers for the Bellingham elections

11 comments; last on Nov 22, 2011

Post Election Musings

Thu, Nov 10, 2011, 9:34 pm  //  Paul deArmond

A disorderly collection of random thoughts after the election

2 comments; last on Nov 11, 2011

Gateway Telephone Poll

Wed, Aug 03, 2011, 3:52 pm  //  Paul deArmond

SSA running push poll on Gateway Terminal?

4 comments; last on Aug 16, 2011

County Exec Fundraising Confounds Pundit Perceptions

Tue, Jul 19, 2011, 8:12 am  //  Paul deArmond

Local political junkies guess the primary winners and may be missing the boat

3 comments; last on Jul 23, 2011

News you can use: Burgers and Beer

Mon, May 23, 2011, 12:16 am  //  Paul deArmond

Where Paul touches on Police reporting, where to get a good hamburger, and what is wrong with micro brews

4 comments; last on Jun 01, 2011

Yellow Light Timing

Fri, Dec 31, 2010, 7:39 pm  //  Paul deArmond

Yellow lights in Bellingham are observed and commented on, as Bellingham prepares for red light cameras.

4 comments; last on Jan 03, 2011

Marginal Voters and the Big Tent

Wed, Nov 24, 2010, 5:00 am  //  Paul deArmond

While Democrats pursue a Centrist strategy trying to persuade the “marginal voter,” Republicans promote wedge issues under the rubric of the “Big Tent.”

14 comments; last on Dec 01, 2010


Fri, Nov 05, 2010, 4:00 pm  //  Paul deArmond

What went wrong in the mid-term election, why, and what we can expect now.

3 comments; last on Nov 16, 2010

Political Realignment - Part II

Sun, Dec 06, 2009, 3:04 pm  //  Paul deArmond

(Recap for the reader in a hurry: a previous post defined realignment as a power shift in a two party system whereby a new and

17 comments; last on Dec 09, 2009

The Radical Center and the Outer Limits

Fri, Nov 20, 2009, 11:06 am  //  Paul deArmond

Did you every wonder what was really going on inside the racist right?

Usually caricatured by stereotypes of bed-sheeted Klansmen and goose-stepping neo-Nazis, the racist right continu

8 comments; last on Dec 05, 2009

Political Realignment - Part 1

Mon, Nov 09, 2009, 11:03 am  //  Paul deArmond

American politics and its two-party system is not a static system.

The ebb and flow of political power proceeds in fits and starts with long periods of relative…

8 comments; last on Nov 10, 2009

Paul de Armond - Contributing Writer

Wed, Jul 15, 2009, 9:50 pm  //  Paul deArmond

Paul de Armond used to be a writer, reporter and research analyst. He is the recipient of the Whatcom Human Rights Task Force 2001 Human Rights Award. In…



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