Downtown Businesses

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Cafe Tinto: One Year of Coffee, Wine and Good Food

It amazes me how many people I meet who haven’t been to Cafe Tinto yet. They are located at the Washington Business Center, behind the building, namely at 1351 South Jefferson Street. You cannot see them from the the road, but it’s definitely worth it to make the turn at the parking lot. You know how much … Continue reading »

What’s New At: Four Seasons Florist

Every time I walk by Four Seasons Florist on Elm Street, I catch myself looking at their beautiful windows. They not only have gorgeous flowers and flower arrangements, but also whimsical vintage items and wonderful antique furniture. See for yourself and visit them this week! Four Seasons Florist is located on 211 Elm Street, Washington, Missouri. The … Continue reading »

What’s New At: I. B. Nuts & Fruit Too

Some of you don’t have time to visit the local stores on a regular basis and see what’s new, that’s why I decided to do it for you. 🙂 If you haven’t been to I.B. Nuts & Fruit Too, make sure you go soon. They offer a delicious sweet and salty snacks, a wide selection … Continue reading »

On Sewing With a LOT of ATTITUDE

Some weeks ago I came home to find a package waiting for me at the door. It had my name on it, so it wasn’t meant for somebody else. I wasn’t expecting anything, so I was anxious and curious to open it. Inside I found two gorgeous hand-made tote bags with a hand-written card, sent … Continue reading »

The Listening Room Concert Series At Main Events: Live Music In The Heart of Downtown

If you have been following Re-Discover Washington on Facebook, you have for sure seen that we have a new music venue in town. The Listening Room Concert Series at Main Events hosted their first concert at the end of April, and they have been bringing great musicians to Washington ever since. Where is the venue located? … Continue reading »

Fresh Herbs, Produce, Meat and More: Todd Geisert Farms

It’s no secret that I am a fan of Todd Geisert Farms and what they do. Having grown up in Bulgaria, fresh fruit, veggies and meat were never a foreign concept to me until I came to the Midwest and found that they are a little hard to find here. If you have never tasted … Continue reading »

Grace’s Place: 24/7 365 Days A Week Crisis Care For Kids

About a month ago I received a Facebook message from Amanda Jones asking me to repost a giving campaign post for Grace’s Place Crisis Nursery. She said they were in danger of having to close their doors. I didn’t know much about what they do, but I knew they were located downtown. I looked them … Continue reading »

Patron’s Pick 2014: Art, Artists and Patron’s for a Good Cause

Every year ARTCanDo, the non profit community art center on 5th street, hosts their fundraiser Patron’s Pick. Last year I donated a pice of artwork for it, and this year I did it again. The fundraiser was hosted at the new event venue downtown, Main Events, on 110 West Main Street: a wonderful space with wonderful memories. … Continue reading »

The Washington Farmers’ Market: Local, Fresh, Affordable and Convenient

One of the things that I love about the Washington Farmers’ Market is that it is located downtown! In Bulgaria we have Farmers’ Markets every day all year round, so it was nice to discover a place so close by where I can get fresh eggs, delicious chocolate zucchini bread, local produce and meat, beautiful … Continue reading »

Mindful Movement Yoga With Elaine Blackmur: Pure Joy

Almost three years ago my friend Jenny told me about a new yoga class at the Washington Healing Arts Center on 5th Street. I have always wanted to do yoga, and I thought it would be good for me to stretch after spending hours in front of the computer. A little hesitant at first whether … Continue reading »