West Pier Magic

As if by magic from another world, master magician Jay Alexander has appeared on West Pier in his new home. As one of the top international corporate and society entertainers, he has performed for the Rolling Stones, Outside Lands Festival, Giants and 49ers, to name a few. He has sold... Read more

Lagoon Wedding

Michele Affronte and Keith Shaw of Liberty Dock were married earlier this year in an intimate ceremony on the Brittany Coast of France. But they decided to stage a second ceremony in the Waldo Point lagoon, to share their happiness with friends and neighbors. On September 29 they repeated their... Read more

Galilee Maritime Day August 4

The annual free celebration at Galilee Harbor takes place on Saturday, August 4 in the area at the foot of Napa Street. From 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., the day will feature exhibits of historic vessels, boat rides, dinghy races and a marine flea market. If you have marine items... Read more

Dock Party Season is Here

On June 22, Issaquah neighbors and friends gathered to welcome back dock alums Emily and Stuart Riddell. Having moved to Southern California, the Riddells traveled back up here for an annual bluegrass bash at Grass (where else?) Valley. Over on East Pier two days later, they didn’t even need a... Read more

Underneath the Docks of the Bay

Sausalito resident Michael Konrad retired from a career as a biochemist and molecular biologist to focus on the marine life along the Richardson Bay shore. His book, Life on the Dock, describes the animals and plants that grow on the edges of the floating docks that make up our boat... Read more

There’s No Place Like (a Floating) Home for the Holidays

Holiday celebrations take many forms on the waterfront. Blaze Nash transported carolers around the Waldo Point Lagoon on her little red tugboat Otto. Gate 6 1/2 and Issaquah staged progressive potlucks with entrees provided by the Floating Homes Association; Issaquah partiers were encouraged to wear Christmas sweaters: ugly, festive, fun,... Read more

Revised Plans for Marin Theater Approved

The reopening of the Marin Theater at 101 Caledonia Street continues to move forward after revised plans for the project were approved by the Planning Commission on Wednesday, December 6. The revised plans call for minor modifications to the previously approved remodel of the building’s exterior. The two previously-approved 45-seat theater... Read more

Back to the 40s for FHA Tour      

Lots of folks joined in the theme of our September 30 Tour, “Homefront on the Waterfront,” by coming in vintage outfits, or dressing like workers at Marinship 75 years ago.  Attendees, volunteers, Lindy dancers, and vintage vehicle owners all added to the spirit of a beautiful day. Lindy Dancers—2017 Tour... Read more

Volunteers Make Tour a Success

Over 1,000 people participated in our September 30 Floating Homes Tour: 650 paid attendees, 250 volunteers, plus homeowners, artists, writers, musicians, dancers, vintage car owners and sponsors. The weather was gorgeous, lines were short, and this was one of the smoothest tours in memory. This tour couldn’t happen without the... Read more