Sports Physicals for Local Student Athletes

On Wednesday, Aug.10, Providence St. Peter Family Medicine will hold a walk-in sports physical clinic for middle school and high school athletes beginning at 5:30 p.m. The clinic will not close until all physicals have been completed. A $20 fee will go directly back to your child’s school, supporting athletic programs.

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Olympia Farmers Market Gets a Fresh Look

The Olympia Farmers Market is seeking your help on Facebook. They have received multiple entries for a new logo design and they are requesting the feedback of the community before they select a winner. There are some great entries that really capture the personality of the market. Which one is your favorite?

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Swing Wine Bar in Olympia Hosts a Pisco Party!

Swing Wine Bar in Olympia will play host to a unique event this Saturday night, April 30, 2011. The Peruvian white brandy known as Pisco will be flowing during this event by Piscologia. Best known for the Pisco Sour, the colorless brandy is the national drink of Peru. Piscologia is proud to present this new ultra premium Pisco, and they are looking forward to sharing it with you at Swing Wine Bar!

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Olympia Grocery Outlet Customer Appreciation Celebration

Grocery Outlet, the largest “extreme-value” grocer in the U.S. with prices up to 50% less than conventional retailers, is celebrating a customer appreciation weekend as a thank you for their customer support during their remodel. Olympia Grocery Outlet will host exciting events beginning Friday, April 29, 2011 through Sunday, May 1, 2011. Attendees will enjoy free food samplings and other treats, incredible bargains, prize giveaways and the chance to win a $50/month for 1 year Grocery Outlet Gift Card!

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Living in Olympia is Going Social

If you've been following our Facebook page, you have probably chimed in with your opinion when we ask questions about the best places in Olympia for a variety of things. Now you can weigh in here with your thoughts about local restaurants, local events, and more. Our new website is designed with a social aspect in mind. We'll still offer our thoughts, opinions, and suggestions on some of the best places in Olympia, but we recognize that the most powerful recommendation is that from a friend.  So, now you can share your feedback with friends, as well as other Olympia locals, and compare notes on your favorite places in town.

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Living in Olympia 2.0

The 'Living in Olympia' concept started out as a lonely Facebook page dedicated to sharing the reasons I love living here. But as the number of people following the page continued to grow, I realized that there was much more to it than just posting pictures and odes to Olympia on the page wall. I quickly launched a Living in Olympia blog site to supplement the info available on Facebook, as well as a Twitter page to publish breaking news and other info about the area. All of these things have led me to create something larger, more user friendly...

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