MARCH 24, 1997
Choices, the Gallery
Choices, the Gallery, established in 1986 and owned by Kathy Freeland and Jan Middlekauff, moved in mid-February from the 175th Street Station to the Woodinville Towne Center next to Stock Market. Featuring limited edition prints, custom-etched mirrors, serigraphs, canvas editions, custom framing, and porcelain figurines, the store added custom pottery by Maria P. Spies, and soon will add bronzes and art by Kay Barnes.
Sports World, owned by Emma and Leo Missler, moved from the Woodinville Plaza to the Woodinville Towne Center in December. The store carries a full line of soccer equipment, sports clothing for baseball, soccer, and jogging. Athletic shoes for all sports are available as well as team uniforms and award jackets for high school sports.
Keeney's Office Plus
Keeney's Office Plus moved from the Woodinville Plaza to the Woodinville Towne Center. A full line of office supplies, office products, and office furniture are available. Lisa Keeney is the owner of the six-store chain which had its beginnings in Bellevue in 1947. Recently, Keeney's joined Office Plus, a cooperative of 225 independent office-products dealers.
Kid's Closet opened in January, offering "gently used" and new kid's clothing from newborn to size 16. Owned by Michelle Leeker and Teresa Sauer, the store also carries toys, furniture, accessories, and maternity wear with the goal of helping lower the cost of raising children.
Papa Murphy's, a new take-and-bake pizza shop, has opened in the Woodinville Towne Center. Owned by Mike and Cheryl Lewis, the shop is open seven days a week.
China Cottage celebrated their Grand Opening last Sunday. Located in the building across from Union 76 (east side of 131st NE before the trestle), the restaurant seats 151 customers. The restaurant specializes in seafood and offers a full selection of Hunan, Mandarin, Szechuan, and Cantonese style food. Take out and catering are available. The owners are Trung Shaw Young and Huorgn Cheoung Young, previous owners of the China Cottage in Redmond.
Dennis and Wendy LaValle have just moved their printing shop one space west in the Woodgate Shopping Center. They have added a new large format color press, high volume folder, and an expanded prepress department. LaValle Printing specializes in commercial printing and has been in Woodinville for 10 years.