Wendy Sines, the Manager of the Langley Whale Center Manager, was pleased at the number of people who stopped by their new location at 115 Anthes Street during the grand opening on November 14. At their previous location next door, which opened a year ago, they had thousands of visitors in the first year and […]
The Whidbey Art Gallery on Second Street in Langley is a great place to shop for lovely gifts for yourself or others. The gallery offers a variety of art mediums including oils, watercolors, acrylic, pastel, printmaking, photography, glass, sculpture, metal, mixed media, textures/fiber, jewelry, ceramics/stoneware, wood and sumi art and more. Shoppers can choose from […]
Become an artistic glassblower, or simply enjoy all of the beautiful glass art at Callahan’s Firehouse Studio in Langley
Callahan McVay opened his glass blowing studio and art glass gallery in the former Fire Station at 179 2nd Street in Langley. In 1988, when Callahan was only 14 years old, he discovered he had special talent for blowing glass.. He had worked with stained glass at an alternative high school in Everett, and says, […]
Modern – new – short term vacation cottage rental – 550 square feet. Located 1.5 miles outside Langley on 7 private acres, the cottage features modern accommodations with high ceilings, heating/air conditioning, separate bedroom, full kitchen, and a living room with smart, big screen TV.
We moved to our 1923 farm just outside of the seaside village of Langley on Whidbey Island in 2005 and opened Chocolate Flower Farm. We began as a specialty plant nursery offering selections from our extensive collection of “chocolate” (dark colored) plants and rare perennials. It started as a specialty plant nursery on eight acres […]
Dancing Fish Vineyards at 1953 Newman Road in Freeland is a new visual and experiential destination on Whidbey Island. For now, there is a beautiful barn that houses wine tasting and special events, fields of vineyards that are like a landscape painting and a Farmhouse for overnight visitors.In the future, there will also be wine […]
Double Bluff Brewing Company in Langley: Great Craft Beers that will make beer lovers out of just about everyone
A visitor to Double Bluff Brewing Company for their soft opening in early October told owner Daniel Thomis, “I don’t like beer, but I really like these.” For the initial two days that Daniel and his wife Marissa offered their beers, nearly 200 people stopped by for some tastes. Double Bluff Brewing Company (DBLF) is […]
Fair Trade Outfitters. located in the heart of downtown Langley at 112 Anthes, offers a wide selection of “fair trade” women’s clothing and accessories. Store owners, Barry and Lilly van Gerbig, believe “We need to be more connected to what we buy.” “Fair Trade” means the products are made by workers who have jobs with […]
To get to Langley from the Seattle area (south): Take I-5 N Take Exit 182 (in Lynnwood), merge left onto WA-525 west towards Mukilteo Stay on WA-525 N until you reach the WA State Ferry Terminal Take the ferry across Puget Sound to Clinton Once off of the ferry continue on WA-525 N Turn right […]
For the last few years the town of Langley has promoted a “Deck the Doors” contest where local artists work with the merchants to create special Christmas displays at the entrance to their stores. The outdoor gallery created by this contest provides bright and colorful holiday decorations through the town. An impartial panel of judges […]
Here’s how Mystery Weekend works. Sleuths come to Langley and line up outside the Visitor and Information Center on Anthes Street starting at 10 a.m. Saturday or Sunday morning, February 25-26. There they buy a clue map for $10 ($8 for seniors and military) and are given a copy of The Langley Gazette with details […]
Suzanne and Jack Healy believe a home should be more than a house. This concept is evident to anyone who explores their recently opened store in Langley, Artisan Crafted Home on First Street. As you explore the surroundings, there is an amazing array of kitchen and household items made from glass, ceramics, wood, copper, bronze […]
Island Senior Resources
Island Senior Resources provides resources that enhance the emotional, social, and physical well-being of seniors, adults with disabilities, and those who care for them. We offer medical transportation, and adult day program, caregiver support, case management, Tailored Support for Older Adults (TSOA), Aging and Disability Resources, educational opportunities, assistance with state health insurance benefits, health/personal care services, and Meals on Wheels delivery. We also serve nutritious community meals at seven locations throughout Whidbey and Camano Islands, which are open to the public.
Artisan Crafted Home Artisan Crafted Home was conceived as most families are… getting awakened at 2 a.m. by your husband. But, instead of intimacy, I was awakened with “I have an idea.” My name is Suzanne Guttman Healy. I moved to Seattle in 1981 after college and for the next 17 years my career in […]
Planning a trip to Langley, Washington doesn’t need to be a daunting task. Planning a trip to Langley, Washington doesn’t need to be a daunting task. Get comfortable, relax, and take a few minutes to make sure you experience the intrigue and renewal that awaits you here on Whidbey Island!
Every hotel concierge dreams of owning their own inn. Jacki had been a Concierge for 25 years and earned her “Golden Keys” with Les Clefs D’Or in 1990. She has opened several hotels with major hospitality companies such as The Kimpton Group, The Westin and The Four Seasons. Her dream came true as an accidental […]
In its fourth year, edit. sources products directly from the 70 small makers they have personally found from all over the world. Bringing back that feeling of excitement when finding a one of a kind item for the perfect gift is their goal. Specializing in useful, sustainable, well-crafted items. Owners Holly and David Price travel […]
Fair Trade Outfitters is a women’s “fair trade” apparel, accessory and gift boutique in Langley started by Lilly and Barry van Gerbig in 2015, after many years in the women’s wholesale apparel industry. Even after years of making clothes from Miami to LA … they came to a place where they felt it was vital […]
Langley sits on the southeast corner of Whidbey Island. To the north is the Saratoga Passage and the Cascade Mountains. Whidbey Island is the result of the Vashon Glacier that worked its way north into Canada about 12,000 years ago. It left behind a forested land of Douglas fir, western hemlock, red cedar, and red […]
South Whidbey Historical Museum, 312 Second Street Originally a bunkhouse around the turn of the century, this building was built by one of Langley’s founding fathers, Jacob Anthes, to house his employees. It was later purchased and used as a temporary home by the town’s blacksmith, and was later occupied by the family of another […]
Opening in March, 2014, the Langley Whale Center continues to grow and recently moved into their third and larger location at 105 Anthes Ave in October, 2017. Our larger space allows for more specimens and includes a harbor porpoise skeleton and three whale skulls. Visitors learn about the endangered fish-eating Southern Resident Orcas and the […]
Dan Phillips wears many hats — proud father of three children, bulldog parent, and managing partner of Phillips Enterprises, Inc., a grocery store designing company. His company has designed some of Washington’s most renowned grocery stores and marketplaces, including two Metropolitan Markets, Uwajimaya in Bellevue, and the District Market at the University of Washington. He […]
Moonraker Books holds the record for the longest continued businessownership by one family in Langley. Owner Josh Hauser and her husband Glen moved from southern California to Langley in 1974 and bought and renovated a funky former thrift store into a two story space filled with their favorite thing—books! Moonraker Books opened its doors in […]
Fred and Sharon Lundahl, owners of “Music for the Eyes,” have a life-long passion for collecting handicrafts from around the world. They were both US Foreign Service Officers for 30 years and raised their children and collected handicrafts in various foreign assignments at US Embassies in the developing world. After their children grew up, they […]
We are a French inspired Northwest Bistro located in Langley on Whidbey Island. We have a full cocktail bar, outstanding wine list and a menu that changes with the seasons. We use as much locally sourced product as possible and have outdoor deck seating when the weather permits. We truly welcome families and consider […]
Rob Schouten Gallery, now located on the corner of First & Anthes in Langley, is currently celebrating its 10th Anniversary. After nine years at Greenbank Farm on Central Whidbey the gallery moved to Langley’s iconic 1923 bank building in May of 2017. The gallery is a showcase for many of Whidbey Island’s finest professional artists, […]
One evening my husband, Tony and I, were talking about chocolate and how it invoked memories of childhood and we didn’t really have a place like that here on the island to go to. My son, Phillip, overheard us and somehow he got the notion in his head that we wanted to make chocolate. At […]
I will never forget the look on my mother’s face. Standing in her art classroom in rural New Hampshire, I had just told her (at age 22) that I was moving to an Island. In Washington State. In 2 weeks. I will always remember the look on her face; a mix of confusion, shock and […]
Howdy! Our names are Rachel and Lindsay and we are the owners of Wish by the Sea, a gift shop full of country and coastal home decor, vintage, re-purposed and whimsical gifts. We also carry a variety of local, artisan-made one of a kind treasures. As sisters, we dreamed about owning a gift shop for […]
We’re just getting into the holiday season, and a time of giving gifts. While the digital age seemed to spell the death of print books, beginning in 2014 a significant turn-around took place. Apparently, looking at a screen just can’t replace the experience of sitting in a comfortable chair and holding a book and reading […]
It’s No Laughing Murder February 21 & 22, 2015 BASIC STORY Langley’s night life promised to get livelier when a new comedy club opened in this little village by the sea. Everyone in town was polishing their best comic routine for the auditions but when the new club’s has-been headliner was found dead on the […]
“MUCH ADO ABOUT MURDER: A Hare-raising Tail” Langley Mystery Weekend XXXIII February 27 & 28 2016 BASIC STORY The seaside village of Langley, on Whidbey Island, was invaded. Not by aliens, not even by tourists, but by ravenous rabbits! These large Lepus were a mutant mix of multiple domestic rabbit breeds which escaped during the Island County Fair several […]
AN “UN”CONVENTIONAL MURDER February 25 & 26, 2017 BASIC STORY The International Science Fiction Arts & Technology Society was holding their first convention in Langley in late February and the town was full of sci-fi creators and fans. Meanwhile, reports of Sasquatch sightings near Langley enticed Big Foot Friends to town too. Then, on Friday morning, a big […]
The Village and residents of Langley are pleased to announce that the big hairy body discovered Friday morning on Second Street was NOT that of the Whidbey Island Sasquatch! Unfortunately it WAS identified as the body of well know Hollywood stunt man, Stone Fissure. It was learned that Fissure had been testing a new Wookie […]
Langley’s Mystery Weekend has been entertaining sleuths of all ages for more than 30 years. Check out posters and themes of years past below. Click here for the basic story, solution, and photos. Click here for the basic story, solution, and photos. Click here for the basic story, solution, and photos. […]
Cary Jurriaans of Whidbey Fine Arts Studio is starting off the new year with a couple of community-minded projects, and a wish for more community involvement in promoting art education. On Friday, January 22 at 6 p.m. at Whidbey Island Center for the Arts (WICA’s) Zech Hall, Jurriaans has invited Seattle artist and art critic […]
Ott & Murphy in Downtown Langley has become known as a place to sample award-winning wines. It’s also a place to enjoy local entertainers in a classy cabaret. Of the five wines Ott & Murphy submitted to the Wine Enthusiast review, three drew top ratings of 91 points. The beginnings of Ott & Murphy Wines […]
Pilates Collective LLC
We offer Group TRX classes, Yoga, and Pilates.
We offer group TRX classes! The TRX exercises builds true functional strength, improves flexibility, balance, and core, while enhancing performance on playing fields in sports and in life. This class is challenging and fun!
In our yoga classes, students are always encouraged to work at their own level and modify poses as needed. People range from being curious about yoga, to people in chronic pain due to injury or trauma, to serious athletes. We have mats, straps, blocks, blankets, and bolsters.
Pilates exercises using special apparatus, designed to improve physical strength, flexibility, and posture, and enhance mental awareness. Mat classes, group equipment classes and one on one sessions!
By Betty Freeman Personal service, unique products, supporting social change, reducing one’s carbon footprint, keeping money in the community to enhance our local life — these are all good reasons to shop locally. Small Business Saturday is on November 30, and Langley Chamber of Commerce encourages you to support your local small businesses this holiday […]
A Whale of a Tail The killer of Merlin Mariner was his long forgotten cousin Ashford Gris. Ashford resented Merlin for many reasons. Because Merlin was a rich snob Because Merlin wanted to sell drilling rights to Langley tide lands to which Ashford Gris felt his side of the Ahab Mariner family tree also held […]
Sprinklz Ice Cream Parlor and Coffee Shop in Langley: Lots of delicious ice cream treats, espresso drinks and more
A couple of months ago WhidbeyLocal.com carried the story about Jennifer Krouse buying the Sassy Siren Business in 2014. As of May 1st, she not only owns a lovely women’s accessories store, she also owns Sprinklz Ice Cream, right next door. Prior to opening Sassy Siren, Jennifer had owned five coffee shops for 15 years. […]
The recently opened Spyhop Public House in Langley fits the definition of a “Public House,” or pub: a place for people to relax and socialize. The new owners, Susan and Dan Morgan, hope their new pub will become an iconic place for locals and tourists to visit. The Morgans bought the business from Maureen Cooke […]
Over the last year, the City of Langley has made great strides in all aspects of our community development. There are many people who play a vital role in this success. I would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge the many people who work to make that progress in our Village by the Sea.
Built on a firm foundation of passion, experience, and desire, Sweet Mona’s Chocolates in picturesque Langley, Washington creates extraordinary confections in small batches. They use only the finest quality ingredients—European style butter, chocolate made in the Belgian tradition with cacao grown in Ecuador and Venezuela, heavy cream from a regional creamery, and cane sugar. Sweet […]
Joann Quintana is bringing a new jazz, folk rock and country blues sound to Whidbey Island. Like so many who have come to Whidbey, Joann has a special story to tell of how she came to live on Whidbey and what motivated her to create her new Joann Quintana Band. Joann grew up in the […]
Cary Jurriaans originally created her Fine Art Studio in Fall City, but today the studio is flourishing on Whidbey Island. Officially known as Whidbey Island Fine Art Studio (WIFAS), the school offers a range of drawing and painting classes including still life, figure and landscape. The classes and workshops are small and provide opportunities for […]
It is likely that not many Americans have heard of Kyrgyzstan or know where this Central Asian country is located. Fred and Sharon Lundahl, proprietors of Music for the Eyes, worked as diplomats in this country, along with several other countries in Central Asia. When they retired from the US Diplomatic Service, they became residents […]
For 33 years, Langley has been the scene of a “murder” in late February. Amateur sleuths from far and wide come to the Village by the Sea to help figure out the latest whodunit. A troupe of seasoned actors takes over the town for two days as the mystery, penned by Loretta Martin, unfolds. Martin […]
The Artist-Owned Whidbey Art Gallery in Langley is celebrating its 25th Year Whidbey Art Gallery owes its beginnings to Paul Schell, who built the Inn at Langley. In 1992, Schell approached Moe Jerome and asked if he could create an art space nearby that visitors would enjoy touring. Before Music for the Eyes opened next […]