Business

Russian refugee moves consulting firm to Federal Way

Tatyana Koshevaya moved to the U.S. nearly 22 years ago, earned a college degree and became an advocate for immigrants. Today, she runs TK Consulting Services, whose headquarters have recently relocated from University Place to Federal Way.

Macy’s will celebrate grand re-opening of Federal Way store

Macy’s in The Commons at Federal Way has completed a renovation with expanded merchandise assortments throughout the store.

  • Oct 22nd, 2013

Orion Industries named Aerospace Company of the Year

Gov. Jay Inslee presented Orion Industries CEO John Theisen with the 2013 Aerospace Futures Alliance Company of the Year award Oct. 2 at the eighth annual AFA Washington Governor’s Summit.

  • Oct 9th, 2013

Stacks Burgers, Fries and Shakes replaces Mooyah in Federal Way

Stacks Burgers, Fries, and Shakes will hold its grand opening Oct. 4 in Federal Way.

New retailers and restaurants coming to Celebration Center

Business is buzzing at Celebration Center, located at the southwest corner of S. 320th Street and Pacific Highway in Federal Way.

Consignment shop fills plus-size clothing niche in FW | PHOTOS

After years of shopping and bargain-hunting, Laura Dinius realized that consignment stores for plus-size women's clothing are hard to find.

PHOTOS: Foundation House celebrates grand re-opening

Foundation House Federal Way, a local Brookdale assisted living community, celebrated its renovation and new management team with a grand re-opening ceremony held Aug. 9.

  • Aug 12th, 2013

Mirror teams with Little Nickel

Little Nickel's advertising will be delivered within the pages of the community newspaper products, including the Federal Way Mirror.

  • Aug 10th, 2013

Coffee roaster and wholesaler Caffe D’arte will move to FW

Coffee roaster and wholesaler Caffe D'arte will move its headquarters to Federal Way in 2014.

DaVita settles in Federal Way office and plans to add jobs

Kidney dialysis company DaVita Healthcare Partners Inc. moved its accounting and payroll operations to Federal Way — along with 350 jobs and room to grow.

Small Business Development Center makes positive ripples in Federal Way

The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is having a positive effect for small business owners in Federal Way, according to the SBDC's Rich Shockley.

PHOTOS: Federal Way Sylvan Learning Center re-opening

The Federal Way Sylvan Learning Center held a ribbon cutting and grand re-opening ceremony July 18 for its new facility at 32020 1st Ave. S.

  • Jul 19th, 2013

PHOTOS: Art of the Smiles grand opening in Federal Way

On July 9, the Federal Way Chamber of Commerce hosted a grand opening and ribbon cutting for Art of Smiles, a new dentist office at 1706 S. 320th St. #E.

  • Jul 12th, 2013

Crowds pack Wild Waves and back up traffic near I-5 exit

Crowds descended upon Wild Waves Theme Park this weekend for cheap tickets and relief from the scorching summer heat.

Entrepreneurs vital to Federal Way’s economic future

Right here in Federal Way, we are preparing the ground for a robust cluster of technology-based companies.

  • Jun 9th, 2013

Right here in Federal Way, we are preparing the ground for a robust cluster of technology-based companies.

  • Jun 7th, 2013

BUSINESS BUZZ: Fitness Evolution will open at Big Lots site

Fitness Evolution is slated to open this fall at the former Big Lots store, 1211 S. 320th St., next to Safeway.

Jazzercise owner celebrates eight years in Federal Way

Local Jazzercise class owner Kimberly DeMile will host a free open house at the King County Aquatic Center (KCAC) Banquet Hall at 7 p.m. May 31.

Fun Brick needs ‘champion’ investor for man’s charity idea

As they get older, the couple is continuing to explore ways to give back to others and the community, and hope to do so with a product called the Fun Brick.

Dental clinic offers low-cost care for seniors in Federal Way

Geriatric Dental Group of WA is a nonprofit organization that offers dental services at discounts of up to 50 percent. The Federal Way clinic opened in 2007, and has served more than 1,000 patients.

Health insurance marketplace for small businesses in WA

Because they had less bargaining power, small businesses paid an average of 18 percent more for the same health insurance plan offered to the bigger business down the street, and their premiums could skyrocket if a single employee got sick.

  • Apr 19th, 2013

PHOTOS: Mooyah Burgers opens first Washington franchise

The highlight is the Mooyah Burger with two hefty patties. Order it Mooyah Style with choice of cheese, tomato, pickles, lettuce, grilled onions and Mooyah Sauce.

Little Russia gourmet bistro seeks cultural harmony | PHOTOS

Little Russia Bistro and Cafe opened last month in the southern part of the city. Co-owners Tatyana Koshevaya and Barbara Lilly say they make an unusual but successful pair.

Newly remodeled Rite Aid hosts health and wellness fair

The new design focuses on “wellness” products and services. The store will host a free health and wellness fair from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 13.

  • Apr 12th, 2013

Lumpia World Cuisine turns food truck into restaurant

Federal Way residents Derrick and Eleanor Ellis are expanding their Lumpia World Cuisine food truck to a full-fledged storefront restaurant with a bigger menu.

Best of Federal Way 2013 winners | PHOTOS

We hope you enjoy the results along with the messages from the businesses and groups for which you voted.

Wild Waves Theme Park hosts annual job fair this Saturday

The park, which opens May 11, employs nearly 1,000 workers from May through September.

  • Mar 27th, 2013

BUSINESS BUZZ: Austin Chase gets new owners; Sportsman’s Warehouse moves in

As of Tuesday, Federal Way residents Brian Todd and Russhele Arreola are the new owners of Austin Chase Coffee, located at 32901 1st Ave. S. in the Quad Shopping Center.

PHOTOS: Hobby Lobby craft store opens in Federal Way

Popular craft store Hobby Lobby has opened its doors in Federal Way. An official ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place at 9 a.m. Monday, March 25.

  • Mar 25th, 2013

‘Shark Tank’ generates buzz for local Sub Zero franchise

The TV show "Shark Tank" generated a positive ripple effect for a Federal Way ice cream shop.

Top Food and Drug will close store in Federal Way

Parent company Haggen Inc. announced Wednesday that the Federal Way store will close in four to six weeks.

  • Mar 13th, 2013

The Commons mall nets investment from Magic Johnson

The Commons at Federal Way received an assist from an investment company whose partners include NBA legend Magic Johnson.

Mary Jane’s House of Glass hires full-time street dancers

Mary Jane's House of Glass opened its ninth store last November in Federal Way. Based in Vancouver, Wash., the shop specializes in glass pipes, incense and scented candles.

Best of Federal Way 2013 event slated for March 13

On Wednesday, March 13, The Mirror will unveil the winners in the 15th annual Best of Federal Way voting.

  • Mar 2nd, 2013

Big Lots to close Federal Way store

Located at 1211 S. 320th St. next to Safeway, the department store will close April 15 due to not being able to work out a leasing deal for the property, according to corporate spokeswoman Toni Fink.

Sound Publishing purchases Everett Daily Herald

Sound Publishing Inc. announced Feb. 6 that it has signed an agreement with the Washington Post Company to acquire the Everett Daily Herald, a 46,000 circulation daily and Sunday newspaper, along with its other print and online products. The transaction is expected to close in early March.

  • Feb 6th, 2013

FW Chamber hosts 2013 Economic Forecast Breakfast

The Federal Way Chamber will host the annual event from 7 to 9 a.m. Jan. 31 at Christian Faith Center, 33645 20th Ave. S.

  • Jan 26th, 2013

Sound Publishing buys Seattle Weekly

Sound Publishing, the state's largest community news organization, today purchased the Seattle Weekly. Details of the purchase were not disclosed.

  • Jan 9th, 2013

After 30 years, Scoreboard Pub prepares for new owners

The Scoreboard, located at 1200 S. 324th St., was founded in 1982 by Ron Zaffino and Steve Hanson, and was one of the first sports bars in Federal Way.

Buffalo Wild Wings grand opening draws a crowd | PHOTOS

The Federal Way restaurant is located on South 320th Street at The Commons Mall. Hours are 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to midnight Sunday.