Local Services in Mercer Island

91% Off Photo Shoot from Portrait Scene

Multiple Locations

$218 $19

Seasoned photographers capture individuals and families during on-location shoots

Up to 69% Off at iStar Reading Club

Multiple Locations

$300 $99

Subscriptions help children improve reading skills with interactive activities; performance data is monitored for more customized coaching

Up to 82% Off Concierge Services

Bellevue

$100 $25

Family care providers offer concierge services such as running errands, house sitting, and shuttling clients between destinations

80% Off Studio Photography

Bellevue

$250 $50

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to Half Off Music Lessons or Instruments

Donn Bennett Drum Studio

$125 $65

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Seasoned musicians help budding instrumentalists of all skill levels during private lessons

Up to 51% Off Treadmill Workstation Trial Time

Bel-Red

$100 $49

Workers abandon cubicles to test-drive a state-of-the-art treadmill desk that allows them to combat sitting disease and improve productivity

63% Off Dry Cleaning at Ultra Custom Cleaners

Bellevue

$40 $15

Bust hard-to-remove stains, clean fragile garments, or restore suits with dry cleanings services

Up to 55% Off CPR Certification

Multiple Locations

$50 $25

Off-duty firefighters teach students how to perform CPR by practicing on electronic dummies in a certification course

55% Off Studio Photography

Downtown Bellevue

$354 $159

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

90% Off at Alex Studio

Bellevue

$485 $49

Professional photographer captures portraits on location, with 12" x 18" and 5" x 7" prints

Up to 55% Off Feline Health Exam and Treatments

Downtown Bellevue

$86.60 $39

Premier feline health center specializing in internal medicine, preventative care, surgery, dentistry and boarding

$150 Toward Re-upholstery and Furniture

North Central

$150 $75

Services are available for both residential and commercial clients

56% Off at Museum Quality Framing

Multiple Locations

$125 $55

Custom framing, photo frames and readymades, and art and mirror framing

90% Off Photo-Shoot Package

Multiple Locations

$485 $49

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A family-photo specialist captures shots during indoor or outdoor studio sessions; subjects receive prints and a digital image

61% Off Custom Framing

Downtown Bellevue

$100 $39

Craftsmen create museum-quality frames using conservation materials

Up to 61% Off Handmade Furniture 

Downtown Bellevue

$200 $79

Carpenter Richard Jamieson salvages eco-friendly tropical hardwoods to design and create stunning handmade pieces of solid construction

Up to 46% Off Memory Foam Matresses at Mattress Depot USA

Multiple Locations

$549 $299

Dream Balance 8” gel memory foam mattresses help sleepers rest easier

Up to 96% Off Stock-Trading Course

The Harbour Club

$599 $29

Stock-trading courses taught by a young CEO and master trader give students a grounding in trading platforms, markets, and basic strategy

Decipher Your Birth Chart's Secrets with a Vedic Astrologer

Montlake

$54 $54

Bruce Davis helps you interpret the symbols of your birth chart according to Vedic astrology, and how they relate to your personality

Up to 52% Off Elementary- or High-School Tutoring

Seattle

$135 $67

Tutors with master's degrees create customized plans around grade-school or more advanced high-school reading and writing content

Up to 71% Off Couples Therapy

Capitol Hill

$150 $49

Counseling for LGBTQ couples using emotionally focused therapy to reconnect and rekindle the passion, romance, and love in your relationship

57% Off Private Music Lessons

Multiple Locations

$140 $59.99

30-minute private music lessons once a week in drums, guitar, saxophone, and more; a staff of 40-plus instructors available

45% Off Fortune Telling

Seattle

$55 $30

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

50% Off Services

Belltown

$80 $40

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 72% Off Photo-Shoot Package with Makeover

Bitter Lake

$675 $189

During on-location or in-studio photo shoots, which includes makeup for one person, cameras capture images of up to five subjects

45% Off Computer Repair

Seattle

$75 $41

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

45% Off Fortune Telling

Whittier Heights

$90 $50

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 72% Off Dating Profile or Business Photography

Seattle

$350 $99

Pro photographer captures eye-grabbing shots for online profiles or professional networking during shoots with personal onsite stylist

Half Off English Classes

Seattle

$150 $75

60-minute English language classes focus on pronouncing common sounds and speaking with natural stresses

Up to 58% Off Business-Strategy Coaching

Columbia Club Tower

$120 $60

Experienced business coach defines brands and strategy, set goals, make action plans, & counsel leadership development & work-life balance

56% Off a Couples Massage Class at The Love Lab

Georgetown

$135 $59.99

Partners learn the fundamentals of professional back, neck, and foot massages as they munch on gourmet refreshments

Up to 94% Off Boudoir Photo Shoot at DeBoudoir

Multiple Locations

$399 $25

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With four lingerie outfits, women bring their sensuality to the surface, posing for 60 minutes to create unique, romantic gifts

55% Off

Greenwood

$125 $56

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 51% Off Veterinary Services for Dogs or Cats

Capitol Hill, Seattle

$120.25 $59

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Vet checks over cats or dogs before adminstering additional services such as parasite screenings; dental exams and extractions available

45% Off Computer Repair

Maple Leaf

$99 $54

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 49% Off Paper Delights

Wallingford

$59 $30

Customized cards designed to announce special events open to reveal forests of twisting damask, roosting birds, and pastel flowers

85% Off Fairytale Boudoir Photo Shoot Package

Central Business District

$650 $99

A photographer inspired by pin-up, burlesque, and old Hollywood imagery captures glamorous portraits and presents them in storybook format

55% Off

Belltown

$354 $159

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

92% Off Boudoir Photo-Shoot Package

Seattle

$550 $45

Expert photographer snaps sensual and classy images in downtown hotel suite during 60-minute boudoir photo shoots

55% Off Framing Services at Frame Central

Multiple Locations

$100 $45

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Fun-loving staffers preserve customers' artwork and keepsakes with custom framing services; one-day turnaround time for many projects

60% Off Music Lessons at The Guitar Store

Green Lake

$149 $59

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Private lessons taught by members of Harvey Danger & Queensryche assist students in honing instrument-strumming skills

50% Off Back-Glass Repair or Device Case

Seattle

$40 $20

Technicians repair broken back-glass for the iPhone 4 or 4s; iPhone and iPad cases protect devices

87% Off Boudoir Photo Shoot and Prints

Seattle

$377 $49

Strut your stuff in four of your favorite outfits and turn two poses into 5"x7" and wallet-sized prints and retouched digital images

Up to 56% Off Percussion Classes

Seattle

$80 $39.99

Students in group or private percussion classes spend four weekly one-hour sessions learning to drum

Up to 61% Off Bartending Classes

Seattle

$495 $195

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Hobbyists and aspiring bartenders learn how to craft classic cocktails, such as highballs and Manhattans, in a fully operational bar setting

Up to 53% Off Psychic Readings

Renton

$40 $19

Experienced psychic can use a variety of readings to help people make decisions about their future, relationships, and more

56% Off

Renton

$45 $20

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

50% Off Furniture at Costless Warehouse

Southcenter

$150 $75

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Name-brand furniture in a variety of styles, from overstuffed leather sofas to ultramodern dining-room tables

54% Off Photography Workshop

Tukwila Urban Center

$150 $69

Bruce Hudson draws on 30 years of experience to walk students through crash courses and advanced workshops on lighting or composition

70% Off Dry Cleaning at Best Cleaners

North Rose Hill

$150 $45

Dry cleaners treat 10 items, including pants, jackets, sweaters, blouses, dresses, and long coats

80% Off College Funding Counseling Session

Kirkland

$500 $99

An assessment of expected family contributions and college-selection criteria in order to help students leave college with minimal debt

Up to 77% Off Kids’ Tutoring Lessons

Sammamish

$150 $49.99

45-minute weekly tutoring lessons for 4- to 18-year-olds help students develop math, reading, or writing skills

55% Off Veterinary Exam for Dog or Cat

Multiple Locations

$64 $29

Vet also offers doggy daycare, pet grooming, and dog training

66% Off an Office Visit for a Dog or Cat

Redmond

$59 $20

Full-service veterinary hospital offering acupuncture, laser therapy, and medical and surgical services to dogs and cats

Up to 60% Off Parent-Child Music Classes

Downtown Redmond

$90 $45

Interactive classes for kids 0–8 years old & their parents or caregivers encourage families to explore the world through international music

Up to 75% Off Tutoring or Test-Prep Package

Issaquah

$375 $95

Experienced tutors provide individualized instructions to help children grasp difficult subjects or prepare to take the SAT or ACT

Up to 67% Off Photography Classes

Multiple Locations

$450 $153

Students learn about digital-camera settings and basic photography techniques while snapping shots at a salmon hatchery or Snoqualmie Valley

Up to 53% Off Tax-Preparation Services

Issaquah Plateau

$75 $35

Tax specialists perform a two-tiered review to ensure that returns are correctly filled out and ready to be filed

Select Local Merchants

Recipient of the Governor's Award for Pollution Prevention and Sustainable Practices, Corry's CO2 Dry Cleaning reanimates slumping shirts and sagging slacks with chemical- and odor-free jolts of revivifying carbon dioxide. Banishing noxious solvents to the dustbin of dry-cleaning history, Corry's sends limp linens for a gentle tumble in cleaning drums that are packed with pressurized carbon dioxide, best known for its work as a soft-drink bubble bolsterer and chief rocket propellant of mouse space programs. Corry's saves soiled shirts and blouses ($6.50 each), dilapidated suits ($13.25+), dusty dusters ($18.95), and more, leaving well-rested apparel ready to accept new wear or a dashing tuxedo's invitation to closet prom.

3006 78th Ave SE
Mercer Island,
WA
US

South Sound Magazine captures the lifestyle of South Puget Sound in six full-color issues every year. Subscribers gain insight into the people, places, plants, and penguins that help to define the area with a wealth of lifestyle tips for redesigning the home and garden, or updating the wardrobe with trips to local boutiques and tailors. South Sound's staff of entertaining writers scour the region for interesting new restaurants and time-tested recipes, as well as cozy bars and scenic Washington wineries. Whether you’re a newcomer or a lifelong resident who’s memorized every blade of glass in the tri-county area, South Sound magazine makes it easy to keep track of local happenings, goings-on, and what-occurred-here-recentlys.

425 Magazine celebrates the people, businesses, nightlife, and culture that make living in the Eastside fun. Insightful articles cast a spotlight on up-and-coming art studios or eateries serving organic fare, craft beers, and local wines. A wide range of activity suggestions and lifestyle tips help readers get the most out of their life in the Eastside, from recommendations for stylish rainwear, to insider peeks at nearby spas, gyms, and cultural events.

15600 NE 8th St
Bellevue,
WA
US

With a total of 14 locations, sewing and quilting classes, and a cornucopia of handpicked sewing products, Quality Sewing & Vacuum offers needle wielders all the necessities for their projects. Experts helm free sessions that teach participants how to use their sewing machines to work toward reinventing an old skirt or craft an elegant canine wedding gown, while special events feature guest speakers who impart home decor, garment construction, quilting, and embroidery tips to audience members. Shoppers can peruse the cache of sewing machines from brands such as Singer, Pfaff, and Brother alongside accessories, embroidery designs, and vacuums that clean up rooms after testing out how easy it is to find a needle in a haystack.

14115 NE 20th St
Bellevue,
WA
US

For over 30 years, 3 Day Blinds' technicians have sift through samples and unreel measuring tapes during in-home consultations, custom-fitting abodes with blinds, shutters, and shades. They handcraft and cut treatments such as faux wood blinds, vertical blinds, and flexcell honeycomb blinds that reduce light and are energy efficient. As they tailor-make each order, the staffers dress windows of all shapes and sizes, from an arch above a doorway to a misshapen wormhole in the attic. All of 3 Day Blinds’ products come with a limited lifetime warranty. After clients have made a selection, the team shows up just two days later to install the new window dressings or let customers do it themselves.

13238 NE 20th St
Bellevue,
WA
US

Former bookkeeper Gertrude Popp founded Poppinjay's Cafe more than 20 years ago, eventually recruiting her son and daughter to help oversee the expanding enterprise. Today, chefs at four locations across Bellevue and Kirkland craft creative breakfast and lunch items, mixing pastries from scratch and toasting fresh sandwiches piled with deli meats alongside ample vegetarian fare and healthy smoothies. They also load catering trays with enough snacks, full meals, and desserts to quell the hunger of dozens of revelers or one visiting mastodon.

Poppinjay's Cafe regularly supports its local community by making frequent donations to charities and organizations and hosting monthly meetings for All Women Empowered, an association dedicated to bettering the lives of women and children across the globe.

3009 112th Ave NE
Bellevue,
WA
US

When Joan Barnes founded Gymboree Play & Music in 1976, she envisioned a facility where parents and children could play together in a safe and age-appropriate environment. In the following decades, Gymboree Play & Music spread to more than 30 countries across the globe, helping youngsters from infants to 5 years old develop cognitive, physical, and social skills. The company's instructors lead classes such as Play & Learn, its flagship course, in which parents and kids move through a seven-level program filled with storytelling, play activities, and debates on the merits of sandwich crust. Talented staffers also prep youngsters for school and foster development in areas such as music, art, and sports. Throughout all classes, they make use of custom play equipment designed by acclaimed playground designer and seesaw-tamer Jay Beck.:m]]

575 Bellevue Square
Bellevue,
WA
US