Meet The Blumensteins

This article can also be found in the September 2018 issue of Mercer Island Living Magazine.

Family and community has always been of utmost importance to the Blumenstein family. Although the kids, Julia, Ryan and Grant, are all grown and off on their own adventures, they still regularly make time for the family. “All three kids live in Seattle, but family is always at the center of their lives,” said Jami Blumenstein, their mom. Read More

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Meet the Hankes

This article can also be found in the August 2018 issue of Mercer Island Living Magazine.

The Mercer Island community is lucky to have the Hankes, who are undoubtedly one of the most impressive families you’ll ever meet. Read More

Meet The Humphreys

This article can also be found in the June 2018 issue of Mercer Island Living Magazine.

Mercer Island resident Todd Humphrey was born and raised outside of Toronto, and like any good Canadian, he was an avid hockey player, competing at both the college level and professionally. He relocated to Mercer Island in 2000 and has happily resided there ever since. He lives with his girlfriend Melanie and two daughters Evan and Claire. Read More

RIP Sweet Nala

This article can also be found in the May 2018 issue of Mercer Island Living Magazine.

Dogs have the incredible ability to love us unconditionally and to make us smile when we need it the most. Their antics make us laugh out loud and they make us feel protected and loved. Because of this, losing a dog can be just as heartbreaking as losing any other family member. Read More

Meet The Pimentels!

This article can also be found in the May 2018 issue of Mercer Island Living Magazine.

Both Charlene and her husband Jeff Pimentel grew up in Seattle, but they found that Mercer Island offered a more supportive, family-oriented setting that they desired. Jeff and Charlene live on the Island with their son Jeffrey.  Read More

Welcome To Town, Seawolves!

This article can also be found in the April 2018 issue of Mercer Island Living Magazine.

The Seawolves are making history as Seattle’s very first professional rugby team. Traditionally, rugby hasn’t been of utmost popularity in the United States, but Seawolves’ lock and Mercer Island resident Jeremy Lenaerts is confident that the sport is bound to be a favorite in no time. Read More

Introducing Dr. Natalya Ageyeva

This article can also be found in the April 2018 issue of Mercer Island Living Magazine.

Growing up, music was always a part of Dr. Natalya Ageyeva’s life. “It’s a cultural thing,” said the acclaimed concert pianist about being exposed to classical music from a young age in her native Russia. Ageyeva currently resides on Mercer Island, but has performed sensational piano music for audiences all over the world. Read More

Drew Myers

This article can also be found in the March 2018 issue of Mercer Island Living Magazine.

It’s hard not to occasionally fantasize about hopping into a speedboat on Lake Washington on those days when traffic seems to be moving at the speed of molasses. Read More

Meet The Niedermans!

This article can also be found in the March 2018 issue of Mercer Island Living Magazine.

When the Niederman family moved to Mercer Island from Chicago nearly four years ago, they were anticipating the infamous “Seattle Freeze.” What they got, however, was something beyond incredible. Read More