To help celebrate a record-breaking inaugural season, the Yakima Valley Pippins are inviting fans to a special "happy hour" from 5:30 to 6:30 before tonight's playoff opener against the Bellingham Bells at Yakima County Stadium.
Earlier this morning, Yakima's Ben Johnson of the blues/rock outfit Shoot Jake stopped by 'The Big Show' to talk about some great events coming to town with an emphasis on blues music. He also brought his axe and debuted a new song he has recently worked up.
Building on recent efforts to brand downtown Yakima as an arts and entertainment destination, a new festival will be launched this June built around craft beer produced in the region and locally popular, nationally recognized and internationally acclaimed blues artists.
On a nice warm second full day of summer in the Yakima valley, who couldn't go for an ice cold beer. Especially if there were a vendor on the street corner, much like a lemonade stand. And ESPECIALLY if the kid working the counter was this wise-ass!
You go out to eat, you go to a bar, you go anywhere with a bunch of friends to enjoy each other's compnany only to have everyone nose-deep in their smart phone. This new beer glass, designed by Fischer & Friends, enforces human interaction by requiring your mobile device to act as a sta…