Bag a bargain at bookstore's big blowout

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Visitors to Just Right Books are bound to find something for everyone at a mega sale going on.

For one more week, guests at the store can sift through the store's extensive selection of gently used paperbacks, hardbound and rare books and fill a bag for $2.50.

The sale has been a month-long event. Return customers may remember the annual sale taking place in the past in the parking lot of the store, 1905 E. Isaacs Ave. With former neighbor Wags to Whiskers recently relocating downtown, owner Donna Wright has been able to use the space next door to spread out the inventory.

Just Right Books is known for its voluminous selection of used books. Most are priced at half the original cover price, with the exception of first editions and rare books. The store also takes books on trade. For more information, call 526-7662.

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The Green Lantern is rolling out lunch service.

The Walla Walla bar, 1606 E. Isaacs Ave., announced Monday on Facebook it will now be opening for lunch at 11 a.m. Already well known for its burgers and fish tacos, The Green has amped up its menu in recent months, offering new specials such as pork sliders, steak chimichurri and more. For more details, call 526-6303.

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Walla Walla Bread Co. is answering the call from customers and extending its hours to seven days a week, owners said.

Starting this weekend, the downtown Walla Walla bakery and lunch spot, 225 E. Main St., will be open Sundays, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

According to the announcement via Facebook, owners Michael and Rachel Kline said the business has received numerous requests for the Bread Company's victuals on Sundays. For more details, call 522-8422.

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A downtown building has had a couple of head-turning improvements.

Owners of the Main Street property just east of the Mill Creek channel at First Avenue have repaired the facade and painted the front exterior, the Downtown Walla Walla Foundation pointed out in its recent newsletter.

The colors for the building were selected from the Historic Paint Color Palette available at Sherwin-Williams Paint. The project was supervised by Coldwell Banker First Realtors and Rincon Construction.

The building houses Darrah's Framing & Decorator, Chateau Rollat and Eagle Home Mortgage.

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Downtown Walla Walla winery DaMa Wines is pouring from a new location these days.

But owners Dawn Kammer and Mary Tuuri Derby haven't moved their tasting room far.

DaMa-lovers can find it just a hop, skip and jump away from the former location at 45 E. Main St. The new spot is in the recently revitalized Whiteside Building at 51 E. Main St. For more details, check out DaMa on Facebook.

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