Friday, May 15, 2020
A Weekly Gig Harbor Update

Greetings!

We're here for you with updates each Friday covering what's open, where to order from, local businesses to support and what to do while practicing social distancing.

If you have questions, we urge you to join the Mayor's live Q&A sessions, hosted on the City of Gig Harbor Facebook page each Tuesday and Friday at 10:00 AM. You do not need a Facebook account to watch, but you will need one to comment or ask questions.


The Mayor is also on KGHP 89.9 FM each Wednesday at 1:00 PM for live updates.

Read along in good health, and should you have information to add or update, please drop a note to us via the link below.
Support Local Restaurants:
Take Out and Delivery Options
Netshed 9 - open for to-go’s Friday morning until Sunday afternoon with a limited menu. Hours: 9am - 1:30pm on Friday, Saturday, Sunday. To place an order, call 253-858-7175 from 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM.

Brix 25 - is offering a to-go menu, with the full menu listed at www.brix25.com. Starting this weekend, a weekend meal includes: dinner for two; candlelight; a bottle of bubbly and flowers. There are Happy Hour kits as well, including an appetizer, cocktail kit or wine. Half-priced bottle of wine are available, please note alcohol must be partnered with food for delivery.

Anthony's - is open for to-go orders again, starting April 22. Orders will be taken from 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM, Wednesday-Sunday.

Ms Saigon - open from 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM for takeout and free delivery. 
(within 5 miles for orders from $50 or more). 253-649-0915

Hops n Drops - order and pay online, pick up orders available with no-contact curbside service.

Starbucks (Gig Harbor North) - now open for mobile order pick up orders. Bathrooms, inside lobby, and outside patio are remaining closed at this time. Open daily from 6:00 AM - 5:00 PM.

Panera Bread - limited hours Monday-Friday 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM - take-out only.

Tides Tavern - open for takeout from Wednesday to Sunday, 11:30 AM - 7:30 PM. 253-858-39

Jersey Mike's Subs - Open for online, delivery and carry out orders. Quarantine in style and plan your at home picnic with Jersey Mike's,10:00 AM -9:00 PM.

BBQ2U - order online of via phone (253-313-5656) for carryout, 10% goes to Mary Bridge Childrens' Hospital, also available via DoorDash for delivery. Free meals for seniors (with free delivery)

Animarum - call-in, curbside-pickup only, wine menu available. Wednesday - Saturday, 2:00 - 6:00 PM - 253- 858-2114. For seniors: free daily special and soup to go, reserve 24 hours in advance by calling 253-720-6005.

Susanne's Bakery - open for take out; 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Wed - Sat, and 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Sun. t : 253-853-6220

Blazing Onion - takeout available, 253-514-6703

LeLe - open for takeout and free delivery within 5 miles, call 253-514-6382.

Blue Agave Mexican Grill - open for curbside pickup, open 11:00 AM everyday. Call 253-851-5001 to place an order. Food and margarita specials via Instagram, at @blueagavegigharbor

Puerto Vallarta Mexican Restaurant  - open 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, Sunday -Thursday, and Friday and Saturday from 11:00 AM -9:00 PM. Special Lunch menu available from 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM. Family package meals; Growlers of beer, margaritas, and buckets of bottled beer to-go. Open for curbside pickup, call 253-851-9887.

Fredda and Lorri’s Deli - to-go orders, payments via phone available, 253-689-0180.

Waterfront Natural Market - call in your order and pay by phone. You can let them know if you would like to pick up your order at their door or have it brought to your car. (253) 851-8120

The Harbor General Store - drive-thru or call-in to-go orders are available, grocery items available as well. Hours: Mon-Fri, 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM; Sat and Sun, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM. Deli and cafe close at 3:00 PM. T: 253-358-3241.

Devoted Kiss Cafe - offering takeout orders for the time being. Full menu is available online, reachable for to-go orders at 253-851-0055.

Il Lucano - any and all Take Out Orders for the time being. Full menu is available online, call to order: 253-514-8945.

PHO & More - Reopens today, Friday April 3rd. All menu items are available To Go.
A Minimal Contact Pick Up window is now available. t: 253-313-0459

Applebee's - offering curbside pick-up service, and delivery through DoorDash or Uber Eats. Beer & Wine are available with curbside pick-up, order online or via Applebee’s mobile app.

Tokyo Teriyaki - offering takeout orders. 253-853-3232.

Taco Time - open for drive-thru, 253-851-2888.

Gourmet Burger Shop - open for takeout, 253-858-5205.

Easy Thai Easy Go - takeout available, 253-853-7427.

Fondi Pizzeria - to go orders, also available via Toast or Doordash, 253-851-6666 ext 1

Kinza Teriyaki - takeout available, 253-858-8989

Marketplace Grille - takeout available, 253-858-3487

Pita Pit - takeout available, call-in orders available as well, 253-358-3195

Jimmy Johns - delivery, drive thru, pickup available. Hours from 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM. 253-858-8960

Moctezuma’s - added curbside delivery, kids eat free. 253-851-8464.

7 Seas Brewing - cases or growlers available to g o - new drive-thru beer service!, 253-514-8129; 3006 Judson St #110

Gateway to India - open 6 days a week for take-out only from 4:30-8:30 PM, from Monday thru Saturday.

Wok and Teriyaki House - takeout available from 10:30 AM to 9:00 PM. 253-858-3303

Cutters Point - Flagship and Uptown locations - drive thru or to-go orders, 253-858-8180.

Davenport Coffee - available for take-out orders from 7a-2p

Harbor Taproom - 20% off kegs, growler fills and packaged beer, to go, 253-474-0672

Uptown Perk - open for to go orders , 253-530-8170.

Heritage Distilling - offering spirits delivery, order select products online and delivering straight to your doorstep. Free delivery in the local Gig Harbor area (ZIP codes 98332, 98335 and 98333) with a paid delivery option ($5) to the Key Peninsula and North Tacoma. Online orders qualify for free shipping on orders $50+.

Carl’s Jr - drive-thru available. Full menu is available online. Open regular Hours, 253-858-0577.

Gourmet Meals To Go - pick-up available for customized prepared home meals
 
El Pueblito Mexican Restaurant - any and all take-out orders by phone & payment, pick up in hallway using social distancing table. Full menu is available online, open from
11:00AM – 8:00PM (7days/week), t: 253-858-9077
 
Grand Nutrition - any and all take-out orders available phone order & payment. Full menu is available online, 10:00AM – 2:00PM (Monday-Saturday), (253) 649-5123
 
JP’s Hy yu Hee Hee - any and all take-out orders for the time being. Full menu is available online, for to-go orders, call 253-851-7885.
 
Millville Pizza - open 7 days per week, 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM. Carry out available (7 days / week), delivery available through Door Dash. 253-514-8626  
 
Menchies - carry out available, hoping for Postmates delivery soon. Menu available online. 253-732-8883.

Gig Harbor Mini Mart - takeout options include Mexican food, chicken, burgers, breakfast burritos and snack foods.
 
Subway – Gig Harbor North, Kimball Drive, Point Fosdick Locations - take-out orders, phone in order/App, Menu online. Participating with Door Dash, Uber Eats and Postmates. Gig Harbor North: 253-851-6744; Kimball Drive: 253-858-0537; Point Fosdick: 253-858-8919
 
Table 47 - take-out orders, phone your in order, or place a same-day order on the dedicated online ordering systems. For same-day orders we now have a convenient online ordering system:  https://www.t47.com/order-online . Guests can come in to pick up, or park right outside for curbside pickup (call on arrival), or delivery is free within Gig Harbor; $10 in Pierce and Kitsap counties. New lunch menu available.

Ocean5 – offering a new "Party in a Box" package for delivery or take-out. Includes two pizzas, garden salad, cupcakes, fun craft or activity, 100 pt game play card for future visit at Ocean5. 253-857-4777.
 
Taste of Peru - take-out orders, phone in order, delivery also available within Gig harbor and Fox Island. Menu online, lunch specials available. Extending a 10% discount on all take-out orders to all first responders, healthcare professionals, and those whose incomes have been affected by recent layoffs. 253-313-5198.

Olalla Vineyard and Winery  - Tasting Room is open from 12-5pm daily for "to go" wine. You can call your order in ahead of time and pay over the phone. Your order will be ready for drive-thru pickup. 10% off single bottle sales; 15% off six-pack sales; 20% off case sales. Delivery of six-pack and case sales only on Mondays and Thursdays.
Support Local Businesses:
Social Distancing Activities
Gig Harbor BoatShop’s 9th Annual Auction is hosting their First Online Edition - the Gig Harbor BoatShop has transformed its 9th annual auction into its first-ever online event! Go online and watch an opening video by auctioneer Jim Borgen. Follow the event and support the BoatShop from the comfort of your own home. May 28 at 5:00 P.M. – June 4 at 9:00 P.M. Visit  charityauction.bid/GHB2020  to learn more and register.

The Greater Gig Harbor Foundation & Gig Harbor Senior Center are providing grocery shopping and delivery for any senior in our community (55+). Call 253.514.6338 x107 or email hhenson@gigharborfoundation.org for more information.

The Gig Harbor Pierce County Library is closed to the public, but is offering service online.You can call 253-548-3300 or email webref@piercecountylibrary.org with reference questions, requests for book recommendations or questions about how to download free audiobooks or ebooks. The Library is responding to messages from 10am-6pm Monday-Friday and 11-3pm on Saturday. All online resources are available from home with your library card, including free access to Ancestry.com.

The Waterfront Inn - is open for business and accepting reservations.

AR Workshop Gig Harbor   - offering a wide variety of DIY-To-Go projects! Zero-contact curbside delivery available on Mondays and Thursdays from 3-5pm. Visit our website to order your kits, virtual parties, gift cards, and pre-made projects.  

Gig Harbor Audio is available by email/phone for FaceTime walkthroughs (free) as well as shipping of any item. Currently providing networking/wifi support for people telecommuting. Reach them via email at: info@gigharboraudio.com, or via phone at 253-228-6021.

The Best Western Wesley Inn is offering all healthcare, first responders, and essential workers 20% off their stay.

Be Better Gym - offering temporary virtual memberships that can be accessed live or on demand.

Tickled Pink - can help you shop through social media pages "Tickled Pink of Gig Harbor" on Facebook or #tickledpinkstores on Instagram. You can shop; on their new website (link in title) or ask questions by Facebook message or email: karrie.tickledpink@gmail.com

Santosha Yoga - live-streaming yoga classes.

9Round - virtual classes, 253-514-6670.

Y360 - online classes from the YMCA

Sharon’s Resale Boutique - call 253 820-5666 for private shopping appointment.

Dolly Mama - call or visit online for options for gift cards, 253-851-5113.

Galaxy Theatres - Fresh Popcorn pickup on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. Make a reservation on their website for pickup, and pickup a $25 gift certificate for use later!

Rosedale Gardens - take advantage of social isolation with outdoor time - pick up new plants!

Java & Clay Cafe - DIY kits TO-GO! Call ahead and pick-up curbside. 253-851-3277

Teaching Toys - open in uptown, Mon-Sat, 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM; Sun 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, 253-514-6113.

Sharon’s Resale Boutique - call 253 820-5666 for private shopping appointment.

van der Veen Jewelers - o pen for appointments. Please call Julie 253-273-8524 or Jann 253-514-9851.

Ken Walker Jewelers - will FaceTime with people who wish to shop, offering curbside pickup for any repairs and new items. 253-851-6516.

The Garden Room - call, email or send a message on social media to arrange a private shopping appointment. 253-514-6033, gardenroom@comcast.net.

The Harbor History Museum - has created site specifically for everyone stuck at home. Entitled "The Harbor Mystery Museum, new stories and projects are added daily!

Harbor Wild Watch – providing online learning opportunities for families (and adults!) at home: Harbor WildWatch provides STEM-based workshops in both Pierce and Kitsap county schools, as well as public programs like beach walks, live SCUBA dives, and presentations from researchers. Every week, the organization will offer three free, educational videos. These videos will be a combination of livestreams and pre-recorded workshops that explore our natural environment, provide STEM learning opportunities, and offer activity ideas for at-home learning.

Peninsula School District is providing free lunches to all students under 18, Monday-Friday between 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. at:
  • Artondale Elementary;
  • Evergreen Elementary;
  • Purdy Elementary;
  • ​​​​​​​Key Peninsula Middle School; and
  • ​​​​​​​Gig Harbor High School. 

Peninsula School District is also partnering with the YMCA to provide childcare for healthcare workers. Contact (253) 530-1038 or email  burlesond@psd401.net  to begin the intake process. 

Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department has information available for COVID-19 Drive-thru testing.
Resources for Small Businesses
The Pierce County Small Business Relief Loan program has been expanded to include incorporated areas like the City of Gig Harbor
 
Loan amounts up to $20,000 will be awarded, based on the number of employees. Loans will be offered to qualified applicants at no interest and no payments for 12 months. 
 
Qualifying businesses have 20 employees or fewer; have been in business at least 1 year; and must demonstrate at least a 25% reduction in revenues attributable to the COVID-19 pandemic
Applications will be accepted on a first come, first served basis - apply as quickly as possible if interested.
Resources for Individuals
Benefits are available for self-employed workers

Unemployment benefits are now available Washingtonians who have lost work because of the COVID-19 crisis—including freelancers, independent contractors and other self-employed workers. The new federal CARES Act makes this possible.

If you’re a self-employed worker who’s lost income in this crisis (real estate agents, business owners, independent contractors, photographers, freelancers), you may now qualify for unemployment benefits. The amount of financial help varies. But if your application is approved, you will be paid at least the minimum weekly benefit amount, and if that amount is at least $1 per week, you will also receive an additional $600 weekly from March 29 to July 25.

These benefits are also available retroactively to the date of your lost work.
Opportunities to Give Back
Gig Harbor Hotel Spotlight:
Best Western Wesley Inn
Gig Harbor's Best Western Wesley Inn has been providing essential housing services throughout the past months, providing comfortable and spacious accomodations in the center of town for essential workers on business travel, those whose home renovations are either paused or not yet complete.

Amenities include: Pet-friendly accommodations; Complimentary Wi-Fi; Outdoor heated pool & hot tub; Fitness center; and Outdoor patio & fire pit.

City Updates
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The City's staff is committed to delivering services to our residents, and will continue to do so. The Civic Center is now closed through May 18, 2020. Updates and modifications for this week are listed below.
PUBLIC WORKS
DEPARTMENT
UPDATE
The City’s critical infrastructure continues to operate without interruption.

All City utility and transportation operations, maintenance, and capital projects continue to occur. We are still receiving, reviewing, and issuing permits. 

Parks and trails are open, however play structures and sport courts are closed. Tennis courts re-open this week.

GIG HARBOR
POLICE DEPARTMENT
UPDATE
The police department is functioning well. Officers are answering all calls for service. 

We recognize Officer Eddy Dominguez, whose CPR efforts resulted in a life saved on the job. He has also recently received the "Best Police Officer" award as part of South Sound Magazine's Best of 2020 poll.

If you would like to report a non-essential business in operation, please do NOT call 911. You can make this report online at www.coronavirus.wa.gov .

COMMUNITY
DEVELOPMENT
UPDATE
We have been receiving more calls than usual about work being done without permits. These calls are often about tree removal, grading and clearing.

Conducting work without a permit isn’t just illegal, it’s unsafe. If you are considering doing work to your home or business, please reach out to our community development staff to ask questions. Violators will be subject to civil penalties. 

The Governor's phased reopening allows the construction industry to resume projects that were already in motion, provided certain restrictions are met. Contact the City Community Development Department with questions.