New businesses brighten your day
August 25, 2021
A new dog is greeting visitors entering La Conner.
Rowdy Dog Antique Lighting, in the Tillinghast building at Morris and Maple, is one of a dozen businesses to open in town since last fall.
It’s also one of two businesses that trace their roots to Mary Davis Lighting.
“I knew Tom before Tom knew Mary,” said co-owner Paul Shong of Davis and her late partner Tom Minfie. A retired welder-mechanic, he often helped Davis and Minifie with tricky restoration assignments. He can repair Tiffany-style lamps using his extensive collection of vintage glass and his skill in bending glass &ndash...