Inside the new Shoreline Trader Joe's - opening Friday

Tuesday, February 23, 2016



Good wholesome natural ingredients are in all Trader Joe's Private Label products. Anything in Trader Joe's has NO GMOs, NO MSG, NO trans fats, NO artificial coloring.

Text and photos by Wayne Pridemore

Trader Joe's Grand Opening in Shoreline this Friday, February 26, will start with the ceremonial lei cutting at 7:50am. A steel drum band will be playing at the 8am opening on Friday with a Balloon Artist featured during the afternoon hours.

The new Trader Joe's is just east of Aurora Avenue on 175th Street across the street from Shoreline City Hall.

Store "Captain" Tim Weiss

Shoreline Trader Joe's manager is "Captain" Tim Weiss. This is Tim's 12th year with the company and his second store as "Captain." He was born and raised in Kirkland.


Karen Ballantyne finishes art work in one area. 



Most of the shelves are stocked, signed with hand written cards, ready to go.


The fresh produce and refrigerated items will be stocked just before the opening.

The Trader Joe's flyer comes out 9 months a year with their newsy features on their products. Values are always available, everyday!


The regular store hours are 8am till 9pm Monday through Sunday. Trader Joe's is a neighborhood grocery store which features everything from exotic to basic groceries. Trader Joe's buyers travel the world to select merchandise.


Updated 2-25-2016 to read "Good wholesome natural ingredients are in all Trader Joe's Private Label products"

3 comments:

Richard Reuther February 25, 2016 at 8:25 AM  

Used to live about a mile and a half from there. When will the Tri-Cities get one? There are 5 times more people here than Shoreline.

Di DeBerry February 25, 2016 at 10:21 AM  

Thanks for coming to Shoreline!!! Having you in our neighborhood is a wonderful thing!!!

Anonymous,  February 25, 2016 at 4:07 PM  

Welcome to Shoreline!! Such great news!

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