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The Spokane Metro Martini

In Knife & Fork on June 8, 2008 at 2:56 pm


Yes, thanks to the fine folks at the
Glover Mansion, we now have our very own signature drink – the Spokane Metro Martini. The concoction proved popular at our May 21, 2008, launch party, so we thought we’d share the recipe.

Shaker ½ full of ice
1 ½ oz. premium vodka
½ oz. Grand Marnier or Cointreau liqueur
1 oz. sweetened pomegranate juice
Generous squeeze of fresh lime

Shake for 15 seconds and strain into a 10 oz. martini glass. (Optional sugar rim on glass). Garnish with a whole blackberry and wedge of lime.


Spokane Metro’s Launch Party at The Fox

In Urban Affairs on June 1, 2008 at 4:47 pm

Spokane Metro Magazine Editor Cheryl-Anne Millsap poses with Dennis and Jane Hession at Spokane Metro’s May 21, 2008, launch party at the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox in downtown Spokane.

Guests from around the city filled the Fox’s lobby and mezzanine during the four-hour event.

Catering was provided by the Glover Mansion

…as was the full bar – here’s Leadership Spokane’s Linda Finney awaiting a glass of chilled vino.

Red Lion’s Paul Thornton and Eric Johnson yuck it up over cocktails.

Caleb Whitney, Margie Basaraba and Daniel Causey with GSI’s Rich Hadley.

US Bank’s Tom Thoen enjoying one of the Glover’s own creations – the Spokane Metro Martini – with Spokane Metro Art Director Jen Rochette and her fiance, Bruce Moore.

Jerry Hadsell, Myrna Brandmiller and Linda Urquhart enjoy the evening.

Purple Turtle’s Sara and Brad Greene chat with Cody and Melissa George.

Lawton Printing’s Brian Jones enjoys a cocktail with Dawn Picken of GSI.

Melissa George noshing with Ed and Ginger Clark.

Cheryl-Anne Millsap addressing party guests.

Dave Blodgett with Smith Barney’s Marnie Schroer (our first subscriber!) and her partner, Taylor Harrison.

Lorinda Knight and Bonita Bell.

Brian Jones shares a laugh with Desautel Hege’s Sarah Schwering and husband Tim.

Spokane Entrepreneurial Center’s Steve Salvatori and GSI’s Joni Woodwell.

RiverBank’s Aaron Fielder and his girlfriend Casey Barratt of Desautel Hege.

Spokane attorneys David Powers and Judith Kampf with Linda Finney.

Copeland Architecture’s Jeff Fountain with Dean Davis.

Katherine Morgan of Spokane Home Builders with the Sacred Heart Foundation’s Brenda Hunter.

Molly Wright, Stephen Prince of Merchant e-Solutions and his wife Susan (our first two-year subscribers!).

The Spokane Club’s Jeff Thomas and KSPS-TV’s Trink O’Connor have a conversation during the party.

Jen Rochette with Trish Thoen of Cues.

Cheryl-Anne Millsap with Signals Magazine Editor Robin Fontaine, Kevin Williams and Imelda Williams.

Jeff Thomas and Robin Fontaine with Spokane Metro Publisher Collin Klamper.

Freelance photographer Young Kwak did his best to capture everyone in attendance, though inevitably some were left out, including representatives from the following businesses and organizations: The Spokane Regional Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Spokane City Council, the Spokane Symphony, the MAC, the Spokesman-Review, North Idaho College, Spokane Public Schools, the BBB for Eastern Washington, North Idaho and Montana, the Spokane BBB, Mountain West Bank, Northwest Association for Biomedical Research, Landmark Search Group, Coffman Engineers, Communication Management Partners, BHW1, Thinking Cap Communications, Quisenberry Marketing & Design, Tin Roof and Concept Home, Spaces That Work, the Tinman Gallery, EJones Design, Parkside Physical Therapy, Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery, Inland Northwest Candlelighters, Express Personnel, Stintzi Insurance, Interfaith Hospitality Network, Opus 111 Group, Andrea Bates, Kristen Coriell, Printed Systems Inc., and many more. Thanks to all for making our launch party such a huge success!