Medinas Family Childcare 15205 Fern St SW, Lakewood, WA98498 Medinas Family Childcare operates out of a residence. It provides day care and after-school care for infants and…More children up to 11 years old.
Carrs Restaurant 11006 Bridgeport Way SW, Lakewood, WA98499 Carrs Restaurant and Bar is a fun, family-oriented establishment located conveniently off of Bridgeport Way SW. Named…More after its owners, Chris and Ellen Carr, it features an array of entertaining car paraphenalia from license plates, hood ornaments and street signs. Carrs is definately a destination spot for the car enthusiast who loves great food. The menu features a wide variety of tasty options named after famous autos like the Hummer Burger and the Volkswagon Veggie Omelette. Carrs is open for breakfast all day.
Phillips Road KinderCare 8610 Phillips Rd SW, Lakewood, WA98498 This location of the KinderCare daycare and preschool is a thoroughly secure facility with a friendly staff that goes…More the extra mile to get to know each parent and each child. It features single-person entry with keypad and careful parent and child match checks. It serves meals and snacks with an emphasis on good nutrition. It offers summer and after-school programs for school aged children on down to day care and educational programs for infants and toddlers. Phillips Road Kindercare is a member of the National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies.
No one knows for sure, but Tveten's Auto Clinic, which began as a crossroads Texaco station in 1949, may be…More Lakewood's oldest continuously operated business. After three generations, it's still owned by the Tveten family and still thriving as an auto repair business. The shop's ASE-certified mechanics work on all makes and models, fixing everything from brakes to transmissions.
“Our specialty is fixing cars — any cars,” said general manager Ray Gregory.
On any given day, all eight of Tveten's repair bays are likely to be filled, so customers are advised to make an appointment.
Ponders Pawnbrokers has been a landmark in Ponders Corner since 1961. They offer quick, easy loans on cameras,…More televisions, firearms, tools, musical instruments, jewelry and many other valuables. Bargain hunters can find many good deals on out-of-pawn goods, especially guitars, large-screen LCD television sets, and heavy tools like drills and power saws.
Harry Cupper, the counterman, says he's seen a few changes since 1973, when the current owner, Mike Movehart, bought the shop. "We don't get so many servicemen, now that the military is paying better," he said. "These days we actually have more civilian customers." Pawnshops are a better deal than payday loan companies, he says, because the interest is lower and you can renegotiate your loan after 90 days.