Third Place Commons is a gathering place for families to enjoy a meal, a place for study or for meetings. Third Place…More Commons' stage hosts concerts, author events and performers of all stripes. A large chess board and children's play area are available. Grab a bite to eat from the food court.</p>
<p>Third Place Commons is operated by Friends of Third Place Commons. The executive director is Constance Perenyi.</p>
Honey Bear Bakery 17171 Bothell Way NE, Lake Forest Park, WA98155 Located in the Commons at Third Place Books in Lake Forest Park, Honey Bear Cafe offers customers a variety of dining…More options. In addition to coffee, teas and pastries, they offer a full breakfast and lunch menu and serve sandwiches, soups, salads and a few other hot entrees. They also offer a full cake menu that include a number of rich chocolate cakes, traditional cakes as well as wedding cakes. Honey Bear staff believe in providing their customers with good food and fast and friendly service. Because they are located in the Third Place Books Commons, customers can also enjoy a number of community events such as book readings, author signings a weekly farmers market and more.
As part of the vision of developer Ron Sher, Third Place Books opened in Lake Forest Park's Towne Center in November…More 1998, offering visitors what sociologist Ray Oldenburg calls a "third place." After home, school or work, a third place gives people an opportunity to interact with others in the community who come from a wide variety of backgrounds.</p>
<p>In the store, customers can peruse nearly 200,000 new and used books, pick from 500 magazine titles, purchase six different newspapers and buy gifts and calendars. Third Place Commons, which is adjacent to the bookstore, features five restaurants and tables where people can eat, meet or relax and enjoy musical performances and other live entertainment, as well as hear from their favorite authors. Book events also take place within the bookstore. In addition, visitors can take advantage of free Wi-Fi for work or play.</p>
El Oso 17171 Bothell Way NE, Lake Forest Park, WA98155 Located inside the Third Place Commons, this small food-court restaurant offers Latin American cuisine. The clean and…More stylish counter is available for walk-up only service.
Burney Brothers BBQ 17171 Bothell Way NE, Lake Forest Park, WA98155 Located in the Third Place Commons shopping center, Burney Brothers was originally founded in 2004 by local BBQ fans.…More This location is walk-up service only.