8
Jan

A WeatherPort Structure Boosts Pandemic Sales for Skylark’s Hidden Cafe

Skylark’s Hidden Cafe is a local favorite and staple of the Fairhaven community just outside of Bellingham, Washington. Located in a historic brick building, Skylark’s enchants customers with its Victorian decor, homey atmosphere, and delicious classic meals. Of course, Skylark’s hasn’t been immune to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. When indoor dining was banned in March of 2020, the

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8
Jan

WeatherPort Helps Kilted Mermaid Expand Their Covered Outdoor Seating During COVID-19

When Kilted Mermaid needed to expand their covered outdoor seating during the pandemic, they turned to an outdoor seating tent from WeatherPort® Shelter Systems. Kilted Mermaid is a neighborhood craft beer and wine bar in Vero Beach, Florida. After almost a decade in business, Kilted Mermaid has become known for its funky vibe, fun events, and live original music. Like most restaurants and bars, Kilted

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8
Jan

WeatherPort Remote Construction Site Shelters with Low Environmental Impact

Building in remote locations presents several challenges not found in other construction projects. When combined with biting cold, deep snow and a desire to preserve pristine natural beauty, those challenges become even more daunting. Those challenges are why Skeena Heliskiing chose WeatherPort Shelter Systems when they needed glamping shelters for their base camp in Canada’s ruggedly picturesque Kuldo Valley. Located

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8
Jan

WeatherPort Shelters Serve the Mercyhurst Archaeological Institute

When the experts at the Mercyhurst Archaeological Institute needed a fabric membrane structure to safely shelter an excavation site in Florida, they chose a heavy gable building from WeatherPort Shelter Systems. Mercyhurst began its dig in 2014 at the Old Vero Man Site, first uncovered more than 100 years ago in Indian River County, Florida. Mercyhurst’s second season of excavations

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8
Jan

WeatherPort Shelter Provides Proven Safety in Extreme Environments

It takes a special kind of structure to deal with the harsh conditions found at more than 17,500 feet above sea level. For 12 climbing seasons, a 12’ x 20’ SQ Series fabric building from WeatherPort Shelter Systems did just that as a mobile field hospital at the Himalayan Rescue Association’s Mount Everest base camp. “It’s really been such an amazing piece of equipment

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7
Jan

WeatherPort Customer Loyalty: Peninsula Swim School Pool Enclosure

Peninsula Swim School and WeatherPort Shelter Systems share a lot in common. Both got their starts in 1968. Both believe in maintaining family atmospheres at work. Most importantly, both understand the importance of loyalty to customers and repeat business. “I’m loyal because (WeatherPort) gives you a good product and good bang for the buck,” said John Aitken, Peninsula Swim School’s founder and owner.

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7
Jan

Royal Gorge Rafting and Zip Line Tours Offer Guests Luxury Yurt Accommodations

Royal Gorge Rafting and Zip Line Tours is Colorado’s premier white-water rafting, zip line tour, and vacation rental company for individuals and families seeking a fun-filled and adventurous getaway! They are located in Cañon City, about an hour’s drive from Colorado Springs and two hours from Denver. In addition to their rafting and zip line tours, they offer vacation rentals for

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7
Jan

Cabins by the Sea: WeatherPort Provides Private Cabins for Campus by the Sea

Campus by the Sea is a camping ministry for university students and staff as well as a gorgeous retreat destination and rental facility for churches, nonprofit organizations, school programs, and other conferences. When Campus by the Sea needed to replace some of their guest accommodations, they turned to private cabins from WeatherPort Shelter Systems™. You’d be hard-pressed to find a setting

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7
Jan

Modern Field Station Fabric Structures for Prehistoric Dinosaur Theme Park

Field Station: Dinosaurs is a fun and educational dinosaur-based theme camp designed for families with children, with locations in both New Jersey and Kansas. With full-size, scientifically accurate animatronic dinosaurs, live shows, and interactive exhibits, it’s no wonder that Fodor’s named Field Station: Dinosaurs one of the best spots for dinosaur fans in the world. The Kansas location, specifically, features 40 live

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7
Jan

Quality Accommodations for WeatherPort Fishing Lodge Cabins at Angler’s Alibi

Angler’s Alibi is an all-inclusive Alaskan fishing lodge that offers world-class fishing, comfortable accommodations, and top-notch dining on one of the top five rivers in Alaska. With a limit of 14 guests per week and a 2-to-1 guest-to-guide ratio, guests are sure to get plenty of personal attention and an Alaskan fishing experience tailored to their specific expectations. In addition to

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6
Jan

Weatherport Provides Chapel Solution to Treasure Mountain Bible Camp

After 25 years of operating Treasure Mountain Bible Camp in the rugged beauty of Colorado, Ray Bauman and his wife, Donna, have seen just about everything that comes with mountain life. Still, seeing the bible camp’s chapel wiped out by an avalanche was a bit of a surprise. It was also an opportunity. The Bauman’s upgraded their chapel with a 26’ x

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6
Jan

Luxury in the Wilderness: Why Great Alaska Chose WeatherPort Shelter Systems

When the folks at Great Alaska International Adventure Vacations needed a shelter system that combined durability with comfort, they chose WeatherPort Shelter Systems™. “That’s what we were trying to achieve — luxury in the wilderness, so to speak,” said Laurence John, one of Great Alaska’s owners. “It’s not an African bush safari, quite, but it’s about as close as you get in

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6
Jan

WeatherPort Equipment Storage Solution for Alaska Mountaineering School

Alaska Mountaineering School (AMS) is a mountain guiding and climbing school that leads expeditions throughout the Alaska Range, including Denali, Mount Foraker, and Mount Hunter. Expert guides with ample experience lead all AMS courses, which include mountaineering, backpacking, glacier trek, and custom options as well as skill-intensive workshops. While many guiding companies help clients summit challenging peaks, Alaska Mountaineering School

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6
Jan

Impact 360 Institute Turns to Durable Outdoor Structures During COVID-19

In order to protect students from dramatic temperature swings and weather associated with the fall and winter seasons, Eric and the team at Impact 360 Institute set out to find a semi-permanent structure that could safely be anchored into concrete and designed to withstand a wind load of 70 miles per hour. Initially, they had considered renting party tents to

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6
Jan

Synapse School’s Secret to Safely Reopening During COVID-19: Outdoor Classrooms From WeatherPort

Synapse School is a private elementary and middle school located in Menlo Park, California that takes an innovative approach to education. Rooted in social-emotional learning (SEL), Synapse’s curriculum is largely project-based and involves no grades. Instead, students engage in experiential learning through hands-on, real-world activities designed to develop core academic and social skills. Even Synapse’s campus is unique. Located in

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6
Jan

Hanger Hall Relies on WeatherPort Outdoor Classroom Structures During COVID-19

Hanger Hall was founded in Asheville, North Carolina in 1999 with a mission to create an ideal learning environment for middle school-aged girls. Over two decades later, Hanger Hall remains committed to that mission. Small class sizes mean that students get one-on-one attention, personalized instruction, and the ability to forge strong relationships with each other, their teachers, and themselves. This

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5
Jan

WeatherPort Outdoor Seating Helps Ocean Pours Taproom Grow During Pandemic

Ocean Pours Taproom opened two years ago, becoming the sole taproom in Ocean Shores, Washington. A wide selection of beers on tap draws locals and tourists alike, so their popularity quickly outgrew the space available in their 600-square-foot building. Shortly after their opening, Ocean Pours Taproom added a 6,000-square-foot beer garden to extend their space outdoors. While the beer garden

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5
Jan

Lila’s Kitchen Envisions a New Type of Dining with Outdoor Structures from WeatherPort

Lila’s Kitchen is a commercial kitchen space that food vendors without a space of their own can rent and use. With two walk-up windows and the capacity for two vendors to operate simultaneously, Lila’s Kitchen benefits both the residents and restaurants of Port Townsend alike. As with all restaurants right now, you’re probably wondering: How have they fared during the

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4
Jan

Falmouth’s Community Comes Together to Provide Outdoor Classrooms for Students

The Falmouth Outdoor Learning Project has become a leader for alternative schooling solutions in New England. Located in Falmouth, Massachusetts, the Falmouth Outdoor Learning Committee, a subcommittee of the Rotary Club of Falmouth Cape Cod, formed as an effort between teachers, parents, and community members to provide students with outdoor learning opportunities to keep them engaged and safe throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Committee

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4
Jan

Ruidoso Winter Park Gets Great Return on Investment with WeatherPort Shelters

Ruidoso Winter Park is a great example of how WeatherPort Shelter Systems offer a great return on investment. When park owner Tom Dorgan wanted to generate more revenue for this snowy seasonal paradise, he chose 12’ x 12’ canopies from WeatherPort to act as “VIP Igloos” at his New Mexico park. At $395 a day to rent one of the

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