BIZNOTES: Tony’s Market produce stand WILL open; Propel biodiesel station will close

Two West Seattle biznotes, both from 35th and Barton.


YES, TONY’S MARKET WILL OPEN: It’s been the most-asked question in the WSB inbox for weeks now – will the family-owned produce stand Tony’s Market ever reopen? We have been going by daily for weeks and haven’t seen anyone to ask; the phone number’s out of service; other ways of trying to find out just didn’t work. Today, someone texted us that activity had been sighted at the red/white/green tent, so we headed that way. Yes, the stand WILL open, in a week to week and a half, we learned. No other details but for those fearing that Tony’s would not reopen this season at all, there’s the answer. Last year, the market didn’t reopen until May 1st, attributing the later-than-previously-usual start to site work including parking-lot rehab.

PROPEL BIODIESEL WILL CLOSE: While taking the photo of Tony’s from the other side of Barton, we noticed this sign on the Propel biodiesel pump island:


It’s been eight years since the little biodiesel station opened on the north side of what was then an Exxon station and mini-mart, and has since become a 7-11. According to this online reply to a disappointed customer, Propel is focusing “on E85 and DieselHPR in California.”

5 Replies to "BIZNOTES: Tony's Market produce stand WILL open; Propel biodiesel station will close"

  • Alki Bee April 29, 2016 (7:52 pm)

    Thanks you, WS Blog.  I’ve been wondering what’s up with Tony’s.

  • Jeanine April 30, 2016 (5:14 am)

    Well crap. Anyone know where else to get cheap diesel in W. Sea? 

  • d April 30, 2016 (7:31 am)

    Yep Hans VW has it on 35th Monday through Friday 7 am to 6 pm

  • Jeanine April 30, 2016 (9:38 am)

    Thanks,  but I’m looking for regular diesel too. 

  • Chris May 6, 2016 (5:34 am)

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