There’s a bar in town, fairly run of the mill place. Cheap booze, opens early, middle-aged bar tenders and clientele, lots of TVs. I’ve been there a couple of times. They do a mean clam chowder. It’s called the Waterfront.
There’s a sign behind the bar saying that no photos are allowed. I asked Claire why this might be, and she said it’s because the Waterfront the bar where Ted Bundy used to drink. And John Muhammad, the Washington sniper dude from a few years ago. Plus a couple of other killers. Bellingham seems to attract weirdos (…) possibly because it’s the last town on the way to Canada or Alaska.
Here’s a 2002 New York Times article about the Waterfront should you wanna find out more.