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Linda Shogren

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Linda Shogren

Graphic Designer and Production

Linda is the go-to lady for all things art production at Alaska Business. She uses her more than thirty years in the advertising and media community to create one-of-a-kind, stunning ads for print and the Alaska Business website. Linda has a wide range of leisure interests ranging from reading and watching movies (science fiction, fantasy, and historical dramas are her primary areas of interest) to gardening, and family research. Boating is an activity Linda has pursued throughout her life. She’s been fortunate enough to spend a lot of time on the water including canoeing and sailing as a child, crewing sailboats on Lake Erie and a catamaran in the Caribbean as well as cruising Prince William Sound for many years as part of the Whittier Coast Guard Auxiliary. Linda has called Anchorage home for more than forty years.

Alaska Business Magazine January 2020 cover

In This Issue

The Marx Bros. Café

January 2020

Jack Amon and Richard “Van” Hale opened the doors of the Marx Bros. Café on October 18, 1979; however, the two had already been partners in cuisine for some time, having created the Wednesday Night Gourmet Wine Tasting Society and Volleyball Team Which Now Meets on Sunday, a weekly evening of food and wine. It was actually the end of the weekly event that spurred the name of the restaurant: hours after its final service, Amon and Hale were hauling equipment and furnishings out of their old location and to their now-iconic building on Third Street, all while managing arguments about equipment ownership, a visit from the police, and quite a bit of wine. “If you’ve ever seen the movie ‘A Night at the Opera” starring the Marx Brothers, that’s what it was like,” Hale explains.