Hookah lounge set to open in Olympia

July 3, 2013 

A hookah lounge called 1 Love Lounge is set to open in downtown Olympia on July 13 at 422 Legion Way.

The owners of the business are Jake and Doina Morales. Jake Morales, an Army veteran, grew up in Texas, while Doina Morales, originally from Romania, has lived in Olympia since 1998.

A hookah is a single or multi-stemmed instrument for vaporizing and smoking flavored tobacco, according to Wikipedia.

The lounge will feature Moroccan wall decor, eclectic food and a selection of microbrews and local wine.

"1 Love Lounge aims to being people together from all walks of life in a relaxed environment where they may exchange ideas, have fun, relax and get inspired," according to a news release.

1 Love Lounge will be open 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. Tuesday through Thursday; 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays; and 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sundays.

For more about 1 Love Lounge, see its Facebook page at www.facebook.com/1LoveLounge.

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