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LOT No. 3 Offers House-made Bottled Cocktails

LOT No. 3 Offers House-made Bottled Cocktails

Downtown Bellevue’s LOT No. 3 is now offering carbonated cocktails, made in-house by the restaurant’s bar director, Chris Faber. Faber is making and bottling his own carbonated cocktails, which are opened tableside, according to a press statement. Guests can choose between Negroni served in a champagne flute or the Springtime Martinez. The specialty cocktails are […]

Homegrown Sandwich Shop Coming to Downtown Bellevue

Homegrown Sandwich Shop Coming to Downtown Bellevue

Homegrown, the “sustainable sandwich shop” will open their ninth greater Seattle area store, and first in downtown Bellevue. The store will be located at the Bellevue Galleria, which was recently renamed the Bellevue Connection. Homegrown replaces Cafe Habits, which closed in October. Homegrown will be located at the ground floor within the middle of the […]

Rumor: Grocery Store Coming to Vacant J.C. Penny Bellevue Square Space

There have been several rumors floating around for the last several months about a grocery store potentially occupying space on the base floor of the vacant J.C. Penny space at Bellevue Square. Over the last week this continued to be reinforced based on market research being facilitated by the Bellevue Collection via the telephone asking residents if […]

BelMar is Newest Marijuana Store to Open in Downtown Bellevue

BelMar is Newest Marijuana Store to Open in Downtown Bellevue

A third recreational marijuana shop has made its debut in Bellevue, recently. BelMar on 116th Ave Northeast, has opened at the former location of Pawn Pros. State law allows for a total of four recreational marijuana Stores in Bellevue. BelMar is the third of such stores to open in Bellevue, to date. Khang Nguyen, general […]

Vivo 53 Pizzeria to Open This Summer at Bellevue Square

Vivo 53 Pizzeria to Open This Summer at Bellevue Square

Vivo 53 Pizzeria plans to open in August at Bellevue Square, filling the space previously occupied by Boom Noodle. The downtown Bellevue restaurant will feature artisan pizza dough, a display kitchen, and an approximately 30-foot tall wood-burning oven, according to The Bellevue Reporter. The menu will include pizza, pastas, and chopped salads. Vivo 53 Pizzeria’s […]

Beecher’s Cheese to Open at Bellevue Square

Beecher’s Cheese to Open at Bellevue Square

Beecher’s Cheese will be opening within Bellevue Square according to city permits. The address planned for Beecher’s Cheese is 126 Bellevue Square, which is where Specialty’s Café & Bakery has been located within the center of the shopping center. Beecher’s Cheese, which is famous for their cheese and more specifically their mac and cheese currently […]

Japonessa to Open at Lincoln Square in 2016

Japonessa to Open at Lincoln Square in 2016

Japonessa, a popular Japanese restaurant in downtown Seattle plans to open a second restaurant in downtown Bellevue at Lincoln Square. The opening is planned for a year from now in spring 2016 according to Japonessa’s Facebook account. There is not currently any confirmation of the location within Lincoln Square that the restaurant will go. According […]

Study Reveals Tateuchi Center as Financially Feasible

Study Reveals Tateuchi Center as Financially Feasible

The Bellevue City Council previewed a feasibility study on Feb. 9 for the Tateuchi Center, a 2,000-seat performing arts center proposed for downtown Bellevue. The Tateuchi Center could be financially feasible if it offers strong programming and if it makes a change to the design. A cabaret would need to be replaced with an education […]

Downtown Bellevue Site Sells for $46 Million

An investment company with ties to China recently paid $45.9 million to Beacon Capital Partners for a 3-acre development site in downtown Bellevue, according to the PSBJ. The property is located at 10833 NE Eighth St. The company, Plus Investment USA, now owns more than half the block on the south side of Northeast Eighth […]

Kemper Development Claims Record Sales at Bellevue Square Tesla Motors’ Store

Kemper Development Claims Record Sales at Bellevue Square Tesla Motors’ Store

The Tesla Motors’ store at Bellevue Square set a sales record of $5,500 per square foot in January 2014, according to an article published this week in the PSBJ. Kemper Development Company said that amount was 10 times higher than retailers at other U.S. malls with luxury tenants. The Tesla store at Bellevue Square is […]