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Celebrate Chocolate at “Main Street Choc Walk” May 30th

Celebrate Chocolate at “Main Street Choc Walk” May 30th

The Old Bellevue Merchants Association are putting on the Main Street Choc Walk, Saturday, May 30th from 2PM – 6PM. The event will feature bites of local chocolates from Northwest’s chocolate makers at 19-stores and restaurants on Main Street in downtown Bellevue. Wine and other spirits will be featured from Trinchero Family Estates. Tickets for […]

Hokkaido Ramen Santouka Celebrates One Year With Discount & New Items

Hokkaido Ramen Santouka Celebrates One Year With Discount & New Items

Hokkaido Ramen Santouka, a Japanese Noodle Restaurant, is celebrating its one-year anniversary in Bellevue. To reward its faithful customers,the world renowned restaurant will offer a 10 percent discount during the month of June. CEO Jun Yoneda says the company gained new customer insights from diner feedback during that time. “What we learned in our first […]

Tickets on Sale for Bellevue Jazz and Blues Festival

Tickets on Sale for Bellevue Jazz and Blues Festival

Top national and regional musicians will jazz up downtown Bellevue during the 8th annual Bellevue Jazz & Blues Festival on May 27-31. Headliners include: McTuff at 8:30 p.m. on May 27 at Bake’s Place ($15); The Lloyd Jones Struggle at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. May 28 at Bake’s Place ($20); The Dirty Dozen Brass […]

Zara to Open this Fall in Bellevue Square

Zara to Open this Fall in Bellevue Square

The Bellevue Collection, in Bellevue, is bringing one of the hottest retailers to Bellevue Square this fall, at the former J.C. Penney store. Zara will occupy 26,000 sq. ft., in a one-level store featuring apparel for women, men and children. Founded in Spain, Zara has over 2,000 stores strategically located in leading cities across 88 […]

2015 Farmers Market Begins Thursday, May 14th

2015 Farmers Market Begins Thursday, May 14th

A new season of the Bellevue Farmer’s Market is coming soon. The Market offers a friendly, neighborhood vibe, great for kids. The relaxed setting is an entertaining alternative to the supermarket for locally grown and farm fresh fruits and vegetables. Shoppers will also find honey, fish, grass fed meats, eggs and pasta, among the offerings. […]

City of Bellevue Council offers Financial Help for Tateuchi Center

City of Bellevue Council offers Financial Help for Tateuchi Center

The Bellevue City Council on Monday moved to offer up to $20 million towards construction of Tateuchi Center, a 2,000-seat performing arts center in downtown Bellevue, to fill a void long expressed by community leaders. The city’s offer to invest is contingent to reaching a contract with Performing Arts Center Eastside (PACE), a non-profit agency […]

Bellevue’s Bamboo Garden Reopens as La Bu La in Soma Towers

Bellevue’s Bamboo Garden Reopens as La Bu La in Soma Towers

Bamboo Garden reopened as La Bu La in late April in the new Soma Towers development, at 288 106th Avenue NE, Suite 200, in downtown Bellevue. Floor-to-ceiling windows brighten up the new contemporary restaurant while stone soldiers stand guard over the bar. La Bu La translates to “spicy not spicy,” meaning the menu offers both […]

Registration Opens for Bellevue Lake to Lake Bike Ride

Registration Opens for Bellevue Lake to Lake Bike Ride

Eastside residents are invited to explore Bellevue by bicycle during the fourth annual Lake to Lake Bike Ride on June 13. The ride starts at about 9 a.m. at Lake Hills Community Park, 1200 164th Avenue SE, in Bellevue. Registration opens at 8 a.m. and costs $20 on the day of the event or $15 […]

City of Bellevue Announces New Measures for Chick-fil-A Traffic

City of Bellevue Announces New Measures for Chick-fil-A Traffic

  Traffic around the new Chick-fil-A Restaurant has been so heavy that Bellevue announced new traffic controls for the Chick-fil-A restaurant on 116th Avenue Northeast and Northeast Eighth Street to assure safety for motorists and pedestrians. Chick-fil-A opened its doors on April 9, 2015, and since then backups have occurred daily on eastbound Northeast Eighth […]

Baby Gear Shop Opens at Nordstrom in Downtown Bellevue

Baby Gear Shop Opens at Nordstrom in Downtown Bellevue

New parents now have a one-stop shop for all their baby gear needs at Nordstrom in downtown Bellevue. Last summer the Bellevue Square Nordstrom opened a new section in its children’s department for baby essentials. Parents can find everything they need for newborns, infants, and toddlers, including strollers, car seats, toys, accessories, and clothing. Favorite labels […]