Author: Kara

Barrio Luchador Brings Fast Casual Tacos to Lincoln South Food Hall

Barrio Luchador Brings Fast Casual Tacos to Lincoln South Food Hall

Barrio Luchador is one of seven concepts in Lincoln South Food Hall that opened in January 2018. Unique in its design, Mexico’s al pastor tacos and other street food are served out of an airstream trailer. According to Jeffrey Frederick, concept creator and partner in the LSFH project, “The idea […]

Lunchbox Laboratory Reopens in Bellevue

Lunchbox Laboratory Reopens in Bellevue

After undergoing nearly 2 months of renovation due to flooding, Lunchbox Laboratory has reopened as of February 6th. This nationally recognized restaurant originally opened at its downtown Bellevue location in 2012 after gaining a large following for their specialty hamburgers and milkshakes. The space includes a full bar, outdoor seating, […]

Basketball Great, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to Keynote Literary Lions Gala in Bellevue

Basketball Great, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to Keynote Literary Lions Gala in Bellevue

The King County Library System Foundation will be holding their premier fundraising event, the Literary Lions Gala, on March 10 at the Hyatt Regency. The event raises money to support literacy and learning programs at the library system’s 49 libraries. The gala will feature 17 authors, food, wine, and opportunities […]

Meydenbauer Bay Park Construction Makes Big Strides

Meydenbauer Bay Park Construction Makes Big Strides

Meydenbauer Bay Park Construction Project has been underway, with the expectation that it will take 1.5 years to complete phase 1. According to Glenn Kost, planning manager of Bellevue Parks and Community Services, phase 1 of the project includes the waterfront park that will connect the park to the marina […]

BelMar Marijuana Store to Reopen in New Larger Location

BelMar Marijuana Store to Reopen in New Larger Location

BelMar, a recreational marijuana store, is reopening at its new location in February. With the growing need for more space, this location will be the largest cannabis retail store on the Eastside. The new location not only has new, knowledgeable management with a strong background in cannabis retail, but also, […]

Local Burger to Close on Main Street

Local Burger to Close on Main Street

Local Burger, located on Main Street, is set to close this Saturday. The premium burger joint opened in July 2014 by the same ownership group as Local 360, located in Belltown. The menu included organic burgers, appetizers, salads, desserts and cocktails. According to a representative at Local Burger, it was […]

Tom Douglas to Open Restaurant in Bellevue Square Nordstrom

Tom Douglas to Open Restaurant in Bellevue Square Nordstrom

Tom Douglas and Nordstrom are partnering to open Douglas’s first Eastside restaurant. Department Bento will be replacing the Nordstrom Grill, located on the second floor of the Bellevue Square location. According to Puget Sound Business Journal, Japanese bento-box inspired Department Bento, will have customizable bento boxes including protein, rice and […]

Life Time Athletic to Open at The Bravern in April

Life Time Athletic to Open at The Bravern in April

Life Time Athletic, the nation’s only Healthy Way of Life brand, is slated to open at The Shops at the Bravern this April. The region’s first Life Time Athletic destination offers more than 40,000 square feet of space, which accommodates a 10,000 square foot fitness and training floor, 5 specialized […]