Author: Michael

We’re Growing!

This site started a couple months ago with the idea that their was a lack of community knowledge in what was going on in the Downtown Bellevue area. I wanted to open up a forum where I could express my knowledge of the area, and learn more about other areas […]

Washington Square Drive By

A trip to Washington Square brought to my attention a “Washington Square Car”. The car is a Cadillac DTS, with decals on the sides and back of the car with Washington Square logos. The second I saw this, I immediately chuckled. Folks, this is Downtown Bellevue not New York City. […]

Harry Potter Fans Pour into Lincoln Square Cinemas

Lincoln Square Cinemas is the 9th highest grossing movie theater out of 5,500 theaters nationwide for the most current Harry Potter movie. Just in case you were wondering I did the math for you…Lincoln Square Cinemas ranks in the top one percentile of the theaters in the nation for the […]

Two Lincoln Tower Being Planned?

Final plans have been unknown for what exactly the fate is for the current Safeway location on Bellevue Way. The Safeway will be moving across the street to join the retail space underneath the Avalon-Meydenbauer apartment complex when complete. Monday afternoon it become clear that Kemper Development Company (the property […]

Bellevue “Great Streets” Project Workshops

Do you care about the look and feel of the streets in Bellevue? The City of Bellevue is holding an open forum inviting the community to help advise and assist in the “Great Streets” project. The meetings at Bellevue City Hall will allow the members of the community to review […]

Bellevue prepares to Buy 1.5 acres on Meydenbauer Bay

A deal allowing the city of Bellevue to purchase 1.5 acres of land on Meydenbauer Bay was approved by the City Council Monday night. The deal for $9.5 million will allow for a larger waterfront park, with a better pedestrian connection to the bay from the downtown and more industrial […]

President Bush Will Visit Downtown Bellevue

President George W. Bush will attend a fundraiser in Downtown Bellevue for Dave Reichert’s 2008 re-election campaign on August 27th later this month. The Seattle PI reports that there will be a $10,000-per-person “VIP reception” and $1,000 general reception at the Hyatt Regency hotel in Bellevue. Not much more detail […]

Performing Arts Center Eastside Officially Approved

The Performing Arts Center Eastside (PACE) project will break ground in 2008, and is scheduled to open in 2010. The final design and proposal were officially approved. The original proposal was for $100 million, and now with upgrades has jumped to $160 million. The 2,000-seat venue has the mission to, […]