Ask Lea: Pub Crawl I Say!

Dear Lea, I have some friends coming in from out of town, and I want to show them around Bellevue. We’re going to do the whole Lucky Strike – Joey’s thing, but I want to think of something else we can do on Friday or Saturday night that’s local. Any […]

Getting Jazzy In Bellevue

An article in the Bellevue Reporter today speaks to the immense amount of live Jazz taking place in Downtown Bellevue recently. Vertigo Lounge and Grill has spearheaded the live Jazz club scene, by hosting 26 performances in the span of March and April. What is even better is that they […]

Bellevue Galleria Cinemas Closes

Effective April 3rd, the Bellevue Galleria Cinemas has closed it’s doors for good. A sign has been posted, alerting all customers of the closure. A statement posted to their customers states: “Our landlord has chosen to exercise an option to terminate our lease, in order to convert the building space […]

Bellevue Jazz Festival

The Bellevue Jazz Festival will play host to 8 live performances, spanning from April 9th – May 24th. The headliner for this festival is three-time Grammy Award winning saxophonist Branford Marsalis, who will perform within a quartet Friday, May 23rd over Memorial Day weekend at Meydenbauer Center. The Bellevue Jazz […]

Jazz at Vertigo

Vertigo Lounge and Grill has 17 jazz performances scheduled in March and 6 already slated for April! Some of the Northwest’s best talent will be playing at Verigo in the next month, including Darren Motamedy and Michael Powers. Recently Vertigo added plasma TV’s throughout the venue to view performances, allowing […]

Bellevue’s Staying Up Late says PI

In a Seattle PI article on Saturday, the focus was on Downtown Bellevue and it’s quickly growing nightlife scene! This is nothing new for residents who live in the area, but the word is just starting to spread to those who live outside of Bellevue. Recently new venues such as […]

Ask Lea: Weekend Nightlife

Please help me in introducing Lea to the Downtown Bellevue Network team.  She will be our fourth writer!  Although she is new to you all, she has been helping our team for months.  She will write a column entitled “Ask Lea.” She’s a lifelong resident of Bellevue and lives Downtown.  With her great Bellevue […]

Events at The Spot Off Main

The Spot off Main, Main Street’s newest hang out since they opened in October, has been event-focused; heading into 2008, they will be no different. The owner’s belief is that being an integral part of the community is very important! Tomorrow, Tuesday, January 22nd at 8:00pm, The Spot Off Main […]

Inside Lucky Strike Lanes

Is it a bowling alley or a lounge? Well…after visiting, it is clearly both. The 23,000 square foot venue is separated into three distinct sections. The first thing you’ll see upon entry is the largest lounge in Downtown Bellevue. The lounge has a very retro feel, with dim lighting and […]