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Bellevue School District Partners with Microsoft for New Elementary School to Support Growing Downtown Population

The Bellevue School District and Microsoft plan to partner for the district’s first new elementary school in several years, the Bellevue Reporter reported. Elementary 18, the placeholder name, will be the second school in the district, after Sammamish High School, to collaborate with Microsoft. The 150 Microsoft Showcase Schools involved in the program […]

Impact Hub Bellevue to host launch party for new working space

Impact Hub Bellevue is a co-working space for 100 inspiring Eastside entrepreneurs and startups. On November 10th, in partnership with the City of Bellevue, Hub Bellevue will debut its space, including offices, conference rooms and an innovation lab. The official launch party will allow interested, prospective entrepreneurs, an opportunity to […]

Amazon: Bring Your Bookstore to Bellevue

Amazon: Bring Your Bookstore to Bellevue

UPDATED: 2:50PM 10/4/15 Amazon opened its first retail bookstore at University Village on Tuesday, which is named Amazon Books (see pictures of the store below). The store opening brings the largest online seller of books to the retail world. The store is first and foremost a bookstore, but is also […]

Bellevue Police Officers Save Suicidal Individual from I-405 Overpass

Bellevue police officers responded to a call for a suicidal individual that was hanging over the I-405 guardrail over the overpass. They were ultimately able to pull him from the railing. The rescue was captured on the traffic cameras and can be viewed below. The entire release from the Bellevue […]

Salesforce.com to Lease High-Rise in Downtown Bellevue

Salesforce.com will be leasing 75,000 square feet at 929 Office Tower according to the Broderick Group. The space would be enough room for about 500 employees, which triples the amount of associates that Salesforce.com has within the region. The office tower at 929 108th Ave. N.E. is just finishing up […]

New Elementary School Planned for 2017 to Support Downtown Growth

A plan for a new Bellevue School District elementary school, to open in the fall of 2017, at Wilburton, is being developed to be located next to the Bellevue School District’s Educational Service Center. This new neighborhood school is in the planning and permitting phase and is anticipated to open […]

2015 “Taste of Main” Set for August 22nd

In the event’s 7th year, Old Bellevue’s Taste of Main is set for Saturday, August 22nd. The event will run from 12:00PM – 5:00PM. To participate in the event you can purchase a $40 Passport. The Passport includes 10 wine tastings, food tastings, commemorative wine glass, swag bag with goodies, and […]

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 […]