Opinion

Bring H&M to Bellevue

The second largest fashion retailer in the world does not have a location in Bellevue. H&M is known for its highly economical fashion clothing styles, for both men and women. Currently in the Seattle area H&M has a number of retail locations: downtown Seattle, University Village, & Southcenter Mall. Bellevue […]

The Perfect Summer Day in Downtown Bellevue

The weather has been perfectly summer in Downtown Bellevue the last couple of weeks. I thought I would suggest a Downtown Bellevue ideal summer day, getting outside as much as possible. The ideal summer day starts with outdoor dining at Gilbert’s Main Street Bagel Deli for breakfast. I suggest ordering […]

Yogurtland: Just what Downtown Bellevue Has Been Craving

Have you been to Yougurtland in Downtown Bellevue since it opened in late January? If so you’ll notice how hard it is to find a parking spot in their shared lot (which I’m sure the other merchants can’t be happy about). On several occasions, at all hours of the day […]

Top 10 Stores Missed at Bellevue Square

I came across a post online that listed somebody’s wish list of the stores they wish were still around at Bellevue Square. This prompted me to create my own.  In no particular order here is my list of the 10 stores that I wish would come back at Bellevue Square: […]

4 Reasons That Amazon Retail Should Come to Downtown Bellevue

Unless you were ignoring the news media on Monday, you should know that Amazon is planning to test retail stores in the Seattle area. What better place than Downtown Bellevue to put their 1st test store. Here are the reasons that we think Amazon should choose Downtown Bellevue: Familiarity – […]

The Better Bacon Battle: LOT No. 3 vs. John Howie Steak

It’s a rumble in the bacon jungle, and Bellevue has to decide – who has the best unique bacon dish? The two places with the most noteworthy and talked-about bacon offerings in downtown Bellevue are LOT No. 3 and John Howie Steak. Where some places may top their food with […]

Washington Square Poised for Early Development?

Almost a year ago in July of 2010, Touchstone Corporation’s founder, Douglas Howe, spoke about breaking ground in 2012, on what was originally discussed as a 15-story mixed-use office, hotel, and retail complex, to continue and develop Washington Square at NE 8th St. and 106th Ave. NE. The hotel, as originally discussed, […]

Bring the Food Trucks to Bellevue!

Within the last year food trucks in Downtown Bellevue have started to appear more regularly. The trucks have frequented locations such as the Barnes & Noble parking lot, Rudy’s Barbershop parking lot, and most recently the old KFC lot. If you’ve been to downtown Portland before, you are familiar with […]

All I Want for Christmas is the Sonics in Bellevue

Bellevue native Danny Yusen is a popular sports blogger (slimwiththetiltedbrim.com) that has been published on sports websites such as CNNSI.com and ESPN.com (Page2).  He has 1 wish that he wants to share with basketball fans in the greater Seattle area: —– Steve Ballmer Chief Executive Officer Microsoft Corporation Dear Mr. Ballmer, […]