Opinion

Microsoft & Yahoo Potential Merger to Effect Local Economy?

Many in the national media have speculated the likelihood of a potential buyout of Yahoo! by Microsoft. The open letter to Yahoo!, from Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer, states they are willing to purchase Yahoo! for $44.6 Billion. In a Google dominated Web world, Microsoft attempts to quickly gain market share and […]

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 […]

Bellevue Beats Seattle, Says "The Stranger"

In a recent article written by Charles Mudede at The Stranger, he talks about how in November The Bellevue City Hall building won an American Institute of Architects 2007 Honor Award for Washington Architecture. The majority of the article talks about how Bellevue’s architecture in the past has been considered, […]

Tree Lighting Ceremony: A Non Event

We wanted to take this opportunity to apologize to our readers who attended the “Tree Lighting Ceremony” on Friday. We here at the Downtown Bellevue Network were jazzed up to attend on Friday night, and thought this could become quite the annual event in the future complementing Snowflake Lane. This, […]

Bellevue Downtown Park needs to add Summer Movie Nights

Woodinville, Freemont, South Lake Union, and Carillon Point all host outdoor movie nights in local parks throughout the summer. Bellevue Downtown Park seems like a perfect candidate for a summer series of movie nights. After viewing the type of turn out that the 4th of July had this year at […]

5 Reasons Bellevue is better than Seattle

Thanks for the great introduction Michael! It’s true we are growing and my name is Vikrant (rhymes with croissant). Feel free to call me Vik. I’m hoping that my weekly column (still to be given a formal title) is enjoyable. It wasn’t difficult to come up with an idea for […]