the-bravern-renderingThe opening of The Shops at The Bravern is almost a week away. To add to the excitement, The Bravern will be hosting some opening weekend festivities!  This is a special weekend that will be remembered.  Here are some events that you can be a part of:

Neiman Marcus Grand Opening Gala
Thursday, September 10th 7:30pm
Black tie event hosted by Neiman Marcus to kick off their store opening. Beneficiaries of the event include Hopelink, Overlake Hospital Medical Center, and PONCHO. Event costs $200 and has limited quantity of tickets remaining (purchase tickets here SOLD OUT).

Cookie Johnson Personal Appearance at Neiman Marcus
Friday, September 11th 11am – 3pm
Cookie Johnson, wife of NBA legend Magic Johnson, is adding entrepreneur and clothing designer to her resume. Johnson has collaborated with denim legend Michael Glasser, the mastermind behind Seven for all Mankind, and Citizens of Humanity. Cj by Cookie Johnson is a new premium denim line embracing real bodies in both fit and style. Customers can enjoy live music by a DJ and models.

John Howie Steak Charity Lunch/Dinners
Thursday/Friday, September 10th/11th
The newest steakhouse in town has compiled 3 benefit lunches and dinners next week. These fundraisers will benefit the following charities: Children’s Hospital – Friends of COSTCO, Jericho Funding Alliance, and Eastside Assistance League. Find out how to purchase tickets here.

Robert Cray Live at The Bravern
Sunday, September 13th 6:30pm – 8pm
Blues musician, and multiple Grammy award winner, Robert Cray will perform Sunday evening at an outdoor concert at The Bravern.


Live Music Schedule Opening Weekend

North Fireplace at Building One

10:15 am – 2:15 pm: Jeanette Alexander
2:45 pm – 4:15 pm: Nouela Johnston
4:45 pm – 8:00 pm: John Totten

South Fireplace off of 110th Arrival Court

10:15 am – 1:15 pm: Ryan Shea Smith
1:30 pm – 4:15 pm: Rebecca Schroeder
4:45 pm – 8:00 pm: Brason Alexander

North Fireplace at Building One

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm: Brason Alexander
2:15 pm – 4:00 pm: Nouela Johnston
4:30 pm – 6:00 pm: Mark Goldberg

South Fireplace off of 110th Arrival Court

12:00 pm – 1:15 pm: Ryan Shea Smith
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm: Jeanette Alexander
3:30 pm – 5:30 pm: Rebecca Schroeder


  1. Looking forward to it! Can’t wait to see all the finished stores — looks so impressive when you drive by.

  2. It will be interesting to see the new shops and restaurants. I am afraid the residences will end up like the EMPTY Bellevue Towers unless they have lower prices, which I highly doubt as the Bravern is touted as the most exclusive address.

    Should be interesting….

  3. What do you mean EMPTY BT residences?
    I just closed a unit last month at a great value. County records indicate I am not alone.
    Granted, it is taking longer than planned but I remember the Lincoln Tower going through a similar if not worse rocky start.
    Bravern units are nice but the $/sq ft. was much higher. I think I can walk 5 minutes to Jimmy Choo every time I need a new shoe – instead of just going downstairs. A fair deal 🙂

  4. Ziggy – do you have interior pictures of the units at BT anywhere??? I can’t find any online 🙁

    According to the assessor’s site, there’s still over 500 units available..Maybe they’ll convert to apartments or do a lease-to-own program.

  5. Here are some interior pictures of the common areas at Bellevue Towers:

    Ziggy- Congrats on your purchase, I think it’s a fabulous product with one of the best locations.

  6. Assessor’s office listings is more than a month lagging. We closed our unit on Aug 3rd, and our name still hasn’t appeared on the list.

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