Author: Kara

Downtown Bellevue

Bellevue Ranks 7th in U.S. Cities for Newly Transplanted Millenials

Financial technology company, SmartAsset, conducted a 2023 study to learn where millennials are moving to. According to recent research, one in four millennials moved to a different city in 2022. These migrations can affect local small businesses, housing markets, and social dynamics, which prompted the company to learn more. Millenials […]

Mochinut Bellevue Square

Popular Japanese Mochi Donut Shop to Open at Bellevue Square 

Beloved Japanese Mochi donut shop is planned to open at Bellevue Square. This will be its second location in Bellevue, with their other treat shop open in Crossroads. As revealed through City of Bellevue permits, Mochinut will be located on the second level, where Freshii previously operated. it will be […]

Autotheft Lock

Bellevue Police Distribute Steering Wheel Locks to Curb Auto Theft

In an effort to reduce the number of auto thefts happening in Bellevue and the surrounding areas, the Bellevue Police Department is offering free steering wheel locks this weekend, December 2, 2023, and December 3, 2023. This initiative follows the distribution of over 400 locks at previous events earlier this […]

Loli Waffle

Croffle Pop-Up Opens at Bellevue Square

A new pop-up is now open at Chamei Matcha in Bellevue Square. Loli Waffle features croissant waffles on a stick, offered with different flavored toppings. The ingredients are 100% natural and handmade freshly in store. The shop rotates its flavors. Some of the different flavors that are offered include strawberry […]

Bellevue Arts Museum

Bellevue’s Arts & Culture Industry Raked in $54.3M in 2022

Bellevue’s nonprofit arts and culture industry made an extraordinary $54.3 million last year, boosting Bellevue’s economy, says a national study. Each person spending time at art events spends about $49.07 on various items, excluding admissions, which is more than $10 above the national average. Lorie Hoffman, Bellevue’s Arts manager, noted, […]

The Spring District

Bellevue City Council to Extend Spring District Development Deal

In a decisive move during Monday’s session, the City Council signaled strong backing for the extension of the development agreement with Seattle-based developer, Wright Runstad & Company. This is an important step toward the continued advancement of the Spring District catalyst project in BelRed. Dating back to 2009, the city’s […]

Bellevue Police Department

Bellevue Police Hire New Assistant Chief

The Bellevue Police Department recently hired a new Assistant Chief of Police, Constance Slappey. She has a background that spans more than 26 years and a proven track record of fostering excellence in law enforcement. Slappey most recently served as the Assistant Chief of Police at the Inkster Police Department […]


Tesla Cybertruck to be on Display at Bellevue Square

Shoppers at Bellevue Square will have a chance to see the much anticipated Tesla Cybertruck. According to security for Bellevue Square, the pickup truck will be available for viewing soon. Security confirmed that the Cybertruck will be coming to Bellevue Square, as they have to logistically figure out how to […]