Author: Lauren

ChowDowntown(town) Bellevue Food Truck Round-up Heats up in July

The ChowDown(town) Bellevue Food Truck Round-up will return to Ashwood Park on Thursday, July 9, and again on Thursday, Aug. 13. The July event features a variety of tasty meal options, including burgers, grilled cheese sandwiches, and Japanese style hot dogs, from 3:30 to 8:30 p.m. Ice cream cookie sandwiches […]

Registration Opens for ‘Bellevue Four on the 4th Dog Jog & Walk’

Registration is now open for the third annual “Bellevue Four on the 4th Dog Jog & Walk,” a noncompetitive 4-kilometer walk benefitting the Seattle Humane Society in Bellevue. Participants and their canine companions are invited to meet at 9 a.m. on Saturday, July 4, at Ashwood Park, next to the […]

Low Income Housing Opens in Downtown Bellevue

This week Washington state’s Low Income Housing Institute celebrated the opening of 57 new apartments for working families at August Wilson Place in downtown Bellevue. Monthly rent ranges from about $400 for a studio apartment to about $1,000 for a 3-bedroom apartment. The apartments were open to families and individuals […]

Tickets on Sale for Bellevue Jazz and Blues Festival

Top national and regional musicians will jazz up downtown Bellevue during the 8th annual Bellevue Jazz & Blues Festival on May 27-31. Headliners include: McTuff at 8:30 p.m. on May 27 at Bake’s Place ($15); The Lloyd Jones Struggle at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. May 28 at Bake’s Place […]

Bellevue’s Bamboo Garden Reopens as La Bu La in Soma Towers

Bamboo Garden reopened as La Bu La in late April in the new Soma Towers development, at 288 106th Avenue NE, Suite 200, in downtown Bellevue. Floor-to-ceiling windows brighten up the new contemporary restaurant while stone soldiers stand guard over the bar. La Bu La translates to “spicy not spicy,” […]

Registration Opens for Bellevue Lake to Lake Bike Ride

Eastside residents are invited to explore Bellevue by bicycle during the fourth annual Lake to Lake Bike Ride on June 13. The ride starts at about 9 a.m. at Lake Hills Community Park, 1200 164th Avenue SE, in Bellevue. Registration opens at 8 a.m. and costs $20 on the day […]

Baby Gear Shop Opens at Nordstrom in Downtown Bellevue

New parents now have a one-stop shop for all their baby gear needs at Nordstrom in downtown Bellevue. Last summer the Bellevue Square Nordstrom opened a new section in its children’s department for baby essentials. Parents can find everything they need for newborns, infants, and toddlers, including strollers, car seats, toys, […]

Chick-fil-A Restaurant Opens in Downtown Bellevue

Washington’s first Chick-fil-A restaurant opens today in downtown Bellevue. Chick-fil-A offers fresh food, including breaded boneless chicken breast, salads, biscuits, and milkshakes, as well as award-winning customer service. During the grand opening celebration, which kicked off at 6 a.m., 100 adults had the opportunity to win free Chick-fil-A meals for […]