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Bellevue Square Nordstrom Under Major Construction

If you hadn’t noticed, the Nordstrom in Bellevue Square is under major construction for a serious remodel. The remodel has been done in phases and all the men’s sections and some of the women’s sections are now complete. Images shot within the last week, and show how aggressively Nordstrom is […]

Bellevue’s a Big Deal says Puget Sound Business Journal

The Puget Sound Business Journal asks the question, What city is No. 1? They recently posted an intriguing story about how, “Hot” Bellevue is right now, implying they are No. 1. (not that we didn’t already know this) Proof the article uses to back its case: Neiman Marcus chose to […]

Update: Bellevue crane accident

Quite possibly the biggest news in Downtown Bellevue last year was the crane that fell killing Matthew Ammon, an attorney at Microsoft and resulted in many Bellevuites looking up for the next couple months as they walked the streets of the city. Last night Komo TV 4 reported that the […]

Microsoft Holds Up Traffic in Downtown Bellevue

You might have noticed NE 8th Street was temporarily closed Wednesday at the corner of NE 8th St and Bellevue Way NE out in front of Lincoln Square. This was due to Microsoft “branding” the outside of Lincoln Square with their logo. Microsoft has officially put their mark on Downtown […]

What’s going up on SE 8th St & 114th Ave SE?

The site: the corner of SE 8th St & 114th Ave SE. You know right across the street from the Park & Ride? Many people have asked us, “What’s going on over there?” Well, we’re going to tell you. It’s a hotel! And not just any hotel, but another Marriott. […]

Galleria Cinemas will Move

Remember the news back in early August about the changes at the Bellevue Galleria? Well, the owner definitely wants to bring in office space and get the cinema out of there! The news was reported in the Puget Sound Business Journal. “Even I have my price,” said Ray Hallett, founder […]

Ruth’s Chris Eliminates Late Night Happy Hour

“Ruth’s Chris Steak House Inc.” purchased the Ruth’s Chris in Downtown Bellevue, along with the Seattle and Portland restaurants from the private franchise owners. This would most likely be insignificant news, but the new corporate owners have taken away what is argued to be the best late night happy hour […]

Gerding Edlen: Get used to the newest developer!

Puget Sound Business Journal released an article on the newest developer in Downtown Bellevue. If you’ve been paying attention, then you’d know that Bellevue Towers (next to the Bellevue Galleria) is going up really quickly! The concrete frames have risen up to at least 20 stories – each, and both […]

David Lawrence concludes Bellevue Fashion Week with 400 Friends!

The line ran from Fashion Axis all way down Northeast 8th Street. It was still a little before 7.00pm. The line would continue for another 30 minutes. Had Apple opened a new store? Hardly. With fashion week winding down in downtown Bellevue, there was only one way to end what […]

Remember the crane that fell last year?

Remember the crane that fell in downtown Bellevue in November of 2006? Well, it fell on the office Pacific Continental Corporation, the bank holding company for Pacific Continental Bank, announced the completion of an extensive reconstruction project of its office inside the Plaza 305 building according to CNN. The renovation […]