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Takai by Kashiba

Omakase at Home? Takai by Kashiba Launches their Deluxe Omakase Box

Winner of Eater’s Best New Omakase restaurant, Takai’s takeaway Omakase, has debuted and will be limited to only 20 boxes per day. Each box is filled with Chef’s curated premium nigiri sushi, sashimi, chirashi and seasonal sides. Ed Kashiba, Managing Director of Takai by Kashiba, said the primary focus was […]

Bellevue Police Department

Bellevue Police Enhance Accountability with New Body-Camera Initiative

Bellevue’s streets are getting a high-tech upgrade as the Bellevue Police Department introduces new tasers and body-worn cameras to its patrol officers. Beginning this month, this initiative aims to enhance transparency, accountability, and safety within the community. The department’s rollout plan includes launching a patrol officer body camera program featuring […]

Washington Square Expansion

Two-Phase Development Plan Unveiled for Washington Square Expansion

Real estate investment and development firm, Fana Group of Companies, recently filed for Master Development Plan approval with the City of Bellevue. The proposed project, slated for 10620 Northeast 8th Street, marks an important step in the Washington Square expansion. The project entails a two-phase development strategy. Phase 1 is […]

The Terrapin Apartments in Bellevue

New Affordable Housing Complex in Bellevue Breaks Ground

Construction recently began on the housing development located at 228 106th Place NE in Bellevue. The Affordable housing project will be made up of 172 units. According to public records, developer, Johnson & Carr, purchased this property in 2021 for $6.1 million. The local Seattle developer focuses on providing affordable […]

City of Bellevue, 2 Line

Sound Transit Prepares for Eastside Light Rail Launch in Spring 2024

In anticipation of the launch of the Eastside light rail starter line this spring, Sound Transit has initiated regular practice runs between the South Bellevue and Redmond Technology stations. These runs occur every 10 to 15 minutes and mark the beginning of enhanced public transportation in the area. The upcoming […]

Lunchbox Laboratory Bellevue

Lunchbox Laboratory in Bellevue Closes Permanently

Bellevue’s Lunchbox Laboratory, situated within the Elements Apartments building at 989 112th Avenue Northeast, has officially closed its doors for good. According to retail management for the Elements building, the restaurant will not be reopening. Lunchbox Laboratory, renowned for its distinctive burgers and Snoqualmie ice cream shakes, initially made waves […]

Bellevue Arts Museum

Bellevue Arts Museum Reinforces Commitment to Inclusion through Launch of Training Program

Bellevue Arts Museum recently shared an important development that strengthens its commitment to fostering a culture of Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility (IDEA). The initiation of BAM’s IDEA program represents a pivotal stride towards instigating a substantive, fundamental, and enduring cultural transformation within the organization. Bellevue Arts Museum has partnered […]