Bellevue News

Epicenter Fitness Center abruptly closes

Epicenter, the workout facility at Bellevue Place, effective February 1st, is no longer in business. According to Merle Gregg, president of Epicenter Fitness, “LA Fitness has agreed to honor all active current member, prepaid members, and prepaid personal training sessions.” This came as a complete shock to some members as […]

Microsoft & Yahoo Potential Merger to Effect Local Economy?

Many in the national media have speculated the likelihood of a potential buyout of Yahoo! by Microsoft. The open letter to Yahoo!, from Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer, states they are willing to purchase Yahoo! for $44.6 Billion. In a Google dominated Web world, Microsoft attempts to quickly gain market share and […]

Sign Up for Downtown Bellevue Network Email!

We have added a new way to keep updated with the latest Downtown Bellevue happenings! Our new email sign up, located in the top left corner, will allow you to keep up to date with Downtown Bellevue’s most current events. In the following weeks we will implement a weekly email […]

Bellevue Bonds rated AAA by Wall Street!

For those who love to brag about our beautiful city, we now have one more thing to tout – we have great credit! Both Standard and Poor’s and Moody’s have given the City of Bellevue the highest of marks on the city’s general obligation bonds, AAA and Aa1, respectively. The […]

Outlook for Downtown Bellevue Remains Strong

By now I am sure all of you are aware of the nationwide credit crisis, the failing housing market, and some of you have maybe even suffered from the volatile stock market. These are just a few factors that are contributing to the nation’s recession fears. These economic drivers seem […]

Eddie Bauer Cuts 76 Bellevue Jobs

In a move to re-align the organization to its new strategic direction, Eddie Bauer Holdings announced a reorganization of their corporate staff across three locations, eliminating a total of 123 employees in Bellevue, Chicago, and Columbus.  76 of which were out of Bellevue. Neil Fiske, President and CEO, commented, “We […]

Downtown Bellevue’s circulator bus possibily delayed

Downtown Bellevue, as we’ve previously reported, is in the works of getting a bus to circulate and transport passengers within the Downtown core. With the increased amount of residents anticipated to move in, and with the many condominium and apartment projects in the works, it’ll make for a transportation headache. […]

Asian Spoons – New Asian Fusion Restaurant Opens

Asian Spoons, an Asian fusion restaurant, opened its doors to customers last Monday in Downtown Bellevue. Located at 850 110th Ave NE and connected to the Marriott hotel, Asian Spoons is a small, intimate restaurant with nice but simple Asian-themed decor. With most of the menu items not exceeding $12, […]

Snow Doesn’t Faze Downtown Bellevue

Although receiving a decent amount of snow in Bellevue last night, Downtown Bellevue was practically unaffected. Everything today is running as normal. See traffic cams in Downtown Bellevue to check current weather conditions.Pictures taken in Downtown Bellevue this morning

Bellevue Among "100 Best Communities for Young People"

Bellevue ranked among the top 100 Best Communities for Youth, decided upon by America’s Promise Alliance. This group’s mission is to ensure that children receive fundamental resources. The communities, which are the best places for young people to live and grow, are awarded. All types of communities are taken into […]