Bellevue News

Ask Lea: And Then There Were 3

Dear Lea, So after visiting the ArtsFair this past weekend, I came to realize that there were actually 3 separate arts fairs going on in Downtown Bellevue. Do you know who sponsors each of the 3 fairs and why it isn’t just one big Bellevue arts fair? It’s a confusing […]

Meaningful Art Displayed in The Lodge @ Bel-Square

When you walk into The Lodge at Bellevue Square, what most people recognize as the area in between Starbucks and PF Changs, what you’ll see mounted above the fireplace is new wood-carved art. Friday at The Lodge, Kemper Freeman Jr. discussed the meaning behind this special art piece that now […]

Grand Opening – The Spot Lounge

The Spot Off Main in Old Bellevue has extended their location with what they will call, “The Spot Lounge.” The Spot Lounge features a Brunswick 8-foot pool table, 106” projection screen, a small dance floor, couches, a fireplace, and a private bar. The Spot off Main took over where Amazon […]

Bellevue Needs Another Restaurant With a View

Downtown Bellevue plays home to a flurry of restaurants, but only one has a view from the sky. Daniel’s Broiler is the only restaurant in the area that’s elevated higher than the ground floor, giving it sweeping views of the Downtown area and looking out onto Lake Washington. A few […]

2008 Bellevue Arts Museum ArtsFair – This Weekend

This weekend will play host to the 2008 Bellevue Arts Museum ArtsFair on the grounds of Bellevue Square and expanding into surrounding properties. This year will include 320 artist booths, of which 107 are new! 40 of the 320 artists expected to turn out have participated in the Fair for […]

Washingon Mutual Office for Sale

The Washington Mutual office at 106th and NE 8th is for sale. The land, according to a recent Puget Sound Business Journal article has the land valued at $12 million. Washington Mutual would be willing to swap for another, smaller property. According to a spokesperson for Washington Mutual, the bank […]

Ask Lea: All About Art

Lea,You’ve talked a lot about food and dining in Downtown Bellevue, but there has got to be more to do than just eat. I heard that Bellevue has a pretty good arts fair every summer; can you tell me anything about it? – Enough with the Eating Dear Enough with […]

Senator Obama’s wife visits Bellevue Westin

Michelle Obama visited Downtown Bellevue today, as she was helping raise money for her husband Barack Obama’s presidential campaign. She gave a speech rallying for her husband to a group of 150 Barack supports at the Bellevue Westin. Michelle was in town for a fundraiser for Governer Christine Gregoire’s re-election […]

RAG Celebrates 1 Year Anniversary In Style!

RAG Mens Style will celebrate their 1 year of being in the fashion business on Friday, August 1st at Bellevue Place on the east lawn. If it is anything like last year’s party, it promises to be classy, yet on the wild side of fun! The event will run from […]

Paccar is buying land. Is it to move?

Downtown Bellevue-headquartered Paccar has recently acquired more land within the Downtown Bellevue core. In April, the strip mall which houses Chipotle and Jamba Juice was purchased by Paccar for $11.9 million, at 10503 N.E. 4th St. This brings Paccar’s total holdings to 7.44 acres of land in Downtown Bellevue, according […]