Bellevue News

Ask Lea: Cinco De Mayo is Monday, May 5th!

Dear Lea,Does Downtown Bellevue have any family Mexican restaurants that would be decent to go to on Cinco De Mayo?– Muchas Gracias, Bob Dear Bob, I do think Bellevue is in need of some better sit-down Mexican restaurants. There is Chipotle, Baha Fresh, and Taco Time, but I don’t really […]

Winners Announced for 2008 Downtown Bellevue "Haute Picks"

Congratulations to the 2008 Haute Picks winners, as voted on by the general public! Best Boutique: Rag Men’s StyleBest Cocktail: Joeys “Super Nova”Best Coffee Spot: Starbucks Coffee CompanyBest Casual Business Meeting Spot: 520 Bar & GrillBest Haircut: Salon BellezzaBest Happy Hour: Daniel’s BroilerBest Lunch Under $10: Chipotle Mexican GrillBest Massage: […]

Purple Café Coming to Bellevue Towers, and More!

In a press release today, Bellevue Towers announced that there will be three restaurants occupying their retail space. The most exciting of those announcements comes with the news that locally owned, Purple Café and Wine Bar, will open their 4th location in the area at the base of Bellevue Towers […]

Ritz Carlton Hotel + Bellevue

There has been strong speculation that Kemper Development Co.’s Lincoln Square II will play host to the first Ritz Carlton Hotel in the Pacific Northwest. While nothing has been confirmed by either party, this is not the first time we have heard rumblings of the Ritz Carlton coming to Bellevue. […]

Essex on the Park – Spacious Living

Many are familiar with the larger projects, or as I like to call the “Big Guns” in Downtown Bellevue, such as, Bellevue Towers, Washington Square, and The Bravern. What people aren’t as familiar with are the other smaller, more boutique mid-rise condo projects currently in the works. At a recent […]

9 Starbucks in Downtown Bellevue!

Looking for a coffee shop in Downtown Bellevue? Hopefully you aren’t having a hard time because there are plenty. We were amazed to see that in the Downtown core alone, there are 9 Starbucks locations! This week we have added a resource (one of many coming) with the numerous coffee […]

New Team Member Announced!

We’re announcing today our newest Downtown Bellevue Network team member, Trisha! She brings her expertise to us within the world of fashion and style, with a Bellevue Twist. Trisha, a Bellevue native, is not new to the blogging world. She currently writes an Eastside blog for the Seattle PI. We […]

Bellevue Style Beat; What to Be Seen In, Who to Wear

With the Summer months upon us, have you been wondering what to wear in Bellevue, and where to find that special something outfit? Have you been wondering what looks are “in” and would make you feel like a million bucks? Well, here are few tips on choosing the right pieces […]

Can the Bellevue Galleria do Anything Right?

Upon entering the Bellevue Galleria, the experience begins poorly. Driving around, for sometimes 10+ minutes, parking can be a challenge. It would be bad enough if there wasn’t enough parking…but there are many spots. It’s just that the spots are so small, many cars end up taking two spots. Instead […]