Bellevue News

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 […]

Ask Lea: Weekend Nightlife

Please help me in introducing Lea to the Downtown Bellevue Network team.  She will be our fourth writer!  Although she is new to you all, she has been helping our team for months.  She will write a column entitled “Ask Lea.” She’s a lifelong resident of Bellevue and lives Downtown.  With her great Bellevue […]

Avalon Meydenbauer Apartments, Ready for Move In

Downtown Bellevue’s most conveniently located apartment building, Avalon Meydenbauer, has long been under construction and is now ready for occupancy. Located kitty corner to Bellevue Square at 10410 NE 2nd St, the apartments are centrally located in Downtown Bellevue. In addition to the great location, amenities include a fitness center, […]

Events at The Spot Off Main

The Spot off Main, Main Street’s newest hang out since they opened in October, has been event-focused; heading into 2008, they will be no different. The owner’s belief is that being an integral part of the community is very important! Tomorrow, Tuesday, January 22nd at 8:00pm, The Spot Off Main […]

Crime Down In Bellevue in 2007

Crime you ask? Well yes, there actually happens to be some crime in Bellevue. The city of Bellevue has posted the FBI’s crime results for the first half of 2007. Impressively there were no homicide cases in the first half of 2007! The most notable stat is that Bellevue’s violent […]

Getting around in Bellevue Just Got Easier

Living/working in Bellevue and just can’t seem to figure out how to get around? There’s no need to wait any longer because Transmanage, the transportation arm of the Bellevue Downtown Association, recently launched Choose Your Way Bellevue – CYWB – ( The site provide resources to those who: Bike & […]

Two Office Buildings Sold in Downtown Bellevue

Investment sales in the commercial real estate market continue to be bullish in Downtown Bellevue as the Washington Mutual Plaza and the Key Bank building have both sold this month. Washington Mutual Plaza located at 118 106th Ave NE was built in 1995. The 96,691 square feet of office and […]

Inside Lucky Strike Lanes

Is it a bowling alley or a lounge? Well…after visiting, it is clearly both. The 23,000 square foot venue is separated into three distinct sections. The first thing you’ll see upon entry is the largest lounge in Downtown Bellevue. The lounge has a very retro feel, with dim lighting and […]

Building Boom Makes Little Noise says Seattle Times

The Seattle Times ran an article this weekend about the downtown “building boom.” Although having 15 projects underway in Downtown Bellevue, there have been very few complaints to the city due to noise. An interesting fact to note from the article is that the city in the past has only […]