Bellevue News

Picture Day | Tower 333

Happy Labor Day everyone! We thought today would be a great day to share some pictures in our possession from up on top of the construction site of Tower 333 in downtown Bellevue. We hope you all enjoy them.

New Marriott to serve Bellevue

Bellevue! Get ready for your second Marriott. A developer and hotel operator is in advanced discussions with Marriott International, Inc. to brand the hotel a full-service Marriott Hotel. HEI Hotels & Resorts, a rapidly growing hotel ownership and operating company, announced on August 28, 2007 that it is planning to […]

RAG Now Open in Bellevue Place

Three hair stylists working together at Obadiah Salon a year ago sat down and shared a dream to open a high-end fashion forward clothing store. A year later Apryl McCarthy, Serenity Wallen, and Gabe Walton have achieved their dream. They opened RAG, a much-needed men’s clothing and high-end fashion boutique […]

Vida Condos: Sustainable living comes to Bellevue

According to developers, what will be the most sustainable mixed use space in Bellevue is planning on opening in late 2009. Tonsing Properties LLC of San Francisco and ProNet Capital LLC of Denver bought the one acre site at 111th Avenue Northeast and Eighth Avenue Northeast for $10 million to […]

President Was In and Out

Bush’s visit to Bellevue on Monday brought demonstrators, road closures, and secret service snipers. Stuff the city isn’t typically used to on a Monday afternoon. A passionate, yet smaller than expected group of protesters petitioned the Bush administration outside of the Hyatt hotel. A day prior to Bush’s arrival, lead […]

President Bush in Bellevue Monday *Update*

President Bush is scheduled to be campaigning in support of Congressman Dave Reichaert on Monday at the Downtown Bellevue Hyatt Regency. The City of Bellevue is predicting massive traffic backups due to the presidential motorcade. Some streets and highways will be closed to the public. Much of the information for […]

New Look & Name

Yes, you are on the right site! We have changed our look up a little bit to reflect the upscale and sophisticated nature of Bellevue. In addition to the look we are sporting a new name. We are still a Downtown Bellevue News Blog, but we thought “Downtown Bellevue Network” […]

Bellevue is Missing Artists

According to John Su, the owner of 989 Elements apartment tower, what Bellevue is missing are artists. Su is engaging in a project called Open Satellite. It will allow artists to use a large open (what would’ve been retail space) space to create large-scale art in all mediums. The idea […]

Picking up a Wendy’s Double Stack?

If you are planning to visit the Wendy’s in Downtown Bellevue from this point on… Driver Beware: Bellevue Place construction, which is in beginning stages of building an additional 351 rooms to the Hyatt has taken over the Wendy’s original entrance on Bellevue Way and most of their parking lot. […]