Bellevue News

Bellevue Downtown Park needs to add Summer Movie Nights

Woodinville, Freemont, South Lake Union, and Carillon Point all host outdoor movie nights in local parks throughout the summer. Bellevue Downtown Park seems like a perfect candidate for a summer series of movie nights. After viewing the type of turn out that the 4th of July had this year at […]

Main Street in Old Bellevue Closed this Week *Update*

Puget Sound Energy workers will close sections of Main Street throughout a 10-day period to install new natural-gas pipeline. The work will begin Monday August 20th and be complete by Thursday August 30th. The roads will be closed 7 days a week from 7am – 7pm, but will be open […]

Yahoo Coming to Downtown Bellevue?

According to Brier Dudley a reporter for the Seattle Times he says he has been “tipped off” that Yahoo is looking to open a office in Downtown Bellevue. The office space they are supposedly looking to occupy would be around 120,000 square feet. In comparison, Expedia will be leasing 348,000 […]

5 Reasons Bellevue is better than Seattle

Thanks for the great introduction Michael! It’s true we are growing and my name is Vikrant (rhymes with croissant). Feel free to call me Vik. I’m hoping that my weekly column (still to be given a formal title) is enjoyable. It wasn’t difficult to come up with an idea for […]

We’re Growing!

This site started a couple months ago with the idea that their was a lack of community knowledge in what was going on in the Downtown Bellevue area. I wanted to open up a forum where I could express my knowledge of the area, and learn more about other areas […]

Washington Square Drive By

A trip to Washington Square brought to my attention a “Washington Square Car”. The car is a Cadillac DTS, with decals on the sides and back of the car with Washington Square logos. The second I saw this, I immediately chuckled. Folks, this is Downtown Bellevue not New York City. […]

Harry Potter Fans Pour into Lincoln Square Cinemas

Lincoln Square Cinemas is the 9th highest grossing movie theater out of 5,500 theaters nationwide for the most current Harry Potter movie. Just in case you were wondering I did the math for you…Lincoln Square Cinemas ranks in the top one percentile of the theaters in the nation for the […]

Two Lincoln Tower Being Planned?

Final plans have been unknown for what exactly the fate is for the current Safeway location on Bellevue Way. The Safeway will be moving across the street to join the retail space underneath the Avalon-Meydenbauer apartment complex when complete. Monday afternoon it become clear that Kemper Development Company (the property […]

Bellevue “Great Streets” Project Workshops

Do you care about the look and feel of the streets in Bellevue? The City of Bellevue is holding an open forum inviting the community to help advise and assist in the “Great Streets” project. The meetings at Bellevue City Hall will allow the members of the community to review […]