Bellevue News

Bravern Announces Restaurant: John Howie Steak

The Bravern announced today that the owner and head chef of Seastar Restaurant, John Howie, will open a new concept steakhouse at The Bravern. The restaurant will span 9,000 square feet and will be located on the ground level facing 112th NE. This will be the first Puget Sound Chef-owned […]

Police Officer Struck by Car Friday Night

A Bellevue police officer, while directing traffic Friday night at the scene of a car fire, was hit and thrown over the hood of a 2008 Audi. The 75 year old driver is cooperating with police, and the accident did not seem to be alcohol or drug related. NE 4th […]

Ask Lea: Valentine’s Day Dinner

Dear Lea, Do you recommend any restaurants in Downtown Bellevue to have dinner at on Valentine’s Day? -Hopeless and Hungry Dear Hopeless and Hungry, Here are some fun suggestions to enjoy on Thursday night on that special day: Andiamo: $48 Pre-set Valentine’s Special Menu 0/8 Seafood Grill and Twisted Cork […]

Bellevue Square Store Closures

The long time tenant of Bellevue Square, Timberland, is closing it’s doors February 25th for good. Signs are up, and they are having a clearance special of 40% off. Another victim of high rent or the poor economy? Williams-Sonoma and The Pottery Barn will temporary close their doors for a […]

Ask Lea: What to buy for Valentine’s Day

I’ve received a few questions from you about what to get your sweetie for Valentine’s Day. It’s not good enough to buy the musical bear from the drug store or $4.99 box of chocolates, especially if you live, work, or shop in the Downtown Bellevue area! I’ve compiled a list […]

Downtown to Expand

It was reported on Wednesday in the The Seattle Times that Auto Row on 116th was given approval by The Bellevue City Council on Monday to increase the height limits up to 75 feet in some cases. Due to the heavy growth in the Downtown Bellevue core, it is inevitable […]

Epicenter Fitness Center abruptly closes

Epicenter, the workout facility at Bellevue Place, effective February 1st, is no longer in business. According to Merle Gregg, president of Epicenter Fitness, “LA Fitness has agreed to honor all active current member, prepaid members, and prepaid personal training sessions.” This came as a complete shock to some members as […]

Microsoft & Yahoo Potential Merger to Effect Local Economy?

Many in the national media have speculated the likelihood of a potential buyout of Yahoo! by Microsoft. The open letter to Yahoo!, from Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer, states they are willing to purchase Yahoo! for $44.6 Billion. In a Google dominated Web world, Microsoft attempts to quickly gain market share and […]

Sign Up for Downtown Bellevue Network Email!

We have added a new way to keep updated with the latest Downtown Bellevue happenings! Our new email sign up, located in the top left corner, will allow you to keep up to date with Downtown Bellevue’s most current events. In the following weeks we will implement a weekly email […]