Bellevue News

Ask Lea: Get Me In Shape For Summer

Dear Lea,To say the least, I need to get in shape. What gyms in Bellevue offer fitness programs that can help me get bikini-ready? I’d use a personal trainer, but they are just so darn expensive! – Muffin Top Dear Muffin Top, The great thing about Downtown Bellevue is that […]

The Bellevue Collection Launches New Website

Recently, the Bellevue Collection has re-launched its Website, and it is now one condensed site for Bellevue Square, Lincoln Square, and Bellevue Place. The site has a clean feel and reflects the current brand, as well as the remodels that are taking place at the Bellevue Collection. The “Collection Map” […]

Sex And The City Premiere Raises $25,840 for Hopelink!

Over 240 people (mostly women) poured into Lincoln Square for the 9:30am showing of the movie premiere of “Sex and the City,” this last Friday morning. It was a huge success raising $25,840 benefiting Hopelink, a social services agency helping low-income families and children in need.

Grand Openings Galore at Bellevue Square

This week the Lacoste store unveiled it’s exterior, implying that it is getting ever so close to opening, which was originally promised for May. Next door, to the left of the Lacoste store where Gap Kids previously was located, is now showing signs that Burberry will occupy the space. The […]

Palomino Opens in Downtown Bellevue!

Palomino celebrates it’s grand opening in Downtown Bellevue today! The restaurant, which opened its first location in Seattle in 1989, now spans over 9 locations, with the latest hitting Downtown Bellevue. Restaurants Unlimited Inc. acquired Manzana, and within the last couple of weeks transitioned the Lincoln Square space into a […]

The New York Times Recognizes Bellevue As A Strong Real Estate Market

A New York Times article, titled “Housing Prices Fall 14.1% in Sign of Continuing Slump,” had a small blurb recognizing Bellevue as an area with “robust” sales. Here is the excerpt: As in other regions, the slowdown is hitting outlying areas first and hardest. Sales and prices are still robust […]

Bellevue High Schools Ranked Highly by Newsweek, Again

Any well-respected community has great public schools. In the past years, the Bellevue School District has ranked very highly on the national stage of Newsweek’s ranking for high schools. This year’s report is out, and the results are good. Of the top 1,300 (or 5%) high schools, this is how […]

“Sex and the City” Movie Premiere to Benefit Hopelink

Over 300 people will have the opportunity to support the local social services organization, Hopeline, by attending a special premiere screening of “Sex and the City” on Friday May 30th at 9:30am at Bellevue’s Lincoln Square Cinemas. A local Bellevue mother Heija Nunn decided to put this event together after […]

Ask Lea: Sunny Day Seating

Dear Lea, Last weekend’s weather was so nice that I was just dying to find a place to eat outside so that I could enjoy it! My friends and I ended up heading down to Kirkland, but what places in Bellevue have outside seating? – Waiting for Warmer Weather Dear […]

Growth Stunted: European Tower Project Delayed

After recently receiving the proper permitting from the City of Bellevue this month, the European Tower project has been put on hold. This ultra luxury, 16-story project, which contains one residence per floor, has been delayed until further notice. According to the COO of GIS International Group (developer), Eugene Gershman, […]