Tag: City of Bellevue

Main Street Restaurants Expand Outdoor Seating Areas

We reported in mid-July that the City of Bellevue extended additional support to restaurants located on and near Main Street in Old Bellevue. This came after receiving input from Old Bellevue Merchants’ Association and local restaurants, retailers, and residents. The expanded patio program is designed to support local restaurants during […]

City of Bellevue Extends Support to Main Street Businesses

The city is extending additional support to restaurants located on and near Main Street in Old Bellevue, according to the City of Bellevue. They are also encouraging other interested businesses to apply now. Bellevue’s economic development and transportation staff are now facilitating temporary expansion of sidewalk cafes into select on-street […]

Bellevue Rent Decreases by 3.3% in June, Ranks as Most Expensive

Zumper recently published their Seattle Metro Report for June 2020. The report covers 20 cities within the area to highlight the most and least expensive cities regarding rent, as well as cities with the fastest growing rents. The median rent for a one bedroom in Washington was $1,286. Bellevue ranked […]

New Bellevue Fire Station Available for Virtual Tour

From now until July 6th, a seven-minute virtual tour will be available of Fire Station 10 in order for Bellevue residents to be a part of the design of the new station that is slated to have construction take place in 2020-2021. Fire Station 10 will be located at 112th […]

Bellevue City Council Pledges to Review Police Safety Practices

The City Council is looking at the police department’s public safety practices and evaluating how they can better serve the community, according to the City of Bellevue.  The new pledge was signed by Mayor Lynne Robinson. It includes four different actions; review police use of force policies, engage the community […]

Bellevue Declares State of Emergency, Enforces Curfew

Bellevue Mayor Lynne Robinson has declared a civil emergency in the city of Bellevue. This is a result of looters in the downtown area damaging property and stealing merchandise. The city has also requested additional law enforcement support from the country and the state. According to the City of Bellevue, […]

Protests in Bellevue Turn into Riots and Looting

Protesters planned to gather in Bellevue this afternoon at 3 p.m. to rally against the death of George Floyd. While the protest began as peaceful, it has turned into a riot. Up to this point, protesters have been at Bellevue Square, The Shops at The Bravern, Bellevue Connection (formerly Bellevue […]