Tag: City of Bellevue

CNN Money Ranks Bellevue as #4 Place to Live in America!

CNN Money has ranked Bellevue the 4th best city to live in their 100 Best Places to Live in America 2010 edition. The description includes ‘pluses’ and ‘minuses’ for each city. Bellevue’s ‘pluses’ include natural beauty, excellent schools, and diversity. The ‘minuses’ include pricey real estate and rain. The description of the […]

City of Bellevue Prepares for Electric Vehicles to Hit the Streets

The Bellevue City Council last week discussed the influx of electric cars expected to hit Bellevue this year and how the city can help to prepare for them and encourage electric car purchases. The council discussed how to support the infrastructure for electric cars with charging stations and battery exchange […]

City of Bellevue Makes Pitch for Google Broadband

Almost a month after we encouraged our readers on Twitter to nominate Bellevue for ‘ultra-high speed broadband’ from Google, the city of Bellevue is pursuing the offer by Google to make Internet service available to both homes and businesses up to 100 times faster than the current standard. Building the […]

‘Wayfinding Kiosks’ Help Pedestrians Navigate Downtown Bellevue

According to the City of Bellevue, council members in September approved the creation and installation of 5 additional “wayfinding kiosks” to help downtown pedestrians navigate to significant cultural, entertainment, shopping, transit, and civic attractions. The new kiosks which can be found throughout the Downtown corridor cost $73,695 and will be paid […]

Make It ‘Heli’ Stop

Noise, Pollution, Safety Concerns… Helicopters already wake my little boys… Intrusion on the community… Distraction to drivers… Quality of life…will be reduced Make it stop. I don’t know if I should be saying this about the ‘heli’ itself or to the group that’s out to make ‘heli stop.’ A group […]

Controversial Helistop Approved at Bellevue Place

The highly controversial City of Bellevue hearing for Kemper Development’s application for a helistop on top of the Bank of America Building at Bellevue Place has been approved. The City of Bellevue’s approval allows for 5 operations per week and prohibits any type of activity on Sundays or legal holidays. Some residents […]

Art & Park Walk in Downtown Bellevue This Saturday

This Saturday, May 30th, from 8am – 3pm there will be more than 20 pieces of public art featured in the Downtown Bellevue Art and Park Walk.  The immense “Compass” at City Hall and other funky sculptures, complementing new wayfinding kiosks, will be some of the featured pieces of art […]

Downtown Bellevue Helicopter Noise Test on Saturday

A noise test will be done on Saturday May 2nd to determine the effect of the noise of a helicopter landing at Bellevue’s Bank of America building. This test will be the 2nd noise test, to determine if Kemper Development Co. will be allowed to install a helistop atop the […]