Tag: Microsoft

Money Magazine Names Bellevue a ‘Best Place to Live’

For the fourth time, Money Magazine named Bellevue one of the best small cities in America. This year, Bellevue ranked No. 40 on the magazine’s top 100 list. “We’re gratified to be recognized for the fourth time as one of the best places to live in the country,” Mayor Conrad […]

Eastside Heritage Center Offers Events at Microsoft Store

The Eastside Heritage Center will present a variety of community events at the Microsoft Store in Bellevue Square in March and April. “Retro Bellevue” will help visitors re-discover Bellevue from the 1950s, ’60s, and ’70s with a visual program, from 7-8:30pm on Thursday, March 15. “Lake Washington: The Eastside” examines […]

Kemper Freeman & Microsoft Each Contribute $1 Million to Tateuchi Center

On Friday, Kemper Freeman and Microsoft each contributed $1 million to the Tateuchi Center, bringing the current funding to $62 million. The total fundraising needed for the project is $160 million. There has been much speculation about Kemper Freeman’s campaigns against Initiative 1125, which would prohibit converting highway lanes to […]

Bellevue Collection’s YouTube Channel

The Bellevue Collection has a YouTube channel, where they regularly post videos about nightlife, dining, events, and topics of interest. The Bellevue Collection is made up of all the shops, restaurants, and hotels located at Lincoln Square, Bellevue Square, and Bellevue Place. It houses over 250 retail brands and one of the […]

Report: Bellevue Square Apple Store to Relocate & Expand

Last week ifoAppleStore.com, a website that follows Apple’s retail news, reported that the Bellevue Square Apple store will move  locations and expand later this year. The Apple Store at Bellevue Square is currently located on the 1st floor within the Nordstrom wing. The report states that the Apple Store will relocate […]

Microsoft Renames Prominent Bellevue Street

Microsoft Corporation, well known for its charitable giving, upped the ante today. In a move to stake claim in its high-tech home town, Microsoft has given $1.5MM to the City of Bellevue in exchange for the naming rights of street that has currently been known as ‘Bellevue Way.’ On April […]

Photos from Microsoft Grand Opening Weekend + Giveaway!

Apolo Ohno attracted a large crowd, playing KINECT with customers, at the Microsoft Store, in Bellevue Square, Friday night. This was followed by the highly anticipated concert on Saturday featuring Miley Cyrus. Many patrons waited up to 12 hours to get free tickets for the event. These tickets were given […]