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After months of speculation about what will fill the vacant J.C. Penney building at Bellevue Square, Uniqlo on Monday announced 13,000 square feet of it will be a new retail outlet for the Japanese casual apparel company.
Commonly mistaken for little more than strip tease, burlesque has deep roots in vaudevillian parody. Performers Queenie O’Hart and Tootsie Spangles dish on the true trials and tropes of the art form.
The six city council candidates on this fall's ballot met again Tuesday night at a forum in Newport Hills, this time focusing primarily on neighborhood issues, like the revival of the local shopping center and traffic congestion.
School board candidates—at least half of them—spoke at a candidate forum in Newport Hills on Tuesday night.
Bellevue Galleria, a 204,000-square-foot shopping and office complex, just west of the downtown transit center, sold on Friday for $87.6 million, or $429 per square foot
Bellevue’s budget, neighborhoods and transportation were on the minds of candidates for City Council as the Bellevue Downtown Association hosted a candidate forum Tuesday night at the Bellevue Westin. The event was held in partnership with Sound Publishing.
19-story office tower planned for site acquired for $24.1 million
Earlier this month garbage collection company, CleanScapes lost a proposed contract to Republic Services, Bellevue's current garbage hauler. Now the company, which was the lower of the two bidders, is asking the city to reconsider.
Appointments mark changing social fabric of Bellevue
It’s hard to imagine many students getting excited about math, but CEO Jessie Woolley-Wilson of DreamBox Learning, a Bellevue-based digital education company, swears it’s not only possible, but in some school districts, teachers actually reward their students with the subject.
The Bellevue City Council has approved a new Citizen Advisory Committee (CAC) after acknowledging earlier this month that the original slate of nine members could be more thoroughly vetted for conflicts of interest. All but one were reaffirmed in the Monday night vote.
On Monday, City Council passed a new emergency interim ordinance to address a housing model that has taken off in Bellevue.
Bellevue forum first stop of nine set by state Senate and local legislators
On Monday, Council discussed an emergency interim ordinance to address multi-room rentals in single-family homes.
On Monday, Sept. 16, Wright Runstad & Co. of Seattle and Shorenstein Properties of San Francisco will break ground on its long-anticipated $2.3 billion Spring District project.
Local teens launch program to supplement STEM training in classroom
Sloppy process, possible conflicts of interest cited
Below he talks about his future plans and the “shake up” that is this election cycle.
The Newcastle Historical Society, which next week will celebrate its annual Newcastle Days, was recently awarded a grant to preserve the small cemetery plot, buried with the coal miners and pioneer families that years ago called the Eastside home.
Making nice with the neighbors | Lake Bellevue community forms alliance with developer to monitor environment as Bel-Red grows
The Lake Bellevue Water Quality Association and the Lake Bellevue Village Homeowners Association will work with Wright Runstad and Shorenstein Properties to monitor the environment of the lake and surrounding area as major developments begin construction nearby.
A late night fireworks display off Meydenbauer Bay on Saturday night, caught neighbors attention and drew several complaints.
A new project proposed for the Bel-Red neighborhood would capitalize on its future location as a light rail corridor to contain office space, neighborhood retail space, residential units, underground parking, parks and open space.
When Gail Round was laid off from her job in 2009, she went back to school. She began taking classes at then Bellevue College in the evenings, both to retool herself and in the hope of keeping busy.
Below meet some of the faces behind the city’s changing social fabric.
National Night Out (NNO) is an annual event to organize neighborhoods to fight crime, raise awareness and foster relationships between the community and police department.
Lynne Robinson secures a comfortable lead against incumbent Don Davidson and competitor Vandana Slatter
A new social media site launched in part by founder and CEO Michael Rowell of Efinancial in Bellevue, will offer a platform to honor the deceased. LifeStory.com, though still in a pilot stage of design, features profiles of family members, loved ones and celebrities who have passed away.
The FBI recently announced the rescue of 105 children forced into prostitution and the arrest of 150 pimps in a decades long investigation that involved 76 American cities and girls as young as 13.The story hits closer to home than we may realize.
The Haggen Northwest Fresh grocery store in Crossroads will close within the next six to eight weeks. A store manager confirmed plans to liquidate the Bellevue branch of the Northwest chain.
Spiritwood residents fear growth will turn homes into boarding houses
Eastside politicians and business leaders met at Microsoft headquarters in downtown Bellevue on Tuesday to share takeaways from this year's marathon three-session Legislature. The event, hosted by the Eastside Chambers Legislative Coalition, addressed a disappointing transportation package, budget and bolstered funds for state education to comply with the McCleary ruling.
On Tuesday, Jul. 16 Eastside politicians and business leaders met at Microsoft in downtown Bellevue to share takeaways from this year's marathon three session legislature.
“We’re an empowerment camp, not a homeless camp,” says Tari Wiggins, Executive Director of Camp Unity Eastside, a nonprofit started in November of last year after breaking with Tent City 4.
Money spearheads projects downtown; light rail eyed
Pacific Northwest Ballet’s (PNB) Francia Russell Center in the Bel-Red area faces potential relocation due to Sound Transit’s East Link alignment along 136th Place Northeast and Northeast 16th Street.
Victoria's Secret Angel Candice Swanepoel visited the Bellevue Square store Wednesday to visit with fans and promote the popular chains new swimsuit line.
An apple a day keeps the doctor away, the saying goes, and proves an innovative business model Lexi Schmidt and Danielle LaRiviere have found.
An inquest has been ordered into the shooting death of Columbia City resident, Russell Smith, by Bellevue SWAT. Smith was fatally shot in his vehicle near 43rd Avenue South and South Hudson Street when Bellevue Police attempted to serve a warrant for a series of robberies he was suspected of in both cities.
East Link continues the property acquisition process with its second batch of residences along 112th Avenue, to include 18 lots.
Kids, fingers sticky with strawberry juice and parents as giddy as the younger crowd about a few sunny hours, turned out this weekend for Bellevue’s prelude to summer, the annual Strawberry Festival.
A University of Washington neurobiology student and long-time Bellevue resident, Omar Abdelbadie, 22, was charged with child rape, just days before his anticipated graduation.
Bellevue police have arrested a 46-year-old Edmonds man in connection with the murder of 35-year-old Nataliya Vabishchevich, who was stabbed 72 times in her Bellevue home
Darron Losse turns over a green iPad case, pointing out the faint imprint of old ads. In another life it was a print blanket, rolling out sheets of publication for the Seattle Times.
When Crossroads Community P-Patch opened in 2009 in a space the shopping center couldn't develop, it quickly became a draw for the neighborhood. Residents planted the space with tomatoes, green beans and lettuce.
Tucked in the southeast section of Bridle Trails State Park, the Pike’s Peak reservoir, a 24-foot tower, is barely visible from most walking paths. But a growing demand for water storage in the city of Bellevue threatens to disrupt some of that tree-line.
Scott Rodgers' unit is one of 41 in Carriage Hills and Carriage Place condos that faces full acquisition by Sound Transit, now that an East Link alignment has been approved.
Bellevue’s Midlakes post office will move to Factoria in the coming months. The move to 12402 SE 38th Street, at Factoria North Plaza, is expected to be complete by June 15.
It’s lunch rush at the Liebchen Delicatessen, a German deli in the Overlake neighborhood. Liebchen only recently reopened after a move from the Lake Hills Shopping Center, but a procession of customers, files in, picking through the shelves and ordering without once needing to glance at the menu.
With the onslaught of new social media platforms – Twitter, Instagram and Facebook – it’s really no surprise my generation has been targeted for its narcissistic ways. But how much truth is there behind this statement?
Steve Williams stands near the head of the Cougar Mountain trailhead. To the untrained eye, many of the artifacts he points out, look like part of the landscape: A chunk of concrete foundation overgrown with moss, the inky black of discarded coal and the crumbled entrance to a mine.