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Mustachioed men at Bellevue’s Tavern Hall to shine light on men’s health issues

Dozens of Bellevue and Seattle men (and women) raised money for men’s…

 

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Small Business Saturday: #ShopSmall Has Big Impact in Bellevue

An increasingly popular tradition sandwiched between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Small…

  • Nov 23rd, 2016

 

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Bellevue business leaders optimistic for 2017, but cite top challenges

Things are looking up for Eastside businesses. That’s the general sentiment of…

 

John Howie hosts 14th Thanksgiving feats for underprivileged

This Thanksgiving will mark the 14th year that Chef John Howie will…

  • Nov 22nd, 2016
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Two Downtown mid-rise properties sell in one week

Two major properties in Downtown Bellevue sold this week, as both local…

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Len’s Automotive gives back to community

Local business owner Ken Mattson of Len’s Automotive honored local families with…

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Banner Bank promotes new senior vice president

Dan Oxford has been promoted to senior vice president and Chief Appraiser…

  • Nov 19th, 2016
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Pillar Northwest associate completes Weichert training

Pillar Northwest, located in Bellevue, is proud to announce that Associate Cristian…

  • Nov 20th, 2016
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Columbia Bank promotes new senior vice president

Columbia Bank recently announced the promotion of Jeff Wilcox to senior vice…

  • Nov 17th, 2016
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Kendra Scott opens in Bellevue Square

Kendra Scott, a fashion accessories brand, opened its first Puget Sound store…

  • Nov 17th, 2016

Republic Services receives civic honor

Four Washington companies, including a Bellevue one, were chosen as recipients of…

  • Nov 17th, 2016
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Serial thrillers: Race the clock in Bellevue’s new escape room

The clock is ticking as you and a group of friends work…

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Bellevue’s first sushi restaurant celebrates 30 years

After 30 years in business, it can be easy for a restaurant…

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Cashmere Sale returns to Bellevue

Following a successful inaugural season last fall, The Cashmere Sale will return…

  • Nov 6th, 2016

Gene Juarez opens concept spa at The Bravern

Gene Juarez Salons and Spas has signed a lease as the newest…

  • Nov 4th, 2016
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Ruby Tuesday seeks re-expansion to west coast, starting in Bellevue

National dining chain Ruby Tuesday is looking at Bellevue as it once…

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This salmon and tuna poke bowl with spicy miso sauce is standard fare at Bellevue's Poke MIX

Poke MIX slices into Bellevue’s food scene

It's been sweeping up and down the West Coast, and America's newest food craze has finally landed in Bellevue.

This salmon and tuna poke bowl with spicy miso sauce is standard fare at Bellevue's Poke MIX
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Former Miss Issaquah USA partners with businesses to fight breast cancer with marijuana

Pink is the well known color representing the fight against breast cancer.

Green-Theory Evan Anderson displays the "Cannagar" to be auctioned off at the fundraising event on Saturday
Green-Theory Evan Anderson displays the "Cannagar" to be auctioned off at the fundraising event on Saturday

Eastside companies come together to fight breast cancer with marijuana

Pink is the well known color representing the fight against breast cancer.

Green-Theory Evan Anderson displays the "Cannagar" to be auctioned off at the fundraising event on Saturday

Kirkland tech company BitTitan plans move to Bellevue

Kirkland's quickly-expanding BitTitan announced last week that it was moving operations to Bellevue by spring 2017.

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Bellevue housing market sees record-breaking September numbers

In September, the housing market saw more new listings and more pending home sales in King County compared to a year ago.

  • Oct 16th, 2016
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Photo courtesy of The Golf Club at Newcastle

Bellevue Goodwill to move to Redmond

Goodwill will be opening a new retail store in Redmond at 9 a.m. on Jan. 19, 2017 after closing its Bellevue store on Jan. 17, 2017. The current Bellevue location (14515 N.E. 20th St.) will remain open through Jan. 16.

  • Oct 14th, 2016
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Eastside women honored for business acumen, community commitment

Since 1997, the number of businesses owned by a woman has gone up by 43 percent in Washington state. The Seattle urban area alone has seen an increase of 20,000 businesses with women at the helm since 2004.

  • Oct 14th, 2016
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Bellevue Utilities to host business forum Oct. 27

Bellevue Utilities invites the business community to its first annual Business Customer Forum at City Hall on Thursday, Oct. 27, 7:30-9:30 a.m.

  • Oct 13th, 2016

WeWork confirms office space in Bellevue

Bellevue's Lincoln Square will soon be home to WeWork, a quickly expanding co-working space company that hosts small businesses, start-ups and entrepreneuers.

Whole Foods names new regional president; Alzheimer’s alert system launches

Whole Foods names new PNW regional president

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Recoop Spa in Bellevue listed as one of the best spas in the U.S.

Recoop, a modern day spa in Bellevue, is listed by digital style magazine The Zoe Report in their Aug. 31 article "The Best Spas Across Major US Cities."

  • Sep 26th, 2016
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Pacific Regent Bellevue appoints new executive director

Bob Wright was named executive director of Pacific Regent Bellevue in August.

  • Sep 24th, 2016
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Belly-busting burger can make you $3,330 richer on Sept. 18 in Bellevue

Wayback Burgers invites guests to go big or go home on Sept. 18, presenting a cheesy challenge to take down its monster Triple Triple Burger for the chance to win big bucks.

  • Sep 17th, 2016
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Eastgate pot shop approved

The third marijuana business in three weeks has been approved by the city of Bellevue, according to permitting documents.

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Bellevue gamemaker seeks to grab booty with pirate-themed card game

Use tactics, strike deals, backstab your friends and win by grabbing the most booty in 7 Seize, a pirate-themed card game developed by Bellevue resident Jeep Barnett.

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Marijuana grow operation approved in Richards Valley

An indoor marijuana producer has been approved in the Richards Valley area, pending some building upgrades.

Sharply's showroom in Ballard.

Bellevue businesswoman founds Sharply for busy professionals

Generally speaking, men don't like to shop for clothes.

Sharply's showroom in Ballard.

UberEATS brings food to the Eastside’s door

Eastside residents now merely have to tap a few buttons to get lunch to their door, courtesy of UberEATS.

Valve looks toward major Bellevue expansion

The Bellevue-based Valve Corporation has leased 225,000 square feet with the Kemper Development Company in the new office tower at Lincoln Square's expansion.

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Copper Kettle Coffee connects old world and new

Tony Frizelle is living the American Dream.

Tony Frizelle mans the register at Copper Kettle Coffee
Gabriel Lopez traces a customer’s measurements onto suiting wool at his shop

Small business owner sells custom suits to a casual Bellevue

Since Gabriel Lopez moved his bespoke tailoring and suit-making business into a small office space in Bellevue more than six months ago, the hangers of custom suits and shirts have outgrown their racks.

  • Aug 1st, 2016
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Two Bellevue auto shops earn AAA Top Shop awards

Two Bellevue auto shops recently earned top awards from AAA Washington for their exemplary work, shop cleanliness and customer service.

  • Jul 18th, 2016

Bellevue one of the best places for minority-owned businesses, study finds

The Puget Sound area has been named the best metropolitan area in the country for minority-owned businesses by a financial technology company.

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Bellevue-based Real Estate Game Works plays with property industry

It's no surprise looking around the Eastside that real estate is a hot industry.

Jed Etters shows a fraction of the many choices a realtor can make in "A day in the life" of a realtor game that Real Estate Game Works

Bellevue pizzeria wins two awards at 2016 Washington Beer Awards

Resonate Brewery and Pizzeria in Bellevue has been making beer in its own brewing system for five months.

Hampton Inn in Downtown Bellevue wins customer excellence award

Hampton Inn & Suites Bellevue Downtown-Seattle has received a 2016 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award.

  • Jun 24th, 2016
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Bellevue-based Wagly a pet project for founder Shane Kelly

It's a dog's life, so the saying goes.

The Wagly location in Lake Hills Shopping Center will have more than 16
Protestors outside the T-Mobile shareholders meeting decry what they claim as the company's unethical practices.

Labor group calls out T-Mobile for business practices

A labor watchdog group has denounced Bellevue-based telecommunications company T-Mobile for what it calls "unfair and deceptive practices."

Protestors outside the T-Mobile shareholders meeting decry what they claim as the company's unethical practices.

Bellevue-Seattle named top-10 nationally for tech careers

According to data aggregator ValuePenguin, the Seattle-Bellevue-Tacoma area is the seventh best in the country to have a career in the tech sector.

The "Atrium" conference room at Bellevue co-working startup extraSlice provides ample natural light at the Eastgate campus. An outdoor volleyball court and grilling area provide a comfortable environment for tenants.

Co-working space extraSlice creates safe haven for tech startups in Bellevue

A professional co-working space isn't a new concept for the Eastside. What Bellevue startup extraSlice is doing differently is building around the technology startup.

The "Atrium" conference room at Bellevue co-working startup extraSlice provides ample natural light at the Eastgate campus. An outdoor volleyball court and grilling area provide a comfortable environment for tenants.