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Bellevue Boy Scouts’ Christmas tree lot open through Dec. 20

The holiday season officially arrived, as the boys in Boy Scout Troop 626 set to work the weekend before Thanksgiving setting up for their annual… Continue reading

  • Nov 27, 2017

Garden delights with over half million dazzling lights in Bellevue

The well-lit habitat attracts all kinds of creatures.

The Most Merry Parades and Parties Around Puget Sound

Lights, boats, and Santas run amok!

Lvl Up Sprites replace pixels with beads. Courtesy of GeekCraft Expo

The Holiday Shopping Guide to Unique Gifts and Memorable Moments

Bazzars, pop-ups, and retail events from Seattle to Bellevue and beyond.

Lvl Up Sprites replace pixels with beads. Courtesy of GeekCraft Expo
The third annual Historic Shell Holiday Shop opens on Nov. 24 at the Historic Shell Station in Issaquah. Courtesy photo

The Gas Station That Turned Into a Holiday Shopping Destination

A holiday pop-up shop filled with heart and handmade gifts.

The third annual Historic Shell Holiday Shop opens on Nov. 24 at the Historic Shell Station in Issaquah. Courtesy photo
The Figgy Pudding Caroling Competition takes over downtown Seattle on Dec. 1.
The Figgy Pudding Caroling Competition takes over downtown Seattle on Dec. 1.

The Season’s Best Performances, Plays, and Nutcrackers

Holiday stories from stages in Bellevue, Seattle, and throughout King County.

Bellevue-based Friends of Granger nonprofit celebrates 14th year of giving

Year after year, Joan Wallace emails “100 of her closest friends” around Thanksgiving time to ask them to give to children 163 miles east of… Continue reading

Thanksgiving insights from W Bellevue’s chef

Thanksgiving is upon us. Check out this Q&A with W Bellevue’s Chef Thomas Horner for some tips and insights on this foodie centric holiday. Q&A… Continue reading

  • Nov 20, 2017

Northwest Wine: Northwest rosés ideal for holidays

One of our favorite food-pairing wines is rosé because of the flavors that burst with notes of strawberry, cherry, cranberry and spice, backed by bright… Continue reading

Sammamish Good Health to host weekly comedy shows to say ‘thank you and goodbye’

Huge lineup: Andrew Rivers, Kermet Apio, Geoff Lott confirmed

Bellevue Magic Season returns for 21st year

Expanded Magic Season Ice Arena moves back to Bellevue Downtown Park

  • Nov 16, 2017

Eastside Thrive program seeks to thaw ‘Seattle Freeze’

The Seattle Freeze is legendary with locals. Now, the Seattle Thaw is underway thanks to a group of senior citizens. By engaging in acts of… Continue reading

  • Nov 7, 2017

Apply now for free master naturalist training program in Bellevue

Applications are being accepted for a free master naturalist training program, designed to develop a group of dedicated community volunteers fluent in environmental stewardship and… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2017

First Candy Palooza in Bellevue to be held this Halloween

The Salvation Army will be hosting the first annual Candy Palooza this Halloween. Candy Palooza will be a free, safe and dry environment for trick-or-treaters.… Continue reading

  • Oct 31, 2017

W Bellevue hosts Haerfest pop-up fashion event

In partnership with The Council of Fashion Designers of America and W Hotels, W Bellevue hosted a VIP preview party of the Haerfest pop-up shop… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2017

Teatro ZinZanni serves up high-flying ‘Love, Chaos and Dinner’ at Marymoor

Teatro ZinZanni takes the dinner-and-a-movie concept and literally turns it upside down, lifting the experience way into the stratosphere. There’s a four-course meal on tap,… Continue reading

High-energy dance and the fight to make a difference in Disney’s ‘Newsies’ at Village

Open the gates and seize the day — the Newsies are dancing into Issaquah’s Village Theatre this November. In other words, get ready for boys… Continue reading

Forget leftovers, Gobble Up these artisanal goodies Nov. 25

It’s Thanksgiving weekend. Black Friday has come and gone. But instead of picking at cold turkey leftovers and hiding from shoppers, the makers of Urban… Continue reading