A wagging tail beats good looks every time | Pat Cashman

Among the sights I have yet to see is that of a protester marching in front of the corporate headquarters of Raid, carrying a placard that says, “End the killing of spiders, fleas, houseflies, chiggers, mealworms and cockroaches!” As far as I know, there is no PETA-like group that speaks out in defense of stinkbugs, snout beetles and termites. It’s not only insects that receive a lack of support. Everybody loves a baby bunny; fewer love baby nematodes. Ugly creatures don’t have a lobby. So it’s no surprise that plenty of folks in Texas – especially ranchers – have little regard for buzzards.

Out & About in Bellevue | June 18

A listing of arts and entertainment events happening in and around Bellevue.

  • Jun 17, 2008

Swing time

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  • Jun 16, 2008


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  • Jun 10, 2008

Bellevue Garden Calendar

Calendar of gardening events in the Bellevue area.

  • Jun 10, 2008

Out & About in Bellevue | June 4

Arts and entertainment happenings in and around Bellevue.

  • Jun 10, 2008

5th Avenue Theatre nominates Bellevue students for awards

Bellevue Christian High School’s musical, “Bye Bye Birdie,” and two performers have been nominated in the 5th Avenue Theatre’s sixth annual high school musical theatre awards.

  • Jun 10, 2008

Bellevue’s Attic Theatre to present Seattle author’s work

The Attic Theatre will present Robert Fulghum’s, "All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten." The musical adaptation spotlights the important values of life, as revealed through vignettes and songs. Over 15 million copies of Fulghum’s books are currently in print. The bestselling author, philosopher, teacher, artist, and musician resides part-time in Seattle.

  • Jun 10, 2008

Bellevue Palomino will make you feel part of the scene | Restaurant Review

Drop in to the upbeat downtown Bellevue Palomino and you’ll feel like a part of the bustling scene. The swank new restaurant, which opened last Thursday and is located next to Lincoln Square, features hanging lights in fireball orange, sleek red curtains and wait staff decked in black.

  • Jun 10, 2008

Westin Bellevue hosts girls’ night out

Author and chef Kathy Casey shared her passion for food, cocktails, entertaining at this year’s Women Wine & Shopping event. The girls' night out was held at The Westin Bellevue as part of the Culinary & Wine Showcase, a weeklong event presented by the Bellevue Collection.

Designer ‘Mutt Match’ set

The second annual ‘Designer Mutt Match’ dog adoption event will give people a chance to meet Shepadors, Labweilers, Sperriers and other dogs and puppies from across the state in one location.

  • Jun 4, 2008

Maggiano’s hires ‘Chef to the Stars’

Maggiano’s Little Italy has hired Chris Horning to be the new Sous Chef. Horning is responsible for ensuring the efficiency of Maggiano’s 80-person kitchen, and smooth flow and overall presentation of Maggiano’s cuisine.

  • Jun 4, 2008

Bellevue sculpture exhibit to showcase environmentalism, sustainability

The city of Bellevue will launch its presentation of the biennial Bellevue Sculpture Exhibition on Saturday, June 14. The Bellevue Sculpture Exhibition: Sculpted Green explores the idea of sustainability and natural environment through a display of more than 35 sculptures.

  • Jun 3, 2008

Chefs, winemakers pair up at annual showcase

Leading restaurants, chefs and food experts paired with winemakers from around the state at The Bellevue Collection last week for the second annual Culinary & Wine Showcase.

  • Jun 3, 2008

Pet of the Week

Zelda is a beautiful and quiet three-year-old lady who’s often hiding in her bed. But once you pet her, she becomes alive and rubs all over you.

  • Jun 3, 2008

Adopt-a-thon coming to county animal shelter

Animal shelters and rescue groups will bring hundreds of dogs and cats from all over the state to King County’s Kent Animal Shelter on Saturday, June 21 for the region’s third annual Super Pet Adopt-a-thon.

  • Jun 3, 2008

Hold your family together in times of trouble

Every family experiences painful losses. Beloved pets and family members die. So do hopes and marriages. Tragedies and accidents happen, unfortunately.

Getting into the swim of things not easy

Ever met one of those people who seemingly can do everything? I know a guy like that.

Concerts at Marymoor

Marymoor Amphitheatre, 6046 W. Lake Sammamish Parkway N.E., Redmond. 206-628-0888, or

  • Jun 3, 2008