Robinswood teacher wins national science award

Robinswood High School science teacher Laura Baumgartner was selected as a recipient of the national Amgen Award for Science Teaching Excellence. She is one of only four winners in the state of Washington and 30 in the nation.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Benefit rummage sale set

First United Methodist Church of Bellevue will hold a rummage sale Mat 2-3 to benefit those in need worldwide and in this country. Doors will be open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. both days according to co-chairs Lael O’Neal and Shirley Hirsch.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Efeste Cellars grows from side project to full winery

Efeste Wine Cellars, pronounced F-S-T, first opened their doors to the public in December 2007. The name comes from the last names of the winery’s three founding partners: Daniel Ferrelli, Patrick Smith and Kevin Taylor.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Women get a night to chat it up at spring fling

Women were chatting-it-up at the Ultimate Spring Fling Chat Party held at The Bellevue Harbor Club. With wine tasting, a DJ spinning, fashion flowing and fabulous gift-giving, this gathering was definitely not your daughter’s slumber party.

Dine up or dine down at new Bellettini restaurants

Whether you’re looking to grab a lunch and go or relax and enjoy a four-course dinner, Toscano and Panini’s restaurants offer patrons both dining experiences.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Restaurants offer Bite and Flight

Not familiar with all the restaurants that The Bellevue Collection has to offer? Want to sample lots of fine wines and decadent dishes at one low price?

  • Jun 2, 2008

DeLille sets spring barrel tasting May 10

DeLille Cellars will open its doors for the first time at its spring barrel tasting event from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 10.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Pet of the Week Bono loves to play ball, take walks

Two-year-old Bono is a gorgeous black male shepherd mix who loves to play ball and take long walks. Bono is a gentle, friendly boy who knows the basic training commands. He needs a home with a secure yard and no cats.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Fashion show features styles from the past

The fashion show featured pieces from Adolfo, Chanel, Armani, Valentino and more, but the look was distinctly vintage.

KidsQuest Museum party lets adults be kids

KidsQuest Children’s Museum in Factoria Mall is a place for kids to let loose, learn, and have fun. Over the past weekend, the tables were turned and it was the parents turn to play.

Iris show coming to Crossroads

The KCIS Iris Show will come to the Crossroads Bellevue shopping center Saturday, May 17.

  • Jun 2, 2008

TV show looking for home remodel

HGTV is looking for a home renovation project to feature in an upcoming program on the cable channel.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Getting fit becomes lifestyle to bodybuilders

For 69-year-old Walt Radke, staying in shape is more than a hobby, it’s a lifestyle. The bodybuilder is sculpted proof that age is only a number.

Pet of the Week

Four-year-old Sugarbear is an active, playful, fun-loving boy. At the shelter since mid-March, he’s desperate to have more room to explore. He loves to run, chase toys, and jump up high for catching the laser-bug. Watch his video on

  • Jun 2, 2008

Two area nurseries on natural care list

Two Bellevue-area nurseries are part of the Seattle Public Utilities’ 2008 list of natural yard care nurseries that will provide customers with a selection of safe, natural lawn and garden products.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Culinary & Wine Showcase returns to The Bellevue Collection

Winemakers from around the state will pair up with leading restaurants, chefs and food experts at The Bellevue Collection for the second annual Culinary & Wine Showcase.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Washington Wine highway revisited

The Washington Wine Highway gets rolling Saturday and Sunday, May 24-25 at Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery Estates.

  • Jun 2, 2008


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  • Jun 2, 2008

Garden calendar


  • Jun 2, 2008