August 2018 Around Town

City Hall Recognized as Leader in Healthy Buildings Bellevue’s City Hall is now the first public building in Western Washington to be certified under the new Fitwel standard. Fitwel was developed in recent years by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and U.S. General Services Administration and is operated by the Center for Active … Continued

July 2018 Around Town

Meet Andrew Oldham, Chef de Cuisine at Eritage “Find something you’re passionate about and keep tremendously interested in it.” -Julia Child When asked about his approach to life and cooking, the word that comes up most often is “learning.” As chef de cuisine at Eritage, Andrew Oldham is looking forward to embracing a new challenge … Continued

June 2018 Around Town

Great Wine Inc. Named American Small Business Champion by Score Local business Great Wine Inc. has been named a winner of the 2018 American Small Business Championship by Score, the nation’s largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors. The Championship awarded this title to entrepreneurs for their dedication to the success of their businesses, awarding … Continued

May 2018 Around Town

New Way for Public to Register for Recreation Programs People looking to find and sign up for Bellevue recreation programs will have an easier time doing it as the city rolled out a new, mobile-friendly registration system Thursday, March 1.  In addition to working on desktop computers, tablets and mobile devices, the new system, BlueRec, … Continued

April 2018 Around Town has ranked Bellevue as No. 10 on its fifth annual list of Top 100 Places to Live. 

March 2018 Around Town

Since the 1920s, printmaker and illustrator José Guadalupe Posada (1852–1913) has been lauded as the “father of modern Mexican art.” An exhibition of his work, "POSADA, José Guadalupe Posada and the Mexican Penny Press: Prints from the David J. Sellers Collection" will be on view April 13-August 19 at Bellevue Arts Museum.

February 2018 Around Town

Life Time, the nation’s only Healthy Way of Life brand, is bringing its nationally recognized, all-encompassing healthy living, healthy aging, healthy entertainment experience to the Pacific Northwest. The region’s first Life Time Athletic destination is scheduled to open in late March at The Shops at The Bravern. A Preview Center is now open daily at The Bravern, 700 110th Avenue, Suite 270, for…

January 2018 Around Town

The city of Bellevue was recognized by the Center for Digital Government for its work as a digital city. Bellevue received fourth place honors in the 125,000-249,999 population category.

December 2017 Around Town

Garden d’Lights features over half a million sparkling lights formed into the whimsical shapes of plants, flowers, birds, animals and cascading waterfalls set amid the natural beauty of the Bellevue Botanical Garden. The lights will be on display from 4:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., December 1-31, including holidays at the Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main St.

November 2017 Around Town

Starting this November, Olympus Spa offers many ways to save yourself from the holiday jitters and to unwind. Day passes are on sale from November 17 through December 4. You also can experience Candle Night every Friday and Saturday evening starting November 10, a perfect way to melt your stress away in the spa's hydrotherapy whirlpools. Still more to love…