When Art Comes Calling

 Don and Ryan Clark Co-owners, Invisible Creature  For brothers Don and Ryan Clark, art was an inevitable path for them before they were even born. Their grandfather spent most of his life as an illustrator, most notable for NASA, and their father is a master woodworker. As long as Don could remember, he wanted to be an artist. Today, he…

All You Need is Love—and Art

February is our month of art—making, collecting, admiring and learning. As you read about the local artists in our community and their stories of passion and self-expression, we hope that you too are inspired to pursue your creative side.  And just in case you need a little extra inspiration, I’ve included a list of favorite … Continued

February 2020 Around Town

46th Annual BDA Celebration Come celebrate Downtown Bellevue’s tremendous year! Enjoy an evening of dinner, drinks and conversation about major accomplishments and changes coming to our city. Our keynote speaker is Dave Clark, SVP of Worldwide Operations at Amazon. The celebration takes place on February 6, 2020 at Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue. Cocktail hour is … Continued

“Best of Bellevue 2019” Awards, Hosted By Bellevue Lifestyle Magazine

Bellevue Lifestyle Magazine hosted our first annual "Best of Bellevue" event to honor the 2019 winners, who won their title from community and reader votes. The sold-out event was hosted at Central Bar + Restaurant. Full photo album of party and attendees can be found on Bellevue Lifestyle's Facebook page.  Photography by Life N Light

TEDxSeattle Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary

TEDxSeattle celebrated its 10th year of gathering the PNW’s most thought-provoking artists, activists, researchers and innovators to share big ideas with the Seattle community. The day-long event was packed with inspiring speakers and performers who presented talks from the fields of medical research, art, technology, philanthropy and more. For information on TEDxSeattle 2020, visit TEDxSeattle.com.

Blooming Floral Design

Side pull: Erin Benzakein, founder of Floret and author of the award-winning book, Floret Farm’s Cut Flower Garden, in her flower garden. 

Meet the Contributors

 Camille Paterson  Camille Paterson is an encourager, entrepreneur, coach, and empowerer of people. She thrives most when helping others step into their purpose and perfect fit.  Based on 15 years of counseling and mentoring experience, building multiple successful businesses and nonprofits, Camille uses her degree in communications and certifications in leadership and coaching to connect uniquely with the core of…

Locals Who Made It

Shopping local has never been this chic and this accessible. Our region is burgeoning with talented men and women who have spent years honing their skills and are eager to share them with the community. You can find these makers and their creations online, in their studios, at Sunday markets, or at one of the many colorful craft fairs throughout…

Meet the Contributors

 Candace Oliver  Candace is a mom of four; wife to her amazing husband, Bryan; a business owner; a media influencer; a blogger/vlogger; a model; and a community builder. Her passion is to empower people to live their best life and step into their unique purpose through a holistic approach: mind, body and spirit.   Instagram: @CandaceMOliver

Happy New Year!

As we begin 2020, a new decade, we set goals for what we want our future selves to be like and look like. We take a glance back at where we have been and what we have done, and we try to remember to extend ourselves grace.  January is a time to cleanse, to start … Continued