Thrift Culture Grand Opening! ​

​Community members gathered on August 9 for the ribbon-cutting of the newly-named Thrift Culture store on the third floor of Bellevue Square. Thanks to the Kemper Freeman Family and The Bellevue Collection, the shop pays $1 rent per year so proceeds go directly to support Bellevue LifeSpring’s programs and services.

October 2017 Around Town

The long-awaited Central Bar+Restaurant is opening this month! The opening is kicking off with a a cocktail reception and open house for "Friends and Family" of local Bellevue couple Joseph and Randi Brazen, and then doors open to serve the public starting the first week of October. Central is a vibrant bar surrounded by a bustling restaurant, with a welcoming…

Lifestyle’s Guide to Hosting the Perfect Game Day Party

Seasons have changed in the Emerald City. The once green leaves on trees have turned shades of rust and marigold. The back-to-school shopping has concluded, and the kids have returned to their studies. While we begrudgingly exchange our swimwear for sweaters with scorn, it is impossible to deny the excitement that autumn brings. Or, more specifically, the sports that autumn…


Follow and keep up with these local sports teams, stars and venues—even in the offseason.

Soup is Good for the Soul

Photography Kelsey Huffer This is definitely the easiest and best way to make rich-tasting butternut squash soup, without having to peel and dice a large, awkwardly shaped vegetable. You start by cutting the squash in half lengthwise and roasting it in a hot oven. Scrape the roasted flesh from the skin, and simmer it with sautéed … Continued

Fall into October

Early fall is one my favorite times of year in the Northwest. The changing of the colors, the shorter days, crispy weather, scarves and boots, pumpkin everything, and yummy Crock-Pot soups—I feel cozy just thinking about it. And here at Bellevue Lifestyle, we’re ready for one of the best things this season has to offer: SPORTS.

Seattle Polo Party

Guests dressed to impress to attend the Seattle Polo Party, held August 12 at The Seattle Polo & Equestrian Club. In addition to two polo games, the event included a fashion runway show, women's hat parade and hat contest, divot stomp and more. Photography by Grant Livingstone.

Second Annual Thrivent Member Network- Northwest Seafair Boat Cruise!

Thrivent hosted a fun-filled day aboard the historic Steamer Virginia V to watch the Blue Angels as they flew over Puget Sound for Seafair. The Thrivent Member Network - Northwest brings more than 90,000 members together in Washington, Idaho and Montana. Being part of this network gives you opportunities to put your faith in action so you can live a…

Fall Fashion Picks for Seattle Seahawks Fans

Dress to impress you fellow Seahawks fans, whether watching the game in person at CenturyLink Field or hosting a watch party at home.

Sea Gals

Downtown Bellevue Park, the modern and peaceful neighborhood landmark should be difficult to surpass in beauty, and it was ... until Sea Gals Bianca, Kristin, Olivia, Michelle, Hannah and Kelsey arrived. Nearing the golden hour on a calm and warm Bellevue weeknight, I was greeted by six sparkling gals, the Sea Gals.