Article Katie Frederickson After launching its first prototype in 2014, Hodina, a local watch company based out of Bellevue and born of a family trade, has grown into a thriving, modern-minimalistic lifestyle brand. Founder Vadim Bozhko, the youngest of five, moved to the US with his parents and siblings from Ukraine before he was even a year old. Escaping persecution…
Article Brittany Eiseman | Photography Jay Hendrickson Bellevue Lifespring is a nonprofit organization that provides support to children and families fighting poverty in the Bellevue school district. More than 3,600 children are fighting poverty in the affluent Bellevue area. This is something that the executive director of Bellevue Lifespring, Jennifer Fischer, wants the community to know. What is Bellevue Lifespring’s mission?
Bellevue Is the Region’s Second Fastest-Growing Neighborhood Just behind South Lake Union, Bellevue has recently become the region’s second fastest-growing neighborhood. Downtown Bellevue’s population has grown by more than 5,200 from 2010 to 2017, a 73 percent jump. The increase can be drawn back to the zoning that has allowed for multifamily housing to expand … Continued
September tends to be associated with a turning point of the year; and that means something different to just about everyone. For sports enthusiasts, this month is start of anticipation and excitement of a new season. For families, September means the end of summer and the beginning of back to school shopping. For fashion lovers, it’s the beginning of … Continued
More than 375 leaders in our community gathered for the annual Artful Evening in July. Funds raised go directly into BAM programs as well as supporting individual artists who donated work to the auction. Attendees' generosity is essential to the success of the Museum and a true testament to the community's enthusiasm and support for Bellevue Arts Museum. A sincere … Continued
Article Earl Benjamin A lot can happen in one year. Last September, artist Blair Breitenstein inspired the Bellevue community with her compelling fashion illustrations and story in our 2017 fashion issue. The artist grew up on Mercer Island, and her closest friends are people she has known since middle school.
Article Jordan Blaine | Photography Life N Light An empire founded on French sophistication combined with a business that prides itself on exceptional customer service, Neiman Marcus has been selling high-end clothing and accessories since 1907. “We remain focused on our founding principles: incredible merchandise, a service model based on the relationships we have with our customers and a commitment to serve…