Jennifer Leavitt, VP of Marketing, Bellevue Collection How long have you been in your line of work? I began my career at the Bellevue Collection (Kemper Development Company) right out of college. What began as an internship turned into a career of 34 years and counting. What is one major lesson in life you have learned and would share with other…
In the social media culture we live in, it’s easy to get caught up on “likes” and views on highly curated, sometimes sponsored, content. I find myself thinking, how are these people actually “influencing” in real life when there are no filters, “likes” and edited captions? The women featured in this month’s issue may have decent social media … Continued
Bellevue Farmers Market Opening Day May 16 The Bellevue Farmers Market operates a seasonal Thursday farmers market, held every week rain or shine in the parking lot of Bellevue Presbyterian Church from 3–7 p.m., May 16 until Oct. 10. Each market day is composed of its own unique mix of vendors offering seasonal fruits and vegetables, cut flowers, fresh … Continued
Fortress Development unveiled its new sales center and full-sized model unit for the 98 “Estate Homes” at Avenue Bellevue, a two-tower luxury condo (a total of 332 residences), hotel and retail plaza coming to downtown Bellevue. Local developer Andy Lakha introduced his team behind the project, which includes an InterContinental Hotel and restaurant by Michelin … Continued
Vital Voices Northwest celebrated International Women’s Day in Seattle, featuring inspiring speakers Lina Khalifeh, founder of SheFighter; and Valerie Biden Owens, vice chair of the Biden Foundation. In 1997 Vital Voices was created to make space for women to be heard. VitalVoices.org
Matthews Winery hosted The Black Ball, an amazing “black tie and gown” affair that proved to be quite the splash. Produced by Own the Night Productions, Inc. and held at Thomas Family Farm, the gala included a true Hollywood red carpet experience, live music, wine, food and more. Look for the wildly popular White Party coming this … Continued
Whether you're celebrating Mother's Day, girls' night out or brunch, these spring cocktails are perfect for celebrating the ladies in your life. Recommended by Lisa Olson, founder of Suite Restaurant & Lounge, both cocktails incorporate fresh fruit and herbs.
Wellness – Be strong, be healthy and take care of you! Part of this involves exercise, another is self-care, but the key is also safety. Local fashion designer and fitness guru Kate Mensah encapsulates these features in her kickbox coaching. Here we will walk you through some workout drills to get you up to speed on kickboxing.
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