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Time Features City of Bellevue’s Smart Traffic Lights in Article

In an article at Time.com, Time Magazine has featured the City of Bellevue’s Smart Traffic Lights as being a super successful investment in traffic infrastructure.  Please see How Smart Traffic Lights Could Transform Your Commute for the full article. Maybe Seattle could use Bellevue as an example to follow to help alleviate some of their extremely… Continue Reading

Chick-fil-A to Open April 9th at Former Denny’s Location on 116th in Bellevue

Washington’s first stand-alone Chick-fil-A restaurant will open April 9 in Bellevue, bringing the restaurant’s signature menu of fresh, hand-crafted food and award-winning customer service to the Puget Sound with the first of three locations opening this spring. The new restaurant, formally named Chick-fil-A at Northeast 8th Street and located at 785 116th Avenue NE (formerly the… Continue Reading

Chaplin’s Subaru and the City of Bellevue Present the Lake to Lake Bike Ride, June 13, 2015

Bring out the whole family for this enjoyable, non-competitive ride, as you explore the hidden treasures of Bellevue while emphasizing bicyclist awareness and rules of the road/trail.  Rain or shine.   Benefiting the City of Bellevue Youth camp scholarship fund. Start/Finish:             Lake Hills Community Park, 1200-164th Avenue SE (164th Avenue SE & SE 16th Street)… Continue Reading

Bellevue’s Outerwall and Redbox Now Offering “PetBox”

Bellevue-based Outerwall and their subsidiary Redbox is now offering “Petbox” where customer’s pets can pick and rent their own movies and games.  Petbox are smaller kiosks that are located next to select Redbox outlets.  Petbox features movies and games that are favorites of pets everywhere.  Take your pet to Petbox today! Continue Reading

Bellevue Teacher Catherine Guilford Honored as Elementary Teacher of the Week!

On Thursday, March 19th, 2015 at 10:00am, STAR 101.5 SURPRISED Spiritridge Elementary teacher, Mrs. Catherine Guilford, and presented her with the STAR 101.5 Elementary Teacher of the Week award.  In a local contest conducted by STAR 101.5 radio, Catherine Guilford, a 5th grade teacher, was nominated by her student, Luke Sanders.  STAR 101.5’s Afternoon Show… Continue Reading

Boys & Girls Clubs of Bellevue to Hold Grand Opening Celebration for New Fieldhouse at Hidden Valley Sports Park

Boys & Girls Clubs of Bellevue will host a public ceremony celebrating the Grand Opening of their Foster Family Foundation Branch – the Fieldhouse at Hidden Valley Sports Park. The event will take place on Saturday, March 28th from 10am-11am at Hidden Valley Fieldhouse, located at 1903 112th Avenue NE, Bellevue, WA 98004. The public is invited… Continue Reading

KURIOS – CABINET OF CURIOSITIES becomes the most successful Cirque du Soleil show in Redmond to date!

Cirque du Soleil’s latest Big Top production, KURIOS – Cabinet of Curiosities, has less than two weeks left under the Big Top at Marymoor Park in Redmond, Wash. with its final performance onSunday, March 22. A limited number of tickets are still available for the final performances in Seattle by calling 1-877-924-7783 or visiting www.cirquedusoleil.com/kurios.… Continue Reading

Give Rides to Change Lives! Volunteers Needed!

87-year-old Geraldine Mensink does not know what she’d do without Volunteer Transportation.  When she decided it was time to give up her keys two years ago, the program saved her from feeling helpless and stuck.  She uses the service regularly to get to appointments and says, “I love all of the volunteer drivers!  They are… Continue Reading

Bellevue College to Perform ‘Carnival’

Bellevue College Theatre Arts, with support from the School of Acrobatics and New Circus Arts in Seattle, will thrill audiences with their production of Carnival, the 1962 Tony Award winner for Best Musical about a girl named Lilly who finds herself working in a traveling circus.  Lilly is excited by Marco, the Magician, charmed by… Continue Reading

Sue Lundquist and Her AwesomeSOXX to Represent Eastside at Oscars

Congratulations goes to Eastsider Sue Lundquist, whose AwesomeSOXX have been chosen to be part of swag bags at the Oscars after parties this year!! According to a post on her blog, Lundquist plans to wear a pair of her inspirational socks on the red carpet while donning an evening gown for the night’s events.  If… Continue Reading