Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Eastside

New Street Signs Unveiled on Main Street Honoring Bellevue’s Sister City in Japan

Photo Credit: City of Bellevue New street signs have been unveiled near the Bellevue Botanical Hardens, honoring Bellevue’s longest-running sister city relationship, Yao, Japan. The relationship began 52 years ago. Weeks ago, Yao officials sent Mayor Lynne Robinson a...

Farmers Markets Are Springing Up in May

Seasonal farmers markets are starting to open this month, offering the opportunity to have a more hands-on approach to food and meeting the folks who grow and produce the goods being sold. These are just a few opening dates,...

Sip & Savor: Gift Boxes, Cake Decorating, and Farmers Markets

Gourmondo’s New Gift Box Seattle business Gourmondo has launched new gift boxes just in time for both National Nurses Day (May 6) and Mother’s Day (May 9). The boxes, which include gourmet cheese, an assortment of specialty desserts, and...

Living Well at Aegis Living Bellevue Overlake

Courtyard at Aegis Living in Bellevue, Photo Credit: Aegis Living Over the past few weeks, residents have been eagerly moving into their apartments and meeting new neighbors at the brand-new Aegis Living Bellevue Overlake. Drawing inspiration from the natural...

Mother’s Day Brunch at Home (or Not)

Breakfast in bed has been a traditional Mother’s Day (Sunday, May 9) treat, as well as going out to brunch to celebrate the Greatest Mom in the World. Woodblock’s Chef Heather Hiltl shares her popular goat cheese and spinach...

180-Unit Apartment Complex Proposed in Downtown Bellevue at Current Site of Taco Time

Proposed Apartment Building at 201 106th Avenue Northeast, Rendering Credit: Encore Architects Bellevue Investors IV LLC, which is a part of Vulcan Real Estate, recently applied to the City of Bellevue for design review approval of a 180-unit apartment...

Have a Delicious Cinco de Mayo with Loco Chon Bar & Grill

Recently opened in the Newcastle Commons neighborhood, Loco Chon is a colorful and modern Mexican restaurant offering an authentic, traditional menu focusing on premium meats and fresh ingredients. The dishes are rich with flavor, like the hearty carne asada...

The Best of 425 2021

Wow! When we asked readers to vote online to choose the Best of 425, we received thousands of votes. It was great to see many new businesses make this year’s stellar Best of 425 list, as well as repeat...

Celebrate Mother’s Day with a Memorable Brunch or Dinner at The Collection

Mother’s Day Brunch, Photo Credit: Ascend Prime Steak & Sushi Make this Mother’s Day memorable by treating mom to a delicious meal at The Bellevue Collection. With the anticipated holiday right around the corner, make reservations where you know...

Feel Good Friday: Spring Cleaning, Getaways, and Pastries

Overlake Bandage Ball May 1-8 The Overlake Bandage Ball will be virtual this year — and you’ll only need to spare 15 minutes to attend. Proceeds for the 62nd annual event, which also includes an auction, will benefit Overlake...
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Judge strikes down federal moratorium on evictions; Biden administration says it will appeal

WASHINGTON – A federal judge has thrown out a national moratorium on evictions enacted last year to help Americans who have fallen behind on their...

SpaceX finally launches and successfully lands its futuristic Starship

SpaceX launched and successfully landed its futuristic Starship on Wednesday, finally nailing a test flight of the rocketship that Elon Musk intends to use...

Orioles' John Means tosses no-hitter vs. Mariners, loses perfect game on wild pitch

Baltimore Orioles pitcher John Means tossed Major League Baseball's third no-hitter of the 2021 season, with one unusual play separating him from the majors'...

South Carolina House adds firing squad to execution methods

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina House voted Wednesday to add a firing squad to the state’s execution methods amid a lack of...