Category Archives: Downtown Bellevue

Bellevue Washington: Hiking Boots to High Heels

   Written by – Sharon Linton I was that 8 year old girl who wore shorts under my dress so I could climb a tree or do a cartwheel during recess. I grew up to be a woman who is … Continue reading

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Bellevue Fall Convention Spotlight: SNAME Maritime Convention 2016

SNAME Maritime Convention 2016 Tuesday, November 1 – Saturday, November 5  Early this November, Bellevue will be hailing the region’s coastal roots with the arrival of SNAME, for their annual convention! We’re thrilled to welcome this internationally-recognized society and their members to … Continue reading

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Bellevue Summer Convention Spotlight: GTOAA Nationals

Summer approaches, and so does summer convention season in Bellevue! The team at Visit Bellevue Washington works to connect meeting planners with their perfect venue, hotels and activities, and while we love every season here at Visit Bellevue, we locals … Continue reading

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Spend the Day Solo in Bellevue

Three Dog Night was wrong. When you choose to spend 24 hours doing exactly what you want to do, when and where you want to do it, one isn’t the loneliest number at all—it’s the loveliest! If you’re already away … Continue reading

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The Definitive Guide to Summer in Bellevue

Here is our dilemma this summer: How will we swim, run, hike, bike, paddle, dance, eat, drink, golf, shop, cheer on our favorite teams and catch all the action of the Olympics? It’s going to take a Herculean effort, but … Continue reading

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Take Me Out to Bellevue Before the Ballgame

By Monica Fischer If you’re a visitor to Bellevue, there’s a mode of local transportation you may not be aware of, but really shouldn’t miss. It’s called the Seattle Mariners bandwagon, and it’s one of the most exhilarating rides in … Continue reading

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6 Fun Ways to Celebrate Mother’s Day in (and around) Bellevue

By Monica Fischer Bellevue Botanical Garden Enjoy light refreshments, live music and some of the most beautiful scenery on the Eastside at the Bellevue Botanical Garden’s celebration of Mother’s Day. Join fellow flower and garden enthusiasts at the free 1 … Continue reading

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5 Essential Spring Trends at The Bellevue Collection

By Monica Fischer We aren’t crazy about spring cleaning, but we do love the yearly ritual of packing away our bulky, neutral winter clothes and sprucing up our wardrobe with breezy, colorful pieces from local shops. In anticipation of that … Continue reading

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Instagram-Worthy Cafés in Bellevue

By Monica Fischer  In the old days, we might have said these cafés are worth writing home about, but in 2016, we savvily encourage you to snap, post and share them. Here are five cafes in Bellevue who are ready … Continue reading

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Celebrate Easter in Bellevue!

Easter has come around the corner a little early this year, but we’re ready for it here in Bellevue! It’s time to bring those lighter colors out from the back of the closet and celebrate the season with family and friends. … Continue reading

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