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By TIMI GUSTAFSON, R.D.
Making resolutions at the turn of the year is a time-honored, albeit tiring, custom. It basically forces you to admit you were wrong to indulge in all these wonderful dinner parties and …

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Kabobs with a kick
July 3, 2012 – | Comments Off
Kabobs with a kick

BY CELESTE GRACEY
A year round griller, kabobs are a summer favorite for their ease and versatility. I’m fond of heading to a farmers market and skewering whatever looks good that day.
Carol Dearth, from Bellevue-based cooking …

Best of July | Out & About calendar
June 30, 2012 – | Comments Off
Best of July | Out & About calendar

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Movies in the Park
Tuesdays: Free family movies at Bellevue’s Downtown Park on a 40-foot inflatable screen. Pre-movie activities before the films, which start around 9 p.m.. Each movie benefits a local charity. 10201 NE Fourth …

Getting to know…KUNG FOO GRIP
June 30, 2012 – | Comments Off
Getting to know…KUNG FOO GRIP

BY KEEGAN PROSSER
The setting was the Kirkland Transit Center.
It’s the place where emcees Greg Cypher and Eff is H met around 2007, at the suggestion of some mutual friends. At the time, they were a …

Bellwether 2012: reGeneration
June 30, 2012 – | Comments Off
Bellwether 2012: reGeneration

BY KEEGAN PROSSER
The city of Bellevue will host it’s 11th sculpture and installation exhibition this summer, when the Bellwether 2012: reGeneration exhibition and art walk kicks off July 13.
Started in 1992, Bellwether is a biennial, …

Bellevue Arts Week
June 30, 2012 – | Comments Off
Bellevue Arts Week

BY KEEGAN PROSSER
Bellevue Arts Week returns to downtown July 27, 28 and 29 with the annual joint art festivals hosted by the Bellevue Arts Museum, The Bellevue Downtown Association and the Craft Cooperative of the …

Bellevue’s bass man
June 20, 2012 – | Comments Off
Bellevue’s bass man

BY KEEGAN PROSSER
Part repair facility, part showroom you’ll find a healthy dose of all things music at Mike Lull Custom Guitars & Guitar Works: walls lined with platinum records and candy-colored bass guitars, a scattering …

Bellevue’s Blue Martini brings tropical ambience to The Shops at The Bravern
June 13, 2012 – | Comments Off
Bellevue’s Blue Martini brings tropical ambience to The Shops at The Bravern

By Christine Watson
Nestled atop Bellevue’s The Shops at The Bravern, Blue Martini is the idyllic example of an urban oasis. With its origins in West Palm Beach, Fla., this chic, modern martini bar maintains much …

Less show, more party
June 12, 2012 – | Comments Off
Less show, more party

By Keegan Prosser
You may know comic Chris D’Elia from his starring role as Alex on NBC’s “Whitney,” or his hilarious turn as Topher on Comedy Central’s “Workaholics,” but D’Elia’s first love has always been stand-up.
With …

Out and About in June
June 8, 2012 – | Comments Off

Saturday, 6-9
Films at the Train Depot: 7 p.m. Saturday, June 9. “My Man Godfrey” is the feature tonight. A high-society scavenger hunt leads to levity when scatterbrained socialite Irene Bullock stumbles upon an erudite vagabond …

Northwest Wines: Reds and whites under $15
June 8, 2012 – | Comments Off

By Andy Perdue and Eric Degerman
Not all wine has to be expensive. Here is a selection of Northwest wines – reds and whites – that retail for $15 or less and should be readily available.
Reds
Eliseo …