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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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Spicy and Sweet
June 5, 2012 – | Comments Off
Spicy and Sweet

By Celeste Gracey

When on the hunt for the region’s most authentic Thai food, consider first how nostalgic the owners are for those hot and sweet flavors.
There couldn’t be a family that clings to Thai memories …

Luly Yang: 10 years of couture
June 1, 2012 – | Comments Off
Luly Yang: 10 years of couture

By Rose Dennis
Local fashion designer Luly Yang presented her 10th Anniversary couture fashion show to a sold out audience of 400 on April 27 at Fremont Studios in Seattle. More than $30,000 was raised at …

Nightlife in June
May 31, 2012 – | Comments Off

Bake’s Place
155 108th Avenue NE Bellevue. 425-454-2776
6-1: Jovino Santos Neto Quarteto
6-2: Lary Barilleau & the Latin Jazz Collective
6-10: Jim Kerl’s Swing Session Big Band presents “Sinatra at the Sands”
6-23/24: Jeni Fleming
6-30: Little Bill & the …

Summer showstoppers
May 25, 2012 – | Comments Off
Summer showstoppers

By Keegan Prosser

Summer concert season is just around the corner, and here’s the scoop on which shows you won’t want to miss. Whether it’s bands of yesteryear hitting up Snoqualmie Casino and Chateau Ste Michelle …

All that jazz
May 25, 2012 – | Comments Off
All that jazz

By Keegan Prosser
The 5th Annual Bellevue Jazz Festival returns to Downtown Bellevue May 30-June 3 for a week chock full of talented jazz acts.
Produced by the Bellevue Downtown Association (BDA) in collaboration with Earshot Jazz …

Hanging at Bake’s
May 25, 2012 – | Comments Off
Hanging at Bake’s

By Keegan Prosser | Photo by Celeste Gracey
A haven for designer duds and award-winning dining, Bellevue’s swanky downtown district has a new concept to be proud of – in the form of newly re-opened jazz and …

At any given Costco
May 25, 2012 – | Comments Off
At any given Costco

Loud & About Column by Heija Nunn
My favorite sweater in the world is an ages old black cashmere hoodie from Costco.  Each time I send my beloved sweater off to be dry-cleaned I notice another level …

This red-light district isn’t picture perfect | Heija Nunn
May 1, 2012 – | Comments Off
This red-light district isn’t picture perfect | Heija Nunn

Parents have a lot of rules to follow when they haul kids around town; no swearing, no singing, and for goodness sake DO NOT attempt to participate in juicy backseat discussions … those are private! …

Out and About in May
May 1, 2012 – | Comments Off

Saturday, 5-5
Fuchsia Sale:
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. It’s spring and that means a chance to buy plants for your yard. The Eastside Fuchsia Society will hold one of its biggest sales at the Bellevue …

The man who built the Batmobile
April 27, 2012 – | Comments Off
The man who built the Batmobile

By Sarah Gerdes
Off Newport Way, a short distance from Cougar Mountain Zoo, is a nondescript dirt road with a metal gate ajar. Hidden from the main road is the home, itself surrounded by cars of …