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Crab King in Bellevue’s Crossroad Neighborhood to Celebrate Grand Opening April 28th-30th

Crab King BellevueBellevue has become a dining mecca and one of the city’s newest restaurants, Crab King, will be celebrating its Grand Opening April 28th through 30th by offering the house Shabu Shabu multi-course menu for half price.  Xiaomeng Liu and his wife Peipei have based their specialized Northern Japanese style restaurant on a favorite Sapporo crab house called Kani Sho-gun.   Similarly crustacean focused, Crab King serves fresh crab in many dishes, including Red King, Japanese Snow and Dungeness. Liu, also the owner of iconic Seattle seafood dining destination Flying Fish, brought over two chefs from Hokkaido to helm the kitchen and provide guests with a truly authentic dining experience.

The menu celebrates the Liu’s preferred seafood, which is served hot pot, steamed, baked, and salt and pepper style. Most fresh frozen jumbo Red King Crab (which is very flavorful) goes to Japan or China and is not available for retail sale.  To ensure obtainability, Xiaomeng and Peipei purchased an entire year’s worth (investing approximately $100,000).   Continue Reading

Tampon Taxes: Do Feminine Hygiene Products Deserve a Sales Tax Exemption?

State lawmakers in the past couple of years have debated whether to exempt feminine hygiene products from the sales tax. However, despite the “tampon tax” moniker, a new report by Tax Foundation Economist Nicole Kaeding explains that there is no punitive tax on tampons. Exempting these products from the sales tax base will simply continue the… Continue Reading

New parenting resource to kill summer camp planning pain

Tis the season to plan for your children’s summer camps! Those 10 long weeks to fill with thousands of programs out there, to many parents, summer camp planning is tedious, frustrating and time-consuming. It is truly a headache. Here is why. Parents need to visit many camp providers’ websites, manually find programs that satisfy their… Continue Reading

Snoop Dogg to Launch Mount Kushmore Wellness Tour in Seattle April 13

Legendary performing artist, Snoop Dogg will launch his Mount Kushmore Wellness Tour tonight April 13, 2017 in Seattle. The tour features platinum and multi- platinum Hip Hop Artists Cypress Hill, the first Latin American group to achieve sales of 18 million albums worldwide.  The band is kicking off the day with serial entrepreneur, Heidi Arsenault, CEO of… Continue Reading

Startup 425: Founders Learning Series at Bellevue City Hall Starts April 26th

Have a great idea for a product or business? Not sure how to get started? Join Startup 425, the Washington SBDC, and seasoned professionals from SCORE for a series of workshops focused on bringing your ideas to reality, from developing a business plan to crafting a financing and marketing strategy. Each session will focus on… Continue Reading

The Living Computers: Museum + Labs Adds New Interactive Exhibit Dedicated to First Two Decades of Apple

Living Computers: Museum + Labs (LCM+L) has announced the addition of Apple’s first-ever product, the Apple I computer. This legendary machine will join a new, interactive exhibit that includes ten useable computers charting Apple’s growth from a garage start-up into a global leader in computer technology.  The Apple exhibit at the LCM+L will host three Apple… Continue Reading

DBM Contractors Inc., Completes Excavation Support System at Kirkland Urban

DBM Contractors, Inc. has completed the installation of the excavation support system for Kirkland Urban, an 11.5-acre mixed-use development adjacent to Peter Kirk Park in Kirkland Wash. When completed in November 2018, the first phase will include more than 390,000 square feet in two office towers, 140,000 square feet of retail space and more than 1,700… Continue Reading

Seattle HEMPFEST and the former Oregon Hemp Convention have joined forces to produce PDX HEMPFEST Expo in franchise agreement

Seattle HEMPFEST and the PDX HEMPFEST Expo have joined forces in an effort to advance the public profile of the cannabis industry. Sat, June 10, 2017, 8:00 am – 8:00 pm Portland Expo Center 2060 N. Marine Drive, Portland, OR 97217 Continue Reading