Category Archives: Consumers

Business News Changes for Bellevue and Eastside of Lake Washington

It has been our pleasure to support Bellevue and the Eastside over the last 12 years. Unfortunately, we were not able to build mutual support from local businesses and can no longer spend the time and resources on promoting local businesses for free. The following domains and sites are available for sale, trade or partnerships:… Continue Reading

Uber Under Investigation For Not Paying Sign-Up Bonuses, New #BoycottUber Initiative

San Francisco-based ride share company Uber, is currently being investigated for not paying drivers bonuses promised for signing up.  These bonuses are supposed to be paid to the drivers and can be as much as $750. Local Business Scoop has more about #BoycottUber. The public is being urged not to use Uber because of their… Continue Reading

New Seasons on Mercer Island to Celebrate Grand Opening on November 10

The region’s best produce, meats and sustainably caught seafood, a friendly staff, delicious tastings, special grand opening deals and a celebratory “Bread Breaking” await Mercer Island residents with the Nov. 10 New Seasons store opening at 2755 77th Ave. S.E. CEO Wendy Collie, New Seasons’ executive team and store leaders will be joined by local… Continue Reading

Google Express comes to the Seattle area, will roll out to all shoppers in Washington in the coming weeks

Google launches Google Express, a fast delivery service, in Seattle Today, Google is expanding the Google Express service to a large portion of the Northwest and Southeast: Kentucky, Utah, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington. Now, over 70 million more people will have access to two-day delivery shopping at… Continue Reading

Cricket Wireless Spreads Smiles with New $70 Unlimited Plan

Cricket Wireless offers $100 bill credit for T-Mobile customers switching Cricket Wireless is tempting all smart mobile phone customers. If you’re looking for great coverage with simple plans, all-in monthly rates, and the freedom of no annual contract, Cricket Wireless has you covered. Cricket Wireless is taking a wrecking ball to long-term contracts and making everyone smarter… Continue Reading

Affordable Senior Day Program Opening in Kirkland-Redmond

Old Friends Club Fills Important Need for Seniors Requiring Cognitive Care & Family Support Old Friends Club is bringing affordable client-centered care to Eastside families dealing with dementia. They plan to open their doors later this month in the Rose Hill neighborhood bordering Kirkland and Redmond. The innovative non-profit that celebrates strengths and commonalities of… Continue Reading

Woodblock Restaurant in Redmond Adds to Early Success with Lunch

After a successful grand opening, Carolyn and Tony Scott have added lunch to Woodblock restaurant’s offerings. Lunch is now on daily at the Redmond restaurant from 11am to 3pm—happy hour kicks in right after that, running from 3pm to 6pm, with dinner starting at 4pm. The lunch menu is made up of shareable starters plus salads… Continue Reading

Z Gallerie to Open New Store in Bellevue Square on Saturday

Brand debuts its fashion lifestyle collections with a customized “Z Lounge,” surprise giveaways and a $5000 Room Makeover! Z Gallerie, the style authority for the chic home, will officially cut the ribbon on the doors to its newest home furnishings, art and accessories store at Bellevue Square, WA., on Saturday, April 9th at 9:45 a.m. Continue Reading

Rotella Gallery to Open First Location in the Pacific NW at Bellevue

Fine art and photography gallery of New York’s SoHo famed Rotella Gallery will open its first to market gallery in Bellevue Square April 18, 2016.  Founded by Robert P. Rotella, the first Rotella Gallery opened at the Palazzo in Las Vegas, Nevada in 2012 and was soon followed in 2013 with another gallery in Soho,… Continue Reading

Alaska Airlines to Merge with Virgin America, Making it 5th Largest US Airline

Alaska Air Group, Inc.,  parent company of Alaska Airlines, and Virgin America, Inc.  today announced that their boards of directors have unanimously approved a definitive merger agreement, under which Alaska Air Group will acquire Virgin America for $57.00 per share in cash. Including existing Virgin America indebtedness and capitalized aircraft operating leases, the aggregate transaction… Continue Reading