Business

Servicing the biking, skiing community

According to Brian “Gerk” Gierke, the owner and founder of Gerk’s Ski & Cycle, the small two-story building that he now occupies on the corner of Leary Way and Redmond Way has been around for a while. Eighteen years ago the original Alpine Hut was founded, and back in 2004 Gierke took over the failing business.

CORRECTION: Galaxy’s Edge event at Uncle’s Games to be held Aug. 14

In the Aug. 7 edition of the Redmond Reporter the date for the Galaxy's Edge unveiling, featuring game designer Andrei Burago, at the Redmond Town… Continue reading

  • Aug 7, 2009

ASSA Games’ Galaxy’s Edge makes public debut Friday, Aug. 14

Redmond-based ASSA Games will be introducing its second board game, "Galaxy's Edge," to the public on Friday, August 14 at 7 p.m. at the Redmond Town Center Uncle's Games store.

  • Aug 7, 2009

Nine Redmond organizations honored by King County

King County’s Solid Waste Division has named nine Redmond business and organizations to the third-annual Best Workplaces for Recycling & Waste Reduction.The businesses recognized in… Continue reading

  • Aug 3, 2009

Balassi joins medical staff at Acupuncture East in Redmond

Dana Balassi, a licensed acupuncturist and Qi Gong therapist, recently joined the medical staff at Acupuncture East in Redmond.Balassi, who has more than 12 years… Continue reading

  • Aug 3, 2009

Grilling made easy: Earth-friendly EZ Grill makes barbecuing a snap

It's summertime — and the grilling is easy with a nifty new gadget called The EZ Grill. An instant, disposable, barbecue grill, it is also… Continue reading

Pizza Olympics coming to Frankie’s on Saturday

Frankie's Pizza and Pasta, 16630 Redmond Way, will conduct its first-ever Pizza Olympics from 1:30-4 p.m Saturday, Aug. 1.Staff events will include:• A free-style acrobatic… Continue reading

  • Jul 27, 2009

Sixty five Evergreen physicians make “Top Docs 2009” list

Evergreen Hospital Medical Center, serving the Kirkland, Redmond and Bothell areas, congratulates its 65 physicians who were named “Top Docs” in the July 2009 issue… Continue reading

  • Jul 24, 2009

Aerojet launches giant leaps for mankind

Exactly 40 years after Apollo 11 touched down on the moon’s surface, Jon Schierberl runs his fingers over a small metal engine encircled with Saturn-like… Continue reading

Microsoft wins Freedom Award for Support of National Guard and Reserve

The Department of Defense has announced that Microsoft Corporation of Redmond will receive the 2009 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award, the highest recognition… Continue reading

  • Jul 20, 2009

Speech therapist switches careers, starts pet care business

For Jenny Solomon, more dogs means more fun.“To me, a dog can do no wrong,” said Solomon, a longtime Redmond resident. “It just gives me… Continue reading

New appetite at Oddfellow’s: Music venue hopes to turn spotlight on food, too

Since its opening last fall, Oddfellow’s Grill has mostly been known for “striving to keep live music alive in Redmond.”Most nights, you can catch a… Continue reading

Redmond Ridge UPS Store under new ownership

The UPS Store®, located at 23515 NE Novelty Hill Rd. in the Redmond Ridge area" is under new ownership with Jack Graham now leading the… Continue reading

  • Jul 2, 2009

Digital Double to offer summer teen programs

This summer, Digital Double, a motion capture and animation studio located in downtown Redmond, will offer four sessions of one-week immersion programs for teens.The program… Continue reading

  • Jun 12, 2009

New art store to open in Town Center

The grand opening of Waxen Art will take place Monday, June 15 on the upper level of Redmond Town Center (next to Game Stop).

Uncles Games to host trading day for Bella Sara trading cards

Uncles Games, on the ground level of Redmond Town Center, will host a trading day for Bella Sara trading cards from 5-8 p.m., Tuesday, June… Continue reading

  • Jun 5, 2009

Providing the tools to handle stress, anxiety: Counseling center helps people get back on track

In 1985, when Rich Wemhoff and Fran Regdos opened Emmaus Counseling in a 1920s house at 8920 165th Ave. NE in Redmond, Wemhoff had doubts about hanging a sign outside of this quaint building in a residential neighborhood.

Staying healthy, the natural way: Dr. Gerstmar opens new clinic in downtown Redmond

Dr. Tim Gerstmar has opened Aspire Natural Health at 16455 NE 85th St., Suite 102 in downtown Redmond.