Dr. Aditi Agarwal

Dr. Agarwal opens Avondale Smiles: Ribbon-cutting ceremony set for Aug. 23

Dr. Aditi Agarwal has opened Avondale Smiles at 11523 Avondale Rd. NE, Suite 115 in Redmond. A ribbon-cutting ceremony, featuring Redmond Mayor John Marchione and the Greater Redmond Chamber of Commerce, is set for 4:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 23.

Dr. Aditi Agarwal

UW, including Bothell campus, makes large contributions to local and state economy, employment

The University of Washington (UW) recently released an economic impact report which measured the economic, employment and government revenue impacts of operations and research at the Seattle, Tacoma and Bothell campuses. The report shows that overall, UW makes tremendous contributions to the state's economy, more than $9 billion.

  • Aug 12, 2010

Redmond-based Aegis Living named finalist by Puget Sound Business Journal

Redmond-based Aegis Living has been named as one of the finalists for Washington's Best Workplaces by the Puget Sound Business Journal. The program was launched in 2007 to identify and recognize best practices in the hiring and retention of great people.

  • Aug 9, 2010
For three years in a row

Village Square Cafe honored three straight years for ‘Redmond’s best breakfast’

A hearty breakfast might just be the ultimate comfort food. For three years in a row, Redmond Reporter readers have chosen the Village Square Cafe, 16150 NE 85th St., as Redmond's "Best Breakfast" destination.

For three years in a row
Tracey Hepner

Expanding your backyard kitchen: Redmond company creates weather-proof cabinets for the patio

In a tough economy, entertaining at home takes on new luster, especially if you can incorporate the great outdoors. Redmond-based Interior Woodworking Specialists (IWS) has introduced My Patio Cabinets, a line of weather-proof, modular patio cabinets for your Pacific Northwest "backyard kitchen."

Tracey Hepner

Microsoft store to open at Bellevue Square

The Seattle area's first Microsoft Store is set to open soon in Bellevue Square. This will be one of only seven such stores in the world. The opening date and event details have not yet been released.

  • Aug 3, 2010

Sisters open G2 Salon in Redmond’s Village Square

G2 Salon has opened at 16150 NE 85th St., Suite 213 in Redmond's Village Square. Owners are sisters Cynthia and Paula Glessner. The name G2 stands for "Glessner Times Two."

  • Aug 3, 2010

Redmond Massage Envy offers ‘Massage for the Cure’ to fight breast cancer

On Tuesday, Sept. 14 the Redmond Massage Envy joins 18 Puget Sound area Massage Envy locations and over 600 others by hosting the "Massage for the Cure," benefitting the Susan G. Komen for the Cure in the fight against breast cancer.

  • Jul 23, 2010
Judy Meleliat has joined Redmond-based Aegis Living as its new chief marketing officer.

Redmond-based Aegis Living welcomes new chief marketing officer

Redmond-based Aegis Living, a national leader in senior living and assisted living communities, has announced that Judy Meleliat has joined the company as its chief marketing officer. She will lead all marketing and sales efforts for the companies 35 senior living communities in Washington, California and Nevada.

  • Jul 21, 2010
Judy Meleliat has joined Redmond-based Aegis Living as its new chief marketing officer.

Redmond Chamber introduces new, enhanced Web site

The Greater Redmond Chamber of Commerce is introducing a new Web site which brings businesses an affordable opportunity to subscribe to an enhanced, online membership directory.

Yubit CEO Ivan Joseph demonstrates the use of the homepage which features special offers

Newly-launched, Redmond-based highlights local businesses, offers discounts

Offering great deals for “local gems,” the recently launched Redmond-based values customer input and feedback and also strives to uncover the stories behind local businesses. Yubit is a unique spin-off of sites like Groupon or LivingSocial, which sell special offers and discounts to companies in a customer’s surrounding area.

Yubit CEO Ivan Joseph demonstrates the use of the homepage which features special offers

Free outdoor entertaining and cooking tips offered July 24 at Molbak’s

Marianne Binetti, a syndicated columnist, author and Northwest horticulture expert will share secrets for successful outdoor entertaining at Molbak's, 13625 NE 175th St. in Woodinville from 10-11 a.m. Saturday, July 24. Also that day, cooking experts from Redmond's PCC Natural Market will present delicious recipes using fresh herbs and vegetables in the nursery area at Molbak's from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

  • Jul 16, 2010

7-Eleven stores offering free Slurpees on Sunday

Is it hot enough for you? All participating 7-Eleven Stores will offer free 7.11-ounce Slurpees all day Sunday, July 11.

  • Jul 9, 2010

Redmond-based Aegis Living chosen ‘Best Retirement Facility’ by 425 Magazine

Aegis Living, headquartered in Redmond, has been chosen for the second year in a row as "Best Retirement Facility" by the readers of 425 Magazine.

  • Jul 7, 2010

Orange Blossom Society to host family event: Donations to help fund KID YOGA scholarship

Orange Blossom Society, 16715 NE 79th St. in Redmond, will host family activities from 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturday, July 17. The event is free but families are encouraged to offer a $10 donation to the KID YOGA scholarship which will allow kids of all cultures and backgrounds to discover and thrive with KID YOGA.

  • Jul 1, 2010

Redmond Allstate’s Vermeulen honored for superior service

As a business leader and involved citizen on the Eastside and beyond, Allstate Exclusive Agency owner Scott Vermeulen of the Vermeulen Agency, 16987 Redmond Way in Redmond, has been designated a Premier Service Agency for 2010.

  • Jun 30, 2010
Lacy S. Wilkinson is president of Redmond-based Homeowners Cooperative

Homeowners Co-op helps home improvement contractors and offers savings to consumers

In this rough economy, a Redmond-based business is offering home improvement contractors sure ways to sell products and services, while also helping homeowners get savings and know-how. Homeowners Cooperative ( provides an online directory of licensed, insured, bonded and pre-screened contractors in every area of home building, remodeling or maintenance.

Lacy S. Wilkinson is president of Redmond-based Homeowners Cooperative

Evergreen honored by King County for exceptional recycling and waste reduction programs

Evergreen Hospital Medical Center in Kirkland, which also serves the Redmond community, was named a 2010 Best Workplace for Recycling and Waste Reduction for the second consecutive year by the King County Solid Waste Division. The hospital, on the list as Evergreen Healthcare, is one of 75 businesses and organizations recognized for exceptional recycling programs and for its commitment to reducing waste.

  • Jun 24, 2010

Redmond-based Noetix Corp. named on King County list of best workplaces for recycling

Redmond-based Noetix Corp., a world-class provider of business intelligence (BI) software and services for enterprise applications, today announced it has been selected for King County’s annual list of Best Workplaces for Recycling and Waste Reduction for the second consecutive year.

  • Jun 23, 2010

Free ‘Father’s Day Card Make-n-Take’ at Redmond’s Ben Franklin store

A free "Father's Day Card Make-n-Take" event happens noon-4 p.m. Saturday, June 19 at Ben Franklin Crafts and Frame, 15756 Redmond Way, downtown Redmond.

  • Jun 18, 2010