Business

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

Newly-launched, Redmond-based Yubit.com highlights local businesses, offers discounts

Offering great deals for “local gems,” the recently launched Redmond-based Yubit.com 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 Yubit.com 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 (www.homeownerscoop.com) 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

Stantec announces promotion of Wallace

Stantec has announced the promotion of Duncan Wallace to principal in the company’s commercial program development practice.

  • Jun 18, 2010
Watercress Asian Bistro owner Carrie Poppelaars has added live piano music and other entertainment on Friday and Saturday nights to promote nightlife in downtown Redmond. There’s no cover charge and also a new late-night Happy Hour. For information

Watercress adds entertainment: Downtown Asian bistro now offers live music on Friday and Saturday nights

Redmond is famous for many things — although usually not for its nightlife. But now there's a new spot to enjoy entertainment in downtown Redmond.

Watercress Asian Bistro owner Carrie Poppelaars has added live piano music and other entertainment on Friday and Saturday nights to promote nightlife in downtown Redmond. There’s no cover charge and also a new late-night Happy Hour. For information

TOP Food & Drug stores offer discounts to military personnel June 1-July 6

TOP Food & Drug stores are offering a five percent discount on grocery items each Tuesday from June 1 through July 6 to customers with military identification, which includes active-duty servicemembers, their spouses and retired servicemembers.

  • May 27, 2010

Attention Redmond: Nominate your office space in nationwide ‘Search for the Worst Workspace’ contest

Redmond is home to some very nice workspaces at businesses large and small. Yet there might be a valid reason for you to nominate your workspace as one that's ... well, ugly. CSNOffice.com has teamed up with interior designers and the host of HGTV's "Destination Design," Taniya Nayak in a nationwide "Search for the Worst Workspace" contest, featuring more than $15,000 in prizes. Redmond residents and employees are encouraged to participate.

After 19 years in downtown Redmond

Redmond longtime business, The Soccer Shop, to close May 28

After 19 years in downtown Redmond, husband-and-wife owners Dave Schumacher and Paulette Evans are reluctantly closing their family business, The Soccer Shop.

After 19 years in downtown Redmond

New Redmond-Kirkland Animal Hospital to open in June

Redmond-Kirkland Animal Hospital will open in June at 7251 W. Lake Sammamish Parkway NE in Redmond."Working together with Redmond-Fall City Animal Hospital, we will be… Continue reading

  • May 10, 2010
Sam Shmikler

Shmikler to speak at business seminar at Redmond’s thinkspace

Sam Shmikler, CEO of Resilient & Tested, LLC, will be the guest speaker for a free, business-education, bring-your-own-lunch seminar Friday, May 21 from 11:30 a.m.-… Continue reading

  • May 4, 2010
Sam Shmikler

Redmond TOP Food store offers antibacterial reusable bags

TOP Food & Drug and Haggen Food & Pharmacy have become the first grocery stores in the Pacific Northwest to offer antibacterial reusable bags, which… Continue reading

  • May 3, 2010

Redmond’s Denali Advanced Integration honored for community outreach at awards ceremony

Redmond-based Denali Advanced Integration has been recognized as a winner of the prestigious Power of Technology in Community Innovation award during the 2010 HP Americas Partner Conference Partner Recognition Awards ceremony in Las Vegas.

  • May 3, 2010
Mother and daughter Cindy (left) and Lindsey Kremkau have opened the Trade Chic boutique at 16508 Redmond Way. The downtown Redmond shop carries the latest fashions in sizes 16 and up.

Trade Chic brings pretty, plus-sized fashions to downtown Redmond

Beauty comes in all shapes and sizes. So it's refreshing that a new, downtown Redmond boutique is specializing in pretty, plus-sized fashions, both new and used. Trade Chic recently opened at 16508 Redmond Way.

Mother and daughter Cindy (left) and Lindsey Kremkau have opened the Trade Chic boutique at 16508 Redmond Way. The downtown Redmond shop carries the latest fashions in sizes 16 and up.