Savory Moment’s winning recipe

Kay Conley of Savory Moment is getting by with more than a little help from her friends.

Business at Blazing Bagels heats up

Life is good for Dennis Ballen and his crew at Blazing Bagels. So good that Blazing Bagels is expanding its Redmond operations at 6975 176th… Continue reading

Green Grind Organic Coffee & Tea Co.: Healthy and unique

The Green Grind Organic Coffee & Tea Co. opened earlier this month on the upper level of Redmond Town Center.

FRESH Way: They make it, you bake it

FRESH Way U-Bake Pizza opened in late January at 8460 164th Ave. NE in Redmond. Grand opening specials, through March 31, include family combo deals on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Daman’s: A warm watering hole

Walking into Daman’s Bar and Grill, at 14810 NE 24th St. in Redmond, is a bit of a blast from the past.

Gambling for a good cause

From left, Redmond City Council Vice President Pat Vache, Kitty Vache (obscured), Trish Tokarek, Chris Williamson, Gena Wikstrom, and City Councilman Richard Cole play blackjack… Continue reading

  • Mar 4, 2009

Keeney’s Office Plus wins Port of Seattle’s Small Business Champion award

Redmond-based Keeney’s Office Plus recently won The Port of Seattle’s first annual Small Business Champion award.

Redmond Chamber: ‘A little like 411’

In the chick flick “New in Town,” Renee Zellwegger plays an ambitious executive from Miami who finds herself battling the locals as she’s assigned to streamline a manufacturing plant in the quaint Minnesota town of New Ulm. They gradually warm up to her — and she, to them — through shared admiration of tapioca.

Mac & Jack’s: Low profile company, high-quality beer

At not quite 11 on a Wednesday morning, Mac & Jack’s fans were pacing outside the Redmond-based brewery’s retail shop in the North Sammamish Center, waiting for the doors to open.

Longtime event makes one final run

Several Redmond businesses will be featured at the final run of the nation’s second-largest flower show, the Northwest Flower & Garden Show. It happens Feb. 18-22 at the Washington State Convention Center in downtown Seattle.

Coho Cafe hopes to ‘weather the storm’

There’s cautious optimism at Frankie’s Pizza & Pasta that hearty, affordable food won’t ever go out of style, even in a recession.

  • Feb 12, 2009

Dishin’ out comfort during tough times

Comfort food hits the spot when times are tense.

Pacific Music alive and well despite relocation

Change is good, according to Pacific Music owner Gary Weyand. After 22 years on downtown Redmond’s Cleveland Street, he recently lost his lease to make way for an apartment building. But Weyand said the move to a new location at 15935 Redmond Way has actually increased the store’s visibility. And he views the downtown mixed-use construction boom — increasing both residential and retail density — as a positive thing: “Just think of all the people who’ll live within walking distance.”

Magellan Architects continues to excel

Redmond-based Magellan Architects has been honored with a 2008 University of Washington Business of Tomorrow Award for its success as a minority-owned firm.

Tree House Consignment Shop celebrates 30 years of doing business in Redmond

Back in 1979, Redmond neighbors Susan Swanson and Jeanne Bolton launched a children’s used clothing store called Tree House in one of Redmond’s original downtown strip malls, where the British Pantry now stands.

Pharmaca to hold grand opening

Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy will open its newest earth-friendly store in Redmond on Saturday, Feb. 21.

  • Feb 5, 2009

Eye doctor office heals up, re-opens

Eye doctor office heals up, re-opens

Free health care draws big crowd to Overlake Hospital

The phrase “free health care” is bound to attract people in droves.That’s how things played out when Overlake Hospital hosted its first Eastside Vitality Community… Continue reading

Village Roadshow Gold Class Cinemas finds a following, according to spokesperson

On the heels of the announcement that Barcelino will shutter its pricey men’s wear store at Redmond Town Center on Jan. 27, we checked on the status of Village Roadshow Gold Class Cinemas, the upscale movie theater/restaurant/bar concept which opened at the Town Center on Halloween 2008.

The Daily Bread gets a menu makeover (Indian), also poised for name change

The Daily Bread, 16717 Redmond Way, has a new owner, a new menu and is poised for a name change.