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.

Vermeulen selected to advisory board

Scott Vermeulen, a Redmond exclusive agent, has been chosen to join a select group of 71 agency owners and personal financial representatives from around the country who serve on Allstate Insurance Company’s National Advisory Board.

  • Jan 13, 2009

Top Food collecting donations for coats

Through Jan. 31, Top Food & Drug Stores, including the new Top Food at 7320 170th Ave. NE in Redmond, are collecting donations for the 13th annual Warm Coats for Kids campaign.

  • Jan 13, 2009

Upcoming Legislative session the topic of discussion at Eastside gathering

Eastside business leaders came looking for answers Thursday to the state's budget woes as they met over breakfast with area legislators. Unfortunately, answers were short in coming.

Pomegranate Bistro to feature special New Year’s menu

Redmond’s Pomegranate Bistro, 18005 NE 68th St., features three special menus for New Year’s Eve, along with music by classic jazz trumpeter Ray Baldwin.

  • Dec 27, 2008

New barbecue restaurant opens in Redmond

Southern comfort food has come to downtown Redmond.

Hill Barrett Travel moves to Woodinville

Hill Barrett Travel, formerly located at Redmond Town Center, has moved to a larger office in the Hollywood Vineyard Center, 14479 Woodinville-Redmond Rd. in Woodinville.

  • Dec 19, 2008

Top Food to open at former Larry’s Market site in Redmond

The grocery store at Redmond Town Center, 7320 170th Ave. NE, has gained significant improvements while being converted to a Top Food store, effective Wednesday, Dec. 17.

  • Dec 17, 2008

Redmond Physical Therapy will waive missed appointment fee for canned food donation

Hard times can harden people’s hearts, making them feel surly and stingy. Or they can inspire individuals and businesses to really see the needs in their community. Ben Wobker, co-owner of Redmond Physical Therapy, has three friends who’ve recently lost their jobs. So this holiday season, Redmond PT is offering somewhat of a pardon to patients who miss appointments without calling to cancel them. If they bring in four items of non-perishable food for Hopelink’s food bank, the usual No-Call/No-Show fee of $20 will be waived.

Anytime Fitness now open at Redmond Ridge

The Eastside’s first Anytime Fitness franchise opened Dec. 5 at The Village at Redmond Ridge.

Orthodontist sponsoring fundraiser

Roos Orthodontics, 16150 NE 85th St., Suite 124, in Redmond’s Village Square, is sponsoring a holiday fundraiser for an orphanage at Botshabelo, brought to their attention by a South African dentist — Amanda Laubscher — who now lives in Redmond.

  • Dec 8, 2008

Redmond’s ‘eco-entrepreneur’ opens Pizza Fusion on Seattle’s Capitol Hill

Redmond resident Casey Seremek and Seattleite Kevin York are the “eco-entrepreneurs” behind Pizza Fusion’s new Seattle location.