Business

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.

Decor Mates: A colorful ‘catch-all’

“If you have a surface, we have a solution,” said Redmond resident Myra Rothenberg and Tami Rudnick Rabin of Mercer Island.

Where to find affordable gifts

The state of the economy isn’t pretty. But we still want a Happy Hanukkah and a Merry Christmas. You needn’t spend a fortune to share holiday joy.

Redmond’s World of Wines opens, offers Enomatic wine serving system

Hundreds of wine lovers poured into downtown Redmond’s World of Wines for a grand opening weekend Nov. 21-23.

Pushing Boundaries to introduce new robotic walking system

Pushing Boundaries, Washington’s only exercise-therapy center for people with paralysis, is gearing-up to introduce the state’s first robotic walking system, the Lokomat, early next year. The machine will be available for public use and may help those with paralysis regain strength and, in some cases, learn to walk again.

  • Nov 17, 2008

BUSINESS BRIEFS

Redmond mover Two Men and a Truck has earned top honors in a recent J.D. Power and Associates study measuring customer satisfaction among full-service moving companies.

  • Nov 17, 2008

Group Health opens new Redmond facility

Group Health has opened its new Redmond Medical Center at 7765 159th Pl. NE, becoming the first tenant in The Offices at Riverpark.

Longtime Redmond business changes its name

A familiar name in the Redmond area just got a new one. FMC FoodTech, a global food processing equipment company with a longtime presence in Redmond, is now known as JBT FoodTech.

  • Oct 23, 2008

Grant helps Redmond business boost productivity

With a grant obtained through Lake Washington Technical College’s Job Skills Program (JSP), Redmond’s Interior Woodworking Specialists (IWS) have significantly streamlined their operations while they design and build custom cabinets, bars and other fixtures for the restaurant industry.

Crisis hitting close to home, Marchione says

“How low can you go?,” people are wondering, not in reference to a limbo contest but to our nation’s economy.