Business

Optical Manager Diane Charles works with Joshua Kellar

Eye doctor office heals up, re-opens

Eye doctor office heals up, re-opens

Optical Manager Diane Charles works with Joshua Kellar

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.

Mohammad Bhatti

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.

Mohammad Bhatti

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
It’s a close-knit affair at the newly opened Carolina Kitchen. From left

New barbecue restaurant opens in Redmond

Southern comfort food has come to downtown Redmond.

It’s a close-knit affair at the newly opened Carolina Kitchen. From left

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
Physical therapist Ben Wobker displays a bin of non-perishable food items that have been brought in by patients in lieu of missed appointment fees. All of the food collected will be donated to Hopelink.

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.

Physical therapist Ben Wobker displays a bin of non-perishable food items that have been brought in by patients in lieu of missed appointment fees. All of the food collected will be donated to Hopelink.
Personal trainer Alana Deines

Anytime Fitness now open at Redmond Ridge

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

Personal trainer Alana Deines

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 resident Casey Seremek is a co-owner of an eco-friendly pizza place in Seattle called Pizza Fusion.

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.

Redmond resident Casey Seremek is a co-owner of an eco-friendly pizza place in Seattle called Pizza Fusion.
Myra Rothenberg and Tami Rudnick Rabin have been working to launch Decor Mates off and on for the last four years.

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.

Myra Rothenberg and Tami Rudnick Rabin have been working to launch Decor Mates off and on for the last four years.

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.

Allen Bechtel and Kathy Brunker opened up a new wine shop

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.

Allen Bechtel and Kathy Brunker opened up a new wine shop
The Lokomat arrived at Pushing Boundaries last week. Exercise therapists will be trained in December and the organization hopes to start the Lokomat program by the first of 2009.

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
The Lokomat arrived at Pushing Boundaries last week. Exercise therapists will be trained in December and the organization hopes to start the Lokomat program by the first of 2009.

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