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Anna Starikon
Anna Starikon
Moira and Doug Whidby will be riding a custom-made tandem bike on a 15-day

Redmond’s Whidby couple to embark on Big Ride Pacific Coast

Doug and Moira Whidby of Redmond’s Rose Hill neighborhood will embark on a 15-day, 960-mile bike ride from Seattle to San Francisco on Sept. 13.

Moira and Doug Whidby will be riding a custom-made tandem bike on a 15-day
Devotees participate in MahaSaptaYagam
Devotees participate in MahaSaptaYagam

Redmond: Digital Arts Festival to make its debut Oct. 4-5

Redmond debuts a celebration of digital arts for the general public, artists and industry experts in video game production and digital technology.

  • Sep 10, 2008
Roger Calhoon

Corn maze: fun and educational

Relax. Aliens didn’t carve the cornfield into artwork visible from their space ship. But no, the corn didn’t just grow into fancy shapes, either.

Roger Calhoon
Bob Grzenia of Centrurion Service Group

Group Health to hold public sale of Redmond campus items

A public sale that begins this weekend will feature the remaining contents of Group Health’s Redmond campus, including stainless steel cookware from the full commercial kitchen to filing cabinets and baby items.

  • Sep 4, 2008
Bob Grzenia of Centrurion Service Group
Denise Marts

New fine art gallery, Studio 11, to open in downtown Redmond

As the City of Redmond begins phase one of its downtown redevelopment, Denise Marts is taking a stab at bringing more art to the neighborhood.

Denise Marts
Rachel Love

Shalom Bayit offers furniture to domestic violence survivors

Washington state’s only furniture bank that exclusively serves survivors of domestic violence is right here in Redmond, at a confidential location to protect its clients’ safety.

Rachel Love

National Council of Jewish Women to present special guest speaker

Shalom Bayit, helping women and children rebuild peaceful homes after domestic violence, is just one of several outreach programs of the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW), Seattle Section.

  • Sep 2, 2008
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Boob Warriors: Goofy name, great cause

They have a goofy name and a serious mission. Team Boob Warriers will raise money and awareness for breast cancer research, treatment, prevention and education Sept. 12-14. Among the 25 members of the team, most will be walking 60 miles in the Breast Cancer 3-Day event to benefit Susan G. Komen for the Cure and the National Philanthropic Trust Breast Cancer Fund. Others have had supporting roles.

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Redmond Marriott Town Center executive chef Steven Scaia defined his cooking style as “simple elegance ... a combination of old favorites and Northwest favorites.”

New Marriott chef ready to spice things up

At the Redmond Marriott Town Center, 7401 164th Ave. NE, a new executive chef has put traditional East Coast dishes and playful twists on Pacific Northwest cuisine on the menus for Meritage Restaurant and the hotel’s banquet rooms.

Redmond Marriott Town Center executive chef Steven Scaia defined his cooking style as “simple elegance ... a combination of old favorites and Northwest favorites.”

SecondStory Repertory presents ‘Private Lives’

SecondStory Repertory, the professional theatre ensemble at Redmond Town Center, presents the spicy and sophisticated “Private Lives” by Noel Coward, Sept. 5-27.

  • Aug 27, 2008
Rylan Cranmore
Rylan Cranmore

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  • Aug 25, 2008
Team Pink Pumas: From left

Pink Pumas ready to prowl for a good cause

An army dressed in pink will descend upon Seattle and the Eastside Sept. 12-14 as thousands of women — and men — walk 60 miles to raise money and awareness for Susan G. Komen for the Cure and the National Philanthropic Trust Breast Cancer Fund. The pink ribbon is a symbol of the fight against breast cancer.

Team Pink Pumas: From left
Microsoft marketing manager John Lowe

Microsoft employee John Lowe summits Mt. Rainier

Growing up near Detroit, Mich., a.k.a. “Motor City,” John Lowe never dreamed he’d become a hiking and cycling addict, let alone climb to the summit of Mt. Rainier.

Microsoft marketing manager John Lowe
Musician/composer Byron Au Yong will visit Redmond Aug. 28 and present a work called “Kidnapping Water: Bottled Operas.”

Composer Byron Au Yong to perform ‘songs of survival’ at Idylwood Beach Park

Art has a way of sneaking up on people, thanks to 4Culture’s Site-Specific Performance Network.

Musician/composer Byron Au Yong will visit Redmond Aug. 28 and present a work called “Kidnapping Water: Bottled Operas.”

‘The Wedding Singer’ is viewer’s choice at Marymoor

It was close, but Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore's romantic comedy edged past Kevin Bacon's push to bring dancing to a small town high school prom and a young New Zealand girl's quest to become chief of her people to take top honors as King County Parks' Movies@Marymoor "Viewer's Choice" winner.

  • Aug 21, 2008
For the third year in a row Nancy Herring has won a Dreyer’s Ice Cream Party contest. This year the ice cream block party

Rivertrail resident submits yet another winning poem

For the third year in a row, Nancy Herring of Redmond has won a Dreyer’s Ice Cream party by submitting an essay or poem in praise of her neighborhood.

For the third year in a row Nancy Herring has won a Dreyer’s Ice Cream Party contest. This year the ice cream block party
Dillon Jarvis attempts to beat the heat by getting doused by a double hoop copper sprinkler

Keeping cool during Art at Marymoor Park | Photo

Dillon Jarvis attempts to beat the heat by getting doused by a double hoop copper sprinkler, made by Steve Hoppy of Hoppy’s Garden Art. Saturday’s… Continue reading

  • Aug 20, 2008
Dillon Jarvis attempts to beat the heat by getting doused by a double hoop copper sprinkler