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Lessons From a CEO: Ken Uptain of Essentia

Essentia Alkaline Water Ken

As a consumer, there are countless options when it comes to choosing bottled water: glacial, spring, mineral, sparkling, flavored, etc. In recent years, however, a new bottled water category has…

Lessons From a CEO: Josh Decker from Tagboard

Josh Decker

Social media has changed the way people communicate and share information with one another, and the number of people using social media platforms continues to grow. In the United States…

Office Envy: BitTitan Bellevue

BitTitan office featured

When Geeman Yip founded BitTitan in 2007, he said he did so selfishly. Hired by Microsoft straight out of college, Yip worked for the Redmond-based tech giant for eight years…

Quitting Time: Açaí Smoothies at Kitanda

Kitanda acai smoothie

THE PLACE Kitanda 12700 N.E. 124th St., #2, Kirkland 98034 THE DRINK Açaí Smoothies HOURS OF HAPPINESS Open daily, morning until evening; check website for location hours.   A new…

Clear Forecast

2018 real estate feature

With low inventory, high demand, and climbing prices, it’s clear the Puget Sound’s housing market is hot.

Kirkland Hotel Completes Multimillion Renovation

The Heathman Hotel in Kirkland is heading into 2018 with a new look. The popular downtown Kirkland hotel recently completed a multimillion dollar renovation of its 91 guestrooms and suites,…

Eastside City Ranks Among Top 10 Safest Nationwide


When choosing where to live, people commonly tend to consider factors like housing costs, good schools, and proximity to job centers. However, another factor that often is a priority to…

Suncadia Celebrates Record Sales in 2017

Suncadia Celebrates Record Sales in 2017

Sales at the Cascade mountain range resort soar for third year in a row A popular retreat among Eastaide residents, the four-season resort community of Suncadia today announced a 24…

Bill Gates Reveals Favorite Books of 2017

Bill Gates Reveals Favorite Books of 2017

Each December, Bill Gates reveals a list of his favorite books from the year. Some of the books are new, some are old, and they run the gamut from history…

Moving Boxes

HiveBoxx moving truck

HiveBoxx is more than a moving company; it’s a startup on a quest to save the bees.     Eastside real estate agent Wesley Rankin is no stranger to the housing…

Simple Year-end Strategies to Maximize Your Retirement Accounts


December is a time for reflection and to plan for the year ahead. It’s also a good time to evaluate your retirement savings and ensure you’re getting the most out…

Holiday Time-Management Tips

time management tips for the holidays

The holiday season should be a time of joy, but for many it’s a time of additional stress. Because staying organized and managing your time effectively during this time of…

Lincoln South Food Hall Coming to Bellevue

Lincoln South Food Hall will open at Lincoln Square this December

A new, multi-faceted dining experience is coming to Lincoln Square. Opening mid-December, Lincoln South Food Hall will serve as an alternative to Bellevue’s more traditional full-service restaurants, offering a variety of quick bites…

Feeling Vacation Deprived? You’re Not Alone

Expedia's 2017 Vacation Deprivation report reveals most vacation deprived age group in the U.S.

When’s the last time you went on vacation? If you’re a millennial, there’s a good chance it’s been a while. According to Expedia’s recently released 2017 Vacation Deprivation report, millennials…

Lessons from a CEO: SkinSpirit’s Lynn Heublein

Lynn Heublein, CEO of SkinSpirit

When Lynn Heublein applied for grad school at Stanford University, the Seattle native was working in the brand management program at Proctor & Gamble and knew she wanted a career…

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