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  • Apr 23, 2008

A quick duck into Bartell’s

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  • Apr 16, 2008

Downtown trend is ‘destination’ restaurants

Restaurants under the McLeod project umbrella have already begun to clear out. Peruvian restaurant Mixtura left two weeks ago. Sasi’s Cafe plans to be out May 3. World of Wrapps is long gone. And Italian-inspired Calabria is looking for a new home. The four are making way for a four-story, 157,000-square-foot mixed-use office and retail building along Lake Street South between the Bank of America property and 2nd Avenue South that recently gained approval from the city.

  • Apr 16, 2008

Local farmer’s markets opening

Farmers markets are close to opening. Here’s where to find them:

  • Apr 16, 2008

More Briefs

The Madison House Retirement Community will host its 2nd Annual Red Hat Extravaganza tomorrow from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Area Chapters of the Social Club will attend the event, which will feature a Fashion Show and a wide range of vendors from chocolate, cosmetics, jewelry and purses. Madison House expects 300 ladies over the age of 65 this year.

  • Apr 14, 2008

In Brief

The Rotary Club of Kirkland announced its annual scholarship awards April 7.

  • Apr 14, 2008

Nonprofit promotes new high school rivalry: poetry

Athletic rivalry between the ‘Stangs, Kangs and Wolves is nothing new. Now students from Redmond, Lake Washington and Eastlake High Schools are facing off in a very different field -- the field of poetry. And there’s money at stake.

  • Apr 14, 2008

In Brief

Kirkland neighborhoods will be busy in the coming weeks with the following public walks:

  • Apr 14, 2008

Green 2.0: Eco-living goes high-tech in Kirkland

Ever wondered what your impact is on the environment? With an online community of two million members, Kirkland-based EarthLab.com might have the answer.

  • Apr 14, 2008

City’s crime rate stayed low in 2007

Kirkland’s below average crime rate stayed low in 2007, according to statistics released by the Kirkland Police Department.

  • Apr 9, 2008

County executive’s office calls shelter review ‘frustrating’

King County Executive Ron Sims plans to release a report this week to the County Council rebutting many of the recent findings by consultant Nathan Winograd over the county’s management of its two animal shelters.

  • Apr 9, 2008

Local baseball memories hitting Mariners airwaves

If you ask 77-year-old Mike Davies to reflect on his memories of baseball, he’ll gladly dip into a deep pool of nostalgia and recollection.

  • Apr 7, 2008

Cirque du Soleil swings back through Eastside this month

The international sensation Cirque du Soleil returns to Redmond --- King County’s Marymoor Park, to be precise -- this April 24 to May 25. Since its inception in the 1980s, the Montreal, Quebec-based “Circus of the Sun” -- as translated in French -- has dazzled spectators with its reimagination of the circus concept, using no animals and showcasing the beauty of human movement.

  • Apr 7, 2008

Hopelink makes school hunger summer effort

Hopelink, a north and east King County nonprofit organization, has launched its annual “End Summer Hunger” fund and food drive to help feed 11,000 school-aged children in its service area and support the agency’s homelessness prevention programs. Each summer, nearly 14 percent of schoolchildren in north and east King County face hunger because their schools’ subsidized meal programs, on which they depend during the school year, are not available.

  • Apr 7, 2008

In Brief

The Kirkland-based East Lake Washington Audubon Society (ELWAS) last week announced its new board of directors for 2008. Serving for the next year are: Christy Anderson, president; Cindy Balbuena, vice president; Ellen Homan, treasurer; Carmen Almodovar, secretary; Tricia Kishel, Margaret Lie and Helen LaBouy, at-large Board Members, Brian Bell, birding chair; Tim McGruder, conservation chair; Mary Britton-Simmons, education chair; and Sunny Walter, membership chair.

  • Apr 7, 2008