The Bellevue Magic Season begins its annual run downtown this Friday with a holiday parade taking over busy Bellevue Way, between Northeast Fourth and Eighth streets, for one hour nightly. Visitors should expect heavy traffic as people surge into downtown for the festivities.
Nightly performances at the popular Snowflake Lane will require the daily closures of the following streets from Friday, Nov. 23, to Monday, Dec. 24:
Bellevue Way Northeast, from Northeast Fourth Street to Northeast Eighth Street, will be closed 6:45-7:45 p.m. The parade begins at 7 p.m.
Northeast Sixth Street, from 105th Avenue Northeast to Bellevue Way Northeast, will be closed 6-7:45 p.m.
During closures on Bellevue Way Northeast, visitors to the Bellevue Arts Museum may park in the Westin Hotel parking garage, accessible from 105th Avenue Northeast.
Bellevue Police arrested two suspects in an early morning crime spree that occurred early Friday. This morning at 4:52 a.m., police received a report of a hit and run crash in the 4000 block of 181st Place SE in Issaquah. The homeowner called to report that a suspicious vehicle that had been parked in the driveway and struck their garage door, causing damage. The vehicle fled the area before the police arrived, however the homeowner was able to provide the license plate number of the vehicle. Police learned that the vehicle had been reported stolen from Snohomish. Continue reading “Bellevue Police Arrest Two After String of Crimes”