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Bellevue, WA

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This onetime
sleepy suburb of Seattle (just across Lake Washington) has undergone a flash of development in recent
years, including the completion of the Bravern, a massive high-end shopping,
office, and condo complex where Microsoft has taken space. The younger crowd is
making its presence felt in the scene-y sections of Lincoln Square and the area
around Bellevue Towers.

See: No boring strip malls here. Check out
the gleaming shops at Bellevue
Square
, including 7 For All Mankind and Michael Kors Lifestyle. Just across
the street is the Bellevue
Arts Museum
.

Taste: Drop by the sophisticated Taphouse
Grill
, where you can feast on fish tacos and down them with one of the 160
beers on tap.

Coolest Suburbs Worth a Visit

Bellevue, WA

This onetime
sleepy suburb of Seattle (just across Lake Washington) has undergone a flash of development in recent
years, including the completion of the Bravern, a massive high-end shopping,
office, and condo complex where Microsoft has taken space. The younger crowd is
making its presence felt in the scene-y sections of Lincoln Square and the area
around Bellevue Towers.

See: No boring strip malls here. Check out
the gleaming shops at Bellevue
Square
, including 7 For All Mankind and Michael Kors Lifestyle. Just across
the street is the Bellevue
Arts Museum
.

Taste: Drop by the sophisticated Taphouse
Grill
, where you can feast on fish tacos and down them with one of the 160
beers on tap.

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