Kirkland has been named in the Top 10 Best Cities to live for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) workers. The editors of Livability.com looked at more than 2,000 cities across the U.S. according to share of total jobs falling into the STEM category, median income for jobs in the STEM category and median income […]
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KEXP Presents Kirkland Summerfest: August 10 – 12, 2018 www.kirklandsummerfest.com Kirkland’s largest festival expands in its seventh year featuring 14 awesome Northwest bands (plus one from Sacramento), including many favorites heard on KEXP! Be prepared for 3 days of sun, 14 killer local bands (plus one from Sacramento), food vendors to sustain your energy levels, […]
City receives bronze level award in national program Kirkland’s years of effort and commitment to make the City more walkable were rewarded this month by the Walk Friendly Community (WFC) program, when they recognized the City as a bronze level Walk Friendly Community. Kirkland is one of ten cities across the nation honored by the […]
Bob Becker of Becker Architects will be presenting to the park board on February 14th for a new proposed swimming facility at Peter Kirk Park. This proposal includes additional space for baseball, swimming, indoor gym activities, tennis, recreational park space, a community hall with kitchen, and additional parking. The public is welcome to attend […]
The Cow and Coyote love this time of year. They get to celebrate the giving spirit by dressing as their favorite holiday characters, Santa Cow and Rudolph the Red-Nosed Coyote. Stop by and tell Santa Cow what you’ll be hoping for this Christmas. She’ll do her best to grant your wishes (even though she has […]
The cow and coyote are dressed up and ready for Halloween. The cow is hoping to go incognito this year while the coyote is embracing his devilish side. Stop by to get your picture taken with the famous duo while you’re out trick or treating.
Areté Mixed-Use Development plan implementation recognized The City of Kirkland and Areté, a contemporary, mixed-use development in Kirkland’s downtown central business district, this week received the Governor’s Smart Communities Award in the category of Smart Projects. The award, presented by Governor Jay Inslee, recognizes the collaboration between the City and the project developer around […]
The Kirkland Downtown Association (KDA) is pleased to announce a membership program that will connect the community of Kirkland, Businesses and Organizations. This program will help fund the initiatives that bring vibrancy and economic development into Kirkland. The KDA hosts the Wednesday Farmer’s Market, Summer Concert series, 4th of July Celebration & Fireworks, Classic […]
Did you wonder what might fill the empty space on Lake Street where Q’doba used to be? Well you need wonder no more. Casa Ricardo’s Family Mexican Restaurant is opening soon.
And for those who like margaritas, never fear. They have filed for a liquor license…
This Saturday, Kirkland celebrates Winterfest downtown with the traditional tree lighting, live music and a special appearance by Santa Claus. This year, you will find that the tree lighting festival has been moved to Lee Johnson Field at the corner of Central Way and 3rd St. The tree lighting ceremony takes place at 5:00 pm.
Saturday is also “Small Business Saturday” and includes a speech by Mayor Amy Walen and free parking shuttles to and from City Hall where there will be ample parking…