Bellevue: Jennifer Leavitt, left, vice president of marketing at The Bellevue Collection, works Wednesday to set up Santa's workshop, a waiting area for those in line for Santa photos in Bellevue Square. “We have so much here now,” said Bellevue City Councilmember Jennifer Robertson of her city’s holiday offerings.
Seattle and Bellevue say they don’t directly compete for holiday shoppers, but they do compete, passionately and with hometown pride, to create the holiday magic that draws in customers. Cue the carolers, photos with Santa, fake snow, twinkling lights and a show of security.
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