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Tuesday, September 1, 2015 -- 5:46 pm
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Seattle - Martha's Vineyard was once known for its unusually high percentage of deaf residents-so much so that Alexander Graham Bell,... Whether an experienced gardener or an aspiring green thumb, head to the Swansons Fall Sale in Ballard. Read more...
Tuesday, September 1, 2015 -- 4:59 pm
Hasselbeck looking for meaningful snaps in preseason finale
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - ... more information about defensive lineman Art Jones (left ankle), who was using crutches in the locker room. ... Vick Ballard (hamstring) missed another practice Tuesday. Read more...
Tuesday, September 1, 2015 -- 2:17 pm
Stash Pot Shop opens in Ballard
MyBallard - Another retail marijuana store has come to Ballard; Stash Pot Shop just had their grand opening over the weekend. Stash (4912 17th Ave NW) aims to be as connected as possible to the community, evident in their motto: Community, Culture, Cannabis. According to High Above Seattle, Stash received thousands of applicants for 'budtenders,' but just a few […] Read more...
Tuesday, September 1, 2015 -- 12:59 pm
Fighting to end hunger
Queen Anne & Magnolia News - ... to a network of 275 hunger relief agencies, including Queen Anne Food Bank at Sacred Heart and meal program, Ballard Food Bank, Mary's Place and the Millionair Club Charity, among others in this area of Seattle. Danar Hoverson, director of the local ... Read more...
Tuesday, September 1, 2015 -- 12:49 pm
Next affordable-housing proposals advanced by mayor, councilmember:...
West Seattle Blog - ... $1,399 to $1,887. The table below shows average monthly rent rates by neighborhood for buildings built since 2010: Ballard $1,769 Capitol Hill/Eastlake $1,887 Green Lake / Wallingford $1,671 Queen Anne $1,694 Rainier Valley $1,399 West Seattle ... Read more...
Tuesday, September 1, 2015 -- 12:28 pm
Fundraiser tonight at Peddler Brewing for cyclocross riders
MyBallard - If you love beer and cyclocross, then tonight's your night: there will be a fundraiser this evening at Peddler Brewing Company to benefit cyclocross riders Jessica Cutler and Shannon Mallory of Jamis Professional Cyclocross team. The fundraiser will start at 6:30 p.m., and a $10 donation at the door will get you a raffle ticket for […] Read more...
Tuesday, September 1, 2015 -- 8:25 am
Neighborhood Matching Fund application period still open
MyBallard - The application period for city-funded neighborhood projects is open for one more month. The Small and Simple Projects Fund is a $25,000 grant that goes to community-building projects and that are matched by community contributions. There is a workshop tomorrow night (Wed., Sept. 2) at the University Heights Community Center (5031 University Way NE, room 209) from […] Read more...
Tuesday, September 1, 2015 -- 7:01 am
Phinney Ridge Community Council to meet tonight
MyBallard - Tonight is the monthly Phinney Ridge Community Council meeting, to be held at 7 p.m. at the Phinney Neighborhood Center at 6532 Phinney Ave N. They'll be discussing many issues relevant to Ballardites, including land use and affordable housing. Here is the agenda (as posted on their website): Old Business – 7:00- 7:45 pm 1. […] Read more...
Monday, August 31, 2015 -- 8:10 pm
Zeds Dead Set for Two-Night Stand at The Neptune This Fall
BroadwayWorld.com - ... Tickets.com , 24-hour ticket kiosks located outside the Paramount, Moore, and Neptune Theatre, Sonic Boom Records in Ballard, in person at the Paramount box office, or may also be purchased by phone at 1-877-STG-4TIX. For more information, visit ... Read more...
Monday, August 31, 2015 -- 6:05 pm
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Seattle - Whether an experienced gardener or an aspiring green thumb, head to the Swansons Fall Sale in Ballard. Read more...
Monday, August 31, 2015 -- 4:22 pm
Golden Garden beach cleanup coming up soon
MyBallard - On September 12, a group of Ballardites will be at Golden Gardens for a big beach cleanup. Windermere Ballard is hosting the cleaning party, which they say is their 1st Annual Beach Clean Up Day. According to Windermere, they'll be picking up garbage and doing any other small projects as needed. They've teamed up with […] Read more...
Monday, August 31, 2015 -- 2:12 pm
Two of Seattle's parking ticket hot spots are in Ballard
MyBallard - Ballard has two of the city's most parking-ticketed streets. According to a Seattle P-I article, Shilshole Ave and Ballard Ave are among the city's parking ticket hot spots. After compiling stats from the Seattle Municipal Court, the P-I reports that in the past year, there were 161 parking tickets given out on Shilshole Ave, 157 […] Read more...
Monday, August 31, 2015 -- 12:59 pm
The Best Things To Do Every Day This Week
The Stranger - ... Womb Open Mic A weekly pro-lady stand-up night that forbids misogyny and heckling, featuring Georgie Kunkel and The Ballard Boyz. WEDNESDAY John Baxter is a Switch Hitter A world premiere play featuring Charles Leggett, one of this year's Stranger ... Read more...
Monday, August 31, 2015 -- 10:28 am
Ballard Development Update: townhomes, rowhouses and subdivisions
MyBallard - Three applications for subdivisions and townhomes, one subdivision approval, and a streamlined design review notice make up today's development update, provided by the City of Seattle's Department of Planning and Development (DPD) Land Use Information Bulletin. Applications: 2412 NW 61ST ST A Land Use Application has been submitted to subdivide one development site into two […] Read more...
Monday, August 31, 2015 -- 9:10 am
Ballard's proposed tent city to have tiny homes
MyBallard - As the debate over a tent city in Ballard continues, local organization Sustainable Ballard is helping raise funds to build tiny homes to include on the proposed Market Street encampment site. The Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI) and Nickelsville already have six tiny homes to move to the Ballard site. LIHI's Melinda Nichols says the Ballard […] Read more...
Friday, August 28, 2015 -- 6:52 pm
Public climatology app shows data indicating an uncomfortably warm Puget Sound
MyBallard - Scientists gathered at Shilshole Bay Marina (7001 Seaview Ave NW) in July to discuss their concerns about the ecological effects of the unusually warm conditions in the Puget Sound region this summer. University of Washington's Principal Oceanographer & NANOOS Executive Director Jan Newton says concerns are still valid a month after the initial advisory. She […] Read more...
Friday, August 28, 2015 -- 1:03 pm
Seattle School District requests city zoning waiver to expand Loyal Heights Elementary
MyBallard - The Seattle School District wants to double the size of Loyal Heights Elementary, and they are requesting a waiver from city zoning regulations to begin the rebuild. There will be a meeting to discuss the request at the Loyal Heights Elementary School lunchroom(2511 NW 80th St) on September 15 at 6:30 p.m. The district is anticipating an […] Read more...
Friday, August 28, 2015 -- 10:28 am
What's on this weekend
MyBallard - Ballard feels the usual buzz of live music this weekend, but may feel sleepy due to on-and-off drizzle the whole weekend. We see a high of 71 degrees today, with a chance of returning rain. Tomorrow, an almost sure chance of rain accompanies mid-temperatures; a similar pattern for Sunday sees a 60 percent chance of […] Read more...
Friday, August 28, 2015 -- 9:47 am
West Woodland parents frustrated by delay in portable classroom additions
MyBallard - Parents from West Woodland Elementary are worried the school won't have enough space for students for the upcoming school year. The school district is asking parents to be patient, saying they're taking steps to alleviate the problem. The number of students at the school has increased, and there's a need for portable classrooms to provide enough teaching […] Read more...
Thursday, August 27, 2015 -- 2:28 pm
Throwback Thursday: Ballard's parks of yesteryear
MyBallard - This week we take a look at Ballard parks of the past. A group of boys waiting to take turns sliding down a playground slide at an unknown Ballard park in 1910. A group of kids on swings at a Ballard playground in 1910. Kids on a swing/seesaw set in an unknown Ballard park in 1910. 1910 photo […] Read more...



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