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Friday, October 24, 2014 -- 7:14 pm
Bartell Drugs to open new store in Ballard Commons development
MyBallard - Earlier today, Bartell Drugs announced plans for their new store set to open in 2016 in the Ballard Commons development at 5605 22nd Ave NW. The announcement confirms that the two Bartell Drugs locations in Ballard (at 1500 NW Market St and at 5605 22nd Ave NW) are here to stay. The new store will be part of the mixed-use […] Read more...
Friday, October 24, 2014 -- 3:02 pm
Kiss My Grits to serve lunch at Ballard Mini Pod
MyBallard - After launching his highly anticipated food truck Kiss My Grits earlier this month Seattle chef Mike Guanlao has scored a lunch gig at Ballard Mini Pod near Swedish Campus (5401 17th Ave NW) for the rest of the month. Guanlao will be serving up his signature favorites including Hoppin' John, Shrimp and Grits, Salmon Chowder and Caeser Salads from 11 a.m. […] Read more...
Friday, October 24, 2014 -- 11:00 am
What's on this weekend
MyBallard - Welcome to the weekend and there is plenty to do in and around Ballard! Enjoy! Friday, October 24 Irish Reels Film Festival at SIFF Center (in Seattle Center near the corner of Warren Ave & Republican St) from 6 p.m. The Irish Reels Film Festival, a forum for features, shorts, and documentaries by independent Irish filmmakers. Tickets […] Read more...
Friday, October 24, 2014 -- 9:32 am
Local kids to celebrate "Halloween on Holman" this Sunday
MyBallard - It's that time of year again for the 5th annual Halloween on Holman 'trick or treat' celebrations in the Carkeek Plaza and Holman Plaza shopping centers (at NW 100th St) this Sunday, October 26,  from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. Ghosts, ghouls and goblins of all ages (accompanied by an adult) are invited to participate in the event which […] Read more...
Thursday, October 23, 2014 -- 1:46 pm
Beavers football team to face Roosevelt for 1st place Metro Division seeding
MyBallard - This Friday, the BHS Beavers football team will be playing Roosevelt High School for 1st place seeding in the Metro Public Division. The special 'Senior Night' game will kick off at 7 p.m. after a tribute to Senior students at Memorial Stadium. The team is 5-2 overall and 4-0 in their division play for the season. 'This […] Read more...
Thursday, October 23, 2014 -- 1:20 pm
Throwback Thursday: The Market Street of yesteryear
MyBallard - Market Street is, and always has been, the bustling center of our neighborhood. We thought it was time this week to take a look at Market St in all its glory back in the day. The black and white photo below, taken in 1939, features a busy Market Street. Stores and restaurants that can be seen […] Read more...
Thursday, October 23, 2014 -- 12:21 pm
Ballard Development Update October 23: Subdivisions all over
MyBallard - Three subdivision applications and two subdivision approvals make up this week's development update from the City of Seattle's Department of Planning and Development (DPD) as posted in the Land Use Information Bulletin. No other applications, appeals, decisions, or notifications in Ballard were made this week Applications: 1762 NW 61st St A Land Use Application has been submitted to […] Read more...
Thursday, October 23, 2014 -- 12:03 pm
Caffe Umbria opens on Ballard Ave
MyBallard - Ballard's newest coffee spot Caffe Umbria opened at 5407 Ballard Ave earlier this month. The Ballard location is the third to be opened by owners in addition to cafes in Pioneer Square and Portland, Oregon. In addition to coffee, Caffe Umbria is selling baked delicacies courtesy of Le Panier and Macrina, light lunch options from nearby […] Read more...
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 -- 3:18 pm
Canadian Developer to Launch Second Seattle Condo Project
PR Log - PRLog - Oct. 22, 2014 - SEATTLE -- InHaus Development is proud to announce the launch of Salt Ballard Condos . Salt is a follow up to their Solo Lofts development which is currently 60% sold and now under construction. Read more...
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 -- 12:58 pm
Volunteers needed for United Way of King County's Free Tax Campaign
MyBallard - United Way of King County is looking for volunteers to assist with their Free Tax Campaign at the Phinney Neighborhood Center. The campaign started as a grassroots initiative in White Center thirteen years ago led by United Way of King County. Over the years the campaign has spread throughout the county in an effort to connect low-income […] Read more...
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 -- 12:32 pm
BHS student named WIAA Athlete of the Week
MyBallard - Ballard High School student Jacob Ta'ase was chosen as one of the Athletes of the Week by the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) for his achievements in football. Each week throughout the school year the WIAA recognizes twelve varsity athletes, a male and a female from each of the six classifications, who exhibited an outstanding […] Read more...
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 -- 12:00 pm
38 condos set for new development at 56th and 20th
MyBallard - According to Curbed Seattle, Solo Lofts developer InHaus Development has launched their latest project, 'Salt', at 5601 20th Ave NW. The new development, set to include 38 condos, will begin construction early next year. Price wise the units start in the low $300s and, size wise, range from  556 sq. ft. for the one bedroom units to 1,428 sq. […] Read more...
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 -- 8:00 am
Local radio producer creates Roman podcast
MyBallard - Ballard resident and former KUOW producer and host Katy Sewall has embarked on a new project with a distinctly Roman flair. While on a year long sabbatical with her husband in Rome, Sewall teamed up with long time friend Tiffany Parks to create a podcast about ex-pats aptly titled The Bitersweet Life. In terms of the creation of the podcast, […] Read more...
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 -- 7:31 am
WA: Monorail Campaign Stalling? Even Named Backers Not Along for Ride
Mass Transit - Oct. 22--Magnolia activist Elizabeth Campbell is trying to resurrect a Ballard-to-West Seattle monorail plan. But just about any semblance of broad public support is gone. Read more...
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 -- 5:21 pm
Snapshot in Time: Magnolia | Magnolia's Pleasant Valley was dairy land
Queen Anne & Magnolia News - ... in Magnolia were just getting by from the food they could produce, with a little surplus going to the markets in Ballard, shipped by boat. According to Monica Wooton's essay "A Dairyland of Sorts Back Then": "Most early Magnolians literally ... Read more...
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 -- 4:03 pm
Fourth annual Motown Dance Party set for Saturday
MyBallard - It's time to put on those dancing shoes for the fourth annual Sunset Hill Motown Dance Party. The popular event will be held this Saturday, October 25, at the Sunset Hill Community Clubhouse (3003 NW 66th St) from 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. The event is open to all ages and features a live DJ, favorite 1960s Motown dancing tunes, a […] Read more...
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 -- 12:33 pm
Rainier Beer to celebrate - R Day' on Oct. 24
Queen Anne & Magnolia News - ... in Georgetown and culminate in Capitol Hill by 2 a.m., after winding a path through Seattle with stops in Uptown, Ballard, the University District, Fremont and Belltown. The public is invited to participate in the procession, celebrate at one or ... Read more...
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 -- 11:46 am
Li'l Woody's raises funds to help find homes for dogs
MyBallard - In honor of October's Dog Adoption Month, Li'l Woody's (2040 NW Market St) has created the "Cutie and the Beast Burger" to raise both money and awareness for local dogs that are in need of homes. The special burger is available from today through Monday, October 27, with a portion of proceeds going directly to Seattle based dog […] Read more...
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 -- 11:33 am
Seattle Library patrons set to download free songs from Freegal
MyBallard - Seattle Public Library card holders have yet another perk in terms of downloading free songs. Patrons are able to now download five songs a week from SPL's partner vendor Freegal, which maintains over 7 million songs from over 28,000 labels. Music available from Freegal includes hits like Meghan Trainor's 'All About That Bass' and Pharrell Williams' 'Happy,' as […] Read more...
Monday, October 20, 2014 -- 9:07 pm
Seattle real estate's driving force
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - ... of cachet long associated with Downtown Seattle and other popular neighborhoods, such as Capitol Hill, Fremont and Ballard. No more than 100 listings a year mentioned South Lake Union until 2013, when mentions exploded to 277, according to Redfin. ... Read more...



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