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Friday, January 23, 2015 -- 5:50 pm
Transit Advocates Dance on the Grave of Tom Rasmussen
The Stranger - ... his Transit Master Plan , which would have studied, among other things, light rail service to West Seattle and Ballard. Then, he pushed back against a study of a streetcar in Eastlake because he didn't think it was an urgent need. In 2013, he (and ... Read more...
Friday, January 23, 2015 -- 2:55 pm
Ballard Preschool Cooperative to host open house
MyBallard - Ballard Preschool Cooperative (a program of Phinney Neighborhood Association at 7503 18th Ave NW) is hosting an open house this Saturday, January 24, from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. The cooperative comprises of a nurturing community of instructors and families with children aged 5 and younger. The team offers classes for children from birth through pre-K. 'The play-based curriculum […] Read more...
Friday, January 23, 2015 -- 2:46 pm
What's on this weekend
MyBallard - Welcome to another fantastic weekend! Enjoy it in Ballard. Friday, January 23 2015 Ballard Pie Party at The Salmon Bay Eagles (5216 20th Ave NW) from 6:30 p.m. The event is a fundraiser for the Marsha Rivkin Center for Ovarian Cancer Research. The event will feature a pie buffet both savory and sweet with live music. Bring a […] Read more...
Friday, January 23, 2015 -- 2:16 pm
Seattle ReCreative to celebrate grand reopening this Saturday
MyBallard - The team at Seattle ReCreative is hosting their grand reopening in their new space at 8408 Greenwood Ave N this Saturday, January 24. The day-long celebration of Seattle's first creative reuse and art center will include 20% off purchases of reused materials, free workshops and Make & Take crafting sessions, snacks and beverages, a raffle and tours of […] Read more...
Friday, January 23, 2015 -- 10:51 am
West Seattle Friday: Basketball, music, rollerskating, more
West Seattle Blog - ... girls' and boys' varsity, for both West Seattle High School and Chief Sealth International High School . WSHS hosts Ballard ; CSIHS hosts Lakeside . At both gyms, the schedule's the same - girls' junior varsity at 3:30, boys' JV at 5, girls' varsity ... Read more...
Thursday, January 22, 2015 -- 2:46 pm
Ghostlight’s ‘4th Graders’ takes on a provocative subject
Seattle Times - By Sean Graney. Through Saturday, Jan. 24, Ghost Light Theatricals, The Ballard Underground, 2220 N.W. Market St., Seattle; $12-$15 . Read more...
Thursday, January 22, 2015 -- 2:31 pm
News you can eat: Only one new restaurant in Seattle this week (?!),...
Seattle Times - ... explains it means "town" in Thai. Located in the Denny Triangle/South Lake Union, it's a sibling to Thai Thani in Ballard and Thai Fusion Bistro at Northgate. The new Thani has only been open for three days, and Pongpaitoon says they've been slammed ... Read more...
Thursday, January 22, 2015 -- 2:17 pm
Throwback Thursday: Ballard sports teams of yesteryear
MyBallard - With Seahawks mania in full swing, we thought it was time to take a look back at some of the Ballard sports teams from back in the day. The black and white photo below shows the 1920 Whittier Baseball Team standing in what appears to be a shed. The black and white photo below, also taken […] Read more...
Thursday, January 22, 2015 -- 11:37 am
Development Update January 22: Subdivisions and a 61-unit building
MyBallard - Two subdivision applications, one subdivision approval and an application for a 4-story structure make up today's development update from the City of Seattle's Department of Planning and Development (DPD) as posted in the Land Use Information Bulletin. 6721 Alonzo Ave NW A Land Use Application has been submitted to subdivide one development site into two unit […] Read more...
Thursday, January 22, 2015 -- 9:00 am
KuKuRuZa gives free popcorn to Hawks fans
MyBallard - This Friday and next local Hawks fans can sweeten up their day with some free KuKuRuZa popcorn. Simply stop by the Ballard store (2211 NW Market St ) while wearing your Seahawks gear and receive one free flight bag of 'Beast Corn' all day while supplies last. The local company is celebrating the Seahawks with the special […] Read more...
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 -- 7:56 pm
Nick Licata leaving Seattle City Council after 16 years
Seattle Times - ... for seven of its nine seats. The district, also home to Councilmember Mike O'Brien, also includes Fremont, Ballard and Loyal Heights. Licata also could have declared his candidacy for one of the council's two citywide positions. But that likely ... Read more...
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 -- 11:48 am
Nick Licata won't seek Seattle City Council re-election in 2015
Seattle Times - ... as the council moves to geographic representation for seven of its nine seats. Mike O'Brien, also includes Fremont, Ballard, Loyal Heights and Blue Ridge. O'Brien has not yet registered to run but will now be expected to seek the 6th District seat. ... Read more...
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 -- 11:21 am
Annual One Night Count set for Friday
MyBallard - Around 800 volunteers will be involved in the 2015 annual One Night Count that is set for the early hours of Friday morning. Volunteers will take part in counting the number of unsheltered homeless people around Seattle and beyond. The effort is organized by the Seattle/King County Coalition on Homelessness (SKCCH) with support from the Committee to End Homelessness in […] Read more...
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 -- 9:52 am
Wiggen & Sons Funeral Home nominated for landmark status
MyBallard - Seattle's Landmarks Preservation Board is set to consider nomination of the Wiggen & Sons Funeral Home (2003 NW 57th Street in Ballard) for landmark status. The board will deliberate on the decision on on Wednesday, March 4, at 3:30 p.m in the Seattle Municipal Tower (700 5th Ave, 40th Floor, Room 4060). Locals are invited to attend the meeting and give their […] Read more...
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 -- 9:01 am
Your week in Seattle music: Wale, RL Grime and more
Seattle Times - Also featuring a chameleonic violinist, one of New Zealand's biggest pop singers and a Scottish band that was a Kurt Cobain favorite. 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 21, at The Tractor Tavern, 5231 Ballard Ave. N.W., Seattle; $16 . Read more...
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 -- 11:32 pm
Ballard Bridge lane closure set for this week
MyBallard - One lane on the Ballard Bridge will be closed this week while SDOT crews make accident repairs. The southbound right lane will be closed from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. from Tuesday, January 20, through Friday, January 23. Motorists are advised to expect delays in the area and plan extra time for their journeys. Read more...
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 -- 6:31 pm
The Symbiotic Relationship Between Seattle's Taprooms and Food Trucks
The Stranger - ... a former FedEx truck that's been serving latke press sandwiches for more than a year. Silverberg has been parking at Ballard's Stoup Brewing (1108 NW 52nd Street, 457-5524, stoupbrewing.com ) and Chuck's Hop Shops for almost as long as the truck has ... Read more...
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 -- 2:44 pm
a City on a Hill | Odds and ends from the past year
Queen Anne & Magnolia News - ... the ends (all due directly or indirectly to redevelopment mania) of Kidd Valley Burgers on lower Queen Anne, the Ballard exile location of the former Capitol Hill landmark B&O Espresso and the original Mercer Street location of the Streamline ... Read more...
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 -- 2:43 pm
Musings from the Laundromat | Time for a reset
Queen Anne & Magnolia News - ... - the pace is decidedly different and the distractions are largely within my control. This morning, we left our Ballard home at 3:15 a.m. (groan) to be on time for a 5:45 a.m. flight. At that early hour, I must rely on my internal autopilot because ... Read more...
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 -- 12:36 pm
PNA to host annual seed swap next week
MyBallard - The King County Seed Lending Library is hosting its Second Annual Seed Swap on Saturday, January 31, to  coincide with National Seed Swap Day. The events provides locals with a chance to get their edible gardening started by sharing seeds from their favorite plants and getting inspired to grow  new varieties. The free swap will be held  from […] Read more...



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