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Saturday, February 28, 2015 -- 3:32 pm
Fremont Abbey Arts Center Opens New Venue in Ballard
FremontUniverse - The non-profit arts organization Abbey Arts celebrates the opening of a new community venue in NW Ballard it is curating. The new space, known as the Ballard Homestead is located on Jones Ave NW just north of NW 65th Ave. Built in 1923 the new nonprofit venue has been renovated to "host to a variety of distraction-free acoustic concerts and cultural events for people of all ages and incomes." Read more...
Friday, February 27, 2015 -- 3:21 pm
What's on this weekend
MyBallard - Enjoy February's last weekend in Ballard! Friday, February 27 Live music at Conor Byrne Pub (5140 Ballard Ave NW) at 9 p.m. Featuring Levi Fuller & the Library, Day Laborers & Petty Intellectuals, Roselit Bone and GreenhornBluehorn. Tickets $8. Click here to purchase tickets and for more information. Live Music at Tractor Tavern (5213 Ballard Ave NW) at 9 […] Read more...
Friday, February 27, 2015 -- 11:06 am
Woman knocked unconscious during drive-by egging in Crown Hill
MyBallard - A woman was knocked unconscious early on Tuesday morning when she was hit by an egg thrown from a passing truck in Crown Hill. Check out more details from the SPD blotter post below: The woman and several friends were standing outside the bar near NW 85th Street and 15th Avenue NW when someone in a passing truck […] Read more...
Friday, February 27, 2015 -- 10:37 am
Mat Kearney always a Northwesterner at heart
Seattle Gay News - ... of grew up touring there, so it's a special place to me. One of my first shows ever was at the Tractor Tavern in Ballard. I've played: The Crocodile, Chop Suey, Neumos, The Triple Door, The Showbox, the Moore, and literally a dozen venues there. ... Read more...
Friday, February 27, 2015 -- 9:48 am
Loyal Heights Annual Pancake Breakfast set for Sunday
MyBallard - The Loyal Heights Community Center is set to host their famous annual all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast this Sunday, March 1, from 8 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. All proceeds from the event go towards the community center's scholarship fund that benefits families in need by providing opportunities to participate in programs and activities throughout the year. Tickets are now […] Read more...
Thursday, February 26, 2015 -- 4:54 pm
A New "Ballard Homestead"
Seattle PI: At Large Ballard - Ballard has a new venue for the arts, thanks to Abbey Arts and Church of Nazarene. Read more...
Thursday, February 26, 2015 -- 4:16 pm
Ballard is latest neighborhood to tackle Seattle's toilet problem
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - ... has a bad track record with toilets, after it's million-dollar-toliet fiasco nearly ten years ago. Now, enter the Ballard Public Restroom Study and that hood's attempt to solve the Great Seattle Bathroom Dilemma. Here's the gist of it: "The Ballard ... Read more...
Thursday, February 26, 2015 -- 12:13 pm
Throwback Thursday: The Golden Gardens of yesteryear
MyBallard - As the sunnier and warmer weather approaches we thought it was time to look back at some photographs taken at Golden Gardens back in the day. Enjoy! The photo below, taken in 1900, shows 11 women wading into the (freezing) water at Golden Gardens. Notice their bathing suits of sailor-collared tops and long skirts. The […] Read more...
Thursday, February 26, 2015 -- 11:36 am
Ballard teen finalist for Better Business Bureau Scholarship
MyBallard - Ballard teen John Hunt is one of the 16 finalists for the Better Business Bureau's Students of Integrity Scholarship. The scholarship is offered by the BBB Foundation to support students who recognize the importance of ethical and responsible marketplace practices. Applications for the $10,000 are open to students in Alaska, Oregon and Western Washington in order to […] Read more...
Thursday, February 26, 2015 -- 11:18 am
Ballard Pre School Cooperative open for enrollments
MyBallard - Ballard Preschool Cooperative (a program of Phinney Neighborhood Association at 7503 18th Ave NW) is now open for enrollments for the 2015/2016 school year. The cooperative comprises of a nurturing community of instructors and families with children aged 5 and younger. The team offers a part-time structured cooperative program for children from birth through pre-K. "The play-based curriculum supports children's […] Read more...
Thursday, February 26, 2015 -- 11:03 am
Development Update February 26: Subdivisions and a 6-story structure
MyBallard - Two subdivision applications and one notice for a design review meeting 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. Applications: 6705 Alonzo Ave NW A Land Use Application has been submitted to subdivide one development site into three unit lots. The […] Read more...
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 -- 11:57 pm
Where to Shop, Sip & Stay in Belltown
Seattle - ... to dive deeper into the Belltown neighborhood (you may rememeber our expert-driven shopping and supping editions in Ballard , Pioneer Square and Madison Valley ), we looked no further than Seal. She's got a job that's guided by consistently evolving ... Read more...
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 -- 6:29 pm
Me n' Moms evicted from Ballard location
MyBallard - After more than three months of unexplained closure, Ballard consignment store Me n' Moms (2821 NW Market St) is being evicted from its premises. The eviction notice posted on the door (dated 2/13/15) has drawn the attention of locals who still have their goods inside the store. My Ballard reader Briana continues to be concerned about the store credit that she holds with […] Read more...
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 -- 12:29 pm
Seattle Independent Designers Showcase Fashion For All
PR Log - PRLog - Feb. 25, 2015 - SEATTLE -- Jessica Daix of JDX Designs and Liesl Binx both Seattle based Independent Fashion Designers have joined forces to create a one of a kind fashion event. Taking place Saturday March 21st from 7-9 PM at Ballard Homestead 6541 Jones Ave Seattle, WA 98117.The event will kick off with a fashion show debuting both designers Spring 2015 collections and afterwards guests will be able to shop both designer's collections right off the runway. Read more...
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 -- 11:45 am
Seattle Animal Shelter offers free spay/neuter packages for World Spay Day
MyBallard - To commemorate World Spay Day (February 25, 2015) Seattle Animal Shelter‘s Spay and Neuter Clinic is offering free spay/neuter packages to area pets scheduled for surgery for the remainder of February. Microchips and vaccinations will also be offered free for animals having surgery on those days. "Spaying and neutering allows your pet to have a longer, healthier, happier life," […] Read more...
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 -- 8:44 am
Daddy Daughter Dinner set for next month at Ballard Community Center
MyBallard - Tickets are available for the 23rd annual Daddy Daughter Dinner set to be held on Saturday, March 14, at Ballard Community Center (6020 28th Ave NW) from 6 – 10 p.m. Seattle Parks and Recreation invites all daddies and daughters take part in a night of festivities with an 80s theme. Head to the event for […] Read more...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 -- 3:25 pm
Suspicious man travelling door to door again in Ballard
MyBallard - My Ballard reader Paul emailed in to report that another suspicious man is travelling door to door in Ballard claiming that he works for The Seattle Times. This is the first report of suspicious persons targeting our neighborhood in this way since December last year. Paul and his family live on 23rd Ave NW (between NW 85th and […] Read more...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 -- 12:25 pm
Northwest Reads | Two cookbooks can help you start with healthful eating
Magnolia News - ... way to increase wellness. "Fresh and Fermented," by Julie O'Brien, is a fermented-foods cookbook by the owners of Ballard's Firefly Kitchens. This book gives an accessible overview of our digestive system and the ways that good bacteria in fermented ... Read more...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 -- 11:38 am
Ballard nurses honored with DAISY Award
MyBallard - Earlier this month five nurses from Swedish Ballard were honored with nationally recognized DAISY Awards for the extraordinary care that they have given to their patients. The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses is a national program that recognizes nurses who provide the best patient care, supported by UnitedHealthcare. The nurses were nominated by their patients, […] Read more...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 -- 9:58 am
RV explodes in Ballard, passengers escape with minor injuries
MyBallard - Update: Kyle Moore from the Seattle Fire Department confirmed that a burning candle was the cause of the RV fire in Ballard early this morning. The SFD were alerted to the situation when multiple 911 callers reported hearing explosions and seeing the fire at approximately 2:31 a.m. this morning. 'When firefighters arrived they found the […] Read more...



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