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Wednesday, July 30, 2014 -- 9:00 am
Launch party for new children's book at Secret Garden next Friday
MyBallard - By Joe Veyera Secret Garden Books (2214 NW Market St) will play host to the launch of local author and illustrator Dana Sullivan's newest picture book next Friday evening. In 'Kay Kay's Alphabet Safari,' -- now available for pre-order for $15.99 at Secret Garden -- Kay Kay wants to paint pictures of an animal to […] Read more...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 -- 6:34 pm
News Shorts by Stranger Staff
The Stranger - ... that could result in funding to study - funding to study ! Not build! - a new monorail project that would link Ballard, the waterfront, and West Seattle. This funding would come, in part, from a citywide car tab fee of $5 on vehicles one year old or ... Read more...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 -- 4:20 pm
Ballard takes center stage on Evening Magazine
MyBallard - By Joe Veyera A bevy of Ballard businesses were on display last week, as KING 5′s Evening Magazine took viewers on a half-hour tour of the neighborhood, as part of it's 'Block Hopping' series of shows. The newly opened Ballard Beer Company (2050 NW Market St), the Ballard Annex Oyster House (5410 Ballard Ave NW), […] Read more...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 -- 3:25 pm
Washington Brewshed Beer Fest this Thursday at Hale's Ales
MyBallard - By Joe Veyera An outreach initiative of Washington Wild, the Washington Brewshed Alliance‘s mission is to spread the message that clean, healthy watersheds and good beer go hand in hand, with the idea that better water equals better brews. This Thursday, the Brewshed Alliance's brewing partners -- which include Ballard's Peddler Brewing Company, Reuben's Brews, […] Read more...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 -- 12:43 pm
Art in the Garden celebrates 14th year this Saturday
MyBallard - By Joe Veyera The Ballard P-Patch (8527 25th Ave NW) will host it's annual Art in the Garden fundraiser this Saturday, featuring live music, offerings from several local food trucks, and of course, a bevy of work from local artists nestled throughout the vibrant colors of the garden. The primary fundraiser for the P-Patch, Art in […] Read more...
Monday, July 28, 2014 -- 2:56 pm
Alison's Coastal Cafe & Bakery opens on Leary Avenue
MyBallard - By Joe Veyera A new cafe and bakery has opened in the former B&O Espresso location at 5404 Leary Ave NW, run by a former longtime program/teen director at the Ballard Boys & Girls Club.  Alison Soike opened Alison's Coastal Cafe & Bakery in late June, just four months after B&O said goodbye after two years […] Read more...
Monday, July 28, 2014 -- 1:35 pm
City Fruit ambassador applications due Friday
MyBallard - By Joe Veyera City Fruit is accepting applications through Friday for its ambassador program, which will give local residents the opportunity to serve as the face and voice of the organization in their neighborhood. An organization that promotes the cultivation of urban fruit trees in the city, City Fruit currently operates in five Seattle neighborhoods, […] Read more...
Monday, July 28, 2014 -- 12:36 pm
Slog Poll: Are You Ready for Another Try at a Seattle Monorail?...
The Stranger - ... year. The money would be spent writing plans and environmental reports for an approximately 16-mile line connecting Ballard, the waterfront and West Seattle as far south as Westwood . Construction, pegged at $2.4billion, would require a follow-up ... Read more...
Monday, July 28, 2014 -- 11:33 am
Old Pequliar hosts trivia night fundraiser on Tuesday
MyBallard - By Joe Veyera Trivia nights at The Old Pequliar (1722 NW Market St) are hardly a new development. But this Tuesday night, participants can get in on the fun while knowing they're giving to a worthy cause. All participants are asked to make a $5 donation, with the proceeds going to the Friends of the […] Read more...
Monday, July 28, 2014 -- 11:04 am
STAGEright to Present I Gelosi, Begin. 8/15
BroadwayWorld.com - ... Monday August 25 7:30pm Thursday August 28 7:30pm Friday August 29 7:30pm Saturday August 30 7:30pm LOCATION: The Ballard Underground 2220 NW Market St Seattle, WA 98107 TICKETS: Tickets are $20 at the door and $15 online available online. GROUP ... Read more...
Monday, July 28, 2014 -- 9:18 am
Name of Ballard resident released in Ravenna murder-suicide
MyBallard - By Joe Veyera Our news partners at The Seattle Times have reported the names of an elderly woman who was shot and killed by her son (a Ballard resident), who then took his own life at a retirement community in Ravenna earlier this month. According to The Times, citing the King County Medical Examiner: Annie […] Read more...
Monday, July 28, 2014 -- 6:00 am
Guest Editorial: The Rent Is Too Damn High, Let's Get It Under Control
The Stranger - ... the supply is low, ergo the price will rise - just simple economics. Yet the biggest increase in rents was seen in Ballard, where the supply doubled over the last six years and the vacancy rate is highest in the city. The "if you build it, they will ... Read more...
Friday, July 25, 2014 -- 9:55 pm
Monorail proposition on fall ballot
Seattle Times - Seattle voters will decide in November whether to fund planning for an elevated line between Ballard and West Seattle - some nine years after an earlier monorail project imploded. Read more...
Friday, July 25, 2014 -- 5:43 pm
Weeding and salmon viewing at Commodore Park this Saturday
MyBallard - By Joe Veyera Ballardites are invited to stop by Commodore Park (3330 W Commodore Way) on Saturday morning, as the Friends of the Cedar River Watershed work toward restoring the ship canal shoreline park through the Green Seattle Partnership. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., volunteers will be removing invasive weeds from the park just south of […] Read more...
Friday, July 25, 2014 -- 3:05 pm
Ballard High boys basketball hosts car wash fundraiser Saturday
MyBallard - By Joe Veyera The Ballard High School boys basketball program will host a car wash this Saturday to raise money for the upcoming season. From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., team members will be stationed at the Shell gas station at 3317 West Government Way (on the way to Discovery Park in Magnolia). Donations of all […] Read more...
Friday, July 25, 2014 -- 12:32 pm
What's on this weekend
MyBallard - By Joe Veyera It's shaping up to be another busy weekend in Ballard! Take a look at what the neighborhood has to offer. Friday, July 25 Black Tie Productions presents Emerald City at the Ballard High School Performing Arts Center (1418 NW 65th St) at 7 p.m. A musical comedy featuring the trials of a newly-minted college […] Read more...
Friday, July 25, 2014 -- 10:45 am
Trailer released for movie filmed in Ballard last year
MyBallard - By Joe Veyera A24 Films has released the first trailer for Seattle-based Director Lynn Shelton's new film, 'Laggies,' set for release October 24. The movie, which stars Keira Knightley as a 28-year-old who hides out in the home of her 16-year-old friend and her father (played by Sam Rockwell) as she tries to sort out her […] Read more...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 -- 5:06 pm
Subaru Crosstrek stolen from driveway on 25th Ave NW
MyBallard - By Joe Veyera My Ballard reader Mark emailed in to report his family's Subaru Crosstrek (pictured at right) had been stolen from their driveway early Thursday morning. At approximately 3 a.m. Thursday, Mark said his wife saw flashlight beams waving around the alley between their house and their neighbors on 25th Avenue Northwest. She then ran […] Read more...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 -- 4:19 pm
Crown Hill gears up for annual neighborhood garage sale this Saturday
MyBallard - By Joe Veyera Homeowners throughout Crown Hill will have their wares on display this Saturday, as part of the eighth annual Crown Hill Neighborhood Garage Sale. From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., dozens of residents will have sales set up, including some held as charity benefits. Organizers also expect a fair number of free sales […] Read more...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 -- 3:26 pm
Upcoming outdoor events: Fish, dinosaurs, bubbles and more
HeraldNet - ... will be available. If the weather is bad, the event moves inside for a Q&A with astronomers. Fish: Visit the Ballard Locks on Saturday to see salmon. Naturalists will be there from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. to tell you all about the cool fish and their ... Read more...




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