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Tuesday, September 2, 2014 -- 6:59 pm
Thunderstorms, heavy rains sock Puget Sound during commute
KOMO News - ... power outages in the area. Meanwhile, some neighborhoods reported urban flooding, including NW 65th Street in Ballard. Everett reported a quarter inch of rain in a downpour. Showers are likely from about Seattle north to the Canadian border through ... Read more...
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 -- 4:11 pm
Local drivers to expect delays during repainting of Fremont Bridge
MyBallard - This week SDOT crews will begin a series of lane closures for painting the Fremont Bridge, a project which is set to last into February. These closures will occur during off-peak travel hours, but drivers should expect heavier traffic regardless. The first stage of the closures, lasting several weeks, will affect northbound traffic only. The northbound […] Read more...
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 -- 3:48 pm
Stoup Brewing to host Fresh Hop event this Thursday
MyBallard - The team at Stoup Brewing (1108 NW 52nd St) are set to make their first ever Fresh Hop Beer and are inviting locals to be part of the action. First thing on Thursday, the team will be heading to Willamette Valley Hops to pick up freshly harvested wet hops. They will then drive them back that evening […] Read more...
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 -- 1:54 pm
Ballard Locks pedestrian walkways set for closures tomorrow
MyBallard - According to the Chittenden Locks Twitter feed today's scheduled construction has been postponed until tomorrow. During tomorrow's scheduled construction the Lock's walkways will be closed at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. with both closures lasting for an hour each. Closure times (or any changes to them) will be posted on both sides of bridge walkway, shown on […] Read more...
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 -- 12:32 pm
Have you seen Zsa Zsa?
MyBallard - Update: We just received word that Zsa Zsa was reunited with her owner late last night and is now safely at home. 'She was hit by a car and brought to an emergency vet, but recovering,' writes her owner Cathy. Thank you to everyone who kept a lookout for her! Original Post: My Ballard reader Cathy emailed in to let […] Read more...
Monday, September 1, 2014 -- 8:39 pm
Oily bilge water leaves Seattle-area marina gasping
KREM-TV Spokane - Several residents of the Ballard Mill Marina on Shilshole Avenue NE say they were awakened by the sickening smell of the oily mixture that Coast Guard investigators say is probably bilge water. Read more...
Monday, September 1, 2014 -- 11:17 am
Ballard's Labor Day Round Up
MyBallard - Check out what's happening in our ‘hood today in our Labor Day round up: What's On: Li'l Woody's will be giving away free hamburgers between 2 and 5 p.m. at their Capitol Hill and Ballard (2040 NW Market Street) locations. Limit one per customer. Goodwill is hosting its annual Labor Day sale. Blue tagged items are […] Read more...
Monday, September 1, 2014 -- 7:39 am
Normal garbage pick-up scheduled for Labor Day
MyBallard - While local, state, and federal offices will be closed on Monday, all garbage, food and yard waste, and recycling collections will be on normal schedule in Seattle this Labor Day. As usual, make sure to put out your containers for collection no later than 7 a.m. SPU says that customers can report a Monday missed garbage, yard waste […] Read more...
Saturday, August 30, 2014 -- 9:32 pm
Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014
KJR-AM Seattle - ... of interest to local soccer fans. The show will broadcast live each Tuesday, alternating between the Market Arms in Ballard and The George & Dragon Pub in Fremont. Fans can listen to Seattle Soccer Talk at 950am, on www.SportsRadioKJR.com and ... Read more...
Friday, August 29, 2014 -- 4:45 pm
Sustainable Ballard seeks proposals for community project funding
MyBallard - By Joe Veyera Sustainable Ballard is accepting applications through September 5 for small community projects after receiving a $2,600 grant from Waste Management for the 'Think Green Challenge.' Applicants can be individuals, organizations, or groups, and proposals must be for new projects initiated by a Ballard neighbor and benefiting the Ballard community. Applicants can apply for […] Read more...
Friday, August 29, 2014 -- 2:01 pm
Tree management project underway at Carkeek Park
MyBallard - By Joe Veyera Seattle Parks and Recreation has announced tree work in Carkeek Park to reduce hazards for park users and to avoid damage to salmon habitat. The work, which began on August 20 and will run through the end of September, will consist of the felling of 13 alder trees, with the tree trunks' […] Read more...
Friday, August 29, 2014 -- 12:46 pm
Portage Bay Cafe to add a fourth Seattle neighborhood restaurant
Business Journal - ... for owners John and Amy Gunnar and the second in Seattle's Roosevelt neighborhood. Their other restaurants are in Ballard and South Lake Union. "We are excited about having these guys as a tenant. We believe they will have a similar impact to the ... Read more...
Friday, August 29, 2014 -- 11:30 am
What's on this weekend
MyBallard - By Joe Veyera It's the final weekend of the month, and there's plenty happening in Ballard this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Friday, August 29 Live Music at Tractor Tavern (5213 Ballard Ave NW) at 9:30 p.m. Featuring Southern Culture On the Skids and Johnny 7 and The Black Crabs. Tickets are $18. 21 and over. For more information, click here. […] Read more...
Friday, August 29, 2014 -- 9:00 am
Dock-to-dock delivery | Kitsap Week
Bainbridge Island - ... from the Poulsbo shoreline in a 10-foot rowboat to deliver a keg of Slippery Pig's Rhubarb IPA to Hale's Ales a in Ballard. Lambert was given a send off for his day-long rowboat ride by friends and family, and even the mayor of Poulsbo. "I think ... Read more...
Thursday, August 28, 2014 -- 9:18 pm
Many in Seattle are taking a stand against rise of micro-apartments
Seattle Times - ... strike a compromise between ambitious real-estate developers and disgruntled neighbors in Capitol Hill, Eastlake and Ballard. "I've never seen my neighborhood so upset and unified," said Jules James, 57, an Eastlake resident and triplex landlord. It ... Read more...
Thursday, August 28, 2014 -- 4:59 pm
Development Update August 28: Subdivisions galore
MyBallard - By Joe Veyera Three subdivision applications in the 6700 block of Mary Avenue Northwest make up this week's applications 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: 6701 Mary Ave NW A […] Read more...
Thursday, August 28, 2014 -- 4:07 pm
The Town Theatre performs "Almost, Maine" in Ballard backyard next Sunday
MyBallard - By Joe Veyera Seattle theatre group The Town Theatre will host an intimate production of 'Almost, Maine' in the backyard of a Ballard home on September 7. For $25, attendees also get to enjoy a catered barbecue by chef Mike Stamey from Wonderlust Catering, with ticketholders invited to bring their own alcohol, blankets, and things to sit […] Read more...
Thursday, August 28, 2014 -- 1:48 pm
SDOT seeks comment on proposed parking changes in Ballard
MyBallard - By Joe Veyera Over the past year, the Seattle Department of Transportation has been working in Ballard as part of the Community Access and Parking Program, as they look to make parking in the commercial area more predictable for customers and visitors. With a draft plan for changes now in place, SDOT wants to hear what residents think […] Read more...
Thursday, August 28, 2014 -- 1:05 pm
Dog-centric in the Center of the Universe
FremontUniverse - ... some of the coolest runs in the citywhether you're circling Lake Union, running the Queen Anne Crown, or doing the Ballard/Fremont Bridge Loop. Like many other Fremont business Jogs for Dogs fits the Seattle, and Fremont lifestyle, however it is not ... Read more...
Thursday, August 28, 2014 -- 12:01 pm
Throwback Thursday: A stroll down Market Street
MyBallard - By Joe Veyera Ballard residents know that the makeup of Market Street is always changing, and the lineup of businesses on the stretch is rarely the same from one month to the next. This week's throwback takes a look at some scenes from Market Street, some of which may look familiar even 100-plus years after […] Read more...




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