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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...
Monday, October 20, 2014 -- 8:36 pm
Is it Time to Bring Back Rent Control in Seattle?
Seattle - ... up $94 since last year. In Seattle proper, that number is $1,445, with rents as high as $1,628 for a similar unit in Ballard. And a study on workforce housing released this spring by the City of Seattle revealed residential rents had increased an ... Read more...
Monday, October 20, 2014 -- 3:29 pm
Crosscut Investigates: Seattle's underground sex boom
Crosscut.com - ... a leading voice on sex and trafficking issues in Olympia - repeated this reasoning in a recent column for the Ballard News Tribune . "What appears to be a growth in the sex industry in Seattle is likely in part due to an increase in the reporting of ... Read more...
Monday, October 20, 2014 -- 2:13 pm
SDOT crews to pave 3rd Ave NW this week
MyBallard - SDOT paving crews will  be working  on 3rd Ave NW between NW 125th and NW 130th streets on Tuesday and Wednesday, October 21 and 22, weather permitting. The scheduled work hours are set for 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. 3rd Ave NW will remain open only to local traffic and Metro Transit buses. Through traffic will be re-routed as […] Read more...
Monday, October 20, 2014 -- 1:46 pm
Volunteer drivers needed to help aging residents on Phinney Ridge
MyBallard - The Phinney Neighborhood Association is on the lookout for volunteer drivers to assist aging residents who are part of their PNA Village program. The program is run by a group of locals who are dedicated to supporting people in the Phinney-Greenwood area who choose to stay in their homes and neighborhoods while staying active and […] Read more...
Monday, October 20, 2014 -- 12:48 pm
Rep Reuven Carlyle set to speak at North Beach Elementary
MyBallard - North Beach Elementary is inviting the community to hear state Representative Reuven Carlyle speak about education funding in Washington State this Wednesday, October 22, at 6:30 p.m. The event will be held in the school's cafeteria at 9018 24th Ave NW. Do you want to learn more about education funding? Have you heard about the McCleary Decision, […] Read more...
Monday, October 20, 2014 -- 12:30 pm
The week in sports at BHS
MyBallard - The athletes at BHS are all set for another huge week of competition. Head out and support them at their games! Monday, October 20 Football: JV vs. Bishop Blanchet at Soundview Playfield- 3:30 p.m. Soccer: Girls C Conference vs. Holy Names Academy – 3:30 p.m. Volleyball: JV vs. Roosevelt High School at Roosevelt High School - 5:45 p.m. Volleyball: C Team vs. Roosevelt High […] Read more...
Sunday, October 19, 2014 -- 4:55 pm
Voters to weigh in on West Seattle-Ballard monorail plan
KOMO News - Voters will have an opportunity to weigh in on the first track of a new plan to link West Seattle and Ballard with a new monorail. On the new proposal, voters will decide on a five dollar car tab tax to fund a planning study. Read more...
Friday, October 17, 2014 -- 1:03 pm
Absolut Phoney: A Giant Conglomerate Is Bringing Its 'Local' Liquor to Ballard
The Stranger - Behemoth liquor conglomerate Pernod Ricard is bringing its "local"-styled multi-city/global vodka brand to Ballard. Here in Seattle, it's going to be called Our/Seattle Vodka - feels so inclusive , doesn't it? - and it'll have an "urban micro distillery" in the former Ballard Camera space on Market Street at 20th. Read more...



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