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Tuesday, April 22, 2014 -- 10:36 pm
Ballard homes to be featured on 4th annual NW Green Home Tour
MyBallard - The fourth annual NW Green Home Tour is set for this Saturday, April 26, from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. The self-guided tour will showcase local, sustainable, green homes and many of them are in our neighborhood. This year six Ballard homes will be showcased. Check out the specifics from the tour organizers below: Drinking […] Read more...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 -- 5:44 pm
Staying mostly faithful to the reality of ‘Life is a Dream’
Seattle Times - By Pedro Caldern de la Barca, adapted by Caitlin Gilman. Through Saturday, May 10, Ghost Light Theatricals, The Ballard Underground, 2220 NW Market St., Seattle; $12-$15 Local playwright Caitlin Gilman taps into fiction's increasingly pervasive dystopia trend with her adaptation of "Life is a Dream," the Spanish Golden Age play by Pedro Caldern de ... (more) Read more...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 -- 5:18 pm
Food Matters | Szmania's among notable restaurant moves
Magnolia News - ... genuine cask beers from local breweries (hyper-local, as in Georgetown and Fremont) with great character. Bonache in Ballard provides hot sauces for the wings, and Hot Cakes chocolatier Autumn Martin is on hand as well, with desserts like a ... Read more...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 -- 3:00 pm
SDOT crews to pave 17th Ave W in Interbay this week
MyBallard - Crews from the SDOT are set to pave 17th Ave W from W Dravus Street to W Bertona St this Thursday and Friday, April 24 and 25. Crews will be working 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. both days and the street will be closed to all except deliveries and local businesses. Read more...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 -- 1:47 pm
Army Corps of Engineers assist juvenile salmon at Ballard Locks
MyBallard - It is getting to that time of year again when Ballard Locks will be filled with salmon of all shapes and sizes. To prepare for the new season the Army Corps of Engineers is reinstalling four smolt flumes in spillway gates four and five this week. What is a smolt flume and why do they […] Read more...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 -- 12:41 pm
Dining Out for Life set for this Thursday in Ballard
MyBallard - The 21st annual Lifelong Dining Out For Life event is on this Thursday, April 24 all over the city. During the event close to 150 restaurants in Seattle will be donating over 30% of their proceeds to Lifelong to fight hunger and illness in our community. The funds raised from the event will support Lifelong, […] Read more...
Monday, April 21, 2014 -- 6:42 pm
Seattle's beer: the north side
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - ... holes-in-the-wall put out beer better than Rainier (say it with a French accent: "Rahn-yea" ). Just head over to Ballard and you can stagger from taproom to taproom all day on a Saturday. Most of them weren't there three years ago. Our craft beer ... Read more...
Monday, April 21, 2014 -- 5:13 pm
Local voters to submit Prop 1 ballots by tomorrow
MyBallard - Voters in King County have until tomorrow to have their say in the future of Metro Transit in our city. Proposition 1 asks voters for their decision regarding an increase in sales tax and car tabs to fund Metro and fix local roads. In tomorrow's Special Election, voters are being asked to consider the following: If […] Read more...
Monday, April 21, 2014 -- 3:46 pm
Ballard Locks small chamber set to re-open this evening
MyBallard - The small chamber locks at the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks will remain closed to marine traffic until 5 p.m. this evening due to additional maintenance and repair requirements. The small chamber has been closed since April 4 for crews to do annual maintenance and safety inspections. The opening was originally scheduled for April 18, at 7 p.m., […] Read more...
Monday, April 21, 2014 -- 2:57 pm
Seattle Public Library looking for local input on history and culture collection
MyBallard - Seattle Public Library is on the lookout for local insight on how they can best provide community access to their local culture and history collection. The collection is comprised of unique and interesting items including old high school year books, original Canlis menus and original Edward Curtis photographs. The library also created the Seattle Neighborhood History Project to […] Read more...
Monday, April 21, 2014 -- 1:49 pm
Ballard Coffee Works to host Seattle premier of The Way Back to Yarasquin
MyBallard - Ballard Coffee Works (2060 NW Market St) is set to host the Seattle premier of documentary The Way Back to Yarasquin this Wednesday, April 23, at 7:30 p.m. The film features the story of Mayra Orellana-Powell, a dedicated and passionate leader from a rural mountain village in Honduras, who advocates for locals who have a future that […] Read more...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 -- 9:16 pm
Reclaiming artistry: Making unique furniture from rust, grit and grime
The Star Online - Travis Farber sits for a portrait in the Ballard shop he shares with business partner Michael Marian, in January. Read more...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 -- 9:09 pm
Tuesday, April 29th, 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, April 18, 2014 -- 7:15 pm
What's on this weekend
MyBallard - Easter weekend is here! Enjoy it in Ballard at some of these fantastic events. Friday, April 18: Drink Like a Viking Aquavit Release Party at the Swedish Club (1920 Dexter Ave N) from 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. Join the Old Ballard Liquor Co. for the release of their seasonal spring Aquavit. Admission is free, the […] Read more...
Friday, April 18, 2014 -- 6:51 pm
Double rainbow takes over sky in Ballard
MyBallard - On Thursday evening, a spectacular double rainbow could be seen from various angles all over Ballard. Some My Ballard readers emailed in their shots for everyone to enjoy! Check them out below: The below photo was emailed in by Jonathan Perrino. It was taken from NW 73rd St and 17th Ave NW at 7:35 p.m. […] Read more...
Friday, April 18, 2014 -- 5:57 pm
Celebrate April Pool's Day in Ballard this weekend
MyBallard - Seattle Parks and Recreation will join other public and private aquatic facilities throughout Washington to celebrate the 21st Annual April Pools Day this weekend. More than 25 facilities throughout the state are working together to help families prepare for a safe summer by hosting free events that offer water safety tips and activities. Locals of all ages are welcome […] Read more...
Friday, April 18, 2014 -- 5:50 pm
Stoneburner and Bastille to source local produce from Blue Tractor Farm
MyBallard - Chef Jason Stoneburner and the teams at Stoneburner and Bastille are excited to announce the opening of Blue Tractor Farm. The farm comprises of an acre of growing space in Redmond that is set to be mainained by Seattle Urban Farm Company, the organization that maintains the current rooftop garden at Bastille.  The plots at Blue […] Read more...
Friday, April 18, 2014 -- 5:43 pm
Hunt for eggs tomorrow in Ballard
MyBallard - Seattle Parks and Recreation have organized free and low-cost spring bunny and egg hunt activities this Saturday, April 19, in and around Ballard. Check out the events below: Spring Egg Hunts Ballard Community Center (6020 28th Ave NW) at 10 a.m., Ages 2-10 Loyal Heights Community Center (2101 NW 77th St) at 10 a.m., Ages- 2-10 Magnolia Community […] Read more...
Friday, April 18, 2014 -- 2:07 pm
Tonight in Music: Night Beats, Piotr Kurek, the Orb and More
The Stranger - ... pm, $10. BRITTNIE FULLER See event info Local experimental label Table & Chairs will be bringing the avant-weird to Ballard Jazz Walk all weekend, but be sure not to miss this excellently billed all-ages show. Racer Sessions-related supergroup King ... Read more...
Friday, April 18, 2014 -- 11:00 am
SeattleInsider: 25 Seattle adventures for less than $25
KIRO-TV Seattle - ... and let him be the ice-breaker. The parks are always free. Farmers Market - Seattle has loads of farmers markets - Ballard, West Seattle, Lake City, Fremont. One of the best in just outside the city in Lake Forest Park. It opens on May 11 and runs ... Read more...




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