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Wednesday, August 20, 2014 -- 5:43 pm
Ballard Chamber to discuss parking at September luncheon
MyBallard - By Joe Veyera The Ballard Chamber of Commerce will host a discussion on parking in the neighborhood at its September luncheon on Wednesday, September 10 from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Rays (6049 Seaview Avenue NW). Throughout the year, the Chamber -- in conjunction with the Ballard Partnership for Smart Growth, and local businesses, residents and […] Read more...
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 -- 3:54 pm
King County Elections certifies August primary results
MyBallard - By Joe Veyera Voter turnout was 30 percent for the August 5 primary, according to the certified final results released by King County Elections on Tuesday. Seattle Proposition 1, which will create a Metropolitan Parks District with its approval, ultimately received 53.35 percent of the vote in favor, versus 46.65 percent voting 'against formation.' In the three […] Read more...
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 -- 2:35 pm
King County Metro announces reroutes for upcoming SR 99 closure
MyBallard - By Joe Veyera King County Metro has announced details of upcoming reroutes on State Route 99 and Aurora Avenue North as crews close sections of the roadway for construction work between August 22 and 27. Routes 120, 125 and the RapidRide C and D lines will be rerouted from 10 p.m. on Friday until 5 a.m. Monday. Between […] Read more...
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 -- 2:34 pm
The Best Live Music Venues in Seattle
Seattle - ... historic building has always been a music venue, with stints as the New Melody Tavern and the Prairie Schooner. 5213 Ballard Ave. NW; 206.789.3599; tractortavern.com Vibe/Sound: The tragic shooting that occurred here in 2012 served only to knit the ... Read more...
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 -- 2:34 pm
A 1950s Home Gets an Era-Appropriate Redo
Seattle - ... that has made the Bellingham native an expert at trolling secondhand shops (one of her favorite local go-to spots is Ballard's Goodwill store) and online sites eBay, Craigslist and Etsy. So when she and her husband, Justin, and their two young ... Read more...
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 -- 12:24 pm
Ballard resident & composer wins international music award
MyBallard - By Joe Veyera A locally produced concert CD featuring the works of eight composers and 11 solo artists representing cultures from around the world took home a top honor at an international award program for independent artists. Earlier this month, 'Celebrate World Music,' was announced as a winner in the Contemporary Classical category in the […] Read more...
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 -- 5:01 pm
Scooter-Curious In Seattle | Behind Bars
Motorcyclist Magazine - ... Pretty Wife and I checked out a scooter for a day in the city. Too urbane for Georgetown, too speedy for Ballard, and insufficiently frilly for Cap Hill, our BMW C650 GT maximum A1 4berscoot was spot-on for the crass consumer feast locally known as ... Read more...
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 -- 4:45 pm
Ballard Boys & Girls Club hosts final week of summer sports camps
MyBallard - By Joe Veyera With summer winding down, and Seattle Public Schools classes set to start on September 3, the Ballard Boys & Girls Club (1767 NW 64th Street) will host its final week of summer camps next week, with a pair of camps designed to get kids up and moving. For boys and girls in second […] Read more...
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 -- 3:16 pm
8oz. Burger and Co. to open in Ballard on Wednesday
MyBallard - By Joe Veyera Tomorrow afternoon will mark the opening of a new place to grab a burger in Ballard. 8oz. Burger and Co. is set to open it second location (its first is at 1401 Broadway in Capitol Hill) for happy hour and dinner service at 4 p.m. on Wednesday at ­­­­2409 NW Market St. in the […] Read more...
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 -- 2:23 pm
A big, planned Mars Hill 'Jesus Festival' disappears without a trace
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - ... to Driscoll's confrontation of secularism. It said: Mark Driscoll is pictured giving a sermon at Mars Hill Church in Ballard. He became a major figure in American evangelism, but is now being taken off conference programs and bookstore shelves. ... Read more...
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 -- 12:21 pm
Man carjacked at gunpoint at Golden Gardens Monday night
MyBallard - By Joe Veyera Seattle Police Department (SPD) robbery detectives are investigating after a man was robbed and carjacked at gunpoint at Golden Gardens Park late Monday night. At approximately 11:30 p.m. on Monday, the victim was digging in his pocket for his car keys, when a group of four men approached him, and one asked […] Read more...
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 -- 11:25 am
Brown Bear hosts annual Free Car Wash Day this Thursday
MyBallard - By Joe Veyera In honor of their 57th anniversary, Seattle's Brown Bear Car Wash will be offering free car washes at its 21 tunnel location this Thursday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Over the past eight years, Brown Bear has provided over 200,000 free car washes on the company's anniversary and Veterans Day. According to […] Read more...
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 -- 10:57 am
Man carjacked at gunpoint in Golden Gardens
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - Police are looking for suspects after a man was carjacked at gunpoint in Ballard's Golden Gardens Park Monday night. Read more...
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 -- 6:29 am
Mr. Monorail gives a thumbs down on new elevated plan
Crosscut.com - ... calls for a bridge across the Lake Washington Ship Canal, which would run alongside, and at the same height as the Ballard Bridge. Gather around children and I will tell you the story of the monorail that had to wait for ships passing through the ... Read more...
Monday, August 18, 2014 -- 5:05 pm
Pavement repairs on 32nd Avenue Northwest start Wednesday
MyBallard - By Joe Veyera The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) has announced paving crews will begin work to replace concrete pavement panels this Wednesday on a stretch of 32nd Avenue Northwest. Starting this Wednesday, and running through September 5, traffic on 32nd Avenue Northwest between Northwest 80th and Northwest 85th streets will be detoured to Northwest Loyal Way as crews […] Read more...
Monday, August 18, 2014 -- 3:32 pm
Populuxe Brewing hosts August Family Funday this Sunday
MyBallard - By Joe Veyera Populuxe Brewing (826B NW 49th St) is inviting families out for an afternoon of fun this Sunday as part of its August 'Sunday Family Funday.' Starting at 2 p.m., local entertainer Alleyoop will keep kids of any age captivated with his mix of music, storytelling, and puppetry. As described on the event's Facebook […] Read more...
Monday, August 18, 2014 -- 2:01 pm
Registration now open for Ballard Youth Basketball & Lil' Dribblers fall camps
MyBallard - By Joe Veyera Sundays this fall are going to the next generation of basketball players at the Ballard Boys & Girls Club (1767 NW 64th St). For boys and girls between the ages of five and nine, the Lil' Dribblers program offered by Hoopaholics at the Ballard Boys & Girls Club is open to kids […] Read more...
Monday, August 18, 2014 -- 11:00 am
Closures coming to the Alaskan Way Viaduct beginning Friday
MyBallard - By Joe Veyera Ballard drivers that make use of State Route 99 and the Alaskan Way Viaduct are being urged to start planning an alternate route to their destinations, in preparation of upcoming closures to the stretch starting later this week. From 10 p.m. this Friday, August 22, to 5 a.m. Monday, Aug. 25, SR […] Read more...
Friday, August 15, 2014 -- 10:36 pm
Mariners play Tigers in game with lots of offense and woah, wait, win?
Lookout Landing - ... any sports bar in town, there is a good chance that someone would bring up the M's in conversation to you--Jake from Ballard who is sitting at the booth next to yours, that goofy looking bartender that is trying to hit on you because you're a girl ... Read more...
Friday, August 15, 2014 -- 4:41 pm
Duck tours, Kerry Park and Theo Chocolate: PSBJ readers pick the best ...
Business Journal - ... And, of course, Ride the Ducks. Where is the best nightlife scene? No surprise that Capitol Hill tops the list. But Ballard is a close second. Pioneer Square and Belltown are just about tied for third-best nightlife. If you have kids, locals ... Read more...




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