Low tides coming this Sunday

To the delight of beachcombers, the lowest tides of the year will begin this Sunday and last for one week. On Wednesday at 11:48 a.m., the tide will be at its lowest point: -4.3 feet. In fact, Seattle Aquarium beach naturalists will be on hand at Golden Gardens Park on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday and the […]

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This weekend in Ballard

Lots going on in the neighborhood this weekend. Here’s a quick rundown… On the events page: –Ship Canal Cleanup: Saturday, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. –Councilmember Larry Phillips’ salmon bake: Saturday, 1 p.m.-4 p.m. –Concert to benefit NW Senior Center: Saturday, 7:30 p.m. On the music front: Sunset Tavern Friday: Juhu Beach, Mr Gnome, H […]

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Free Ballard Day

On May 29, 1907 at about 3:45 p.m., the city of Ballard was annexed into the city of Seattle because the water smelled like a dead horse. Citizens then weren’t happy with their new status, and 101 years later Ballardites are still miffed. Thursday is “Free Ballard Day.” Last year (on the 100th anniversary) there […]

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