Hundreds of families descended on Central Ballard again this year for the neighborhood’s annual trick-or-treat tradition.
We snapped a few photos of the kids.
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Updated: Here’s the list of Halloween happenings this weekend in Ballard and nearby neighborhoods. Silver emailed this frighteningly bizarre picture of a murderous sock monkey spotted in Ballard. And if you have other Halloween photos to share, email them to email@example.com. There will be a Halloween Carnival at both the Ballard Community Center (6020 28th […]
Fire investigators say Friday morning’s blaze in Greenwood was set by an arsonist. Investigators say the fire was set in the Green Bean coffeehouse by “an unknown suspect.” The damage estimate is $2 million. This makes the fifth unsolved arson case in the Greenwood area in the last few months. Ongoing coverage on PhinneyWood.com.
The Crown Hill Business Association and the Crown Hill Neighborhood Association are teaming up with UW students to improve a section of the Holman Road/15th Ave corridor. The students are part of the Community, Environment, and Planning Program and are working to design a series of planted medians for the stretch of road. While this […]
With mail-only elections, dropping off your ballot or sticking it in the mailbox is much different than going to the polls. After the primary, ElaineinBallard wrote in comments, “It would be great to organize a recurring election-day event around the drop box. Thanks for voting, have a cupcake, meet and greet your neighbors. This could […]
Ballard’s new park on 9th Ave NW has been a welcome addition to the neighborhood, but it still needs a lot of work. Seattle Parks and Recreation is hosting three public meetings to help develop the park. At the first meeting on November 19th, Parks will gather input and learn what the community wants. At […]
Ballard High School says they’ve received several calls in the last few days from neighbors and businesses asking about a donation drive for a sports calendar. BHS says someone — or a group of people — are claiming to be students and calling around soliciting donations for the calendar, but it appears to be a […]
“It’s been a rough year,” Top Banana owner Jimmy Wild tells us, but he is not going out of business, as posted in the forum. “That’s incorrect,” he states. “Just like any other small business, it’s been tough,” he says. Laughing he says, “I’m too young to retire and I’d be a horrible employee so […]
Police say the man accused of stabbing a manager at the Matador earlier this month has been arrested. According to the SPD Blotter, officers from the Anti-Crime Team arrested the 28-year-old in Ballard last night at 10:45 without incident. He was booked into the King County Jail on a felony assault and felony identity theft […]
The expansion of Swedish Medical Center on Tallman Ave NW has created quite the construction zone in front of the Ballard Plaza Pharmacy and at first glance you may think the pharmacy is closed. We received this email from an employee: “It seems many assume we have closed due to the construction. While the parking […]
With red lights blinking, arms waving and horns honking, more than 250 people stretched down Shilshole Avenue Tuesday evening to show support for the completion of the “Missing Link” of the Burke-Gilman Trail. Bicyclist Jenny Heins has fallen along the Missing Link, and she believes safety is a big concern. “I think it’s going to […]
A few stories from our nearby neighborhoods… Fremont: Friends of Troll’s Knoll receives $6,000 grant Phinney-Greenwood: Where should a new park go in our ‘hood? Phinney-Greenwood: Fire investigation to start Tuesday Queen Anne: Pilates scholarship for breast cancer survivors Magnolia: Magnolia tops for trick or treating