SPU releases draft map of Ballard Drainage Project rain gardens

Seattle Public Utilities recently released a map featuring the proposed locations for the Ballard Natural Drainage Project rain gardens in the neighborhood. The map was released at the end of February after an Open House event was held to gain feedback on the proposed rain garden types and their locations. The Ballard Natural Drainage project has been in […]

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Nepali handcraft store opens on Market St

Ballard’s first Nepali handcraft store is now open at 1708 NW Market St. Himalayan Treasure opened last week and aims to provide Ballard with one-of-a-kind expertly crafted items from Nepal. The new store specializes in Buddhist Thanka paintings (pictured below), expertly crafted copper statues, enchanting singing bowls, incense laced with Himalayan herbs, silver jewelry, and varieties […]

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Chamber seeks local feedback to “activate” Ballard Commons Park

The Ballard Chamber of Commerce recently reached a two-year agreement with the Seattle Parks Department to ensure that locals are getting the most out of Ballard Commons Park. To reach this goal, Ballard Chamber is planning a series of small and large community events to “activate” the park. Through this “activation” Ballard Chamber hopes to reduce […]

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The week in sports at BHS

The BHS athletes are preparing for another huge week of competition. Head out and support them at their games! Tuesday, March 24 Ultimate: Girls Varsity Conference vs. Holy Names Academy at Magnuson Park– 3:30 p.m. Soccer: Boys C Conference vs. Ingraham at NW Athletic Complex – 3:30 p.m. Baseball: Boys JV vs. Highline at Whitman Middle School – 3:45 p.m. Wednesday, […]

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