Golden Gardens stairway to close for improvements

The stairway from lower Golden Gardens Park to the off-leash dog area is scheduled to close today (Thursday, August 25) for approximately three months for a park improvement project. During this time, the stairway and upper landing area will be closed. This project will provide drainage improvements and replace damaged portions of the existing concrete stairway. The project […]

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Mayor Murray hires director of homelessness

Mayor Ed Murray announced on Tuesday that George Scarola will serve as the City’s first ever cabinet-level director of homelessness. Scarola will be responsible for leading the City’s homelessness efforts across departments, providing oversight and evaluation of outcomes, strategic guidance, and leading community engagement. “Homelessness is a national epidemic, leaving cities like Seattle stepping in to […]

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Sustainable Ballard Festival set for this Saturday

The 13th annual Sustainable Ballard Festival is on this Saturday, August 27, at Ballard Commons Park (5701 22nd Ave NW). This year, the popular eclectic, artsy and earthy festival is coinciding with the local Seattle Summer Parkways event. “When you join this group of Ballard neighbors at Ballard Commons Park, you’ll encounter creativity and community while learning about daily practices and big steps towards more sustainable living,” say […]

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BHS film makers screen documentary about Loyal Heights Elementary expansion

Recent Ballard High graduate Jaya Flanary will be screening her documentary entitled “Mega School” on Wednesday, August 24, at 7 p.m. in the Ballard High School Auditorium (1418 NW 65th St). Flanary, along with Ballard High School student co-producers Sophie DeGreen and Ruby Anderson, created the 30 minute documentary to inform the community about the […]

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Development Update August 22: Subdivisions, units and row houses

Two applications and one decision make up today’s update from the City of Seattle’s Department of Construction and Inspections as posted in the Land Use Information Bulletin. Applications: 6731 Alonzo Ave NW A Land Use Application has been submitted to subdivide one development site into two unit lots. The construction of residential units is under Project #6480872. […]

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