King County Council recognizes Ballard Locks Centennial

The Metropolitan King County Council celebrated the Ballard Locks’ 100th anniversary this week, issuing a nostalgic statement of recognition (full statement is below). “The Ballard Locks are a local treasure for residents, visitors and school classes,” Councilmember Jeanne Kohl-Welles said in statement. “History and function come together at the Locks to create an experience that can […]

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Last day of school today

It’s the last day of school for Seattle Public Schools today, so expect to see a lot more kids out and about as they start their summer holidays. The last day was supposed to be on Friday, June 23, but was changed to today due to a snow day on February 6. The 2017-2018 school […]

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Development Update June 26: one lot, divided by three

An application to subdivide one site into three separate lots makes up today’s development update from the City of Seattle’s Department of Planning and Development (DPD) as posted in the Land Use Information Bulletin. Application: 2424 NW 62ND ST Land Use Application has been submitted to subdivide one development site into three unit lots. The construction of residential units […]

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What’s on this weekend

It’s expected to be another busy weekend in Seattle, with Pride festivities taking over the city for most of the weekend, and the annual Pride Parade happening downtown on Sunday. If you’d like to see your event listed here, email us at tips@myballard.com. Here’s what’s happening in our ‘hood this weekend: Friday, June 23 Live Music […]

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Jones Brothers & Co. honors Ballard roots

The recently opened Jones Brothers & Co. (5449 Ballard Ave NW) restaurant is finally complete, with a fine-tuned menu and fully functioning “Kid Pit” with arcade games and kid-friendly entertainment. The restaurant replaced the BalMar bar earlier this year, named for owner Kevin Carlson’s grandfather, Ken Jones. Jones, now 99, was one of the brothers of […]

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