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Holman Road QFC robbed on Christmas Eve by knife-wielding man

December 26th, 2013 · 76 Comments

SPD reports that a knife-wielding man remains at large after robbing the QFC located in the 9900 block of Holman Road NW in the early hours of Christmas Eve morning. Check out more details from the SPD Blotter post below: On December 24th at approximately 1:55 a.m. officers responded to the QFC located in the for the […]

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SPD investigate vehicle/pedestrian collision at QFC loading dock

April 15th, 2013 · No Comments

SPD was called to investigate a vehicle/pedestrian collision in the loading dock of the QFC on Holman Road NW on Friday morning, April 12. Check out more from the SPD blotter: Seattle Police and Fire responded to a report of a man pinned between a delivery truck and loading dock early Friday morning at the […]

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Coach Carroll draws a crowd at Ballard QFC

July 24th, 2010 · 4 Comments

New Seahawks Coach Pete Carroll stopped by the new Ballard QFC this afternoon to sign copies of his new book on leadership, “Win Forever.” A big crowd waited in a long line that stretched outside the building. Many wore Seahawks uniforms, and we spotted a few folks wearing USC’s cardinal and gold. All of the […]

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QFC to quiet noisy fans on roof

April 12th, 2010 · 29 Comments

Neighbors of the new Ballard on the Park apartments have been complaining for the past several months about QFC’s noisy HVAC (heating, ventilation, air conditioning) system on top of the building. “I live nearby and the sound permeates the walls of my apartment with my doors and windows closed. It sounds like an airplane is […]

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QFC on 24th is officially open for business

January 13th, 2010 · 59 Comments

Before dawn this morning, a group of Ballardites, QFC employees and folks who worked on the building gathered for the official ribbon cutting ceremony on NW 24th St. QFC President Donna Giordano took the podium before the ribbon cutting and said, “Our mission is very simple and very straight forward. We want to be known […]

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A sneak peek at Ballard’s new QFC

January 11th, 2010 · 74 Comments

Boxes are everywhere and employees are busy getting Ballard’s new QFC on 24th Ave NW ready for the grand opening on Wednesday morning at 7 a.m. “We’re really excited to take the community by storm,” store manager Bob Goodman tells us. He says that this is your neighborhood market and he wants to hear what […]

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Local designers create art for new Ballard QFC

January 8th, 2010 · 35 Comments

With the shelves stocked inside the new QFC on 24th Ave NW, final touches are being put on the outside. We met up with Seattle artists Anna Sher of Boulevard Park and Rodman Gilder Miller of Fremont who, for the last year, have been designing and creating the art for the outside of the building. […]

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Possible looting at Holman Road QFC

January 5th, 2010 · 8 Comments

Although the Holman Road QFC was closed Christmas Eve, witnesses say the doors were open and people were taking groceries. According to SeattleCrime.com, the folks who called 911 had gone into the store, grabbed what they needed then headed to the empty checkout stands. It was then that they realized that not a single employee […]

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Crown Hill QFC closing October 17th

September 30th, 2009 · 42 Comments

The Crown Hill QFC, which has been slated for closure, now has a final date. The store will permanently close on October 17th at 6 p.m., according to Kristin Maas with QFC. Maas tells us that the store is holding a close-out sale with 30 percent off grocery items and 40 percent off natural foods […]

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QFC bakery robbed, suspect at large

June 14th, 2009 · 29 Comments

The bakery inside the QFC just north of 85th on 15th was robbed Sunday at 2:47 p.m., according to Seattle Police spokesman Detective Jeff Kappell. Kappell says the suspect stole cash and left the scene on foot. The suspect is described as a white male in his 40s with an open wound on his cheek. […]

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Crown Hill QFC to close

May 28th, 2009 · 52 Comments

The Crown Hill QFC on 15th Ave. near 85th St. is closing at the end of its lease. QFC spokeswoman Kristin Maas tells us the lease is up the end of August, but they’re working to extend it for a few months. The extension would keep a QFC in Ballard until the new 42,000 square-foot […]

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The hole that was QFC

February 4th, 2008 · 3 Comments

The QFC’s demolition is complete, and construction is now underway for the eight-story apartment building, “Ballard on the Park.” Adds Karen in comments: “If you stand in the small adjoining park and look west over the former-QFC excavation, you can see what a stunning park this would have made if they could have used both […]

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