Submarine spotted near Golden Gardens

Over the weekend, Ballard resident Jennifer Greiner Clark documented a unique sight: a submarine was passing by Golden Gardens around midday on Saturday, headed north. Jennifer posted the photo in the My Ballard Group, using her binoculars and her phone camera. The sub was also seen from West Seattle — the West Seattle Blog says […]

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Sendak’s Nutcracker returns to North Beach

In case you haven’t heard, the Nutcracker is back in Crown Hill. John Carrington’s annual display features larger-than-life installations from the Pacific Northwest Ballet’s former Nutcracker production. The props once stood in the lobby during performances of the Maurice Sendak’s unique production of the Nutcracker. The PNB retired Sendak’s production in 2014, and George Balanchine’s took over in […]

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Missing Link construction delayed yet again

The saga of the Missing Link of the Burke-Gilman Trail continues, with a ruling yesterday that delays construction through Ballard. Following an appeal hearing last week, King County Judge Samuel Chung has sided with the Ballard Coalition, who have been fighting against a Shilshole alignment for the trail. The Coalition argues that the trail’s impact on […]

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Development and homelessness dominate Q&A at Mike O’Brien’s district council appearance

Nearly every seat in the room was filled for last night’s Ballard District Council meeting at the Nordic Museum, where Seattle City Councilmember Mike O’Brien spoke and answered questions from the audience for over an hour. O’Brien opened the meeting with a short update on proposed new legislation for backyard cottage and basement unit/mother-in-law guidelines […]

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