Sendak’s Nutcracker returns to Crown Hill

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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Ballard Little League sign-ups now open

Spring sports may seem ages away, but Ballard’s Little League is already filling spots for their upcoming season. Online registration for the spring 2019 season (March to July) is now open for children ages 5 to 17. The league offers pretty much everything that involves a bat and a ball: softball, baseball, and tee-ball are […]

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Mike O’Brien to speak at December Ballard District Council meeting

Tomorrow (Dec. 12) is the final Ballard District Council meeting of the year, with Seattle City Councilmember Mike O’Brien invited as the featured speaker. This week’s meeting will be at the Nordic Museum, starting at 7pm. Here’s the full agenda: 7-7:15 pm — Introductions and Community Information Sharing 7:10-8:20 pm — Mike O’Brien, Seattle City Councilmember, […]

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