The Washington Post highlights Ballard’s Scandinavian roots and cuisine

Ballard is in the national spotlight this week: The Washington Post published an article today highlighting Ballard’s rich Scandinavian heritage. From the article: Within the few square miles that define Ballard, the historic epicenter of Seattle’s Scandinavian community, diners can feast on smorgasbords and smørrebrød (open-face sandwiches) and smorkage (glazed butter pastry rolls filled with […]

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BHS filmmakers win three national awards

The Ballard High filmmakers have reason to celebrate: two of their films won a total of three awards at yesterday’s National Student Production Awards. Best Short Form Non-Fiction went to the documentary On the Backs of Salmon, by Chris Barrett, Martin Bolivar, Caroline Harader, Jasper Land, Maddie Lausted, Freeman Marshall, Aaron Miller, Cecilia O’Rollins, and Miles Whitworth. […]

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Ballard Halloween trick-or-treating map

The interactive Halloween map for Ballard is back again this year, aimed at helping neighbors figure out where the best areas are for trick-or-treating. As always, the downtown businesses in Ballard will be handing out candy inside and outside their shops and restaurants from 4 to 6pm — participating businesses will have a “Participating Merchant” […]

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