Ballard Breweries join forces for St. Paddy’s Day Parade O’ Pints

Ballard’s cohort of breweries is getting ready for another neighborhood-wide collaboration, this time to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Called the “Parade O’ Pints“, Saturday’s (March 16th) festivities will include rides between the breweries atop Hale’s Ales double-decker bus. The bus will be on a loop between all 11 breweries (map below), with a $5 bus […]

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Don Willis Furniture files for bankruptcy

Don Willis Furniture in downtown Ballard has closed, and the company has filed for bankruptcy. We learned about the bankruptcy when My Ballard Group member Shelly posted that she ordered and paid for furniture in September, and hadn’t yet received her order. Unable to reach anyone at the Ballard location, we checked in with the […]

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Skål Beer Hall announces April opening

After a long renovation, Skål Beer Hall (5429 Ballard Ave NW) is getting ready to open their doors next month. “Sound the horns! We are planning to officially open to the public in April,” the owners write on their Facebook page. They’ve had to put off their opening for months, after some unforeseen problems. “In addition to […]

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Melissa Hall joins race for District 6

Local attorney Melissa Hall has announced her plans to run for city council in District 6. Hall joins a crowded campaign field — 11 total candidates, at our current count. A transplant from Virginia, she says she and her wife moved to Seattle for its progressive qualities, tech environment, and to start a family. She’s currently […]

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