This Friday, the annual Christmas Ship pulls up to Golden Gardens to spread its holiday cheer from 9:05 to 9:25 p.m. Of course, getting to the park is still a bit of a pain with that washout on Golden Gardens Drive, just west of View Ave.
I hit one of those potholes on 14th the other day and thought the transmission dropped out of my Saab. Well, not quite that bad, but it woke me up. Tomas Krynsky asked the SeattlePI why the Seattle transportation folks haven’t patched it up. “(It) would certainly benefit from rehabilitation,” admits Charles Bookman, Seattle’s street […]
The now-closed QFC store on 24th Ave. will be demolished later this month, reports the Ballard News-Tribune. An eight-story apartment building called “Ballard on the Park” will be built in its place, along with a bigger QFC that’s slated to open in late 2009. Lead architect Mark Simpson (who’s a 25-year Ballard resident) says he’ll stick with a simple […]
Ballard sure is changing. We’re going from the lutefisk-eating, blond-braid-wearing Scandahoovians (as my grandma says) to “a bunch of wealthy people who work in the information industry,” jokes John Keister of Almost Live fame. Apparently the homeless are also into technology. While reading through the police report in the Ballard News Tribune I learned that […]