Lucky Envelope Brewing celebrates six years in Ballard

One of Ballard’s staple breweries in the Ballard Brewery Distrcit, Lucky Envelope Brewing, is getting ready to celebrate their sixth anniversary this weekend. On Friday and Saturday (April 30 and May 1) Lucky Envelope will host their anniversary celebration with new beer releases and red envelope giveaways. “We’ll be celebrating the beers, the tears, and […]

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Sea Shepherd volunteers collect 400 pounds of trash from Golden Gardens

Volunteers with Sea Shepherd Seattle combed Golden Gardens on Sunday, collecting about 400 pounds of trash from the beach and park. Chris Joyce, Field Operations Coordinator with Sea Shepherd Seattle says they had a great turnout at the cleanup event, with about 40-50 people pitching in. “I was walking around collecting and overheard a mother tell […]

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Keep Moving Streets will continue this summer with Golden Gardens Drive closure pending

The city is planning to close several streets near major Seattle parks and beaches again for the summer, one of which could be Golden Gardens Drive. The Keep Moving Streets program started last year with closures on streets near Green Lake, Alki, Lake Washington, and Golden Gardens to encourage more outdoor recreation for residents. Golden […]

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Officials warn of fraudulent pop-up COVID testing sites

Public health officials are warning the public to avoid pop-up COVID-19 testing sites, which they say are “unusual” and likely fraudulent. Seattle and King County Public Health say there have been a number of COVID testing operations popping up lately, often in the form of walk-up testing tables. One of these tables was recently spotted […]

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Golden Gardens Beach cleanup this weekend

This Sunday, volunteers will be out cleaning up Golden Gardens Beach. The event is being organized by the local chapter of Sea Shepherd. The group will be at the beach on Sunday, April 25 from 10:15am to 1pm. “Help us keep ocean plastics and other pollutants out of the Puget Sound and out of the […]

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First look at 229-unit apartment complex planned for NW Market St

The plans for one of NW Market Street’s new apartment monoliths is taking shape, this one going in at 907 NW Market St. According to city records, the latest plans are for a 229-unit, 5-story apartment with no parking proposed. The apartment would replace five single-family homes along NW Market St, and would extend for […]

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Metropolitan Market making moves to take over former Crown Hill Value Village

The now-empty Value Village building at 8350 15th Ave NW in Crown Hill is set to be transformed into a new Metropolitan Market. As the Seattle DJC reports, Metropolitan Market and architect Cushing Terrell have filed plans to renovate the former Value Village and turn it into a new grocery store. Value Village closed in […]

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Vegan donut truck Dough Joy is coming to Ballard

Here’s a little sparkle for your Monday morning: There’s a new queer-owned plant-based donut truck rolling into Ballard next month. Dough Joy is the creation of Christopher Ballard and Sean Willis, Seattle-based vegan-trepreneuers. Willis and Ballard created the Outbound Herbivore brand and self-published magazine of the same name—Seattle’s only vegan magazine. “When we started Outbound […]

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The wait is over: Ballard Locks to reopen to pedestrians April 28

It’s been over a year since the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks pedestrian bridges closed to the public, but soon, that closure will lift. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials have announced they plan to reopen both the visitor center and pedestrian bridges this month. The first floor of the visitor center will open April […]

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Matador to relocate to former Ballard Annex location later this month

After almost two decades at the corner of Ballard Ave and NW Market St, one of Ballard’s staples The Matador is making moves just around the corner to a new home at 5410 Ballard Ave. The new location is the former Ballard Annex Oyster House, from the same owners as Matador: Zak Melang and Nathan […]

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