Stand-up paddleboard rentals at Shilshole

A new online paddleboard rental company has come to Ballard, and just in time for summer. Stoke Harvester owner Shawn Jennings says it’s a fantastic sport to try if you like spending time on the water. “It’s incredibly versatile, and easy to pick up. Plus, it’s a great core workout,” Jennings said. Jennings will rent out […]

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Ballard High School’s new website

Ballard High School has launched a new website. In an email, Principal Keven Wynkoop said some new features will be available this fall, but for now it’s a great way to get information about the high school. All the Seattle School District schools will be rolling out new websites soon, and any feedback is welcome, Wynkoop […]

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KEXP’s Hood to Hood in Ballard

Friday was KEXP’s Hood to Hood festival in Ballard.  During last year’s KEXP pledge drive, Ballard won the Hood to Hood challenge for pledging more than any other ‘hood. The station did a live remote from the Sunset Tavern  and live performances were ongoing at Sunset, Cupcake Royale, and other bars all day. KEXP DJ Kevin […]

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Bike to Work Day in Ballard

Friday was Seattle’s annual F5 Bike to Work Day.  More than 20,000 people biked to work, and Ballard was the after-party for the event. Kate Gregory said she tries to bike to work as often as possible. “I work downtown, and it’s a beautiful commute. You go along Myrtle Edwards and there’s all the roses, and […]

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