CSA delivery of the month

By Mwiza Kaliza Salish Sea Trading Cooperative will deliver a special order of cider from 10 a.m.to 12 p.m. in front of Aster Coffee Lounge, 5615 24th Ave NW, this Sunday. It’s the second cider delivery for the local non-profit, who usually deliver organic vegetables from the Dharma Ridge Farm in Port Ludlow to the Ballard coffee storefront. […]

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Today is PARK(ing) Day

Around the world, people are celebrating PARK(ing) Day, where artists and community members temporarily transform parking spaces into public parks and other social spaces. According to Feet First, “Fifteen on-street parking spaces across Seattle, from Rainier Valley to Fremont neighborhoods, will be occupied by public parks for the day between the hours of 9:00 a.m and 3:00 p.m.” Here is […]

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Area high school students selected as semifinalists for National Merit Scholarships

Three students from Ballard are semifinalists for the 57th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Jin-Li Chang and Justus Goldstein-Shirley from Ingraham High School and Ruby A. Fore from Ballard High School are among 32 students from Seattle Public Schools who have earned semifinalist ranking. From Seattle Public Schools: The Seattle students are among 16,000 students […]

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New Harbor Master at Shilshole Bay Marina

Last night at the Ballard District Council meeting, Tracy McKendry introduced herself as the new Harbor Master for Shilshole Marina. She’s been on the job for six weeks now, and most recently came from Foss Harbor Marina in Tacoma, where she worked as general manager. The day after McKendry graduated from college, she got on […]

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Ballard Food Bank receives funds from winemakers and local restaurants

Sozo Friends and local restaurants are raising money for the Ballard Food Bank through sales of glasses and bottles of Sozo’s wine. Participating restaurants are Aster Coffee Lounge, Bastille Cafe & Bar, Mondello, Queen Margherita Pizza, Ray’s Boathouse, and Volterra Restaurant. Sozo Friends partners with hunger-relief organizations, and every Sozo product consumed provides anywhere from 1-25 meals […]

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