Jesse Sykes at the Tractor

This Friday night, Seattle’s own Jesse Sykes will be playing a “last-minute acoustic show” at the Tractor Tavern. “If you don’t know Jesse Sykes, you should,” blogs Charles in Seattlest. “Along with Neko Case, we can’t think of a local-grown voice that we like better than Jesse’s.”

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New building swallowing woman’s home

While the recent stories of the Denny’s, Sunset Bowl and Ballard’s overall transformation having been grabbing headlines (even in the LA Times this weekend), let’s not forget about Edith Macefield. Remember, she’s the 86-year-old Ballard woman who made national news when she turned down $1 million to sell her home to developers. So we decided […]

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Ballard becoming a new Belltown?

If you ask just about anyone in Ballard what’s on their mind these days, it’s all the changes in the neighborhood. “Part of what everybody is feeling is that Ballard is just being wiped out,” explains Beth Miller, director of the Ballard Chamber of Commerce, in an interview in this week’s Stranger. “I’m not averse […]

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