PhinneyWood is reporting that Phinney Market will go out of business on Friday. The store has been struggling with financial problems. There will be a farewell BBQ from 4-7 p.m. this Friday. Earlier: The Wicker Basket market closing its doors
As of 2:30 a.m.the results of the “top two” primary are: John Burbank, 42.21%, Reuven Carlyle, 41.53% and Leslie Bloss, 16.26%. As expected, Burbank and Carlyle are neck-and-neck, and the two Democrats will proceed to the general election where they’ll face off for the 36th district legislative seat. Get ready for a lot more signs […]
Groundswell NW is holding an event this Sunday afternoon at Ballard’s newest park on 9th Ave. near 70th St. Called “Sundaes on Sunday,” neighbors in the area can enjoy an ice cream treat ($3 suggested donation) and hear about future plans for the park. The event runs from 2-4 p.m. with the update at 3 […]
A man driving his Geo Prizm around a traffic circle at 67th St. and 1st Ave. was carjacked and robbed, reports PhinneyWood. Yikes. Also, neighbors there report a sudden increase in smash-and-grabs in the area.
Environmentally friendly Snoose Junction Pizza of Ballard, will soon open a second store on the far north end of Greenwood. If you’re not already familiar with them, Snoose Junction has gotten rave reviews for their finely crafted pizza, as well as their use of recycled building materials in their first restaurant and their delivery of […]
– Friday night on Phinney Ridge, it’s the Outdoor Mystery Movie in the parking lot of the Phinney Neighborhood Association. Show starts at 8:30 p.m. – The Army Reserve will celebrate 100 years of service with music, festivities and free cake at the Ballard Locks on Saturday. The event will run from noon to 5 […]
Some news from our neighbors to the east, Phinney Ridge and Greenwood… Couth Buzzard bookstore to throw a big sale on its final weekend The Pig ‘N Whistle reopened for business on Friday Taggers carpet 48th St. in graffiti, including parked cars
Hundreds of colorfully dressed riders on often misshapen and mutant bicycles kicked off the 13th annual Dead Baby Downhill Race at El Chupacabra on Phinney Ridge Friday evening. Friday’s race, which finished in Ballard, is part of a weekend of events celebrating mutant bicycle culture. There was tall bike jousting, bands, bike dance perfromances and […]
A few stories from our neighbors to the east, Phinney Ridge and Greenwood… Tully’s Coffee on Greenwood and 85th has closed Endangered (and cute) turtles get head start at zoo Fire Station 21 plans to expand to two stories
The Seattle City Council has just approved a 20 cent fee on disposable paper and plastic bags which will take effect Jan. 1 at local stores, including Ballard Market and Bartell’s. Some carryout styrofoam containers will eventually be banned too.
This is out of the neighborhood, but nonetheless interesting considering Critical Mass came through Ballard the last time around, resulting in quite the discussion here on My Ballard. Last night on Capitol Hill, Critical Mass cyclists surrounded a Subaru and assaulted the driver after two riders were hit. The sequence of events is unclear: did […]
Updated: More than a dozen fire units responded to a fully-involved house fire at 5511 2nd Ave. NW on Phinney Ridge at 7:40 p.m. Friday evening. As I drove to the scene from Ballard, I could see smoke billowing up from over a mile away. (Photo by My Ballard reader Nina.) Flames were shooting out […]