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Good morning, Edith!

Here’s what a sunny Wednesday morning looks like at Edith Macefield’s house: Oh wait, here’s her house: What rounds out this cheery picture is the ear-piercing yammering of a jackhammer somewhere inside the five-story building being constructed around her house. You’ll remember she turned down $1 million to move.

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A sad note: missing trumpet

A sign at Salmon Bay Park tells the story: “Lost Trumpet! In old brown case. Great sentimental value! Reward offered! Call 526-5595.” Calling the number, Matt says his 10-year-old son lost it about a month ago. They tried local pawn shops and music shops, but had no luck, so now signs are going up. Matt […]

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Local music this weekend

You could certainly argue that Ballard and Fremont offer up Seattle’s best live music scene. And for that reason, we’re going to start posting a music calendar every week. If you have recommendations, please leave ’em in comments below. Tractor Tavern Friday: Billy Joe & the Dusty 45s (pictured), North Twin, Kristen Ward Saturday: The […]

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April deals at ‘seasoned’ restaurants

New restaurants get a lot of attention, but what about older, um, “seasoned” restaurants? That’s the idea behind a promotion running this month for a handful of Seattle restaurants, including Lombardi’s here in Ballard. On Sunday-Tuesday, you can order 2 courses for $25 bucks — your choice of an appetizer and entrée or entrée and […]

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