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Like chocolate and need a job?

Theo Chocolate in Fremont is looking for a “high-energy person to work as a tour guide and retail staff member,” according to a sign taped in their window. The pay isn’t great, $10 an hour, but this part caught my eye: “an interest in sound environmental and socially responsible practices is desirable.” A staffer on […]

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Mike’s Chili holds the corner

Judy asked in comments a couple days ago about Mike’s Chili Parlor, which sits on the Northwest corner of that big development on 46th St. — the same development that’s swallowing up Edith Macefield’s home. Mike’s isn’t going anywhere (in fact, they weren’t even contacted by the developer), but it’s interesting to watch the new […]

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Shots fired near Ballard High

Police officers responded to a report of a drive-by shooting behind the 6700 block of 15th Ave, near Ballard High School, just before noon. One person sustained minor injuries, and police are out searching the area. Update: As a precaution, Ballard High “sealed all exterior doors, leaving one primary point of entrance and exit that […]

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