Congratulations to all the winners of the weekend’s Blakeley Rock Benefit Regatta, which raised money for the Ballard Food Bank. Our pal KJ and his crew won the 3 NFS […]
Last month, the aerospace company University Swaging said it was moving out of Ballard. Now there’s word that Ballard Brass & Aluminum is leaving the neighborhood, too. “Ballard has gotten […]
Tomorrow (Saturday) is the big Blakely Rock Benefit Regatta hosted by Sloop Tavern Yacht Club. Nearly 80 sailboats will compete in the annual fundraiser. Despite the name, the regatta does […]
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 […]
Seen Tuesday evening outside Sully’s Snowgoose Saloon on Phinney Ridge:
Bicycle jousting. In this annual event, two people on bikes face off in the parking lane in front of the Goose, trading taunts and insults.
About 100 people lining the sidewalk and standing on the walls of the beer garden noisily egg them on. Balancing a plate of whipped cream in one hand, the riders slowly wobble toward each other, trying to smack the other rider in the face as they pass. KUOW did a piece on the 2006 event. As they say, much hilarity ensued. More photos below…