People who work in Fremont in the shadow of the Aurora Bridge will be glad to know that Governor Gregoire has approved $1.4 million to build an 8-foot suicide prevention […]
Pothole patrol spotted on 8th Ave.
The city of Seattle’s pothole patrol was patching up 8th Avenue at 63rd this morning. (Now if only they could tackle 14th next.) See a problem street? You can submit […]
Ballard woman groped by taxi driver
Fresh from the Ballard police reports: a woman who had a little too much to drink called a cab to take her home. The friendly cabbie offered to walk her […]
Paintings of Polaroids at Cupcake Royale
If you’ve been in Cupcake Royale lately — or attended the Ballard ArtWalk a little over a week ago — you’ve likely seen Joey Bates’ “Paintings of Polaroids.” On his […]
Justice, finally, for murdered Ballard girl
Nearly three decades ago, 15-year-old Sara Beth Lundquist got off a bus at 85th St. and 24th Ave. to walk home after watching a movie with a friend. She was […]
Zesto’s tops dirty restaurant list
Say it isn’t so! The restaurant with the most health and safety violations in Seattle is… Zesto’s, probably our favorite Ballard burger joint. The Seattle PI looked over the records […]
Christmas billboard turning heads
This billboard on 15th Ave. and 63rd is getting a lot of second looks. Any ideas on who may have put it up?
Ballard High girls remain undefeated
It was the clash of the unbeatens in girls basketball last night, but Ballard High obliterated Roosevelt, 50-26. Jeanette Hansen, a 6-foot-5 foreign exchange student from Denmark (Ballard’s secret weapon), […]
Wheelchair road rage in Ballard
Some of Ballard’s most interesting news comes from the Ballard paper’s “cops” page. For example, this week we have a woman driving a 2002 Audi who admits she “may” have […]
What’s next with the old Denny’s?
The old Denny’s restaurant on 15th and Market has been boarded up for months as a battle heats up over whether it’s a Seattle landmark. On January 2nd, the Landmark […]
Biodiesel expanding beyond Ballard
Ballard and Kenmore were the first two neighborhoods in the Seattle area to offer biodiesel pumping stations. And now the same company, Propel Biofuels, plans to open a “flagship” station […]
Happy Lucia Day everyone
To all you Scandanavians out there, Happy Lucia Day — a day to remember St. Lucia (also known as St. Lucy), the Queen of Lights. For generations Swedes have honored […]