Nepali handcraft store opens on Market St

Ballard’s first Nepali handcraft store is now open at 1708 NW Market St. Himalayan Treasure opened last week and aims to provide Ballard with one-of-a-kind expertly crafted items from Nepal. The new store specializes in Buddhist Thanka paintings (pictured below), expertly crafted copper statues, enchanting singing bowls, incense laced with Himalayan herbs, silver jewelry, and varieties […]

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Mod Pizza to open flagship store in old Ivar’s spot

According to Seattle Eater, Seattle-based pizza chain Mod Pizza is moving into the location that was previously home to the much loved Ballard Ivar’s at 6000 15th Ave NW. The “casual” pizza chain, which currently has locations all over Washington, Oregon, California and more, is planning to open the flagship store in December. According to Seattle Eater, the […]

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Fair Trade Winds celebrates grand opening in Ballard

New Ballard store addition, Fair Trade Winds housewares and gifts (5329 Ballard Ave NW) is hosting an official grand opening celebration this Saturday from 12 p.m. – 6 p.m. Throughout the day, the store will offer free samples of its edible fair trade offerings from local fair trade companies, including chocolate from Theo Chocolate, Seattle’s own Bean-to-Bar Chocolate […]

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