Ballard - Features

Wed, 06/01/11

By Chris Menges

Inside the Woodland Park Zoo, at the Raptor Flight Program, a red-tailed hawk is run through its paces by the trainer, a 20-minute daily exhibition is a delight to young and old alike. The hawk was rescued from a collision…MORE

Wed, 06/01/11

After three months of preparation, Megan Jensen has opened her vegan bakery -Bouteloua Balery - in Ballard.

Jensen said she's been a vegan for ten years but a baker her whole life.

"I've been baking since I was really little," she…MORE

Wed, 06/01/11

When told that we should form groups to talk about our “belonging,” three of us misheard the instructions and thought we were supposed to discuss longing. We’d been invited to bring a belonging of personal value to an event at the Museum of…MORE

Tue, 05/31/11

Ever wonder what Ballardites are jamming to on their iPods, in their cars or in their homes?

Here's the Top 25 albums sold at Ballard's Sonic Boom Records last week compiled by owner, Jason Hughes.

Top 25 Albums at Sonic Boom…MORE

Tue, 05/31/11

“This is Swedish women’s imaging center calling. Our radiologist needs to meet with you to conduct more exams due to the findings on your mammogram from last week. Please call us to set up an appointment at your earliest convenience.” My heart…MORE

Sat, 05/28/11

If you’re staying close to home this Memorial Day weekend, stay warm and dry with 2-for-1 tickets to Taproot Theatre’s production of Brownie Points. The “Memorial Day Discount” counts for Saturday's 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. performances.

In…MORE

Wed, 05/25/11

Although I pass their playground almost daily until last week I had only been on the grounds of St. Alphonsus Parish School twice in the last quarter century – if buying a Boy Scout Christmas tree even counts. I see the students in their uniforms…MORE

Tue, 05/24/11

By Katy Wilkens, MS, RD

Just about everyone eats ramen noodles. Those precooked, dried noodles are a quick favorite in college dorms, cafeterias and on backpacking trips.

Quick they may be, but low in sodium they aren’t! We’ve…MORE

Tue, 05/24/11

By Katy Wilkens, MS, RD

Just about everyone eats ramen noodles. Those precooked, dried noodles are a quick favorite in college dorms, cafeterias and on backpacking trips.

Quick they may be, but low in sodium they aren’t! We’ve…MORE

Mon, 05/23/11

By Jeff and Eileen Bidwell

Believe it or not, spring has arrived in Ballard! The nurseries are packed and plant sales abound, enticing us to get out there and plant. We see our neighbors bringing home carloads of wondrous treasures. But…MORE

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