Ballard - Features

Thu, 06/09/11

On July 15, Taproot Theatre Company continues its 35th Anniversary Season with a murder mystery musical.

Something’s Afoot has been delighting audiences for decades and asks the classic "Whodunit" question.

When wealthy Lord…MORE

Wed, 06/08/11

It’s no secret to his friends that Seattle author David Volk is a cheapskate. He loves a good deal. He loves it so much he wrote a book full of his tips and ideas for finding the frugal deals around the Emerald City. The Cheap Bastard’s Guide to…MORE

Wed, 06/08/11

Ballard author B.J. Neblett can finally hold on to the physical pages of his debut novel after releasing the electronic version months ago. On December 12, Brighton Publishing released Neblett's novel, Elysian Dreams, in paperback format, just…MORE

Tue, 06/07/11

By Jessica Johansson, UW News Lab student. Edited by Anne-Marije Rook

After 21 years at Ballard High School and inspiring hundreds of students along the way, Nohra Giraldo is retiring from her post as the Proyecto Saber teacher.


Tue, 06/07/11

PubliCola asked the question, 'Whose neighborhood is better?' to "instigate a little summer rivalry" and our columnist Peggy Sturdivant responded:

"The notion that Ballard is just a neighborhood of slow-driving Scandinavians dedicated to…MORE

Tue, 06/07/11

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, 06/07/11

When you visualize a garden, you might think of carrots planted in straight rows, lettuce all lined up and rectangular planting beds keeping your veggies in order. Shall we say that my garden is not exactly like that?

Get creative! I…MORE

Mon, 06/06/11

The Seattle Gilbert & Sullivan Society will hold an open rehearsal and 'backstage' tour for its newest production, Ruddigore, at the Crown Hill center.

They will feature a look at the drawings and model of the sets, a tour of the…MORE

Mon, 06/06/11

By Alex Peery, UW News Lab student

A restored wooden boat and a caged piranha hanging from the ceiling might be the first sign that Paratii Craft Bar is not your average establishment.

“I just dreamed of a place like this,” said…MORE

Fri, 06/03/11

Interviewee: Monica Gallagher 
Occupation:Drug counselor for adolescent teens
Riding style: leisure, group rides
Her ride: a 43 cm green Felt roadbike. "My size definitely narrows down my options quite a bit. For how small my frame is I really…MORE

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