Ballard - Features

Sat, 06/18/11

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Thousands of spectators came out to see the famously eclectic Solstice Parade in Fremont on Saturday, despite the rainy weather.

This year Fremont celebrated the 40th annual Fremont Fair,…MORE

Fri, 06/17/11

As of last week, Ballard Farmers Market faithfuls can vote for their favorite market to help Ballard rank once again in the America's Favorite Farmers Market Contest. Last year, the Ballard Market was ranked fourth in the nation.

This…MORE

Thu, 06/16/11

Interviewee: Gina Kavesh
Occupation: Owner of Renton Western Wear 
Riding style: racing
Her ride: her commuter is a vintage Davidson with a carbon fork, titanium frame. "It's a great rain bike."

In recent years, Washington has become one…MORE

Wed, 06/15/11

For weeks I’ve been hearing mysterious references to “birds” being fabricated in Ballard and then shipped to Alaska. The birds are actually three dimensional sculptures of Northwest birds in migration; each one hand crafted in aluminum to become…MORE

Tue, 06/14/11

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.

op 25 Albums at Sonic Boom Records…MORE

Tue, 06/14/11

Several months ago my friend Jill asked me, “When was your last vacation?” “I came to see you in the summer,” I replied. “That doesn’t count. All of our recent visits have been about processing our divorce.” When I mentioned the camping trip I…MORE

Mon, 06/13/11

Deadline for receiving Calendar items is Noon Wednesday for the following week’s Friday Tribune. Events are published based on timeliness and space available. Email submissions as soon as possible to: calendar@robinsonnews.com. Items can be…MORE

Mon, 06/13/11

By Christy Wolyniak, Intern

Runners both young and old clung onto their Viking helmets as they raced around Golden Gardens on Sunday in support of Ballard Rotary’s first annual 5k.

“We thought a 5k would be a nice, complimentary…MORE

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

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