Ballard - Features

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

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.

A…MORE

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

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