Ballard - Features

Sat, 08/27/11

Interviewee: Jeff Sinchak

Occupation: Spokesperson for Wounded Warrior ProjectRiding style: Recreational

His ride: Trek road bike

In 1984, Jeffery "Doc" Sinchak joined the Navy. He was only 17 years old and in search of adventure.…MORE

Wed, 08/24/11

Neighborhood “Boot Camp” started in April when Aeron Hansen noticed other parents walking their kids to Adams Elementary School; then going their separate ways, often in work-out clothes. A group fitness instructor at Ballard Health Club who was…MORE

Fri, 08/19/11

By Jeff and Eileen Bidwell

Imagine a sunny, rocky slope in Italy, Greece or Southern France in late summer. This is the ideal environment for many of the Mediterranean herbs that also flourish in our northwest gardens. While this may…MORE

Wed, 08/17/11

Hundreds came out to Viking Bank's 17th annual summer barbecue and the organizers couldn't have asked for a better day.

The barbecue is a free customer appreciation event that draws 200 to 300 people every year, said Dan Redeker.


Tue, 08/16/11

It seems what people didn’t know about Kay Reinartz while she was alive could fill more volumes of history than even she wrote or edited in her lifetime. Her folk-dancing friends didn’t necessarily know about her Masters’ degrees or Ph.D. Her…MORE

Fri, 08/12/11

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Interviewee: Sacsha Toda-Toda-Peters
Occupation: Tour guide
Riding style: Commuting, recreational, and pedicab-ing
His ride: Commercial passenger tricycle

Wearing a crisp white button-up shirt, a…MORE

Wed, 08/10/11

On Sundays, delicious smells of freshly baked cookies waft through the hallways of Ballard Kitchen on Market Street. Inside, Alison Dahmen is slaving away for 15 hours to bake and package 1,200 of her one-of-a-kind Skydottir Epic Cookies, each of…MORE

Wed, 08/10/11

The third annual PhinneyWood Summer Streets is being held on Friday from 6-9 p.m. along Greenwood Avenue N. from N. 67th to 87th streets. The event will close Greenwood Avenue N. to cars and everyone is invited to come and play in the street and…MORE

Wed, 08/10/11

I do leave Ballard. At least once a week I drive underneath the Ballard Bridge, southeast on Leary Way and then up onto Highway 99. I move to the middle lane southbound, having vowed to never ever drive in the far left “head-on” lane. I’m only…MORE

Wed, 08/10/11

In celebration of Ballard's green spaces, Groundswell NW features and celebrates a "Park of the Month" and the community around it. In August the spotlight is on Golden Gardens Park and the group that is preserving the park's natural habitat.…MORE

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