Ballard - Features

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

Fri, 06/03/11

Cited as one of today's top performing songwriters, Eric Taylor will be coming to Ballard for a special concert at Egan's Ballard Jam on Saturday, June 11, followed by a songwriting master class the next day.

Taylor has been making a name…MORE

Thu, 06/02/11

In celebration of Ballard's green spaces, Groundswell NW features and celebrates a "Park of the Month" and the community around it. In June, the spotlight is on Salmon Bay Natural Area, its history and a new group forming to maintain it.

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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

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