35 hours ago

Burglaries at Ballard stores and secured parking garage last week

Burglars broke into a secured parking garage on Shilshole Ave. near Market St. last Tuesday night, and it wasn’t the only Ballard-area burglary over a busy few days for investigators.

...night later on Wednesday (1/10), a burglar broke into the Shell convenience store at 8th and Market, stealing “about $5,000” in cigarettes, according to a police report. On the same night...

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...same night, a burglar threw a rock through a window in a business in the 8500 block of 15th Ave. NW in Crown Hill — which is likely the Walgreens — and stole some items out of a...

...out of a display case. There was also a non-residential burglary reported in the 2400 block of Market St.

A night later on Thursday (1/11), there was a report of a burglary in a business in the 6300 block of 15th Ave. NW.

    Burglaries at Ballard stores and secured parking garage last week
    Burglars broke into a secured parking garage on Shilshole Ave. near Market St. last Tuesday night, and it wasn't the only Ballard-area burglary over a busy few days for investigators. "On Wednesday morning we found multiple cars had windows smashed with multiple items stolen such as bikes and computers," wrote My Ballard reader Celeste in an email.
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2 days ago

WeWork to take 2 floors of new office building

We already know that Equal Exchange Coffee will be setting up shop in the new office building under construction at 15th and Market, and now there’s word that the flexible workspace company WeWork will be a tenant, too.

    WeWork to take 2 floors of new office building
    We already know that Equal Exchange Coffee will be setting up shop in the new office building under construction at 15th and Market, and now there's word that the flexible workspace company WeWork will be a tenant, too.
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3 days ago

Bicyclist killed in accident on Seaview

At 4:30 this morning, police and medics responded to the 7000 block of Seaview Ave. — near the Shilshole Bay Marina — for a collision between a car and a man on a bike.

    Bicyclist killed in accident on Seaview
    Updated: A tragic accident along Seaview Ave. early this morning has left a bicyclist dead. At 4:30 this morning, police and medics responded to the 7000 block of Seaview Ave. - near the Shilshole Bay Marina - for a collision between a car and a man on a bike.
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3 days ago

Fire in vacant house on 6th Ave.

A large response of firefighters responded to 4323 6th Av NW just before 8:30 p.m.

    Fire in vacant house on 6th Ave.
    A large response of firefighters responded to 4323 6th Av NW just before 8:30 p.m. When they arrived, they said over the scanner that the house appears to be vacant. The blaze appears to be limited to the living room.
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4 days ago

Salt and Straw giving away free ice cream, to open in Ballard soon

...giving away free ice cream cups this Sunday in front of their upcoming store at 5420 Ballard Ave. NW (across from La Carta de Oaxaca). The craziness will begin at noon and end when...

    Salt and Straw giving away free ice cream, to open in Ballard soon
    The Portland artisan ice cream company, Salt and Straw, is planning to open its first Seattle stores next month: one in Capitol Hill and another here in Ballard. To drum up some excitement, they're going to be giving away free ice cream cups this Sunday in front of their upcoming store at 5420 Ballard Ave.
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5 days ago

What could light rail look like in Ballard?

...perspective on what’s likely coming our way. The photo above seems similar to the 15th and Market corner; you can see the elevated station in the distance between the buildings (there are...

While the West Seattle route slices through the center of the neighborhood, Ballard’s elevated route will run from Lower Queen Anne along Elliott and 15th Ave. through Interbay — across a new movable bridge — and into Ballard at 15th and Market St.

    What could light rail look like in Ballard?
    With Sound Transit's expansion plans for Ballard and West Seattle gaining steam, one reader of the West Seattle Blog whipped up some UNOFFICIAL renderings of what elevated light rail could look like in that neighborhood.
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5 days ago

Stabbing on Market St. sparked over a cigarette

Several readers asked us for details about last Sunday afternoon’s stabbing on a busy sidewalk in the 2200 block of Market St. We now have the police report, and it explains the stabbing originated over an argument about a cigarette.

    Stabbing on Market St. sparked over a cigarette
    Several readers asked us for details about last Sunday afternoon's stabbing on a busy sidewalk in the 2200 block of Market St. We now have the police report, and it explains the stabbing originated over an argument about a cigarette. Bicycle officers were flagged down by eyewitnesses who saw two men fighting near Market St.
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6 days ago

Restaurant briefs: New space, new cafe, Revel moving, Piccolo 2.0, Joli reviewed

...NEW SPACE: A new land use application for 5101 14th Ave. NW calls for a 4-story office building with space for a restaurant on the first...

– REVEL MOVING: The Fremont Korean restaurant Revel is moving to South Lake Union — temporarily. The restaurant at 403 N 36th St. is the site of an upcoming 3-story development, and when it’s complete, Revel plans to move back to Fremont, Eater reports.

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– JOLI REVIEWED: Joli opened at NW 65th St. and 7th Ave. NW in September, and the Seattle Times reviewer says it has an “ambitious menu” and the “bar is likely to become a real draw.”

    Restaurant briefs: New space, new cafe, Revel moving, Piccolo 2.0, Joli reviewed
    There's always LOTS of restaurant news, so we've condensed it into bite-sized briefs... - NEW SPACE: A new land use application for 5101 14th Ave. NW calls for a 4-story office building with space for a restaurant on the first floor. That's an early sketch of the building above.
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Jan 10

New fitness studio opening in Ballard

As its name suggests, FIT36 is a 36-minute, high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workout. The Ballard studio, located at 5601 24th Ave. NW, is run by Alejandro and Madalyn Crisafi.

    New fitness studio opening in Ballard
    The first FIT36 franchise to be located in Seattle, FIT36 Ballard is holding its grand opening this Saturday after several weeks of getting up to speed. As its name suggests, FIT36 is a 36-minute, high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workout. The Ballard studio, located at 5601 24th Ave.
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Jan 10

Fire attack survivor making steady progress in recovery, suspect still sought

Kasey Busch was doused with gasoline and lit on fire at 4500 Leary Way on the night of November 7th. He talked to KOMO TV last night, his first interview since the attack.

    Fire attack survivor making steady progress in recovery, suspect still sought
    The man who barely survived a vicious attack last November is enduring a difficult recovery, and doctors told him he's fortunate to have lived through it. Kasey Busch was doused with gasoline and lit on fire at 4500 Leary Way on the night of November 7th.
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Jan 10

One year after surviving a shooting, Le Merde owner re-opening in Ballard

If you’ve seen that pink photo of the white cat in the window at 2607 NW Market St. — next to the new Nordic Museum — that marks the spot of Le Merde, a Phinney Ridge shop that’s moving to Ballard and will re-open this weekend.

    One year after surviving a shooting, Le Merde owner re-opening in Ballard
    If you've seen that pink photo of the white cat in the window at 2607 NW Market St. - next to the new Nordic Museum - that marks the spot of Le Merde, a Phinney Ridge shop that's moving to Ballard and will re-open this weekend.
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Jan 09

Equal Exchange Coffee is coming back

And the answer is… yes. They’re planning to open a new cafe next year in the new office building under construction at 15th and Market, just a stone’s throw from Ballard Market.

    Equal Exchange Coffee is coming back
    Thanks to a tip in the My Ballard Facebook Group, we reached out to Equal Exchange Coffee to see if they have any plans of reopening after closing their Ballard Market location last year. And the answer is... yes.
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Jan 08

Passionate about Ballard light rail? Sound Transit needs volunteers

Truth on Man points gun at driver at 15th and Market

    Passionate about Ballard light rail? Sound Transit needs volunteers
    There's no better way to get involved in the huge Ballard light rail project than apply to join Sound Transit's advisory group. Sound Transit needs five volunteers to serve as community members of the Ballard and West Seattle Link Extensions Stakeholder Advisory Group.
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Jan 08

Briefs: Market St. assault, Bitter Lake real estate, Ballard Locks and more

– STABBING ON MARKET: Police and medics rushed to 2220 Market St. just after 3 p.m. Sunday for an assault with weapon call. “Two men had a skirmish, and one stabbed the other. The injured man was treated and the stabber was arrested,” explains My Ballard reader Andrea who was there.

Man points gun at driver at 15th and Market

    Briefs: Market St. assault, Bitter Lake real estate, Ballard Locks and more
    A few quick stories from around the neighborhood... - STABBING ON MARKET: Police and medics rushed to 2220 Market St. just after 3 p.m. Sunday for an assault with weapon call. "Two men had a skirmish, and one stabbed the other. The injured man was treated and the stabber was arrested," explains My Ballard reader Andrea who was there.
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