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Power outage in Ballard and Magnolia

Power is also out at Ballard’s busiest intersection, at 15th and Market St. “Just tried to get through the intersection of 15th and Market with no traffic lights and dodging a zillion lanes of impatient drivers and buses in all directions,” says Jillian on My Ballard’s Facebook page.

    Power outage in Ballard and Magnolia
    Updating: Seattle City Light reports widespread outages along both sides of the Ship Canal. Much of Old Ballard and Market St. west of 15th Ave. are without power, as well as parts of Sunset Hill. City Light says 3,658 customers are impacted, and it estimates the power will be restored at 12:44 a.m.
    http://www.myballard.com

17 hours ago

Natural gas leak leads to evacuation

Firefighters responded just before 8 this morning to 1537 NW 56th St. — the address of the Keelson apartments — for a report of a natural gas leak.

    Natural gas leak leads to evacuation
    Firefighters responded just before 8 this morning to 1537 NW 56th St. - the address of the Keelson apartments - for a report of a natural gas leak. When they arrived, they detected enough gas in the air to begin evacuating the 7-story building, according to the scanner.
    http://www.myballard.com

27 hours ago

  • Demolition permit

    Demolish all existing structures on site to be demolished, per STFI.

    1501 N.W. 59th St. Issued January 17, 2018 Comment

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Burglaries at Ballard stores and secured parking garage last week

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.

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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...

...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.

    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.
    http://www.myballard.com

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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.
    http://www.myballard.com

4 days ago

The Case for Four New North Sounder Stations…In Seattle

NW Market St and 15th Ave NW (Ballard);

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...s Terminal. In fact, recently the Seattle Department of Transportation installed protected bikes lanes on Gilman Ave W and W Emerson Pl connecting three different trails. Two bus routes also operate within two blocks of the possible...

Elliott Ave W and W Prospect St (Smith Cove).

    The Case for Four New North Sounder Stations...In Seattle " The Urbanist
    The North Sounder line has long been panned by technocratic transit advocates as a white elephant gift to Snohomish County communities. At a cost of more than $250 million for right-of-way slots, the line has four daily roundtrips between Everett and Seattle.
    https://www.theurbanist.org

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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...

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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.
    http://www.myballard.com

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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.
    http://www.myballard.com

Jan 09

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.
    http://www.myballard.com

Jan 08

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

Man points gun at driver at 15th and Market

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– 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.

    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.
    http://www.myballard.com

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Man points gun at driver at 15th and Market

Man points gun at driver at 15th and Market

    Man points gun at driver at 15th and Market
    A woman and her daughter were driving through the intersection at 15th and Market on Tuesday night when a man in a ski mask pointed a gun at them, according to a police report. Police responded just after 9 p.m., but were unable to find the suspect. No one was injured.
    http://www.myballard.com

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Jan 05

Seattle Fire warns Ballard about string of dumpster fires

(Seattle Fire says this morning’s fire was located at 54th St. and 15th Ave. and occurred at 5:33 a.m. At this writing, they have yet to add it to the map).

    Seattle Fire warns Ballard about string of dumpster fires
    Updated: Fire and police investigators are looking into 13 dumpster fires that were intentionally set in Ballard over the last few days. The fires began on December 21st, and the most recent fire was reported this morning. Here's the map, which Seattle Fire says it will continue to update with any additional fires.
    http://www.myballard.com

Jan 05

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