3 days ago

Early look at 2 planned apartment complexes

When we talked to the owner of Mac’s Upholstery late last year, he said he has plans to move to a nearby property. Meanwhile, the city is installing a crosswalk and center divide at 15th and 53rd.

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To the west at 2417 NW Market St., a larger apartment complex is in the works to replace the building that includes Ballard Transfer and Twice Sold Tales.

    Early look at 2 planned apartment complexes
    We've been reporting about two incoming developments, one on 15th Ave. NW and the other on Market St. Now we have the preliminary designs for both. "The Apodment" is slated for the site of Mac's Upholstery at 5011 15th Ave.
    http://www.myballard.com

3 days ago

May 18

Leary Ave NW in Central Ballard Is A Little Safer

...overhead flashing beacons indicating the fully controlled nature of the intersection. New design of the Leary Ave NW at 20th Ave NW. (City of Seattle...

    Leary Ave NW in Central Ballard Is A Little Safer " The Urbanist
    The confluence of three streets in the heart of Ballard has long been a community concern. Technically a five-way intersection, Leary Ave NW meets 20th Ave NW in two places and one leg of NW Vernon Pl.
    https://www.theurbanist.org

May 17

Seattle-area music-and-nightlife events May 18-24: Taylor Swift, La Luz, and more

Conor Byrne Pub, 5140 Ballard Ave. N.W., Seattle (206-784-3640 or conorbyrnepub.com).

Egan’s Ballard Jamhouse, 1707 N.W. Market St, Seattle (206-789-1621 or ballardjamhouse.com).

Sunset Tavern, 5433 Ballard Ave. N.W., Seattle (206-784-4880 or sunsettavern.com).

Tractor, 5213 Ballard Ave. N.W., Seattle (206-789-3599 or tractortavern.com).

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Barboza, 925 E. Pike St., Seattle (206-709-9442 or thebarboza.com).

Blue Moon Tavern, 712 N.E. 45th St., Seattle (206-675-9116 or bluemoonseattle.wordpress.com).

Capitol Cider, 818 E. Pike St., Seattle (206-397-3564 or capitolcider.com).

Cafe Racer, 5828 Roosevelt Way N.E., Seattle (206-553-5282 or caferacerseattle.com.)

Central Saloon, 207 First Ave. S., Seattle (206-622-0209 or centralsaloon.com).

Chapel Performance Space, Good Shepard Center, 4649 Sunnyside Ave. N., Seattle (waywardmusic.org).

Chop Suey, 1325 E. Madison, Seattle (206-324-8000 or chopsuey.com).

Columbia City Theater, Bourbon Bar, 4916 Rainier Ave. S., Seattle (columbiacitytheater.com).

Comedy Underground, 109 S. Washington St., Seattle (206-628-0303 or comedyunderground.com).

El Corazon, 109 Eastlake Ave. E., Seattle (206-381-3094 or elcorazonseattle.com).

Fred Wildlife Refuge, 128 Boylston Ave. E., Seattle (206-588-6959 or fredwildliferefuge.com).

Fremont Abbey, 4272 Fremont Ave. N, Seattle (fremontabbey.org).

Highline Bar, 210 Broadway E., Seattle (206-328-7837 or highlineseattle.com).

High Dive, 513 N. 36th St., Seattle (206-632-0212 or highdiveseattle.com).

Jai Thai (Broadway), 235 Broadway E. Seattle, (206-322-5781 or punchlinefridays.com).

The Kraken Bar & Lounge, 5257 University Way N.E., Seattle, (206-522-5334).

Kremwerk, 1809 Minor Ave., No. 10, Seattle (kremwerk.com).

Laughs Comedy Club Seattle, 5220 Roosevelt Way N.E., Seattle (206-526-5653 or laughscomedyclub.com).

Little Red Hen, 7115 Woodlawn Ave. N.E., Seattle (206-522-1168 or littleredhen.com).

Nectar Lounge, 412 N. 36th St., Seattle (206-632-2020 or nectarlounge.com).

Owl & Thistle, 808 Post Ave., Seattle (206-621-7777 or owlnthistle.com).

The Royal Room, 5000 Rainier Ave. S., Seattle (theroyalroomseattle.com).

SeaMonster Lounge, 2202 N. 45th St., Seattle (206-633-1824 or seamonsterlounge.com).

The Shanty Tavern, 9002 Lake City Way N.E., Seattle (206-526-9854).

Showbox SoDo, 1700 First Ave. S., Seattle (206-628-3151 or showboxonline.com).

Skylark Cafe & Club, 3803 Delridge Way S.W., Seattle (206-935-2111 or skylarkcafe.com).

Slim’s Last Chance Chili Shack, 5606 First Ave. S., Seattle (206-762-7900 or slimslastchance.com).

Studio Seven, 110 S. Horton St., Seattle (206-286-1312 or studioseven.us).

Substation Seattle, 645 N.W. 45th St., Seattle (substationseattle.com).

Triple Door, Musiquarium 216 Union St., Seattle (206-838-4333 or thetripledoor.net).

    Seattle-area music-and-nightlife events May 18-24: Taylor Swift, La Luz, and more
    Dates and times are subject to change. Call ahead to confirm. Friday Blues Teresa James & The Rhythm Tramps, 8 p.m., Highway 99 Blues Club; $18-$28. Comedy Billy Anderson, Mike Masilotti, 8:30 and 10:30 p.m., Comedy Underground; $6. Mekki Leeper,...
    https://www.seattletimes.com

May 16

‘Just sickening’: Man accused of raping a woman in restroom of Ballard car dealership

“It’s just sickening,” Jen Moran, the executive manager of Carter Motors, in the 5200 block of Leary Avenue Northwest, said of the attack. “She should’ve been (safe).”

    'Just sickening': Man accused of raping a woman in restroom of Ballard car dealership
    Seattle police say the suspect followed a woman into the restroom at Carter Volkswagen, forced open a stall door, grabbed her by the throat and raped her. Two employees were eventually able to restrain the man until officers arrived.
    https://www.seattletimes.com

May 14

Pedestrian signal, crosswalk and bus-only lane coming to 15th Ave. NW

That busy stretch carries an estimated 50,000 vehicles and 15,000 bus passengers every day, SDOT says. For nearly half a mile — between Market and Leary — there are no crosswalks, which often results in some pedestrians making a mad dash across 15th.

This stretch of 15th Ave. NW is becoming home to several apartment complexes, including a new development planned for 51st and 15th.

    Pedestrian signal, crosswalk and bus-only lane coming to 15th Ave. NW
    Big changes are coming to 15th Ave. NW between Market St. and the Ballard Bridge. That busy stretch carries an estimated 50,000 vehicles and 15,000 bus passengers every day, SDOT says. For nearly half a mile - between Market and Leary - there are no crosswalks, which often results in some pedestrians making a mad dash across 15th.
    http://www.myballard.com

May 14

Intermittent lane closures on 15th Avenue NW just north of Ballard Bridge for the next 6-8 weeks

Intermittent closure at NW 53rd St and 15th Ave NW.

    For those of you who travel along 15th Avenue NW in Ballard to get to downtown, be aware that Seattle Department of Transportation will have intermittent l
    https://phinneywood.com

May 10

Seattle-area music-and-nightlife events May 11-17: P!NK, Courtney Marie Andrews, and more

Conor Byrne Pub, 5140 Ballard Ave. N.W., Seattle (206-784-3640 or conorbyrnepub.com).

Egan’s Ballard Jamhouse, 1707 N.W. Market St, Seattle (206-789-1621 or ballardjamhouse.com).

Sunset Tavern, 5433 Ballard Ave. N.W., Seattle (206-784-4880 or sunsettavern.com).

Tractor, 5213 Ballard Ave. N.W., Seattle (206-789-3599 or tractortavern.com).

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Barboza, 925 E. Pike St., Seattle (206-709-9442 or thebarboza.com).

Blue Moon Tavern, 712 N.E. 45th St., Seattle (206-675-9116 or bluemoonseattle.wordpress.com).

Capitol Cider, 818 E. Pike St., Seattle (206-397-3564 or capitolcider.com).

Cafe Racer, 5828 Roosevelt Way N.E., Seattle (206-553-5282 or caferacerseattle.com.)

Central Saloon, 207 First Ave. S., Seattle (206-622-0209 or centralsaloon.com).

Chapel Performance Space, Good Shepard Center, 4649 Sunnyside Ave. N., Seattle (waywardmusic.org).

Chop Suey, 1325 E. Madison, Seattle (206-324-8000 or chopsuey.com).

Columbia City Theater, Bourbon Bar, 4916 Rainier Ave. S., Seattle (columbiacitytheater.com).

Comedy Underground, 109 S. Washington St., Seattle (206-628-0303 or comedyunderground.com).

El Corazon, 109 Eastlake Ave. E., Seattle (206-381-3094 or elcorazonseattle.com).

Fred Wildlife Refuge, 128 Boylston Ave. E., Seattle (206-588-6959 or fredwildliferefuge.com).

Fremont Abbey, 4272 Fremont Ave. N, Seattle (fremontabbey.org).

Highline Bar, 210 Broadway E., Seattle (206-328-7837 or highlineseattle.com).

High Dive, 513 N. 36th St., Seattle (206-632-0212 or highdiveseattle.com).

Jai Thai (Broadway), 235 Broadway E. Seattle, (206-322-5781 or punchlinefridays.com).

The Kraken Bar & Lounge, 5257 University Way N.E., Seattle, (206-522-5334).

Kremwerk, 1809 Minor Ave., #10, Seattle (kremwerk.com).

Laughs Comedy Club Seattle, 5220 Roosevelt Way N.E., Seattle (206-526-5653 or laughscomedyclub.com).

Little Red Hen, 7115 Woodlawn Ave. N.E., Seattle (206-522-1168 or littleredhen.com).

Nectar Lounge, 412 N. 36th St., Seattle (206-632-2020 or nectarlounge.com).

The Royal Room, 5000 Rainier Ave. S., Seattle (theroyalroomseattle.com).

SeaMonster Lounge, 2202 N. 45th St., Seattle (206-633-1824 or seamonsterlounge.com).

The Shanty Tavern, 9002 Lake City Way N.E., Seattle (206-526-9854).

Showbox SoDo, 1700 First Ave. S., Seattle (206-628-3151 or showboxonline.com).

Skylark Cafe & Club, 3803 Delridge Way S.W., Seattle (206-935-2111 or skylarkcafe.com).

Slim’s Last Chance Chili Shack, 5606 First Ave. S., Seattle (206-762-7900 or slimslastchance.com).

Studio Seven, 110 S. Horton St., Seattle (206-286-1312 or studioseven.us).

Substation Seattle, 645 N.W. 45th St., Seattle (substationseattle.com).

Triple Door, Musiquarium 216 Union St., Seattle (206-838-4333 or thetripledoor.net).

    Seattle-area music-and-nightlife events May 11-17: P!NK, Courtney Marie Andrews, and more
    Dates and times are subject to change. Call ahead to confirm. Friday Blues The Terry Hanck Band, 8 p.m., Highway 99 Blues Club; $18-$28. Comedy Bobby Higley Comedy, 8:30 p.m., Cafe Racer. Chris Roach, 7:30 and 10 p.m., Parlor Live;...
    https://www.seattletimes.com

May 05

May 03

Charges: Ballard slaying was a targeted act

Charging documents say that based on surveillance footage, Gates and Baker spotted each other at the Cedar Room night club about 12:45 a.m. at 4912 Leary Avenue Northwest.

    Charges: Ballard slaying was a targeted act
    Prosecutors believe Christopher Miles Gates planned to kill Robert Baker on a Ballard street Updated 3:20 pm, Thursday, May 3, 2018 Prosecutors believe the 25-year-old charged with the death of 29-year-old Robert Baker on a Ballard street targeted the victim after spotting him at a bar.
    https://www.seattlepi.com

May 02

A Fall City dive bar helped Courtney Marie Andrews make one of the year’s best roots albums

Courtney Marie Andrews. 9 p.m. Saturday, May 12; Tractor Tavern, 5213 Ballard Ave. N.W., Seattle; 206-789-3599, $15, tractortavern.com

    A Fall City dive bar helped Courtney Marie Andrews make one of the year's best roots albums
    Sometimes-Washingtonian Courtney Marie Andrews is back with a soulful new sound on this spring's "May Your Kindness Remain." Share story Courtney Marie Andrews doesn't really live anywhere. The closest thing to planted roots she has these days is a storage unit in the Seattle area, where the country-folk singer still rehearses with her band.
    https://www.seattletimes.com

May 02

May 01

Suspect arrested in death of brother of ex-Husky star Budda Baker

Officers found a man lying in the 4900 block of 17th Avenue Northwest, with a gunshot wound to the chest. Baker died on his way to the hospital, according to police.

    Suspect arrested in death of brother of ex-Husky star Budda Baker
    Robert Baker was killed on April 22 after reports of gunfire in Seattle's Ballard neighborhood at about 1:45 a.m., as bars were closing Share story Homicide detectives Monday arrested a 25-year-old man in connection with the killing of Robert Baker, the brother of football star Budda Baker.
    https://www.seattletimes.com

May 01

Seattle police arrest suspect in recent Ballard murder

Early on Sunday, April 22, Seattle police received reports of a shooting in the 4900 block of Leary Avenue Northwest. When they arrived on the scene, they found a 29-year-old man in the middle of 17th Avenue Northwest. He had been shot in the chest, according to the report.

    Seattle police arrest suspect in recent Ballard murder
    Published 10:56 am, Tuesday, May 1, 2018 Seattle police on Monday arrested a 25-year-old man in connection with a recent shooting death in Ballard. Homicide detectives, SWAT team members, and detectives from the Real Time Crime Center and Intelligence Unit arrested the man in Shoreline on Monday, Seattle police said in a blog post.
    https://www.seattlepi.com

May 01

All-way stop sign planned for confusing intersection on Leary Ave.

An all-way stop sign with a flashing beacon will be installed at Leary and NW Vernon, and curb bulbs will be added on three corners. Workers will also install new marked crosswalks. SDOT says the changes will increase “walkability, safety, and predictability.”

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By the way, there are 5 other “Your Voice, Your Choice” projects approved for the greater Ballard area, including improvements along 14th Ave. NW just north of Holman Road. Here’s the list.

    All-way stop sign planned for confusing intersection on Leary Ave.
    Most Ballardites are very familiar with the bizarre angled intersection of 20th Ave. NW and NW Vernon Place with Leary Ave. NW (the corner with the Olympic Athletic Club). Pedestrians often take their lives in their hands crossing Leary diagonally - especially on busy Sundays when the market is in full swing and speeders fly down Leary.
    http://www.myballard.com

Apr 30

36th Legislative District lawmakers to hold open house town hall Sunday in Ballard

Our 36th Legislative District lawmakers are hosting an informal, drop-in style town hall from 4-6 p.m. Sunday, May 6, at Peddler Brewing Company, 1514 NW Leary Way, in Ballard.

    36th Legislative District lawmakers to hold open house town hall Sunday in Ballard
    Our 36th Legislative District lawmakers are hosting an informal, drop-in style town hall from 4-6 p.m. Sunday, May 6, at Peddler Brewing Company, 1514 NW Leary Way, in Ballard. Join state Sen. Reuven Carlyle, Rep. Noel Frame and Rep. Gael Tarleton for casual, small group conversations.
    https://phinneywood.com

Apr 28

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Apr 25

5 Great Events For An Adventurous Seattle Weekend

The location: 1550 Northwest 49th St.

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The location: Chocolopolis, 1631 15th Avenue West, #Suite 111

The location: Start at the registration booth at HomeStreet Bank, 417 NE 72nd St.

The location: El Corazon, 109 Eastlake Ave.

The location: Amazon, Wainwright Building, 535 Terry Ave N.

    5 Great Events For An Adventurous Seattle Weekend
    Story Hoodline - The weekend is just around the corner, and, thankfully, there's plenty to see and do without leaving the city limits. To help you plan your itinerary, the folks at Eventbrite tipped us off on some of the weekend's top to-do's. From a neighborhood food crawl to booze-infused yoga sessions, here's what's coming up.
    http://seattle.cbslocal.com

Apr 25

Cheap Eats 2018: 30 Dishes For Morning, Noon, and Night

$ Sandwiches/Deli 1510 NW Leary Way

$$ Seafood 5410 Ballard Ave NW

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Brewery 8103 Eighth Avenue S

$ Pizza 700 E Pine St

$ Pizza 4521 California Ave SW

$ American/New American 8617 14th Ave S

$ Small Plates 1118 E Pike St

$$$ American/New American, Gastropub, Seafood 1001 Fairview Ave N

$ Sandwiches/Deli 1904 Pike Pl

$$ Chinese 5259 University Way NE

$$ Mediterranean, Middle Eastern 107 15th Ave E

$ Sandwiches/Deli 7820 Rainier Ave S

$ Sandwiches/Deli, Vietnamese 900 S Jackson St

$ Coffee Shop, Sandwiches/Deli 4754 University Way NE

$ Breakfast/Brunch 421 E Thomas St

$ Bagels, Coffee Shop 1509 E Madison St

$ Mexican 7136 Martin Luther King Jr Way S #102

    Cheap Eats 2018: 30 Dishes For Morning, Noon, and Night
    Breakfast magic happens all day long across from the Othello light rail station: chorizo, cheddar, fluffy eggs, and diced potato in a $7 package so dense it requires actual physical exertion to lift. Or, get that same combo inside a $2.50 oversize breakfast taco.
    https://www.seattlemet.com

Apr 23

Police: Relative of former UW football star Budda Baker shot to death in Ballard

Police were called to the 4900 block of Leary Avenue Northwest about 1:45 a.m. Sunday.

The 29-year-old man was found shot in the street in the 4900 block of 17th Avenue Northwest and died on the way to the hospital, according to police.

    Police: Relative of former UW football star Budda Baker shot to death in Ballard
    Law enforcement confirmed Sunday that a relative of former University of Washington football star and current NFL player Budda Baker was shot to death in Ballard. Police were called to the 4900 block of Leary Avenue Northwest about 1:45 a.m. Sunday.
    https://www.seattlepi.com

Apr 23

Apr 23

Ballard shooting victim reportedly brother of ex-Husky star Budda Baker

Jamieson said the bars were closing in Ballard when officers were dispatched to a report of gunfire at 1:45 a.m. in the 4900 block of Leary Avenue Northwest.

Officers responding found a man lying in the street nearby, in the 4900 block of 17th Avenue Northwest, with a gunshot wound to the chest. Officers performed first aid until relieved by the Seattle Fire Department. The man died en route to the hospital, according to the police department.

    Ballard shooting victim reportedly brother of ex-Husky star Budda Baker
    Detectives are looking for witnesses and a suspect in an early-morning shooting in Ballard that reports say left the 29-year-old brother of NFL player Budda Baker dead. Share story Police are looking for a suspect in the shooting death of a 29-year-old man on a Ballard street early Sunday.
    https://www.seattletimes.com

Apr 22

Man shot to death on Ballard street; police seeking suspect

Officers were dispatched to a report of gunfire at 1:45 a.m. in the  4900 block of Leary Avenue Northwest. Officers responding found a man lying in the street nearby, in the 4900 block of...

...Leary Avenue Northwest. Officers responding found a man lying in the street nearby, in the 4900 block of 17th Avenue Northwest, suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest. Officers performed first aid until relieved by...

    Man shot to death on Ballard street; police seeking suspect
    Police responding to reports of early morning gunfire found a 29-year-old man in the street. Share story Police are looking for a suspect in the shooting death of a 29-year-0ld man on a Ballard street early Sunday. Officers were dispatched to a report of gunfire at 1:45 a.m.
    https://www.seattletimes.com

Apr 22

Seattle police investigate deadly shooting in Ballard area

Seattle police responded to reports of a shooting on the 4900 block of Leary Avenue Northwest at about 1:45 a.m. The victim, 29, was found lying on a nearby street.

    Seattle police investigate deadly shooting in Ballard area
    SEATTLE -- A man died while being taken to the hospital after he was shot early Sunday morning in the Ballard neighborhood. Seattle police responded to reports of a shooting on the 4900 block of Leary Avenue Northwest at about 1:45 a.m. The victim, 29, was found lying on a nearby street.
    http://q13fox.com

Apr 22

Man killed in late night shooting in Ballard

Updating: Just before 2 a.m. this morning, police raced to the 4900 block of NW Leary Way — near Cedar Room and Shelter Lounge — for a report of a shooting. They discovered a 29-year-old man with a gunshot wound a block away at NW 49th St. and 17th Ave. NW.

    Man killed in late night shooting in Ballard
    Updating: Just before 2 a.m. this morning, police raced to the 4900 block of NW Leary Way - near Cedar Room and Shelter Lounge - for a report of a shooting. They discovered a 29-year-old man with a gunshot wound a block away at NW 49th St. and 17th Ave.
    http://www.myballard.com

Apr 22

Homicide Investigation in Ballard

...April 22nd, at 1:45 am, officers responded to reports of a shooting in the 4900 block of Leary Avenue NW.  Officers located the 29-year-old male victim in the street in the 4900 block...

...Avenue NW.  Officers located the 29-year-old male victim in the street in the 4900 block of 17th Avenue NW suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest.  Officers performed CPR until relieved by Seattle...

    Homicide Investigation in Ballard
    Homicide detectives are now conducting the follow up investigation after they responded to the scene early this morning. On Sunday, April 22nd, at 1:45 am, officers responded to reports of a shooting in the 4900 block of Leary Avenue NW.
    http://spdblotter.seattle.gov

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