Seattle Sound

Binge Watch the Seattle Music Scene at Macefield Music Festival

A guide to the the fourth edition of Ballard's loaded local music fest.

09/28/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

One Inch Lower

Barre3 Opens in Ballard

Ballard, rejoice. The butt-busting Barre3 is now in your neighborhood.

07/13/2016 By Colleen Williams

Review

Gracia Brings Mexico's Antojitos to Ballard Ave

Intensity of flavors and exactitude of sourcing are top priorities at Chester Gerl's new Mexican spot. Well, those and tequila.

05/23/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Opening Dispatch

Chase Lounge Brings Seafood and Arcade Games to Ballard

Mussels, oysters...and pinball.

04/25/2016 By Emma Engelfried

Best Bars

Neighborhood Bars: Ballard

Hello, sailor

04/03/2016 By Darren Davis

Pour

Ballard's Hyperlocal Beer Bars

Ballard’s brewery boom spawns the Ballard-focused beer bar.

01/06/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Location, Location

Shaun McCrain Finds a Home for His New Restaurant Copine

One of the city's most anticipated restaurants will apparently be in Ballard.

11/19/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Big News

Chester Gerl Will Return to Seattle to Open Gracia

The former Matt's in the Market chef turns his attention to Mexico's "crazy infinite" cuisine.

11/05/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Big Debuts

Baleen Opens Its First Shop in Ballard

The jewelry duo's first brick-and-mortar store showcases their own handmade wares and goods from other designers.

10/19/2015 By Darren Davis

Explainer

Edith Macefield’s House Is Moving to Orcas Island

After years of sitting in limbo, the abandoned Ballard home finally may be on the move.

09/29/2015 By Matthew Halverson

Prost!

Local Breweries Roll Out the Barrel for Oktoberfest

Make way for beer and brats. And food trucks.

09/24/2015 By Aoife Reilly

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Chicken, Waffles, and Einkorn

Salare adds brunch, the Central District adds chicken and waffles, and three neighborhood spots close abruptly.

09/11/2015 By Greg Young

Coming Soon

Ethan Stowell's New Gastropub Bramling Cross Arrives in Ballard This Fall

The name comes from a European hop variety, but the beers will be local.

09/10/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

City

City Council Passes Buck on Homeless Encampments

Council Signs Off on Encampment Sites Without Public Hearing

07/07/2015 By Josh Feit

New Guide to Washington Beer

The Beering of Ballard

A surfeit of industrial space near a large population that likes to drink local has created a legit brewery district.

04/15/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Wait, What?

Will Ballard Celebrate Neighbor Appreciation Day?

A dispute over proposed homeless facilities in Ballard is raising questions about what it means to be a good neighbor.

02/05/2015 By Hanna Brooks Olsen

Review

Biscuits and Coffee at Morsel and Bean

A newer outpost of Morsel on the Ave, which inherited its biscuit mandate from the much-mourned Nook, feeds Ballard.

12/01/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

Warm Welcomes

Five New Seattle Stores

From urban apparel to vintage furniture, boho wares and slick shoes, here are the latest shops to call Seattle home.

11/24/2014 By Amanda Zurita

Slideshow

First Look: Tray Kitchen Opens in Ballard

With dim sum-style service...but not dim sum-style food.

10/31/2014

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: Transit and Environmental Advances

Today's picks for civic nerds

09/26/2014 By Kristen Farnam