Gather 'Round

Gather Kitchen and Bar Opens in Ballard This Week

Caviar pie, pig ear fries, duck rillettes...it all arrives this Thursday, October 5.

10/03/2017 By Rosin Saez

Hopped Up

Ballard's New Obec Brewing Brings a Backyard Vibe

Yes, yes, Ballard has a lot of breweries. This is another one. Deal with it.

09/05/2017 By Stefan Milne

Whistle While You Workwear

Patagonia Opens a Flagship Store in Ballard

Rugged workwear abounds.

08/29/2017 By Rosin Saez

Review

Asadero Ballard Is a Carnivore's Mesquite-Tinged Dream

The screaming value on the high-end cuts of meat is one of many reasons to visit this Mexican steak house.

08/23/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

Best Restaurants

Best Restaurants 2017: Mean Sandwich

It isn’t fancy—just a few booths, a big walkup counter, and seating that wraps around the ample front windows. But…those sandwiches.

08/18/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

Sales & Events

Wear What When: August 7–13

This week get yourself to Chophouse Row for an alfresco self care fest, the epic Summer Warehouse Sale at Callus, and Patagonia's opening weekend in Ballard.

08/07/2017 By Rosin Saez

A New (Drinking) Joint

Cannabis City Owner to Open Bar in Ballard

It's called Ballard Republic. It's opening this fall. And yes, it was meant to be a marijuana shop.

07/17/2017 By Amber Wright

Nailed It

Juniper Is Bringing a Natural Nail Bar to Ballard

Treat yourself to an eco-friendly mani-pedi beginning February 2.

01/30/2017 By Rosin Saez

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