Retail Spotlight

Meet the Shopkeeper: Monster Art and Clothing

Owner Tara Smith and her team of little monsters embrace the city's weirdness with a curated collection of locally made art and clothing.

03/11/2013 By Julie Hamasaki

The C is for Crank

Why RapidRide Isn't Rapid

A few more reasons RapidRide service to Ballard isn't so rapid.

11/28/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

The C Is for Crank

Seattle Times Overlooks a Key Factor in Ballard Rental Market—Renters

The Seattle Times opposes "overbuilding" in Ballard because, it argues, prices for tenants might drop, hurting landlords.

11/26/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

What to Buy Now

Just Landed: Foss Tugger Chinos at Blackbird

Blackbird's newest pant gives vintage workwear a contemporary update.

11/19/2012 By Amanda Zurita

Retail Spotlight

Meet the Shopkeeper: Space Oddity Furniture

The Ballard vintage furniture shopkeeper has a penchant for urban-meets-rustic style.

08/20/2012 By Amanda Austin

Retail News

Opening Party: Prism

Local photography show heralds a new art and retail space on Ballard Ave.

08/17/2012 By Laura Cassidy

Hotels

Local Rooms: The Ballard Inn

It's not Seattle, it's Ballard. Check out a tiny hotel that manages to be sleek and quaint at the same time.

07/26/2012 By Carter Haaland

Trunk Show

Catherine Michiels at Trouvaille

The Ballard boutique sets the stage for an evening of fine jewelry and wine

07/17/2012 By Ray Onzuka

Food and Drink Events

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner

This week: A free pig roast, 21 beers in Phinney, and a peek into Ballard’s best gardens.

06/18/2012 By Anne Larkin

Retail Spotlight

Meet the Shopkeepers: The Sneakery

Seattle’s two Sneakery locations: Ballard or West Seattle.

05/14/2012 By Amanda Austin

Spring Sale

Blackbird Spring Warehouse Sale

Once a year, the mostly men’s shop in Ballard marks down their bleeding edge style.

04/17/2012 By Laura Cassidy

Action Items

Restaurant Shifts and Shakeups

This week: Two new food trucks are on the road, Stowell slices are just around the corner, and more.

04/13/2012 By Anne Larkin

Action Items

Restaurant Shifts and Shakeups

Murray’s Cheese comes to town, as does a (reportedly) delicious new Senegalese joint.

03/23/2012 By Anne Larkin

Action Items

Restaurant Shifts and Shakeups

Even more Ballard openings, drama at Ba Bar, juice bars take over Seattle, and more.

03/02/2012 By Anne Larkin

Retail Spotlight

Meet the Shopkeepers: Velouria

Ballard’s favorite spot for small-batch dresses has new owners.

02/27/2012 By Mattie Stager

Seattle Bar Openings

Urban Family Public House Opens

This weekend raise a glass at Ballard’s newest beer bar.

01/13/2012 By Christopher Werner

Seattle Bar Openings

First Look: Macleod’s Scottish Pub

The scotch and cocktail destination opens December 21 on the southern end of Ballard Ave.

12/20/2011 By Christopher Werner

Still Life

Introducing Captive Spirits, Ballard’s New Microdistillery

Big Gin, a particularly vibrant juniper juice, will be available in March.

12/19/2011 By Christopher Werner

Seattle Restaurant Openings

Belle Clementine’s Communal Dinners Commence on December 15

David Sanford’s much-anticipated project opens next week.

12/08/2011 By Christopher Werner

Openings

The Sexton Opens in Ballard Next Week

What to expect: Southern hospitality and a cocktail program by Marley Tomic-Beard.

12/07/2011 By Allecia Vermillion