Retail News

Opening Party: Prism

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

08/17/2012 By Laura Cassidy


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


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

Seattle Beer

Reuben’s Brews Plans Taproom, Microbrewery for Ballard

Yet another local brewer north of Ship Canal, this one family friendly.

12/07/2011 By Christopher Werner

Hometown Pride

More Glowing Press for the Walrus and the Carpenter

And the odds of scoring a table grow slimmer yet.

11/23/2011 By Christopher Werner


Two Nascent Plans for Light Rail to Ballard

Two potential light-rail routes to Ballard.

11/23/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

Seattle Beer

Urban Family Public House: Ballard Ave’s New Brewpub

The craft beer bar will open in early December.

11/22/2011 By Christopher Werner


Details on Georgetown Torso Murder, Central District Shooting, Road Rage Slashing

Police release details on Ballard, Central District murders, driver slashed in road rage confrontation, and man stabbed downtown

10/28/2011 By Jonah Spangenthal-Lee