"Soundside" host Libby Denkmann joins author Harriet Baskas at Kirke Park in Ballard to talk about her new book, "111 Places in Seattle That You Must Not Miss."
Ballard is a neighborhood in transition.
There’s always a new townhouse going up, a restaurant calling it quits, a new, hyper-local apothecary moving in next door.
But, among all that change, one establishment has remained for the last century.
Hale's Ales founder Mike Hale sits down with Soundside host Libby Denkmann to talk the history of Hale's and why they're pulling the plug now.
On Tuesday morning the remaining dozen or so people living in the Ballard park were either offered temporary shelter or told to move along. During the peak of the pandemic there were over one hundred people camped in the Commons, and more who slept on the sidewalks next to the library across the street.
After more than a year without live, in-door audiences, arts venues around Seattle continue to struggle because of the pandemic. But one group of burlesque performers have teamed up to create a new co-op and performance space.
On weekends, Ballard Market in Seattle refills its bulk spice containers twice a day. Coffee sometimes runs out in 10 minutes.
Firefighters have spent nearly $200,000 on items such as little fireman's hat magnet mailers, as well as giant postcards and digital ads that picture lots of raging fires.
But despite the fire photos, firefighting is not their top concern.
Ballard, Fremont, and Greenlake neighborhoods in Seattle: you had the highest voter turnout in last week's primary election.
There's a corn hole game on the pavement and a man with a city badge ready to play with any takers. He's the consierge. Around, people are stretched out in the grass or sleeping on a sidewalk nearby.