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Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board Announces Candidates for Annual Election

The Ballard Avenue Landmark District (BLD) Board is holding its annual election of board members. Community members who are registered for this election will receive a ballot and self-addressed stamped envelope by mail. Physical ballots must be received by the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods by Tuesday, June 25, 2024. Voters are encouraged to… [ Keep reading ]

Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board Notice of Election

The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods (DON) Historic Preservation Program conducts an annual election for the selection of Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board members who have been nominated by the community. All residents, persons who operate businesses, and property owners in the Ballard Avenue Landmark District, who have registered to vote… [ Keep reading ]

Ballard Avenue Landmark District announces results of annual board member election

The annual election for the Ballard Avenue Landmark District (BLD) Board was held by mail with a ballot deadline of Dec. 12, 2023. Four positions were up for election. The results are as follows: The Ballard Avenue Landmark District is a nationally recognized historic district established in 1976 to commemorate… [ Keep reading ]

Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board Notice of Election

The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods (DON) Historic Preservation Program conducts an annual election for the selection of Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board members who have been nominated by the community. All residents, persons who operate businesses, and property owners in the Ballard Avenue Landmark District, who have registered to vote… [ Keep reading ]

Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board announces candidates for annual election

The Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board is hosting its annual election of board members. The election will occur by mail-in ballot only. Ballots will be mailed to registered voters and must be received by the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods by Tuesday, November 1, 2022.  Voters are encouraged to return their… [ Keep reading ]

Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board to conduct 2022 election by mail 

The Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board election will occur by mail-in ballot only. There will be no in-person voting this year.  The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods (DON) Historic Preservation Program annually hosts an election to facilitate the selection of Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board members who have been nominated by the community. All residents, persons… [ Keep reading ]

Pride Profile: The Kismet Co. Salon

Lisa Clarno is the owner of The Kismet Co. Salon in Ballard. She is committed to creating a safe space for everyone by offering non-gendered pricing and outdoor styling services. We recently caught up with Lisa to learn a little more about herself and her salon. Can you tell us… [ Keep reading ]

Community Storytelling Project Engages Youth to Help Influence Light Rail Extension Project

The word home is meant to evoke feelings of comfort, safety, and familiarity. While the city as a whole is considered home to Seattleites on a larger scale, most residents apply the term more granularly to the uniqueness of their neighborhood. As the City plans for the West Seattle Ballard… [ Keep reading ]

Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board to conduct 2021 election by mail

Due to the continued impacts of COVID-19 and ongoing public health concerns, the 2021 Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board election will occur by mail-in ballot only. There will be no in-person voting this year. The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods (DON) Historic Preservation Program annually hosts an election to facilitate the… [ Keep reading ]

AAPI Heritage Month: Hood Famous Bakeshop

In a way, husband and wife team Chera Amlag and Geo Quibuyen ended up in the food-service industry by accident. In 2013, the couple organized a Filipino-American pop-up dinner to raise money for a family trip to the Philippines. The meal was received with such enthusiasm that they decided to grow it into a monthly series called Food & Sh*t. Soon after, requests came flooding in for Amlag’s neighborhood famous ube cheesecake,… [ Keep reading ]