Secret Garden Bookshop
Ballard’s only major terra-cotta structure, this was built in the 1920s by the Fraternal Order of Eagles. It once held a community...
Bergen Place Park
In case you forget where you are or the origin of the people to whom Ballard owes its existence, a quintet of flags fly over diminutive...
A great example of the decorative brickwork that graces many of the buildings along Ballard Ave, the Portland Building has housed all...
The Sunset is a Ballard bar that books great dirty-rock shows of local and touring bands, and frequently has free movie nights,...
La Carta de Oaxaca
Mexican restaurants are often duds in Seattle, but then you walk into the Oaxaca, which almost feels like Oaxaca, the Mexican city...
Lonely Planet review
The children’s collection, especially the fiction, is excellent at this bookstore, and the staff will order you anything they don’t have.