|Whales live here!|Honk if you spotted any of the whales swimming past Ballard this weekend😊🐳. Good whale spotting areas include Alki Beach in West Seattle and ferry to Bainbridge or Vashon. For more local viewpoints, check out The Whale Trail. ... See MoreSee Less
|Tried and True|The Sloop Tavern in Ballard has been a gathering spot and watering hole for the community for nearly half a century! Never been? Add "The Sloop" to your bucket list. ... See MoreSee Less
I was once thrown out of the Sloop. Does that count?
Is the cod blackened from the fire?
Seattle, WA -- Oct 10, 2019
|Seattle is changing. El Gaucho is moving.|After more than two decades at First and Wall, El Gaucho will relocate to the historic Union Stables building in summer 2020! This will be the third move within Belltown for the esteemed Seattle steakhouse. It will certainly be fabulous. ... See MoreSee Less
During World War II, around 70,000 Finnish children were evacuated to Sweden, Norway, and Denmark. The profound effect this had on those children and their families is the subject of our Nordic American Voices oral history program's second film: This is My Childhood: Finland at War. In honor of NAV's 10th anniversary, you can see this film right here at the Museum on November 5. www.nordicmuseum.org/product/3363... See MoreSee Less
Celebrate our Nordic friends with Taste of Iceland happening this week around Seattle. Look for Icelandic bands at KEXP, special tasting menus at Cuoco and more. And be sure to visit the National Nordic Museum in Ballard for special exhibits and events. ... See MoreSee Less