Category: WA

Ora et Labora

My article about Our Lady of the Rock Monastery, a community of Benedictine nuns was the cover story in the July/August 2015 print edition. Here’s a link to the online version of the story- Ora et Labora: On Shaw Island,

21st Century Viking: Goodbye, Viking Tavern!

My latest article for the Ballard News-Tribune is a farewell to the awesome Viking Tavern. Despite the loss of this great bar, I encourage Ballardites to have sisu, and remind everyone that there are many nanobreweries such as Populuxe Brewing

Sunset Bowl Article Picked Up By Crosscut!

I just discovered that my recent article on the fate of Sunset Bowl was picked up that day by Crosscut’s “Daily Troll” column! Zachariah Bryan, the Ballard News-Tribune’s editor told me that the piece got over 1,200 views after the

21st Century Viking: What Happened to the Sunset Bowl?

My latest opinion piece for the Ballard News-Tribune is about the demise of Sunset Bowl, Ballard’s beloved bowling alley. I also talk about the challenge of building community in a neighborhood undergoing rapid change.

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