Power Outages of the Avian Variety: Four hundred Capitol Hill residents were left in the dark this morning after a local bird landed on some exposed power equipment. Capitol Hill Seattle admits that the power-equipment-perching avian has yet to be found.

Displaced Sushi Truck is Not Giving Up: Ballard's Green Sushi truck was forced off its home in a Shell Station parking lot after the station's owners became another bankrupt casualty of the Great Recession. However, Green Sushi will live on, says truck owner Tsering Lama. Follow My Ballard to find out where.

Prestigious College-Prep Program Lands in Rainier Beach: The internationally recognized International Baccalaureate High School Diploma will soon be offered in Seattle's south end, the Rainier Valley Post reports.

Local Man's Dreams Swept Away on a Salvage Vessel: A West Seattle man spent years building a trimaran vessel he named Nunga Nunga Nue. He was going to sail it around the world. Then, he got married, had kids, and his trimaran was shipped away on a salvage vessel, West Seattle Blog reports.

Mechanical Pony Lives to Gallop Another Day: For years, the mechanical pony outside of Fred Meyer's Greenwood branch galloped its way into children's hearts. Many coin-carrying patrons feared their equestrian days were over when the store closed for renovation. Fear not, shoppers, Phinney-Wood says the pony has been refurbished and returned to its home outside of the new Fred Meyer.