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Wednesday, December 17, 2014 -- 9:16 pm
Capitol Hill's REI history, auto row legacy convince board to consider second 11th/Pine building for landmarks protection
Capitol Hill Seattle blog - Thanks to a confluence of history that includes Pike/Pine's auto row and the nascent era of one of the best known companies in the Pacific Northwest, advocates for better preservation of Capitol Hill's remaining auto row buildings got more than they could … Continue reading → Read more...
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 -- 2:27 pm
CHS Pics | Chanukah's first night brings jelly donuts, awesome holiday sweaters to E Pike
Capitol Hill Seattle blog - No, that wasn't the soft opening of a new LGBTQ-friendly jelly donut bar on E Pike Tuesday night. That was the first night of Chanukah inside Gay City's Calamus Auditorium as Kolenu, Seattle's Jewish LGBTQ group, held its annual Light the Night celebration. You … Continue reading → Read more...
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 -- 1:23 pm
A dozen Seattle Police officers will begin wearing cameras this weekend in East Precinct
Capitol Hill Seattle blog - Barring any last minute technological issues, a dozen East Precinct cops will begin wearing the department's batch of test body cameras this weekend in a two to three-month trial of the technology that could eventually lead to full-time deployment across … Continue reading → Read more...
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 -- 12:52 pm
Innovation Is Perverted: A Talk With Seattle Artist Clyde Peterson,...
The Stranger - ... look at them as equals? Look at this horrible broken innovative shoulder, tense from being called a faggot on Capitol Hill. Look at this carnivorously innovative liver that drinks all my alcohol. My organs are innovative, unafraid to do what needs ... Read more...
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 -- 12:36 pm
Our Critics' Picks for Today
The Stranger - ... in America" cover. Wear your best kneesocks and plaid skirt to this show. EMILY NOKES It was a sad day for the Capitol Hill literary scene when the monthly Breadline reading series became an occasional affair. But when Breadline comes back, it's ... Read more...
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 -- 11:23 am
Top 10 bars for Christmas Day cheer
Seattle Times - ... Ave. E. You can slouch on its comfy couches while drinking one of the many hot holiday cocktails served at this Capitol Hill bar. Open at 4 p.m. 206-323-9898 or libertybars.com 5. The George and Dragon Pub , 206 N. 36th St. This famous soccer bar ... Read more...
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 -- 10:20 am
Philadelphia Fevre closes bringing 30 years of cheesesteaks to an end in the Central District
Capitol Hill Seattle blog - 2014 will go down as a sad year for legendary Central District restaurants as 23rd and Madison's Philadelphia Fevre has served its last 'authentic Philly-style' cheesesteak after 31 years of business. Here's the legend Philly Fevre ownership tells of the sandwich shop's … Continue reading → Read more...
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 -- 9:21 am
Prospective Seattle public bank could mean big changes for small business owners
Capitol Hill Times - The forum members discussed a system that would allow for public lending, and the creation of loans for local needs, which could be monumental for small-business abundant neighborhoods like Capitol Hill. The committee consisted of Councilmember Nick Licata, Karl Beitel of the Public Bank Project and the Roosevelt Institute, Senator Bob Hasegawa, Gwendolyn Hallsmith of the Public Banking Institute, and Thomas Keidel of the Federation of German Banks. Read more...
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 -- 7:03 am
#blacklivesmatter: A look at the covenants on Capitol Hill
Capitol Hill Seattle blog - In 1927, a small group of white homeowners on Capitol Hill had a problem: How to keep the Central District's black population corralled to the 'ghetto' south of Madison. Gone were the days when whites could simply pass a law prohibiting … Continue reading → Read more...
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 -- 7:00 am
City Hall committee has 20 questions on affordability for you to answer
Capitol Hill Seattle blog - In November, CHS introduced you to some of the Capitol Hill connections in the citizen body tasked by Mayor Ed Murray with producing an affordable housing plan for Seattle by spring 2015. In addition to community meetings and City Hall updates, … Continue reading → Read more...
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 -- 3:28 pm
Hill Style | Cloche hat on Broadway
Capitol Hill Seattle blog - Jamie Randall- Broadway between Thomas and Harrison Jamie is an artist on Capitol Hill. You can find her work at jamierandall.com. For more street style photos from around Seattle visit itsmydarlin.com. Read more...
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 -- 3:27 pm
The most notable restaurant closures (and happy reopenings) of 2014
Seattle Times - ... also in Georgetown, weathered a similar cycle: shutdown, general outcry, reopening under new ownership, relief. Capitol Hill's Lark closed for approximately five minutes, opening as planned in a bigger, arguably even more beautiful space a few ... Read more...
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 -- 12:57 pm
Future of a 6-story, mixed-use development at 23rd/Union rests in City Council decision
Capitol Hill Seattle blog - With one major development underway and signs that Uncle Ike's Pot Shop is here to stay, the area around 23rd Ave and E Union is poised for big changes in 2015. But the future of the intersection's largest property remains … Continue reading → Read more...
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 -- 10:28 am
Concern about gay bashing after 10th/John attack
Capitol Hill Seattle blog - Friends of a man who was assaulted and called 'faggot' in an attack the victim says happened near E John and 10th Ave Sunday night around 8 PM say the victim lost several teeth and suffered scrapes and bruises in … Continue reading → Read more...
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 -- 7:03 am
Harvard Exit's future is preservation-minded restaurant and office development
Capitol Hill Seattle blog - The historic Harvard Exit building is here to stay, but its 46-year run as a movie theater will come to an end this January. The building's new owner, developer Scott Shapiro, tells CHS he is planning a year-long overhaul to transform … Continue reading → Read more...
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 -- 7:00 am
Capitol Hill Community Council looks ahead to 2015 with winter party
Capitol Hill Seattle blog - If somebody gave you $1,000 to throw a party, what would you do with it? The civic-minded people of the Capitol Hill Community Council put theirs to work putting together a Winter Open House at the Cal Anderson Park Shelter this Thursday, … Continue reading → Read more...
Monday, December 15, 2014 -- 11:31 pm
Cloud Brings Sunshine to Seattle
CNN - ... times what we have seen as recently as 2011. Currently there are 26 apartment buildings under construction on Capitol Hill alone, and 21 are planned to follow. Over the last year construction shot up 9 percent. The metro area now employs 79,000 ... Read more...
Monday, December 15, 2014 -- 5:58 pm
Behind the facade: Landmark status could save auto row-era buildings from developers
Capitol Hill Times Police Blotter - ... Avenue, between Pike and Pine Streets. The building was constructed in 1917 and was part of the Auto-row era of Capitol Hill, but if a developer has their way it will be home to a 75-foot tall office building, though the facade will be kept intact. ... Read more...
Monday, December 15, 2014 -- 5:09 pm
Here's why your friends in Montlake are extra cranky this week
Capitol Hill Seattle blog - The good news? 'Nighttime activities are not planned between Dec. 24 and Jan. 4.' In the meantime, Montlake is going to be taking one for the team the next couple weeks as 520 Seattle-side replacement work gets hard and heavy. … Continue reading → Read more...
Monday, December 15, 2014 -- 2:42 pm
Capitol Hill food+drink | Chavez will bring Durango-style tacos and Mexican small plates to 12th Ave
Capitol Hill Seattle blog - Simple, focused, shareable small plates and tacos from Mexico's northern city of Durango. That's the concept for Chavez, the latest Capitol Hill restaurant slated for a soft opening — this time, just after Christmas amid a flurry of food and drink news on … Continue reading → Read more...

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