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  1. Jayapal talks health care, climate change, fake news, battling TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2017 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal , representing Capitol Hill's 7th District in Washington D.C., held her first town hall since taking office Monday night, appropriately enough, at a packed Town Hall Seattle . "Some people have called me the anti-Trump, and I'm so proud," Jayapal said in front of a crowd that put its "AGREE" signs to frequent use.

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  2. Protest march covers Black Lives Matter hot spots from Capitol Hill to youth jail to Midtown CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 3 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Omari Tahir Garrett thanked the crowd and urged protesters to be world leaders - and save his house at 24th and Spring At 12th and Spruce as activists rally outside the Juvenile Detention Center for #BlackLivesMatter demo in #Seattle pic.twitter.com/MGg9ge4Ajc Around 2,000 people gathered Saturday night at Seattle Central for a Black Lives Matter protest that ended up covering a lot of mileage - and a lot of issues - with stops at a multitude of sites around Capitol Hill and the Central District including the East Precinct , the county's youth jail facility, a troubled property on the backside of 23rd Ave's Midtown Center , and, yes, Uncle Ike's .

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  3. Capitol Hill Community Post | Renters' Commission will be good for Seattle neighborhoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Last month, affordable housing developer Mercy Housing completed a large new building with a total of 108 1-, 2- and 3-bedroom apartments, a block from my home. I live with my wife and daughter in a small single family home in the Othello neighborhood of the Rainier Valley.

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  4. Portland's Little Big Burger coming to Pike/PineRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | Capitol Hill Blog

    If 2016 was the year of the Capitol Hill pizza boom , 2017 might be the year hamburgers broke. Portland export Little Big Burger is expanding to Seattle with a wave of 10 locations - including one being planned for 12th and Pike : Like their Portland predecessors, Seattle's Little Big Burgers will be all about truffle fries, tall but slender burgers made with a quarter pound of Cascade Natural beef, cans of beer-and let's not forget the root beer floats made with Tillamook ice cream.

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  5. Neighborhood by neighborhood, Seattle working out HALA and Mandatory Housing Affordability changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Miller Park residents are not happy with the proposed zoning changes for their neighborhood in the city's Housing Affordability and Livability Agenda . Those residents will get an opportunity to voice their thoughts in small group discussions following a presentation on HALA, Urban Villages, and the Mandatory Housing Affordability proposal at a Community Design Workshop at 6 PM on Tuesday at the Miller Community Center .

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  6. With officials touting 'record transit' numbers, Capitol Hill riders trading bus for light railRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | Capitol Hill Blog

    More Capitol Hill commuters are traveling by public transportation - and they're ditching buses in favor of light rail and the First Hill Streetcar in droves. The new numbers come from the Seattle Transit Blog's analysis of the first release of systemwide ridership data following the opening of Capitol Hill Station , UW Station , and the U-Link restructure that optimized Metro's lines around the opening of light rail service between downtown and the University of Washington via Broadway.

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  7. Seattle homeless Navigation Team begins clean-up with sweep of I-5 camps below Capitol HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2017 | Capitol Hill Blog

    There have been clean-ups of the area beneath Interstate 5 between Capitol Hill and Eastlake before. But officials hope this week's sweeps can be part of a longer term change of what an East Precinct officer once described as a " no man's land populated by the homeless, mental cases ."

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  8. A few sparks of hope for HALA proposals as Miller Park residents focus on affordability and densityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | Capitol Hill Blog

    The Miller Park Neighbors community group's rallying cry encouraging residents to organize to address proposed increased building heights under the Housing Affordability and Livability Agenda drew about 100 people to a Wednesday meeting. Jonathan Swift , a member of Miller Park Neighbors, said the goals of the group include preserving the neighborhood, keeping it diverse and making it affordable.

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  9. Capitol Hill startup Shelf Engine gets $800k seed to grow 'highly perishable food' AIRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Anybody who has made a Capitol Hill coffee shop their office is probably familiar with neighborhood entrepreneur Stefan Kalb's work. His Molly's brand sandwiches and snacks are a ubiquitous part of the Seattle-area cafe scene.

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  10. Capitol Hill Community Post | Where will the new Convention Center workers live?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | Capitol Hill Blog

    The most expensive public works project in Seattle's history is quietly heading toward City Council approval. Let's hit pause and consider how the project will impact adjacent neighborhoods and how the developer should internalize costs that will otherwise fall on Seattle taxpayers, including the cost of housing the development's own workforce.

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  11. Capitol Hill Renter Initiative, Entre Hermanos holding 'housing justice' movie nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Last summer, CHS reported on progress in easing the construction of backyard rentals to help combat Seattle's affordability crisis. The progress has since ground to a halt.

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  12. Views from Capitol Hill on Trump's blocked Muslim banRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Friday from a Seattle courtroom, hope spread that President Donald Trump's executive orders might add up to little more than longer, more threatening tweets. Federal Judge James Robart's ruling in State of Washington vs. Donald J. Trump, et al has put a major kink in the president's attempt to bar citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States.

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  13. Mayor Murray, County Executive Constantine move forward in fight against heroin deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Seattle Mayor Ed Murray and King County Executive Dow Constantine are moving forward with all eight of the Heroin and Prescription Opiate Addiction Task Force's recommendations to battle the region's deadly epidemic. "Opioid addiction is killing people in our community, sparing no age, race, sexual identity, income level or neighborhood," Constantine said last week.

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  14. Closure on 19th Ave E: Ernest Loves Agnes - but only for a few more nightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | Capitol Hill Blog

    After just over a year of business and two years to the month when its predecessor the legendary Kingfish Cafe served its final meals, 19th Ave E's Ernest Loves Agnes will close at the end of January to make way for a new project: Ernest Loves Agnes owner, Jason Lajeunesse, announced today that he will close his restaurant and bar after service on Tuesday, January 31, 2017. Jason said on behalf of his business partner, Joey Burgess, and himself: "We will be serving our last dinner at Ernest Loves Agnes at the end of the month to make room for a wonderful new project.

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  15. Capitol Hill Community Post | State of the Hill 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | Capitol Hill Blog

    The Capitol Hill Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce this year's State of the Hill address will be held on Wednesday, February 8th, 2017, from 6 to 9pm at Optimism Brewing Co . We look forward to this event each year, and invite chamber members, local businesses, public officials, and Capitol Hill residents to gather to hear the State of the Hill address and celebrate all things Capitol Hill over local fare and cocktails.

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  16. Capitol Hill real estate moguls step in with $20k push for group...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Capitol Hill Blog

    The Lid I-5 campaign announced it has secured $20,000 in contributions thanks to two Capitol Hill real estate investors to help its push for a plan that could cover the interstate "in the city center and other neighborhoods." The group says there is also growing momentum in City Hall behind its idea for a "short term" "proof-of-concept" lid project at Pine and Boren.

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  17. CHS Re:Take | Pike's Place on Capitol HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Capitol Hill Blog

    John Henry Pike never lived in our midst. But the street named after him cuts the southern border of our neighborhood, and the improvement of Pike Street led directly to the creation of Capitol Hill.

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  18. Charlie's on Broadway closesa againRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | Capitol Hill Blog

    They said 2017 would be better. They were wrong. In an already bummer week, the reborn Charlie's on Broadway has told employees not to come in Tuesday and posted the dreaded thank you note to the community in the window of the entrance: With the ending of our one-year lease, we were faced with a difficult decision.

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  19. Affordable housing, tenant rights advocate running for council on Seattle Democracy VouchersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Jon Grant ran for the seat in 2015 , and this year he's going for the same City Council Position 8 with a platform focused on affordable housing and tenant rights - and being one of the first publicly financed candidates ever in Seattle. Grant, former director of the Tenants Union , announced his bid back in November with a challenge to supporters to raise 400 $10 donations in the city's new Democracy Voucher program .

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  20. CHS 2017 New Year's Day pictures, what's open, resolutions, etc. threadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2017 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Congratulations and welcome to 2017. Unlike this seagull , you have qualified for another year on the planet.

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