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  1. City responds to 23rd Ave businesses trying to survive street overhaulRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Help is on the way for small business owners on 23rd Ave who say they are on the ropes as a major overhaul of the busy corridor has choked traffic and pushed pedestrians off sidewalks. But it's not the help they asked for.

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  2. Capitol Hill low income housing expert first to jump into race for the 43rdRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Capitol Hill Blog

    An advocate for the homeless and low income housing expert is the first candidate to jump into the 43rd District race to replace Rep. Brady Walkinshaw in the State Legislature. As the housing director for the Downtown Emergency Service Center , Macri oversees housing and service programs for some 6,000 chronically homeless adults.

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  3. Seattle gains a woonerf: 12th Ave Square Park now openRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Newly completed 12th Ave Square Park is the kind of open space you need to create in a tightly packed, Central Seattle neighborhood. Where once was an empty, 7,322-square-foot, gravel-covered lot, now is a paved plaza with native plantings, raised pedestals, and a rubber coated mound that answers the cross-neighborhood call of Cal Anderson's Teletubby Hill.

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  4. Homeless outreach counselors start Capitol Hill patrols with East Precinct officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Capitol Hill Blog

    As Mayor Ed Murray seeks more local, state, and federal funding to address the growing crisis, one successful homelessness outreach program has made its way to Capitol Hill. Outreach counselors from the Metropolitan Improvement District have begun joining East Precinct officers on morning patrols.

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  5. Seattle's first City Council district office set to open as Sawant considers optionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Capitol Hill Blog

    The ink is almost dry on a plan to open the first district-based City Council office in Seattle. A staff member for District 5 rep Debora Juarez says the newly minted Council member intends to open an office inside North Seattle College by March.

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  6. Beyond bullying, 2016 LGBTQ Youth Leadership Conference is Saturday on HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Capitol Hill Blog

    "Bullying," GLSEN Washington's chair Joe Bento tells CHS, confirming, sadly, that some pains are eternal. But the way it all fits together changes quickly.

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  7. Labor groups oppose New Seasons Market as candidate for Capitol Hill Station tenantRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Capitol Hill Blog

    A Portland-based grocery chain believed to be the frontrunner to a large retail space on Broadway is already facing opposition from labor organizations that say the company is anti-union. New Seasons Market has not been publicly identified as the anchor tenant for the four-site retail and housing development to surround the U-Link light rail Capitol Hill Station , but labor and advocacy groups believe it tops the list.

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  8. Seattle U tackles State of the Black Union with Moral Mondays panelRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Capitol Hill Blog

    The February 1st kickoff to Black History Month falls on the anniversary of a watershed moment in U.S. history: The day in 1865 President Abraham Lincoln signed the resolution proposing the 13th Amendment to outlaw slavery. An ongoing student initiative at Seattle University called Moral Mondays will honor National Freedom Day with a slate of speakers Monday night, including former City Council District 3 candidate Pamela Banks .

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  9. City Council to consider $1.4 million plan to keep Seattle's bike share rollingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Capitol Hill Blog

    In October, CHS reported on the City of Seattle's plans to take over the Pronto bike share system to stabilize an underused system, expand it to more of the city, and transform the fleet into a new generation of bikes. Basically, to keep pace with cities from New York to Denver.

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  10. Blotter | Police investigating after two nights of Cal Anderson gunpoint hold-upsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Capitol Hill Blog

    See something others should know about? Email CHS or call/txt 399-5959. You can view recent CHS Crime coverage here .

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  11. In the Central District, big real estate deals moving forward along 23rd AveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Capitol Hill Blog

    In 2013, RecTech, Garfield High School's Summer Internship focused on Digital Storytelling taught by Seattle University Anthropology students, studied 23rd and Union's businesses. It has been seven months since the Midtown Center in the Central District was put on the market last summer , and, as of right now, the hot piece of real estate is still for sale - though a deal is looming.

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  12. Portland-based Bishops bringing free beer barbershop to 12th and PikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Capitol Hill Blog

    A Portland-born barbershop is coming to Capitol Hill along with everything you might expect from its Hawthorne District roots: punk style, trendy playlists, and lots of art on the walls. If Bishops Barbershop sounds reminiscent of another famous neighborhood barbershop, there is a good reason why.

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  13. Capitol Hill food+drink | Juicebox and Hot Cakes owners team up for 'plant based' ice-cream shopRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Capitol Hill Blog

    What do you get when you combine the owner of a decadent dessert shop and the owner of a healthy juice company in Seattle? Nut milk ice cream, fresh fruit sorbet, and a future customer base willing to loan out cash to make it happen. This week Autumn Martin of Hot Cakes Molten Chocolate Cakery and Kari Brunson of Juicebox Cafe launched a fundraising campaign to close their budget gap on plans for their "plant-based" ice cream shop Frankie & Jo's .

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  14. Two property tax levies on February's ballot to fund Seattle Public SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Capitol Hill Blog

    No, Washington did not jump ahead of Iowa in the presidential primary. That ballot in your mailbox is for something arguably more important: Seattle's February 9th special election on education funding.

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  15. Murray plans big property tax boost, Sawant calls for emergency $10M in Seattle homelessness crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Capitol Hill Blog

    As volunteers and officials prepare for this year's One Night Count of homeless people living on the streets of Seattle and King County overnight Thursday, Seattle leaders are calling for increased funding to help create more housing and shelter in the region and calling for more to be done across the state. Tuesday night, Mayor Ed Murray said he will ask Seattle voters to approve a doubling of the housing levy last approved in 2009.

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  16. Meeting on Capitol Hill gypsy moth infestation set for FebruaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Representatives from the Department of Agriculture will meet with residents in February about a plan to spray areas around Capitol Hill as part of a statewide gypsy moth eradication program. The department is holding a series of open houses around the state.

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  17. Developers seek 'creative tension' for leaning towers project on First HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Capitol Hill Blog

    The Frye Art Museum is expanding, but not in the way you might think. The First Hill museum announced plans to develop a parking lot it owns at Terry and Cherry into a 450 unit, mixed-use project.

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  18. 'Aging in place' on Capitol HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Believe it or not, there are people on Capitol Hill whose silver locks aren't the result of a granny-hair trend. The U.S. Census estimates that 21% of residents in the 98112 ZIP code are 60 or older.

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  19. Jayapal makes a populist plea in Capitol Hill launch for CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Striking the most populist tone in what will be Seattle's most contentious 2016 U.S. House race, state Sen. Pramila Jayapal announced her candidacy for the 7th Congressional District Thursday during an event at Seattle Central College . "I'm running for Congress because our system is rigged for corporations and the wealthy," Jayapal said, tacking on a rebuke of the outsized influence the "one percent" have in Washington D.C. It was the second campaign announcement of the week following King County Council member Joe McDermott's jump into the race on Wednesday.

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  20. Joe McDermott announces bid for Congress as Hill music rep mulls a runRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Capitol Hill Blog

    A second candidate has jumped in the race to represent Capitol Hill, and most of Seattle, in Congress. King County Council member Joe McDermott announced Wednesday he is running for the District 7 seat long occupied by the retiring Rep. Jim McDermott .

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