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  1. On the List | Capitol Hill Independence Day, Cal Anderson wade pool...Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Capitol Hill Blog

    America. Heck yeah. Also, attention small patriots: the Cal Anderson wading pool finally opens Friday .

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  2. As hundreds picket, Swedish pushes forward on major First Hill, Cherry Hill growthRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Capitol Hill Blog

    Calls for more nurses and the improved benefits to attract them echoed through Broadway Wednesday afternoon as hundreds of hospital workers, union organizers, and a handful of elected officials staged a picket outside Swedish Hospital's First Hill campus. The picket came one day after another round of negotiations ended without a contract deal between SEIU Healthcare 1199NW and Swedish, one of the larges Central Area employers and owned by Providence Health Services .

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  3. 'Thousand-member picket' targets Swedish First HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Capitol Hill Blog

    Broadway between Cherry and Columbia will be filled with around a thousand members of SEIU Healthcare 1199NW in a rush-hour picket "for better staffing and improved investment in caregiver retention" targeting Swedish First Hill . The action is part of a day of pickets against Swedish-Providence campuses in the area including a noontime rally at Swedish Cherry Hill .

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  4. 'One of the last remaining large developable sites' in Seattle hits market at 23rd and UnionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Capitol Hill Blog

    You'll have to call to find out an asking price, but 23rd and Union's hallmark property is officially for sale. Last week, realtors for longtime MidTown Center owner Tom Bangasser released some slick marketing materials with sweeping aerial photos solely dedicated to selling the property.

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  5. CHS Pics | On day of victory for gay marriage, Trans* Pride Seattle marches forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Capitol Hill Blog

    The third annual Trans* Pride Seattle took place Friday evening. Organized since 2013 by the Gender Justice League , Trans* Pride aims to celebrate and uplift trans and gender non-conforming people.

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  6. Seattle, where 'restrooms are available and safe for all'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Seattle's LGBTQ task force convened to help fight hate crimes on Capitol Hill is approaching the problems of bias and inequality from all angles. In one of the first recommendations from the 30-member committee, Mayor Ed Murray's office has proposed legislation that would require all single-occupancy restrooms in the city to be available as all-gender facilities.

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  7. On the List | Capitol Hill Pride Weekend including Trans* Pride,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Happy Pride Weekend 2015, Capitol Hill. There is a lot of LGBTQ celebration to be part of plus a few great events like the annual Volunteer Park Criterium .

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  8. Six-story Hugo House, Piecora's projects face first reviewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Capitol Hill Blog

    If in the year 2020 you are a writer who can afford a market rate apartment on 11th Ave, you will be home by now Two developments with loads of opportunity and a lot of interest take their first turns in front of the East Design Review Board Wednesday night. For one at 14th and Madison where Piecora's used to stand, a national developer will mark the start of its first attempt to build a project on Capitol Hill from the ground up.

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  9. Capitol Hill Community Council elects new 2015/2016 officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Talking about goals of where to go from here instead of frustrations about change seems like a more conducive objective for any community. This was the common talking point at the Capitol Hill Community Council meeting Thursday night.

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  10. After 39 years, Charlie's owner Ken Bauer gives his regards to BroadwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Capitol Hill Blog

    If you want to reach Charlie's owner Ken Bauer , all you have to do is call his Broadway restaurant. He's there seven days a week, dressed in a shirt and tie, answering phones and greeting customers.

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  11. Blotter | $29,000 Harvard Ave E home burglary reportedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | 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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  12. With last screening at the Harvard Exit, work on restaurant and office project set to beginRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Capitol Hill Blog

    It turns out, the last movie to be publicly screened at Capitol Hill's historic Harvard Exit theater had a fitting title. Developer Scott Shapiro , who purchased the building in a deal that closed earlier this year for $2.35 million, tells CHS the way is now clear for work to begin to transform the old theater on E Roy at Broadway into a mixed commercial and office development.

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  13. 12th and 19th Ave apartment buildings hit in rental discrimination stingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Two Capitol Hill-area apartment buildings were among 13 in Seattle recently given "director's charges" by the city alleging rental housing discrimination following random inspections last year. Overall, 64% of tests for "Race" discrimination "showed evidence of different treatment" and 63% of "Sexual orientation" tests also resulted in unfair treatment.

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  14. CHS Re:Take | Bribes, bootlegging, indictments and the second Mayor of Capitol HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | Capitol Hill Blog

    John Francis Dore's life deserves a book. And you deserve to read it. There isn't one though, so you'll have to make do with this rather alarming selection of stories about the second mayoral resident of Capitol Hill.

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  15. Capitol Hill groups make push to shape $1B Convention Center expansion, close I-5 gapRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | Capitol Hill Blog

    The early reviews of the $1 billion plan to create a five-story expansion of the Washington State Convention Center along Pine - and, many hope, better bridge the "I-5 canyon" separating Capitol Hill from downtown - haven't quite lived up to the price tag. "Most of us aren't visiting the Convention Center - we're just walking by," area resident Sage Kitamorn told the board as it convened its first review of the project's design proposals last month.

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  16. 'Tax the rich' - Sawant's District 3 campaign goes global with push for Seattle rent controlRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | Capitol Hill Blog

    In Seattle's largest City Council campaign rally and fundraiser of the 2015 campaign, hundreds of supporters of incumbent and District 3 candidate Kshama Sawant packed into 8th and Seneca's Town Hall Saturday evening. A slate of speakers, some traveling from as far as Ireland and Greece, pumped up the crowd for nearly two hours in anticipation of Sawant taking the stage.

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  17. Design proposals revealed for Hugo House, Piecora's developmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | Capitol Hill Blog

    CHS has reviewed the draft design proposals for the Capitol Hill mixed-use developments planned for 11th Ave where Hugo House now stands and at 14th and Madison , the former home of the now-demolished Piecora's Pizza . Both buildings are planned to stand six stories and will be home to more than 200 new apartment units.

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  18. Could Seattle really start building a network of neighborhood...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | Capitol Hill Blog

    In a rare campaign trail partnership, City Council citywide Position 9 candidate John Roderick recently teamed up with citywide Position 8 candidate Alon Bassok to put forward a radical plan to build neighborhood streetcars across the city. The candidates envision a series of overlapping streetcar lines built to move people within neighborhoods, the "connective tissue" between Sound Transit's regional light rail stops.

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  19. On the List | Parke Diem 2015 under the Volunteer Park sun, Pride Clean Sweep, bus boost beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | Capitol Hill Blog

    This weekend brings the start of Pride 2015 events to Capitol Hill and a day of EDM and DJ goodness under the sun in Volunteer Park. And you'll have even better bus service to help get you where you're going.

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  20. Kit and Ace - a 'technical luxury' clothing retailer with global aims - planned for PikeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | Capitol Hill Blog

    A Vancouver, B.C.-based retailer aiming to build "a global brand in less than five years" is planning the Seattle component to its plan for world fashion domination in a former Pike internet cafe where rent has likely soared thanks to the massive, shiny new neighbor across the street. CHS has learned that Kit and Ace , a "technical luxury" clothing retailer created by J.J. Wilson , son of Lululemon Athletica founder Chip Wilson , and his stepmom Shannon Wilson .

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