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  1. District 3 ballot returns outpacing other Seattle votersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Nice work, District 3 voters. As of Tuesday night, the district representing Capitol Hill, the Central District, First Hill, and more of Central Seattle had the highest percentage of ballots returned with a relatively robust 12.6% mark.

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  2. Socialist Alternative, with District 3 as model, creates new path for votersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Capitol Hill Blog

    You've seen the banners at political rallies and the sea of red t-shirts packed into City Hall. Socialist Alternative , a little known group outside Occupy and social justice circles just a few years ago, is a significant force in Seattle political activism.

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  3. First Hill Streetcar - 'The start date is still not fixed'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Capitol Hill Blog

    It's getting to the point where updates on when the First Hill Streetcar won't start service are about as exciting as watching videos of the First Hill Streetcar being tested. "The start date is still not fixed as we need the manufacturer to complete this iterative process of testing and i 1 4i 1 4fine-tuning to safety-certify the vehicles before we can finalize our start-up activities," read the last of three bullet points included in Scott Kubly's streetcar portion of the SDOT director's monthly status report delivered to the City Council's transportation committee Tuesday morning.

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  4. Central Co-op teams up to give shoppers AmazonFresh alternativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Capitol Hill Blog

    On Capitol Hill where Amazon code bros have " ruined our gayborhood ," the local co-operative grocery store will now give busy shoppers an alternative to the Seattle-based e-commerce giant's popular AmazonFresh service. "We are excited to be partnering with Instacart to offer delivery service to the Seattle area," manager Wesley Barga of Central Co-op said in a press release from the app-driven shopping service.

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  5. With no quick fixes, District 3 candidates differ on ways to reduce homelessnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Capitol Hill Blog

    When asked about the most important issues facing Council District 3, CHS readers have twice put homelessness near the top the list . Focus on the issue is well deserved: There has been a 21% increase in King County's reported homeless population this year.

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  6. Last of the Hill area collectives, Best Buds has one year to sort out new medical pot rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Capitol Hill Blog

    With the tussle over who will become the first I-502 marijuana retailer to open on Capitol Hill continuing on 15th Ave E, the area's last of the old school medical marijuana collectives Best Buds is trying to raise funds to stay in business at 23rd and Madison. For medical pot, the big change doesn't happen until July 1st, 2016 when the medical system is rolled into the new retail system and collectives and co-ops are shuttered.

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  7. On the List | Outdoor Trek, Strictly Seattle, Sidewinders, Farmers MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Boldly go where 30,000+ music festival attendees aren't? If you don't plan on attending the 2015 Capitol Hill Block Party , here are a few things to keep you entertained around the neighborhood this weekend. Outdoor Trek is an episode of The Original Series of Star Trek adapted for the stage and performed live in Seattle's Blanche Lavizzo Park.

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  8. Capitol Hill Block Party a little more Capitol Hill as festival turns 19Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Capitol Hill Blog

    This year, Capitol Hill Block Party won't be competing with the Timber Outdoor Music Festival in Carnation, as the 2015 edition of yet another Pacific Northwest music festival took place last weekend. Still, CHBP owner and producer Jason Lajeunesse said the flood of music industry cash into festivals - one of the few highly profitable corners left in the business - is increasingly having an effect on CHBP.

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  9. A little tactical urbanism puts parks in streets of First Hill, test pedestrian zone on E PikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Finding ways to make the city streets work best for residents, businesses, and the community in increasingly dense areas like First Hill and Capitol Hill requires a little bit of strategy and tactical urbanism. The summer of 2015 will see the deployment of a few early test missions on our streets.

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  10. Capitol Hill food+drink | Portland's Sizzle Pie bringing Burnside hip and pizza brunch to E UnionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Straight outta Burnside, a Portland pizza bar known for late hours , pizza brunch, and a wide selection including gluten free and vegan pies is coming to Capitol Hill. Sizzle Pie Capitol Hill will open in the former home of the Auto Battery sports bar and Po Dog hot dogs after the duo shuttered last week .

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  11. Sawant keeps rent control debate alive after rejection by mayor's affordability committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | Capitol Hill Blog

    A 1980 Seattle Daily Times headline captures the uncertainty surrounding rent control, even during a time when it was up for serious consideration. There were 60+ recommendations included in the Mayor Ed Murray- commissioned affordable housing study released last week, but rent control wasn't one of them.

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  12. Pianos in the Parks returns with keyboards in Cal Anderson, Volunteer ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Two hand-painted pianos will begin a summer stay in Cal Anderson and Volunteer Park Thursday night in a promotion to celebrate the region's great public spaces with the sometimes surreal placement of the bulky musical instruments in the middle of Seattle city parks. Pianos in the Park has returned.

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  13. Charmingly named 15th Ave Garage won't return to Harvard and Pine after allRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | Capitol Hill Blog

    The geolocation-twisted 15th Ave Garage won't be returning to E Pine after all, and probably won't be going back to its original location on 15th Ave either. While the longtime Capitol Hill auto repair shop had plans to return to a renovated space inside the nearly complete Harvard and E Pine development known as The Cue , owners Alice and Jay Demise say the space turned out to be unsuitable for auto repair.

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  14. As District 3 cash race takes lead in Seattle, here's who is endorsing the candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Theoretically, there should be little inherent value in knowing how one person plans to vote in a democratic election. Even when it comes to endorsements from large organizations, those decisions are often made by relatively small groups with dubious representative authority.

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  15. CHS Pics | 12th Ave hosts the Epic Durational Performance FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | Capitol Hill Blog

    The Yellow Fish Epic Durational Performance Festival is currently taking place at Seattle University's Hedreen Gallery . Organized since 2013 by Seattle-based artist Alice Gotsi , it is one of the only festivals dedicated to durational performance in the world.

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  16. CHS Re:Take | 'I catch the bus here'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | Capitol Hill Blog

    I was really interested in neighborhood commerce back in 2007, and luckily took note of every business on Pine from Minor to Broadway. This came up in my defense of the Bauhaus block and its high commercial density and resilient businesses a few years ago.

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  17. Capitol Hill food+drink | Sugar Plum a sweet new direction for eating vegan in SeattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | Capitol Hill Blog

    By the end of July, Makini Howell will have taken eating vegan in Seattle in yet another new direction: to the sweet shop. "It will show that there is a lot to being vegan," Howell said in a chat with CHS following her weekend of red, white, and blue vegan BBQ, an annual tradition at her 15th Ave E cafe that didn't get put aside despite a busy schedule and construction to prepare for the opening of Sugar Plum planned for the end of the month.

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  18. East Precinct Advisory Council gets a new leader amid SPD changes and summer violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Troy Meyers says he's as liberal as it gets in Seattle, including on issues of police accountability. But one life-changing experience gave Meyers a deep appreciation for just how difficult and dangerous law enforcement can be.

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  19. 'Hippie-chic' boutique Haute Hibou makes Pike/Pine move from BallardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | Capitol Hill Blog

    A longtime design office on 11th and Pike next to Sam's Tavern is being transformed into a new space for "hippie-chic" Seattle boutique Haute Hibou . "It is a little nerve rackinga and I am taking a pretty big risk because the rent is so expensive but it was one of those things where I either had to move forward and just do it or stay forever," owner Rachel Brown said of her shop's move from Ballard to Capitol Hill.

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  20. Confederate memorial in Capitol Hill cemetery targetedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | Capitol Hill Blog

    As the Charleston shootings have renewed and strengthened calls to eliminate the Confederate flag as a symbol of government in the southern United States, a Capitol Hill memorial to the soldiers of the Confederacy here in the Pacific Northwest has again been targeted. Monday morning workers at 15th Ave E's Lake View Cemetery were painstakingly scrubbing the porous granite of the United Confederate Veterans Memorial to remove a spray painted message against "white supremacy."

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