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  1. Mayor Murray set to unveil affordable housing legislation as Capitol Hill rent climb hasn't quitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Capitol Hill Blog

    It's time for the rubber to meet the road at City Hall where officials are aiming to create 20,000 new units of affordable housing in Seattle over the next decade. Mayor Ed Murray and Council member Mike O'Brien were set to announce new housing legislation Tuesday that will create 6,000 those units over ten years.

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  2. Pike/Pine kink shop The Crypt gets the bootRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Capitol Hill Blog

    If you've experienced spotty service and inconsistent business hours at Capitol Hill's "harder, more extreme" sex shop, be gentle. These are rough times at The Crypt .

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  3. Reports of the smell of smoke on Capitol Hill as wildfires burn miles awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Capitol Hill Blog

    With a summer rain storm blowing into the region from the Pacific, people were reporting an odd but familiar smell in the air on Capitol Hill Thursday night - smoke, apparently from Eastern Washington beyond the Cascades. The hood is filled with the smell of smoke, there's a fire in #CapitolHill or the #CentralDistrict :/ #Seattle #toodry #prayforrain #Seattle Called @seattlefire "We're getting calls from all over the city, and we have no idea where the #smoke is coming from."

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  4. Burger joint Two Doors Down opens on brother Bottleneck's E Madison blockRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Here's a trend a hyperlocal community news site can get behind. Erin Nestor's new burger joint Two Doors Down is now open just two doors down from her Bottleneck Lounge .

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  5. What the Broadway 'post office' building will look like - Plus, ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Capitol Hill Blog

    There aren't any plans - exactly - to preserve old Capitol Hill buildings as part of two projects slated to share the City of Seattle design review stage this week. We'll get our most complete look yet at the six-story project that will replace Broadway's old post office .

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  6. 'Our neighborhood belongs to us, not crime' - Vigil planned for ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Capitol Hill Blog

    A group dedicated to increasing public safety on Capitol Hill is planning a vigil and march against crime Saturday night to begin in the Pine St. parking lot where a 23-year-old was gunned down this past weekend. "This candlelight vigil is focused on the mantra, 'OUR NEIGHBORHOOD BELONGS TO US, NOT CRIME,' the flyer states.

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  7. On the List | Seattle Acoustic Festival at All Pilgrims - Plus, Summit Block PartyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Capitol Hill's August of music festivals continues as Broadway's All Pilgrims plays host to the second annual Seattle Acoustic Festival this weekend. The festival was started last year by songwriters Elijah Dhawan and Paul Mauer to give local and regional acoustic musicians a larger venue to share their music.

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  8. Smaller pieces of HALA puzzle, with or without upzone, in motion across Capitol HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Capitol Hill Blog

    It's a little piece but this Portage Bay DADU could be yet another small part of trying to make Seattle more affordable The mayor may have backed away from the most NIMBY-bashingly radical recommendations from his Housing Affordability and Livability Agenda committee but that doesn't mean the HALA plan isn't in motion in Seattle. North of Capitol Hill, Pete Faraday enjoys living in his house on Portage Bay, but he wanted to find a way to make it more multi-generational.

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  9. As community-powered Broadway Hill Park finally digs in, grants...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Construction is finally ready to begin to create Broadway Hill Park on the empty lot at the corner of Federal and Republican some five years after the land was purchased by the city for $2 million . The city's Opportunity Fund grant process helped push the project to its final stages with a $750,000 boost .

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  10. CHS Pics | City s'mores for Capitol Hill hikers at Hot CakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Capitol Hill Blog

    City hikers on E Olive Way can now enjoy an urban version of roasting marshmallows. Capitol Hill Hot Cakes opened earlier this week in the mixed-use building that now rises on the block where B&O Espresso stood.

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  11. District 3 neighborhoods sharply divided on Sawant and Banks going into November electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Capitol Hill Blog

    We'll have wait to see if Seattle's new district-based City Council will become gridlocked in ward politics , but the competing interests within the districts themselves, especially in District 3, could prove to be an even more influential dynamic. Following last week's primary election , it's clear there are some deep divisions between District 3 neighborhoods over socialist City Council member Kshama Sawant and Democrat Pamela Banks .

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  12. Bus Stop | What to do about the 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Few bus routes in Seattle are developing a reputation for unreliability like the 8 . But let's be fair: the 8 has it rough.

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  13. Design review: First Central Station's out-of-the-blue six-story...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Two projects emblematic of the current waves of development in the neighborhoods where each is planned come before the East Design Review Board Wednesday night: adjacent Yesler Terrace, a plan for not one but three six-story apartment buildings - on Capitol Hill just off E Denny Way, an eight-story apartment building replacing the old two-story building that has run its course after being home to Boylston Ave tenants for 95 years. Design Review Early Design Guidance application proposing three, 6-story buildings containing 400 residential units, 16,000 sq.

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  14. Bill's Off Broadway is reopening after a two year construction hiatusRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | Capitol Hill Blog

    The long wait is finally over for Capitol Hill pizza lovers, Seahawks fans, and morning beer drinkers alike. Bill's Off Broadway is ready to reopen at Harvard Ave and E Pine after taking a nearly two year timeout from its 35-year run.

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  15. Federal agents confirm they quietly installed surveillance cameras along 23rd Ave in the CDRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Last month, a wave of Central District shootings prompted some community activists to call for police surveillance cameras to help keep the peace. While the Seattle Police Department and Mayor Ed Murray said they were studying the issue, federal agents quietly moved ahead.

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  16. Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders to visit the Comet on SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | Capitol Hill Blog

    It's been a politics packed week with the first ever City Council district primary and the first presidential debates of the 2016 election. The fun continues Saturday with the first presidential candidate appearance on Capitol Hill.

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  17. SPD investigating another round of East Precinct shooting incidents...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Capitol Hill Blog

    East Precinct cops continue to have their hands full collecting shell casings from the streets of the Central District and Capitol Hill. Police collected evidence at two Central District shooting scenes Wednesday - fortunately, there were no reports of injuries in either incident.

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  18. Establishment not a dirty word for Banks heading into Tuesday's District 3 primaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Last week CHS looked at Socialist Alternative , the grassroots - and growing - activist group that helped catapult District 3 incumbent Kshama Sawant from an Occupy Seattle speaker to City Council . The institution that molded challenger Pamela Banks for Tuesday's top-two-move-on primary could not be more different in its approach to civic engagement.

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  19. This week in CHS history | Summer robberies, Central Agency plans, 'Indie' Starbucks on BroadwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | Capitol Hill Blog

    The Blue Angels are back. Here is the schedule for you to run cover ears/hide your pets/look to the sky in awe: Thursday: 9:45 a.m. - noon: 1:15 - 2:40 p.m. Friday, July 31: 11:50 a.m. - 2:40 p.m. Continue reading 1247 15th Ave E, Seattle, WA 98112 Artist Wendy Red Star invites the public to engage with an imagined wilderness of assorted hunting decoys ranging from Continue reading Umoja Fest Africatown Heritage Festival 2015: The Umoja Fest African Heritage Festival celebrates and honors African American history, culture and community in Judkins Park with bands, fashion shows and basketball competitions.

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  20. What happened to Capitol Hill 'conspirators' in the FBI's 2010 Russian spy caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | Capitol Hill Blog

    The story is something out of a Cold War thriller, with a Capitol Hill twist. Buried cash, "deep cover" spying, "brush passes" at train stations to exchange bags of money, all ending with a U.S.-Russia spy swap on a Vienna airport runway.

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