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  1. On the List | Final Capitol Hill Art Walk of 2018, Neighbours Alley, Ben's Bread, Sugar Plum GaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 24 | Capitol Hill Blog

    This Thursday is the last Capitol Hill Art Walk of the year. To get your art fix, pass by the FoodArt Collection and The Factory , or check out the art walk calendar here .

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  2. With OK on long-delayed construction, Elysian set to join Optimism...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 24 | Capitol Hill Blog

    A long-delayed and pared back overhaul of the grandaddy of Capitol Hill breweries is finally ready to get underway. The city has finally issued construction permits for an overhaul of Capitol Hill's Elysian Brewery that will include a refresh of the E Pike pub and beer production facility first planned as an opportunity to better showcase the brewing operation while making much needed equipment upgrades.

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  3. Development follows Twilight Exit to the Central District (but this...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Development follows Twilight Exit to the Central District Development, once again, is following the Twilight Exit . Fortunately for the E Madison ex-pat dive bar and its E Cherry neighbor the Tana Market , this round of change still has years to play out.

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  4. Parents in scramble after Seattle Academy announces plans to shutter Mother's Place daycareRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 3 | Capitol Hill Blog

    A stressful weekend has yielded a reported extension but parents at Capitol Hill daycare Mother's Place have been in a scramble after 12th Ave property owner Seattle Academy's sudden decision to close the facility. In a letter to Mother's Place families sent Thursday, the academy's head of school Rob Phillips informed parents that the academy was preparing to shutter the daycare facility it has owned since buying the property and business in 2011.

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  5. Meet the Hill's new literary impresario: Kate BerwangerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 29 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Kate Berwanger is a strange woman. Those are her own words. She just can't really explain what it means, exactly.

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  6. FBI confirms what Seattle already knows: More hate crime reported in the cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | Capitol Hill Blog

    The federal agency this week released its 2017 "uniform crime reporting" statistics for reported bias crimes across the nation showing a 17% jump over 2016's totals. But the FBI's data for Seattle shows a much larger issue - hate crime reports nearly doubled in the city in 2017 with reports of religious bias up a whopping 275%: "The FBI's Seattle Field Office serves a diverse community.

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  7. New leader on First Hill sees neighborhood's opportunities as it readies for population boomRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | Capitol Hill Blog

    After moving from St. Louis, Anne McCullough's walks in her new, surprisingly leafy neighborhood are filled with reminders of what First Hill can be. "There's a lot of opportunities and I can't help but think about the work that I do when I walk through the neighborhood," McCullough tells CHS.

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  8. Capitol Hill things to watch in Seattle budget 'balancing...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2018 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Some big decisions were made Tuesday across the United States. Wednesday in City Council chambers will bring some big decisions for Seattle as representatives shake out the final roster of additions, tweaks, and cuts to Mayor Jenny Durkan's 2019-2020 budget proposal.

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  9. Eight years in, Seattle ready to study 'engineering and financial feasibility' of lidding I-5Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2018 | Capitol Hill Blog

    It's a Seattle Freeway Revolt of a different sort and now the city has the money to execute an engineering and financial feasibility study of the potential benefits "for covering more of the I-5 freeway trench in central Seattle." The $1.5 million in funding from the Washington State Convention Center expansion's $83 million public benefits package is now available to the City of Seattle and an advisory council has been formed, the Lid I-5 community group announced last week: The study funding enables OPCD to procure an expert consultant team with qualifications in civil and structural engineering, economic analysis, urban design, and environmental mitigation.

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  10. E Olive Way fostering two growing Capitol Hill industries - legal pota and kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2018 | Capitol Hill Blog

    E Olive Way has a little something for everyone. For parents in search of a multilingual education for their young children, starting this month, the curving street is now home to a new International Montessori Academy .

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  11. Sound Transit's solution for Capitol Hill Station escalator problems: stairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2018 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Sound Transit announced Thursday a plan to convert an existing emergency staircase inside Capitol Hill Station to provide a permanent alternative to the facility's frequently out of service escalators and elevators. The announcement comes as part of a much more significant by the agency to add new staircases at UW Station where the escalators problems have been even an more frequent - and expensive - problem.

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  12. Capitol Hill Ferrari and Maserati dealership creating new auto row with E Madison Alfa Romeo showroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2018 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Capitol Hill's auto row may never truly fade away. CHS has learned that the people behind the neighborhood's lone remaining automobile showroom now have plans to open another in a 1920-built garage just up the street.

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  13. Wanted: $55K to return homelessness outreach workers to Capitol HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2018 | Capitol Hill Blog

    The effort to fund homelessness outreach workers on Capitol Hill has shifted - the good news is the price is more clear but the challenge now will be getting City Hall and the Seattle City Council to find a way to help pay for it in time. "Of all the central downtown neighborhoods, only Capitol Hill, First Hill, and Chinatown/ID don't currently have homeless outreach services," Egan Orion , director of the Broadway Business Improvement Area said.

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  14. U.S. Marshals: Operation Triple Beam Jet City clears 72 'violent offenders' off Seattle streetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2018 | Capitol Hill Blog

    A U.S. Marshals -led task force made up of multiple federal, state and local law enforcement agencies including Seattle Police and the King County Sheriff cracked down on gangs across the region from July through October but officials can't say if the interdictions and arrests will help bring justice after a wave of gun violence and the September murder of a Central District man with gang ties. Operation Triple Beam Jet City is the latest in an ongoing federal effort to curb the illegal drug trade and gang violence on a regional basis in areas across the country.

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  15. Capitol Hill Community Post | See what lidding I-5 might look likeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2018 | Capitol Hill Blog

    The 2018 Central Hills Triangle Collaborative wrapped up last week with over 250 people attending the final presentations. We saw bold concepts from the stalwart design teams and heard inspiring words from local luminaries.

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  16. Tacos Chukis ready to go big in Central District at 23rd and UnionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2018 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Broadway-born Tacos Chukis has a new headquarters but the neighbors around 23rd and Union are probably more interested in the grilled pineapple and abodaba. The latest expansion of the small Seattle chain including its new central kitchen is set to open Saturday in the Central District.

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  17. In midst of $5.9B Seattle budget process, proponents hope $100k+...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2018 | Capitol Hill Blog

    With the Seattle budget process fully in motion, a coalition of groups representing three central city neighborhoods including Capitol Hill is working the phones and inboxes at City Hall to increase funding for homelessness outreach spending to help people living on the street in areas like Broadway and Pike/Pine get services and, hopefully, a safe place to find shelter and help. Egan Orion of the Broadway Business Improvement Area said the group is "pushing to get more robust funding" and hopes to "lessen the burden on the neighborhood to fund" the outreach workers.

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  18. 50 years after 'Freeway Revolt,' I-5 lid between Capitol Hill and ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2018 | Capitol Hill Blog

    There's a sort-of joke that floats around in land use circles that when deciding what to put on a piece of property: They're not making any more land. But if a Seattle group has its way, the city just might make more land - smack in the middle of it all - by putting a lid on I-5 .

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  19. In response to Central District gun violence, Seattle mayor pledges $7M to youth safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2018 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Central District residents and activists calling on City Hall to do more than flood the neighborhood with police got a preview of a small part of Mayor Jenny Durkan's new budget proposal over the weekend. The mayor Friday responded to criticism of the SPD-focused plan to quell gun violence following a wave of shootings and a murder on 25th Ave S with a letter outlining her plan reportedly "doubling" investments in Seattle youth safety programs with some $7 million in spending lined up for the Human Services Department .

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  20. 'A gift' - first look inside Capitol Hill's new Hugo HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2018 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Boards from the old Hugo House - complete with the graffiti encouraged at a goodbye party before its demolition - live on in the new Hugo House The new Hugo House will be open to the public for the first time Saturday but the staff moved in Wednesday and the space has already hosted its first event - an opening preview for the more than 300 community donors and public officials responsible for the one-of-a-kind writing center across from Cal Anderson Park. "We're in a time right now when words really matter," State Representative Nicole Macri said at Monday night's pre-opening reception in the new center.

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