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

    Friday Oct 12 | 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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  2. Capitol Hill Community Post | See what lidding I-5 might look likeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | 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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  3. Tacos Chukis ready to go big in Central District at 23rd and UnionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | 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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  4. In midst of $5.9B Seattle budget process, proponents hope $100k+...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 4 | 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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  5. 50 years after 'Freeway Revolt,' I-5 lid between Capitol Hill and ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 27 | 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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  6. In response to Central District gun violence, Seattle mayor pledges $7M to youth safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 24 | 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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  7. 'A gift' - first look inside Capitol Hill's new Hugo HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | 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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  8. After mystery summer disappearance, Capitol Hill mystery soda machine mysteriously resurfacesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2018 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Now it can be revealed. Capitol Hill's mystery pop machine is alive and well and apparently sightseeing.

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  9. Process begins to guide Kaiser Permanente's $400M Capitol Hill campus renovationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2018 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Capitol Hill's first hospital has come a long way since 1945, when an idealistic group of doctors founded the Group Health Cooperative based on the idea that healthcare should be provided affordably and at hospitals owned and staffed by physicians. They acquired St. Luke's on 15th at John, and together the hospital and neighborhood grew together for more than seven decades.

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  10. Replacing The Saint, Dacha Diner bringing 'Eastern European cuisine ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2018 | Capitol Hill Blog

    It seems the hot pink building on the corner of E Olive Way and Bellevue is destined for a new paint job. What was formerly The Saint , a Mexican-style bar that was painted a shade called "bougainvillea pink," has changed ownership and will become the Dacha Diner , a family-operated business striving to give Capitol Hill a taste of east European-style cuisine and Jewish fare.

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  11. Waiting for its light rail station plaza future, Capitol Hill Farmers ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2018 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Someday, Capitol Hill's farmers market will stretch out inside the plaza in the middle of the under construction development projects around Capitol Hill Station . The expansion will also likely mean added days of market shopping.

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  12. Speaking of Seattle transit bumps, officials sorting Madison Bus Rapid Transit trolley problemRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2018 | Capitol Hill Blog

    While we're taking a spin as the Capitol Hill Transit Blog , the area's next big transit investment is facing a major barrier to acquiring its much needed $60 million federal grant. It's not Donald Trump.

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  13. Dingfelder's dream of a Capitol Hill Jewish deli ready for smaller start on E PineRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2018 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Like most dreams, the arrival of an "Old World" Jewish deli on Capitol Hill might not play out exactly as you might expect. Dingfelder's Delicatessen , a Seattle coming soon food+drink venture so hyped that Seattle Eater has already done two posts this summer about it being almost ready to open, is, well, almost ready to open.

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  14. CHS History | Witness debuts, where Seattle cops live, Lionhead bornRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2018 | Capitol Hill Blog

    YARD SALE to end all yard sales - Saturday and Sunday, August 18-19, 10am-4pm! Donations from dozens of people all over Seattle will be available at prices way below thrift stores! Get super unique pre-owned stuff, rather than buying new! Continue reading Bench Mark, a Partnership for Youth exhibition, is an exploration of architecture through space, function, and purpose. Created during sixteen after-school sessions March-May 2018, this collection of works traces the design thinking process students applied while considering Seattle's urban environment and humans' Continue reading The Capitol Hill Broadway Farmers Market supports Washington's small family farmers by creating a vibrant neighborhood farmers market.

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  15. Tourist says dangled from building in rooftop party robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | Capitol Hill Blog

    The front clerk at SPD's East Precinct at the corner of 12th and Pine hears some crazy stories but the report that started at 7 AM on the morning of Thursday, August 9th when a Canadian tourist walked into the lobby lost, exhausted, and carrying a dead phone with a tale of being dangled "10-14 stories" above the ground and robbed by armed men at a rooftop party is probably weirder than most. According to the report on the incident, the tourist arrived seeking help from police to contact his friend at a nearby hotel after losing track of him during the night.

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  16. CHS History | Readhook Capitol Hill, E Pike Naked Trump Memorial Parklet, Pine/Melrose murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | Capitol Hill Blog

    LUSH SOUNDS is a 21+ summer music fundraising series at the beautiful Volunteer Park Conservatory. Join us with all of your friends for early evening of unwinding to lush sounds in one of the most lush environments in Seattle.

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  17. The Pike/Pine fallout from Meinert rape accusationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2018 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Clients and business associates are distancing themselves from Pike/Pine nightlife entrepreneur David Meinert in the wake of accusations of sexual misconduct and rape reported by KUOW . Burgess is co-owner of 11th Ave club Grim's with Meinert and Jason Lajeunesse .

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  18. Midtown design looks too much like SoLU, not enough like the CD -...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2018 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Midtown design looks too much like SoLU, not enough like the CD - Can new Central Area Design Review Board help? Public comment and the East Design Review Board aligned Wednesday night in agreement that the latest designs for the proposed redevelopment of the Central District's Midtown Center did not meet expectations for recognizing the history and the culture of African Americans and Black Seattle at 23rd and Union.

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  19. City Council set to put a little muscle behind 2020 push for downtown bike planRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2018 | Capitol Hill Blog

    The City Council is set to put its support behind a plan for a Seattle Center City Bike Network and an 18-month implementation schedule to create "a connected, protected bicycle lane network in downtown Seattle by 2020." "With Wednesday's committee meeting, we're reaffirming our commitment to establishing a connected, protected bicycle lane network in downtown Seattle," council member Mike O'Brien said Wednesday at a press conference before his committee meeting introducing the a resolution outlining the new push.

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  20. Capitol Hill Alley Party 2018? Benefit for immigrant rights will...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2018 | Capitol Hill Blog

    In a creative fundraising opportunity, E Pike's Capitol Cider will use the alleyway west of Broadway between Pine and Pike to celebrate multiculturalism and raise money for the Northwest Immigration Rights Project during the Capitol Hill Block Party , which takes place from Friday, July 20th to Sunday, July 22nd. "A lot of us here at Capitol Cider are upset about the current situation regarding immigration and asylum seekers," Julie Tall , the owner of Capitol Cider, tells CHS.

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