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  1. Finala ly APRIL will be held in April as Capitol Hill-born small...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Capitol Hill Blog

    The APRIL Festival and Book Expo is breaking with tradition. For the first time - and the last time - the uniquely Capitol Hill literary festival will be confining its celebration to one day only - April 1st.

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  2. Learn how to advocate for Capitol Hill street safety on SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Capitol Hill Blog

    Capitol Hill residents interested in making Seattle safer for bicyclists and pedestrians can learn how to advocate for safety improvements on Sunday at Street Safety & Transportation Action Day . Advocacy training will take place from 2 to 3 p.m. at 12th Ave Arts .

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  3. Seattle City Council approves nation's first Renters' CommissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 5 | Capitol Hill Blog

    "This was truly a grassroots effort that started up on Capitol Hill and will now benefit the entire city of Seattle," Council member and prime sponsor Tim Burgess said. "We just want to give renters a formal voice here at City Hall," he said.

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  4. With small slide below Interlaken, soggy March brings landslide concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 5 | Capitol Hill Blog

    A small slide closed 14th Ave E between Boyer and Lynn to through traffic Saturday morning. With continuing rains, you can expect to see more mud.

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  5. Capitol Hill's next landmark: Broadway's Eldridge Tire CompanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 5 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Word is the Capitol Hill Historical Society is exploring what it would take to put plaques in front of every official City of Seattle landmark in the neighborhood. Once the city council eventually signs off on the designation, the society will need one more for Broadway's Mission Revival-styled Eldridge Tire Company .

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  6. Seattle Academy's 'vertically-oriented middle school' set to rise above 13th and UnionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 5 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Schools remains a growth industry on Capitol Hill. With a live stream of the building-crunching action of the start of demolition on the school's Facebook page , Seattle Academy began construction activity Tuesday on its new $48 million Cardinal Union building on E Union just up from 12th Ave. The Seattle Academy of Arts and Sciences, a private school for grades 6-12, will be expanding its presence with what is being touted as the "first vertically-oriented middle school in Seattle."

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  7. Capitol Hill food+drink | Aviv Hummus Bar coming to 15th Ave ERead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2017 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Nussbaum has worked in the restaurant industry his entire adult life and after years of wanting to open a place of his own. Now he has finally locked down a location for his own project.

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  8. Mechanical issue knocks First Hill Streetcar out of serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Officials shut down the First Hill Streetcar system Wednesday after a mechanical issue was identified prompting officials to inspect the fleet of six Czech-designed cars that serve the line. The service stopped serving riders mid-Wednesday afternoon.

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  9. Contadino and its sibling pizzeria begin new story on 19th Ave ERead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | Capitol Hill Blog

    After "a thoughtful but speedy remodel," a classic Capitol Hill restaurant space is ready to go back into motion. Contadino and its sibling pizzeria make their 19th Ave E debut Monday night: Contadino is an intimate room that offers seating for 45 in an understated space defined by simple lines and shades of gray and white.

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  10. Proposed Seattle Renters' Commission will tackle tenant rights, affordabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Capitol Hill's calls for a Seattle Renters' Commission will soon be answered creating what is likely the first such official body in the nation. CHS has learned legislation to create a 15-member commission to represent tenants rights and weigh in on issues of development and affordability could be introduced as early as Monday.

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  11. Capitol Hill Community Post | Where will the new Convention Center workers live?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | Capitol Hill Blog

    The most expensive public works project in Seattle's history is quietly heading toward City Council approval. Let's hit pause and consider how the project will impact adjacent neighborhoods and how the developer should internalize costs that will otherwise fall on Seattle taxpayers, including the cost of housing the development's own workforce.

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  12. City selects 12th/Weller site for Seattle homeless Navigation CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | Capitol Hill Blog

    The City of Seattle announced Monday morning a new team of homeless outreach workers "paired with specially trained Seattle Police Department personnel" and a planned home for its new Navigation Center on 12th Ave S at Weller in the Pearl Warren Building, a few blocks south of Jackson and just blocks from the camping area known as The Jungle: Today, Mayor Ed Murray announced the creation of a new Navigation Team, comprised of outreach workers paired with specially trained Seattle Police Department personnel, who will work to connect unsheltered people to housing and critical resources, while helping address pervasive challenges around the issue of homelessness in Seattle.

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  13. There probably isn't a Capitol Hill restaurant bubble, right?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | Capitol Hill Blog

    CHS ended January reporting on " 30+ Capitol Hill bars and restaurants to look forward to in 2017 ." We also spent a lot of the month reporting on a wave of closures at Capitol Hill bars and restaurants - some of them more surprising than others.

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  14. Views from Capitol Hill on Trump's blocked Muslim banRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Friday from a Seattle courtroom, hope spread that President Donald Trump's executive orders might add up to little more than longer, more threatening tweets. Federal Judge James Robart's ruling in State of Washington vs. Donald J. Trump, et al has put a major kink in the president's attempt to bar citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States.

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  15. Seattle council member throws support behind I-5 lidRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | Capitol Hill Blog

    The Lid I-5 group started 2017 with a financial boost in its push for a $1 million study of bridging the gap over the interstate between Capitol Hill and downtown. It also is getting some valuable political support.

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  16. Mayor Murray, County Executive Constantine move forward in fight against heroin deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Seattle Mayor Ed Murray and King County Executive Dow Constantine are moving forward with all eight of the Heroin and Prescription Opiate Addiction Task Force's recommendations to battle the region's deadly epidemic. "Opioid addiction is killing people in our community, sparing no age, race, sexual identity, income level or neighborhood," Constantine said last week.

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  17. Checks and balances: Sea-Tac protest, courts snarl first hours of Trump immigration orderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | Capitol Hill Blog

    One week ago, months of shock and anger after Donald Trump's victory inspired millions to take to the streets across the country including a march in Seattle that stretched from the Central District to the Space Needle . The latest stand against the new administration took only hours - and a few hundred rides out of Capitol Hill Station .

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  18. 'We will fight' - Seattle leaders respond to Trump's immigration orderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Facebook emoji were flying as GonzA lez, Chief O'Toole, Mayor Murray, and others spoke in an address from City Hall's steps broadcast to an audience of around 1,000 on Facebook Nobody punched a Nazi but Seattle City Council member and the daughter of a family of immigrants Lorena GonzA lez vowed Wednesday to help lead her city to push back on President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration.

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  19. Seattle's weekend of anti-Trump protests starts with Capitol Hill student rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | Capitol Hill Blog

    There were surprises from the start of what is expected to be two days of marches and protests following the inauguration of Donald Trump . Student walkout supporters who rallied at Capitol Hill's Seattle Central were expected to eventually meet up with El Comite immigrants rights marchers en route from the Central District to a large rally planned Friday night in Westlake.

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  20. The plan for the Womxn's March on Seattle and Capitol Hill...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Capitol Hill Blog

    The Womxn's March on Seattle will travel from the Central District's Judkins Park to the Seattle Center on Saturday, January 21st to protest the inauguration of Donald Trump, organizers have announced. It will be part of a week of demonstrations and protests large and small, and "actions" meaningful and just for fun.

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