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  1. Stumptown E Pine set for closureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 28 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Last summer, the Big Coffee -owned indie chain stopped roasting beans on 12th Ave . Later this summer, Stumptown will close its E Pine cafe to focus on its remaining Capitol Hill location.

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  2. Warby Parker latest big brand with plans to join Pike/PineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | Capitol Hill Blog

    A burst of block-long, preservation incentive-boosted apartment buildings has already created hundreds of new - expensive - homes along Pike/Pine below Broadway. The developments are also reshaping the commercial mix for the neighborhood with big name brands and new-era retail showcases.

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  3. Capitol Hill Community Post | Community agreement on 23rd Ave...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Mayor Ed Murray will send legislation to City Council to implement a community vision for 23rd Avenue and Mandatory Housing Affordability requirements at key intersections with Union, Cherry and Jackson streets in the Central District. "Generations of families and people have called the Central District home, making enormous contributions to Seattle's heritage and identity," said Mayor Murray.

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  4. Capitol Hill Community Post | Rally and March on International Workers' DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Yesterday the Seattle City Council unanimously passed a resolution brought forward by the May 1st Action Coalition, the Coalition of City Unions, immigrant rights activists, and me, proclaiming City of Seattle workers have the right to take the day off on May 1, 2017 without retaliation! Rally & March on International Workers' Day Fight Trump and Defend Immigrant Rights! Judkins Park, 2150 S Norman St Monday 5/1, 11 AM This year, fifty-nine organizations have joined Seattle's May 1st Action Coalition to call for a day of mass protest linked to significant strike actions across the country. Shutting down Trump's agenda will require us to build up to even larger and more organized actions in the coming months.

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  5. Capitol Hill Community Post | $2.65M to streamline school start times ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Today, Mayor Ed Murray announced that he will propose $2.3M in startup funding to help Seattle Public Schools students get more sleep and be better equipped for academic success. The funding will help SPS implement a two-tiered bell schedule , in response to requests from families.

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  6. 'Contemporary furniture' retailer Blu Dot opening showroom on Capitol HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Minimalist but friendly, Blu Dot is bringing one its few worldwide showrooms to an auto row building on Capitol Hill that has been home to furniture before. CHS has learned that the Minneapolis-headquartered furniture, design, and lifestyle brand will open a Seattle showroom on the corner of Pine and Crawford Place in the Colman Automotive building that is currently a whir of construction activity for a seismic overhaul and tenant upgrades.

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  7. CityMD making plans to add to Broadway's healthcare boomRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | Capitol Hill Blog

    The future version of Broadway around Capitol Hill Station continues to take shape. A big part of it will be keeping an influx of new residents healthy.

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  8. Chair of Washington Human Rights Commission brings fight for dignity, ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Charlene Strong , a human rights advocate, is hoping to take her work a step further by as a Seattle City Council member. She is running for Position 8 .

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  9. With grace and toughness, Honed brings custom jewelry to Chophouse RowRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | Capitol Hill Blog

    One of the smallest new shops on Capitol Hill also might be one of its sturdiest. Jewelry designer Claire Kinder Barrett's newly opened Honed features works that seek balance between grace and muscle.

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  10. Seattle Fire responds to reported double overdose inside Pike/Pine barRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2017 | Capitol Hill Blog

    While many of Capitol Hill's OD emergencies happen in stairwells and parking garages, the emergency response Saturday just before midnight came in the middle of the Purr Lounge on 11th Ave where one person was reported down inside the bar unconscious and unresponsive. Almost all of @SeattleFire Station 25 out tonight in front of Purr and Grim's.

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  11. The tale of a new home for Postal Plus, an expansion for Ruckus pot...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2017 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Postal Plus will, indeed, be moving on from its longtime home on Republican at 15th. Because this is Capitol Hill, Seattle in the year 2017, the move involves both a pot shop expansion and changes for an antiquarian book seller.

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  12. Seattle Central culinary student launches gardening program in the middle of Pike/PineRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2017 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Trey Philpot is wearing overalls. He is also merging the gap between biology and culinary students and inviting anybody else who wants to learn about urban gardening to join him at the Seattle Central's Plant Sciences Lab on Boylston Ave. Philpot, who grew up gardening in his hometown of Greenville, Alabama, began culinary school at Seattle Central in January.

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  13. Blotter | Weekend gun crimes, chaotic Pine stabbing responseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2017 | Capitol Hill Blog

    See something others should know about? Email CHS or call/txt 399-5959. You can view recent CHS Crime coverage here .

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  14. Service on hold after First Hill Streetcar lost power, slid two blocks down BroadwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | Capitol Hill Blog

    SDOT detailed the incident for media at the ID maintenance facility late Friday - gold culprit car #404 lurks in the background The First Hill Streetcar lost power Wednesday morning on Broadway with an operator and two passengers on board helpless to stop it before coming to a fortunate stop at Yesler. There were no collisions or injuries in an incident that has prompted officials to keep the service closed until more can be learned about why car 405 - the gold streetcar - failed.

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  15. Portland's Little Big Burger coming to Pike/PineRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | Capitol Hill Blog

    If 2016 was the year of the Capitol Hill pizza boom , 2017 might be the year hamburgers broke. Portland export Little Big Burger is expanding to Seattle with a wave of 10 locations - including one being planned for 12th and Pike : Like their Portland predecessors, Seattle's Little Big Burgers will be all about truffle fries, tall but slender burgers made with a quarter pound of Cascade Natural beef, cans of beer-and let's not forget the root beer floats made with Tillamook ice cream.

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  16. With officials touting 'record transit' numbers, Capitol Hill riders trading bus for light railRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | Capitol Hill Blog

    More Capitol Hill commuters are traveling by public transportation - and they're ditching buses in favor of light rail and the First Hill Streetcar in droves. The new numbers come from the Seattle Transit Blog's analysis of the first release of systemwide ridership data following the opening of Capitol Hill Station , UW Station , and the U-Link restructure that optimized Metro's lines around the opening of light rail service between downtown and the University of Washington via Broadway.

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  17. McDemolition: First Hill fast food franchise set to make way for 700-Big Mac-tall apartment towerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | Capitol Hill Blog

    It's been a long time coming, but the slow path to the development set to replace First Hill's most well-known fast food restaurant will reach a sad milestone for Big Mac fans in coming weeks. The City of Seattle has approved the demolition permit for 1122 Madison - the Madison McDonald's .

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  18. Sorry, Andrew Jackson, Seattle should rename its street named after youRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | Capitol Hill Blog

    In 1986, Ron Sims , the first black person to be a member of the King County Council , introduced a motion to repair his county's recognition of history by changing its namesake from an obscure, pre-Civil War United States vice president and slaveholder to civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr . The motion passed, barely, 5-4.

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  19. Seattle homeless Navigation Team begins clean-up with sweep of I-5 camps below Capitol HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2017 | Capitol Hill Blog

    There have been clean-ups of the area beneath Interstate 5 between Capitol Hill and Eastlake before. But officials hope this week's sweeps can be part of a longer term change of what an East Precinct officer once described as a " no man's land populated by the homeless, mental cases ."

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  20. Capitol Hill food+drink | Mystery 'Rory's Restaurant and Rooftop...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | Capitol Hill Blog

    We've had an early taste of Seattle spring in the days leading up to Valentine's 2017, how about some chatter about a new restaurant and rooftop bar project being lined up for a classic Pike/Pine building with plans to be open this summer. Developer Hunters Capital tells CHS it is underway on a seismic overhaul and full rehab of the Colman Automotive building on E Pine at Bellevue that it acquired for $3.85 million in 2012.

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