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  1. Hope for Hilltop: 'Save Our Station' community meeting plannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Earlier this month CHS reported on the end of gasoline sales at 15th and Mercer as ownership of Hilltop Service Station ponders its future under a looming property sale and redevelopment. A Capitol Hill neighbor is organizing a community meeting to help "Save Our Station."

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  2. Plenty of reasons to be earthquake-ready on Capitol HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Washingtonians can join them today by registering for the 2017 Great Washington ShakeOut . Participating is a great way for your family or organization to be prepared to survive and recover quickly from big earthquakes- wherever you live, work, or travel.

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  3. Lit Crawl Seattle's 5th edition: fiction, memoir, poetry, graphic...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Powered by grants, volunteers, and the written word, Lit Crawl Seattle will again fill Capitol Hill and nearby venues with authors, poets, bloggers, and, yes, even a journalist or two Thursday night. Lit Crawl Seattle is a series of uncommon literary events - readings, performances, panel discussions, and beyond - that take place in pubs, museums, cafes, libraries, and a host of other spaces throughout the Capitol Hill and First Hill neighborhoods in Seattle.

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  4. Seattle has plan to retrofit its most earthquake-risky buildingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 6 | Capitol Hill Blog

    In 2016, CHS reported on 300 buildings around Seattle added to city's list of hundreds of seismically risky "unreinforced masonry" structures that could crumble in a major earthquake. In 2018, the City Council might finally start to do something about it.

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  5. Capitol Hill Summer 2017: Garage Sale Day, Mercer x Summit and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Pride has come and gone and Capitol Hill Block Party returns for its 21st* year next week but there are still lots of other free and cheap events coming up to keep your Capitol Hill summer rolling. Below, you'll find a roster of upcoming highlights from the CHS Calendar including a busy slate in Volunteer Park this week - music , a picnic and Shakespeare .

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  6. Capitol Hill Community Post | Mayor Murray, Councilmembers Herbold...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Today, Mayor Ed Murray and Councilmembers Kshama Sawant and Lisa Herbold unveiled a joint proposal to begin shifting Seattle to a more progressive and sustainable tax structure, through a tax on high-income households. The proposal would place a 2 percent tax on joint filers' income over $500,000 and single tax filers' income over $250,000.

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  7. Capitol Hill Community Post | King County Metro and Sound Transit...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | Capitol Hill Blog

    "I was at Ingraham High School today to hand out the first ORCA Youth Cards that offer 50-cent rides all summer on King County Metro Transit routes. Sound Transit fares are reduced to $1.

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  8. CHS Pics | Last meals at the First Hill McDonald'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2017 | Capitol Hill Blog

    CHS stopped by Tuesday morning for the final breakfast - ever? - at the First Hill McDonald's . Of course, in 2017, McDonald's will serve you "All Day Breakfast," just part of the many strategies and optimizations the global burger chain has made to stay a part of 21st century dining habits and continue its run of "Billions and Billions Served."

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

    Mar 27, 2017 | 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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  10. Part of SDOT's Broadway safety fix will also roll out across Seattle: a head start for walk signalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2017 | Capitol Hill Blog

    We gave the coming Broadway "all way walk" the headline but one of the safety improvements coming to the busy area around Capitol Hill Station will be part of a simple but hopefully effective change to pedestrian crossing signals across Seattle : At intersections where the city knows accidents are likely, SDOT will preemptively add what Murray called "pedestrian-friendly signals" - walk signs that allow pedestrians into an intersection before drivers' light turns green, giving walkers greater visibility - and traffic lights with left turn signals, which reduces conflicts between left-turning cars and pedestrians heading straight through an intersection.

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  11. Elliott Bay Book Company-friendly buyer found for Capitol Hill's Ford BuildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2017 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Hunters Capital , owners of the Ford Building , which houses Elliott Bay Book Company , the Little Oddfellows cafe, and fashion retailer Totokaelo , have found a likely buyer for the property. "It's not some big, national conglomerate," Mike Oaksmith , director of development at Hunters said at a Monday Pike/Pine Urban Neighborhood Council meeting.

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  12. Raw and more than a little vulnerable, Seattle Fringe Festival returns to Capitol HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2017 | Capitol Hill Blog

    "I think the Seattle Fringe Festival is really taking on the role of mentoring and offering up opportunities for the artist to learn things," Jeffrey Robert said. Robert, who performs as The Gay Uncle , will be part of the 2017 version of the rebooted festival featuring "more than 30 producers of Theatre, Dance, Improv, Burlesque, Musical, Opera, Drag Performance, Solo Performance, Experimental, Clown, and Performance Art" at Capitol Hill's Eclectic Theater and the Seattle Center Armory .

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  13. Slight Decline with Brett Hamil | My Favorite View of the Space NeedleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2017 | Capitol Hill Blog

    After living in this city for 16 years, I finally have a favorite view of the Space Needle. It's from the alley-facing windows of Tacos Chukis , a Mexico City-style street food joint tucked upstairs in the back of the Broadway Alley mini-mall.

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  14. What the latest designs for RapidRide G look like, Madison Bus Rapid Transit block by blockRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2017 | Capitol Hill Blog

    The RapidRide future of E Madison means a redo of one of the Hill's most chaotic intersections where Madison meets 12th and Union The City of Seattle has released its latest designs and is collecting public feedback on what is being billed as a powerful overhaul of E Madison that will change east-west travel in Central Seattle from downtown, through First Hill, Capitol Hill, the Central District, and into Madison Valley. Judging by a few of the designs for blocks along the route, Seattle City Hall will need your help to get it right.

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  15. Visitors says goodbye, for now, to Capitol Hill's Seattle Asian Art MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | Capitol Hill Blog

    As Capitol Hill's Seattle Asian Art Museum welcomes hundreds of visitors this weekend for a last round of free tours before closing its doors to make ready for a multiyear construction project, none will know exactly when the park's cultural center will reopen and what shape a planned overhaul and expansion to the 84-year-old building will take. As visitors get a last chance to enjoy Tabaimo: Utsutsushi Utsushi, or Terratopia: The Chinese Landscape in Painting and Film, and Ai Weiwei: Colored Vases, officials have yet to work out a perspective that moves the project forward.

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  16. On the List | Free weekend at SAAM before overhaul closure, Search...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | Capitol Hill Blog

    This weekend across Capitol Hill brings you an opportunity to Search for Meaning, delve into the history of one major cultural center preparing for a big change, and visit another for the last weekend before a long break to make way for its own big changes. Here are the highlights from the CHS Calendar .

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  17. Sawant leads protest against U.S. Immigration and Customs EnforcementRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Kshama Sawant has turned her power to raise a crowd and bring activists into the streets of Seattle onto a new target: U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement - I.C.E. "The movement's demands are clear: Free Daniel! No Ban! No Wall! No Raids! Not One More Deportation! Free those in detention! Shut down the private prisons used by ICE, including the Northwest Detention Center! Full Civil Rights and Legalization for All!," Sawant said in a statement released before a Friday protest and march organized by the City Council member and District 3 representative for Capitol Hill and the Central District.

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  18. 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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  19. A few sparks of hope for HALA proposals as Miller Park residents focus on affordability and densityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | Capitol Hill Blog

    The Miller Park Neighbors community group's rallying cry encouraging residents to organize to address proposed increased building heights under the Housing Affordability and Livability Agenda drew about 100 people to a Wednesday meeting. Jonathan Swift , a member of Miller Park Neighbors, said the goals of the group include preserving the neighborhood, keeping it diverse and making it affordable.

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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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