1 hour ago

Drag drama around Hill with Seattle University censorship, Queer/Bar’s Turner on ‘personal leave’

The Spectator cover photo. Now everybody has seen it.

    Drag drama around Hill with Seattle University censorship, Queer/Bar's Turner on 'personal leave'
    There's a backlash at Seattle University over how its Jesuit leaders reacted to the school's annual drag show making front page news in the campus paper. Meanwhile, one of Capitol Hill's highest profile drag queens is also making news.
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10 hours ago

Rising anxiety has made mental health a Capitol Hill area growth industry

Top 20 new District 3 businesses: Rideshare driver tops the list by a mile… again

    Rising anxiety has made mental health a Capitol Hill area growth industry
    Newly opened businesses in the area around Capitol Hill and the Central District might give an indication of one of the growing needs of a booming population. Mental health care providers have brought their practices to the area to meet the exceeding demand for centrally located counseling services.
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10 hours ago

Mayor wants Seattle to open ‘school to opportunity pipeline’ with new education levy

Inside Capitol Hill’s Miller Annex Preschool and with a focus on jobs, income, and affordability, Mayor Jenny Durkan Wednesday made her first pitch to Seattle citizens for a new education levy her office says will cost typical households just under $21 a month — about $7 more than they have been paying to help pay for the Seattle Public Schools system and its some 53,000 students at more than 100 schools.

    Mayor wants Seattle to open 'school to opportunity pipeline' with new education levy
    Inside Capitol Hill's Miller Annex Preschool and with a focus on jobs, income, and affordability, Mayor Jenny Durkan Wednesday made her first pitch to Seattle citizens for a new education levy her office says will cost typical households just under $21 a month - about $7 more than they have been paying to help pay for the Seattle Public Schools system and its some 53,000 students at more than 100 schools.
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19 hours ago

CHS Pics | Pulling shots with Capitol Hill’s Babe Ruth of craft coffee

Founder — and one of the forefathers of Seattle’s craft coffee movement — David Schomer moved back behind the bar Wednesday to help celebrate Espresso Vivace’s thirty years on Capitol Hill.

    CHS Pics | Pulling shots with Capitol Hill's Babe Ruth of craft coffee
    Founder - and one of the forefathers of Seattle's craft coffee movement - David Schomer moved back behind the bar Wednesday to help celebrate Espresso Vivace's thirty years on Capitol Hill. The coffee expert - and metrologist and flautist - handled the lunchtime rush pulling free shots of Vivace's Malabar roast and Ethiopian Sidamo at Vivace's Brix location on Broadway.
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27 hours ago

Joining big brands experimenting on Capitol Hill, AT&T plans new ‘retail/cafe’

A North Texas AT&T store. Just add coffee on E Thomas? (Image: AT&T)

    Joining big brands experimenting on Capitol Hill, AT&T plans new 'retail/cafe'
    With an increasingly affluent, happy to spend, and culturally sophisticated population (not to mention good looking, generous supporters of local journalism!), Capitol Hill's residents are a coveted core to Seattle's population. Big brands like to try new things here.
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28 hours ago

Man charged in Planned Parenthood crash and store assault

The man police say shattered the teeth of a victim he punched inside a nearby grocery store after crashing his car into the barriers outside E Madison’s Planned Parenthood last Wednesday has been charged for the assault and the damage but not for targeting the provider of women’s health services, according to court records filed in the case.

    Man charged in Planned Parenthood crash and store assault
    The man police say shattered the teeth of a victim he punched inside a nearby grocery store after crashing his car into the barriers outside E Madison's Planned Parenthood last Wednesday has been charged for the assault and the damage but not for targeting the provider of women's health services, according to court records filed in the case.
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34 hours ago

Businesses getting their turn to help shape Seattle’s head tax

With reporting by SCC Insight

    Businesses getting their turn to help shape Seattle's head tax
    Tuesday afternoon, Poquitos co-owner Rich Fox was slated to be part of the Seattle City Council's attempt to get more business voices at the table as it moves toward a planned May vote on a new employee-hours tax to help fund homelessness services and affordability efforts.
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34 hours ago

23rd Ave road diet continues with year-long south project ready to dig in, bus-only lane cut from Montlake plans

23rd Ave south of Jackson

    23rd Ave road diet continues with year-long south project ready to dig in, bus-only lane cut from Montlake plans
    The process to overhaul 23rd Ave from one end to the other between 520 and I-90 is preparing for the next stages as construction is prepared to begin next month in the southern stretch of the corridor while a big change is being made to the plans in the north.
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2 days ago

E Pike’s Redhook Brewlab hosting weekend IPA fest

We can pout about big beer’s decision to play a big role in Capitol Hill’s brewing scene. Or we can enjoy some of the perks that come with major beer brands putting their assets to work creating the ultimate marketing: goodwill with good beer.

    E Pike's Redhook Brewlab hosting weekend IPA fest
    We can pout about big beer's decision to play a big role in Capitol Hill's brewing scene. Or we can enjoy some of the perks that come with major beer brands putting their assets to work creating the ultimate marketing: goodwill with good beer.
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2 days ago

District 3 renters speak out as Mandatory Housing Affordability public hearing comes to Capitol Hill

“I want our city to be accessible to all income levels, in the interest of equal opportunity and also because the continuing vibrancy of this place hinges on assuring mixed income neighborhoods.”

    District 3 renters speak out as Mandatory Housing Affordability public hearing comes to Capitol Hill
    Many who hope to see the cost of housing on Capitol Hill and throughout Seattle stabilize - and, someday, maybe even drop - came to the Broadway Performance Hall Monday night for a special public hearing on proposed Mandatory Housing Affordability rezoning.
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2 days ago

With plan to start construction later in 2018, WSDOT ready to talk ‘Rest of the West’ plans including new Montlake lid

A new Montlake lid and interchange… A new pedestrian and bicycle land bridge over SR 520… A new West Approach Bridge South to carry eastbound traffic from Montlake to the floating bridge… New transit/HOV ramps to and from the Montlake lid… WSDOT will visit Montlake Tuesday night for an open house before construction begins later this year on the first phase of the “Rest of the West” final portion of the 520 replacement project.

    With plan to start construction later in 2018, WSDOT ready to talk 'Rest of the West' plans including new Montlake lid
    A new Montlake lid and interchange... A new pedestrian and bicycle land bridge over SR 520... A new West Approach Bridge South to carry eastbound traffic from Montlake to the floating bridge... New transit/HOV ramps to and from the Montlake lid...
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3 days ago

A Northwest Film Forum without film? Outgoing director looks at future of 12th Ave media and arts ‘hub’

Sheehan (Image: NWFF)

    A Northwest Film Forum without film? Outgoing director looks at future of 12th Ave media and arts 'hub'
    What would Capitol Hill's Northwest Film Forum be without film? "It's one that we discuss all the time," executive director Courtney Sheehan tells CHS about one of the key questions on the future of the 12th Ave film-focused community center as she prepares to leave the organization she's helped to grow over the past five years.
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3 days ago

CHS Pics | Seattle March for Science champions ‘underrepresented voices’

The March for Science returned to the streets of Capitol Hill this weekend with a focus on the underrepresented voices in its call for evidence-based policies in Washington D.C.

    CHS Pics | Seattle March for Science champions 'underrepresented voices'
    The March for Science returned to the streets of Capitol Hill this weekend with a focus on the underrepresented voices in its call for evidence-based policies in Washington D.C. "We also can't understate the importance of diverse perspectives and experiences in science," Rep. Pramila Jayapal said before calling out a roster of those voices.
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3 days ago

Espresso Vivace: 30 years of artisanal coffee on Capitol Hill

This week, Capitol Hill’s Espresso Vivace celebrates thirty years in business with a reinvention of its mission — and free shots. From its genesis as a Broadway coffee cart to its current incarnation comprising two storefronts, a sidewalk stand, and a 5,000-square-foot roasting plant, Vivace has established a reputation for technical excellence in coffee preparation. They were on the vanguard of the artisan espresso revolution, educating both industry and customers and defining expectations for high-end coffee from flavor to equipment to the foam art in your latte. At this three-decade milestone, Vivace now shifts course to emphasize their roasting capabilities.

    Espresso Vivace: 30 years of artisanal coffee on Capitol Hill
    This week, Capitol Hill's Espresso Vivace celebrates thirty years in business with a reinvention of its mission - and free shots. From its genesis as a Broadway coffee cart to its current incarnation comprising two storefronts, a sidewalk stand, and a 5,000-square-foot roasting plant, Vivace has established a reputation for technical excellence in coffee preparation.
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3 days ago

4 days ago

CHS History | 22nd Ave homicide, ‘Pushed off the Hill,’ Streetcar alternative routes

Here are the top stories from this week in CHS history:

    CHS History | 22nd Ave homicide, 'Pushed off the Hill,' Streetcar alternative routes
    Here are the top stories from this week in CHS history: 2017
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5 days ago

Broadway apartment tower set to be home to Whole Foods to open this summer — but no shopping ’til fall

A view from the top of The Danforth (Image: The Danforth)

    Broadway apartment tower set to be home to Whole Foods to open this summer - but no shopping 'til fall
    The 17-story Broadway apartment tower set to bring Amazon's grocery chain Whole Foods to the border of Capitol Hill and First Hill has set a July opening. But you will have to wait until the fall to do your grocery shopping at the base of The Danforth.
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5 days ago

CHS Pics | This week in Capitol Hill pictures

The CHS Flickr Pool contains more than 36,000 photographs — most of Capitol Hill images, many glorious, some technically amazing. The pool is a mix of contributions from Capitol Hill — and nearby — shutterbugs. Interested in being part of it? If we like your photo and it helps us tell the story, we may feature it on CHS so please include your name and/or a link to your website so we can properly credit you. Interested in working as a paid CHS contributor for scheduled assignments? Drop us a line.

    CHS Pics | This week in Capitol Hill pictures
    The CHS Flickr Pool contains more than 36,000 photographs - most of Capitol Hill images, many glorious, some technically amazing. The pool is a mix of contributions from Capitol Hill - and nearby -...
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6 days ago

CHS Pics | An excellent Capitol Hill Art Walk illustration: Cafe Pettirosso staff show

Isabela Garcia

    CHS Pics | An excellent Capitol Hill Art Walk illustration: Cafe Pettirosso staff show
    CHS has highlighted the artful talents of Pike/Pine's bar and restaurant workers before - most recently with a stop at Hot Mama's, the funniest pizza joint on Capitol Hill - but Thursday night, Cafe Pettirosso took things up a level at hosted a special Capitol Hill Art Walk showing featuring
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6 days ago

Capitol Hill cat cafe credited with helping boost King County pet adoption

A sleepy moment inside Neko

    Capitol Hill cat cafe credited with helping boost King County pet adoption
    King County says it has been able to boost its pet adoption rate to 92% thanks to partnerships with pet stores and a new trend of cat-focused businesses - including Capitol Hill's Neko Cafe. The adoption rate has risen from a sad 51% in 2003, the county reports.
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6 days ago

‘We are here’ — $3M Melrose Promenade project takes shape

Community leaders, neighbors, and advocates at last week’s Melrose Promenade open house (Image: CHS)

    'We are here' - $3M Melrose Promenade project takes shape
    By Dagmawit Kemal, UW News Lab/Special to CHS There's a $3 million plan to reimagine and reengineer Melrose Ave as a safer, more active street and center of community on the western slope of Capitol Hill. Dozens of community members interested in the re-construction of Melrose gathered last week below the Melrose Market for an open house to shape the plan.
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Apr 12

Talk Gender to Me campaign hopes to educate on ‘gender considerate’ language in Capitol Hill’s restaurants and bars

Pronouns matter and Capitol Hill’s communities of bars, restaurants, and clubs are one of its key mixing spaces. It’s an opportunity for people to talk and come together and, sometimes because of words and misunderstanding, move apart.

    Talk Gender to Me campaign hopes to educate on 'gender considerate' language in Capitol Hill's restaurants and bars
    Pronouns matter and Capitol Hill's communities of bars, restaurants, and clubs are one of its key mixing spaces. It's an opportunity for people to talk and come together and, sometimes because of words and misunderstanding, move apart.
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Apr 12

So, you really want to save the Royvue?

Here’s a tip. You should tell the Seattle City Council’s Select Committee on Mandatory Housing Affordability all about the 94-year-old gem of a Capitol Hill apartment building and why it should be preserved and not have its insides ripped out and converted into microhousing.

    So, you really want to save the Royvue?
    Here's a tip. You should tell the Seattle City Council's Select Committee on Mandatory Housing Affordability all about the 94-year-old gem of a Capitol Hill apartment building and why it should be preserved and not have its insides ripped out and converted into microhousing.
    http://www.capitolhillseattle.com

Apr 12

District 3 community street improvements — including new Olive Way I-5 offramp crossing beacons — on the schedule for 2018

Last month, we took you inside the community-driven — and sometimes intensely personal — process by which citizens are helping shape a program to allocate small grants to improve neighborhood streets and parks around Capitol Hill and the Central District. The 2018 “Your Voice, Your Choice” process is underway to finalize a roster of future projects.

    District 3 community street improvements - including new Olive Way I-5 offramp crossing beacons - on the schedule for 2018
    Last month, we took you inside the community-driven - and sometimes intensely personal - process by which citizens are helping shape a program to allocate small grants to improve neighborhood streets and parks around Capitol Hill and the Central District. The 2018 "Your Voice, Your Choice" process is underway to finalize a roster of future projects.
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Apr 12

Community calendar: La Conner Tulip Parade, April Pool Day, Seahawks 12K Run and more

SAT Culture and arts of Asia, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Bloedel Hall, Saturday, St. Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral, 1245 10th Ave. E., Seattle (friendsofasianart.org).

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...help save savanna animals, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Woodland Park Zoo, 5500 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $9.45-$14.95 (206-548-2500 or zoo.org...

MON Tastes of a variety of rosé, sparkling rosé from various vendors, winery representatives, 6 p.m. Monday, Cafe Pettirosso, 1101 E. Pike St., Seattle; $25-$30 (brownpapertickets.com).

FRI-SAT Large variety of dahlia tubers for sale, 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Faith Lutheran Church of Seattle, 8208 18th Ave. N.E., Seattle (pugetsounddahlias.org).

SAT Classes, information from local organizations, coffee bar, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, West Seattle Nursery, 5275 California Ave. S.W., Seattle (206-935-9276 or westseattlenursery.com).

SUN How to use native plants to attract birds, butterflies and other wildlife, 3 p.m. Sunday, Swansons Nursery, 9701 15th Ave. N.W., Seattle; preregister (206-782-2543 or swansonsnursery.com/whats-happening-swansons-nursery/).

ONGOING 3 1/2 acre formal garden, noon-6 p.m. Mondays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays; Seattle Japanese Garden, 1075 Lake Washington Blvd. E., Seattle; $4-$8 (206-684-4725 or seattlejapanesegarden.org).

FRI Illustrated, “mostly true” stories and anecdotes about the Klondike Gold Rush, 12:15 p.m. Friday, Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, 319 Second Ave. S., Seattle; free (206-220-4240 or nps.gov/klse/index.htm).

FRI Sea songs celebrate our connections to the sea, ships, skippers, and sailors, fun and easy to sing for all ages, 8 p.m. Friday, Virginia V Steamer, 860 Terry Ave. N., Suite 223, Seattle; free (206-447-9800 or nwseaport.org).

WED Learn about the rarest large whale in the world, the North Pacific right whale, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Pacific Science Center, 200 Second Ave. N, Seattle; $5 (206-443-2001 or pacificsciencecenter.org).

PLAN AHEAD Coffee, tea, doughnuts, fcasual birding for beginning and intermediate birders ages 8 through adult, 10 a.m. April 21, Seward Park Audubon Center, 5902 Lake Washington Boulevard S., Seattle; $7, preregister (206-652-2444 or sewardpark.audubon.org/events).

SUN Dixieland jazz for listening and dancing with Jacob Zimmerman’s Pals, 1 p.m. Sunday, Ballard Elks Club, 6411 Seaview Ave. N.W., Seattle; $15 (425-776-5072 or pstjs.org).

SAT Northwest milliners with hats for any and all occasions, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Phinney Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N, Seattle (millineryartisans-exhibits.com/hatstravaganza-k8l8).

SAT Antiques, vintage, arts and crafts by 60 vendors, snack bar; 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Lake City Community Center, 12531 28th Ave. N.E., Seattle (206-638-8813 or seattlelakecitylions.org/).

...a.m.-1 p.m. April 21, free admission; University Congregational United Church of Christ, 4515 16th Ave. N.E., Seattle (206-524-2322 or universityucc.org...

...30 minutes during peak commute hours and every hour during off-peak times, Seacrest Dock, 1660 Harbor Avenue S.W. and Pier 52, 801 Alaskan Way, Seattle; $2.50-$5.75 (kingcounty.gov/depts/transportation...

    Community calendar: La Conner Tulip Parade, April Pool Day, Seahawks 12K Run and more
    A detailed, categorized calendar of events all over Seattle and Western Washington, April 13-19, 2018. Share story FRI-SUN Adoption fees waived on all cats one year old and older through Sunday, Seattle Humane, 13212 S.E. Eastgate Way, Bellevue (425-641-7563 or seattlehumane.org). FRI-SUN Learn about the Aquarium's mammals, talks, demonstrations, activities, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
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Apr 11

Last vestiges of the City in the Sky coming down at 19th and Mercer

(Image: CHS)

    Last vestiges of the City in the Sky coming down at 19th and Mercer
    A few years back, we said goodbye to 19th Ave E and E Mercer's City in the Sky, but it never went completely away... until now. Work is underway on the southern end of the old Pelican Bay Artists' Building in the 600 block of 19th Ave E to "remove the existing displaced brick veneer and concrete stucco" from the wall "per the structural engineer's recommendations," according to permits filed with the city.
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Apr 11

Man arrested after barrier rammed outside E Madison Planned Parenthood, assault at nearby store

Police interview a witness outside the E Madison Planned Parenthood Wednesday morning (Image: CHS)

    Man arrested after barrier rammed outside E Madison Planned Parenthood, assault at nearby store
    Police took a man into custody Wednesday morning who appeared to be high on drugs and experiencing a mental crisis after he rammed his car into a barrier outside the E Madison Planned Parenthood, crashed into cars on nearby streets, and seriously injured a man he attacked inside the nearby Safeway.
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Apr 11

Cal Anderson, starting point for Seattle’s ongoing shows of resistance, hosts March for Science again Saturday

Speaking of Seattle’s robust roster of free speech events, Cal Anderson Park will, again, be the center of the Emerald City’s resistance Saturday. This time, the scientists are back:

    Cal Anderson, starting point for Seattle's ongoing shows of resistance, hosts March for Science again Saturday
    Speaking of Seattle's robust roster of free speech events, Cal Anderson Park will, again, be the center of the Emerald City's resistance Saturday. This time, the scientists are back: Seattle March for Science 2018 The 2018 Seattle March for Science starts Saturday morning in Cal Anderson with a march to Seattle Center slated to step off at 11:30 AM.
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Apr 11

20th Ave townhouse project set to rise where six-story development plan was nixed

With plans for a much bigger apartment building falling through, a development to create a set of townhouses on 20th Ave just off E Madison will take its first run through the East Design Review Board Wednesday night.

    20th Ave townhouse project set to rise where six-story development plan was nixed
    With plans for a much bigger apartment building falling through, a development to create a set of townhouses on 20th Ave just off E Madison will take its first run through the East Design Review Board Wednesday night.
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Apr 11

Auditor says SPD should charge events like Capitol Hill Block Party more for policing

The 2016 CHBP is called out in the report as a prime example of SPD not recovering its costs of providing officers to commercial events in Seattle

    Auditor says SPD should charge events like Capitol Hill Block Party more for policing
    Seattle spent more than $1.6 million posting its police officers at "free speech events" like protest marches and rallies in 2016. Meanwhile, the city spent $2.6 million policing outside Mariners, Reign, Seahawks, Storm, and Sounders games. The difference - besides the extra $1 million - for sportsball?
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Apr 10

Capitol Hill Pets | Buddy Dean the jumper on 19th Ave E

We spied Buddy Dean on the sidewalk near Rocket Taco along 19th Ave E. Buddy Dean is a seven or eight-year-old Basenji Chihuahua mix — like an “Egyptian Prairie Dog,” we’re told. BD is a transplant from NYC and has been in Seattle for about 5 years. “Buddy Dean is an amazing jumper,” his friend says.

    Capitol Hill Pets | Buddy Dean the jumper on 19th Ave E
    We spied Buddy Dean on the sidewalk near Rocket Taco along 19th Ave E. Buddy Dean is a seven or eight-year-old Basenji Chihuahua mix - like an "Egyptian Prairie Dog," we're told. BD is a transplant from NYC and has been in Seattle for about 5 years.
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Apr 10

Blotter | Police looking for car involved in spate of CD drive-by shootings

Union blocked at 26th. Shots apparently fired from fast moving car that turned down 27th and sped off. They're interviewing witnesses now. Nobody hit. @jseattle pic.twitter.com/7AGhSen2C2

    Blotter | Police looking for car involved in spate of CD drive-by shootings
    Union blocked at 26th. Shots apparently fired from fast moving car that turned down 27th and sped off. They're interviewing witnesses now. Nobody hit. @jseattle pic.twitter.com/7AGhSen2C2 - Whit. (@whitnuld) April 10, 2018 See something others should know about? Email CHS or call/txt (206) 399-5959. You can view recent CHS Crime coverage here.
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Apr 10

Crybaby musician’s grant carves out space for artists on Capitol Hill

Since 1999, Leigh Stone has witnessed the transformation of Capitol Hill as owner of Crybaby Studios, a subterranean warren of rehearsal spaces below 11th Ave between Pike and Pine. She has had a front row seat — or, more accurately, a view from the orchestra pit — to the accelerating gentrification of the surrounding neighborhood. Now she is carving out space for working class artists with the Crybaby Musician’s Grant, a program that will award three months’ access to a private studio and recording equipment for musicians who could not otherwise afford it.

    Crybaby musician's grant carves out space for artists on Capitol Hill
    Since 1999, Leigh Stone has witnessed the transformation of Capitol Hill as owner of Crybaby Studios, a subterranean warren of rehearsal spaces below 11th Ave between Pike and Pine. She has had a front row seat - or, more accurately, a view from the orchestra pit - to the accelerating gentrification of the surrounding neighborhood.
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Apr 10

Seattle making plans to set a minimum rate for services like Uber, Lyft

Ride sharing has faced a few bumps in its approach to the rider-rich streets of Seattle

    Seattle making plans to set a minimum rate for services like Uber, Lyft
    Having already led the way on the $15 minimum wage, Seattle is poised to set a minimum rate for car services like Uber and Lyft. The Seattle City Council approved Monday a resolution that will put City Hall on a crash course studying the so-called "transportation network companies" industry in an effort to better understand the possible impacts of forcing a minimum pay rate for drivers.
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Apr 10

Closed for renovation, Town Hall Seattle comes to Capitol Hill with neighborhood’s histories and ‘what we’ll build next’

With Town Hall’s more-than-100-year-old First Hill home closed for a year-long renovation, the community forum is distributing its effort to bring illuminating speakers and timely issues to the city into Seattle’s neighborhoods.

    Closed for renovation, Town Hall Seattle comes to Capitol Hill with neighborhood's histories and 'what we'll build next'
    With Town Hall's more-than-100-year-old First Hill home closed for a year-long renovation, the community forum is distributing its effort to bring illuminating speakers and timely issues to the city into Seattle's neighborhoods.
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Apr 09

Metier Brewing Co., a short four-hour loop ride from E Union

Capitol Hill’s craft beer scene is growing — you just need to add a four-hour loop to your ride.

    Metier Brewing Co., a short four-hour loop ride from E Union
    Capitol Hill's craft beer scene is growing - you just need to add a four-hour loop to your ride. E Union's Metier headquarters will be joined by a new venture a short, 21-mile bike ride away in Woodinville where Metier Brewing Co.
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Apr 09

CHS Pics | ‘Vine-cutting’ at the grand opening of the Arboretum Loop Trail

The Washington Park Arboretum is said to be home to the largest botanical collection west of the Mississippi, with some 20,000 trees and plants across its 230 acres, and countless birds and rocks and things. Sunday, officials and neighbors gathered along the new Arboretum Loop Trail to celebrate the route’s grand opening with a “vine-cutting,” speeches, and lots of good dogs.

    CHS Pics | 'Vine-cutting' at the grand opening of the Arboretum Loop Trail
    The Washington Park Arboretum is said to be home to the largest botanical collection west of the Mississippi, with some 20,000 trees and plants across its 230 acres, and countless birds and rocks and things. Sunday, officials and neighbors gathered along the new Arboretum Loop Trail to celebrate the route's grand opening with a "vine-cutting," speeches, and lots of good dogs.
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Apr 09

Woman robbed at gunpoint, shot fired on Summit Ave E

A woman said she was robbed at gunpoint and gunfire was reported in the area just before midnight in an incident near the 600 block of Summit Ave E late Sunday night.

    Woman robbed at gunpoint, shot fired on Summit Ave E
    A woman said she was robbed at gunpoint and gunfire was reported in the area just before midnight in an incident near the 600 block of Summit Ave E late Sunday night.
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Apr 09

Seattle set to give Central District its own design review board

In an effort to preserve and grow the historically Black culture of the Central District, Seattle is creating a new Design Review Board for the area. The proposal passed out of committee April 4, and will  go before the Seattle City Council for a vote scheduled for Monday afternoon, April 9th.

    Seattle set to give Central District its own design review board
    In an effort to preserve and grow the historically Black culture of the Central District, Seattle is creating a new Design Review Board for the area. The proposal passed out of committee April 4, and will go before the Seattle City Council for a vote scheduled for Monday afternoon, April 9th.
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Apr 09

Apr 08

CHS History | El Gallito turns 30, CD murder investigation, Elysian shake-up

Here are the top stories from this week in CHS history:

    CHS History | El Gallito turns 30, CD murder investigation, Elysian shake-up
    Here are the top stories from this week in CHS history: 2017
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Apr 08

Mount Zion’s Rev. McKinney remembered for civil rights legacy

McKinney in 2015

    Mount Zion's Rev. McKinney remembered for civil rights legacy
    Rev. Dr. Samuel B. McKinney spent his life serving the community including some six decades of service at 19th and Madison. The pastor emeritus of Mount Zion Baptist Church died Saturday at the age of 91. McKinney left the pulpit in 1998 after 40 years leading Mount Zion and remained a steady presence for the congregation and the city's Black community.
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Apr 07

CHS Pics | This week in Capitol Hill pictures

An office outing at @hugohouse, designed by #WeinsteinAU and built by #ExxelPacific, for a look at the new apartments. This corner two-bedroom apartment has sweeping views of Cal Andersen Park and two private decks! Client: Meriwether Partners

    CHS Pics | This week in Capitol Hill pictures
    The CHS Flickr Pool contains more than 36,000 photographs - most of Capitol Hill images, many glorious, some technically amazing. The pool is a mix of contributions from Capitol Hill - and nearby - shutterbugs. Interested in being part of it?
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Apr 06

This Week's Calendar Listings

Integrity/Puget Sound. 7pm Worship & Fellowship. St. Mark’s Cathedral, Thomson Chapel, 1245 10th Ave E. Integrity is an international ministry of Gay & Lesbian Episcopalians, their friends & families, dedicated to education...

Rainbow Walk for LGBTQ Elders 50+ - Volunteer Park Walk. 12 noon-1pm. 14th Ave E & E Prospect St. Every Monday starting 3/26 - Come Rain or Shine! - Meet at Black Sun sculpture across...

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Positively Living Coffee Social. 9:30am-12 noon. Cupcake Royale, 1111 E Pike St. Every Saturday. Casual social get-together for the HIV community. Anthony, 206-957-1600. Sponsored by LIfelong.

Rainbow Walk for LGBTQ Elders 50+ - Green Lake Walk. 12 noon-1pm. 7201 E Green Lake Dr. N. Every Saturday starting 3/31 - Come Rain or Shine! - Meet at the Wading Pool (along...

Center for Spiritual Living. 8:25, 9:45, 11:30am. 5801 Sand Point Way NE. Blessings & we hope to see you soon! (206) 527-8801 ext 203, www.cslseattle.org

University Lutheran Church. 9:30am Worship, 10:30am Coffee Fellowship, 11am Adult Forum & Education Hour. 1604 NE 50th St. All are welcome. We choose love. (206) 525-7074. universitylutheranseattle.org

St. Clement’s Episcopal Church. 10:30am Worship. 1501 32nd Ave S. Great music. Dynamic preaching. Holy communion. Encountering the transformative and unconditional love of God in Christ. Join us! www.stclementseattle.org

Seattle Sunday Bowling. 10:30am. West Seattle Bowl, 4505 39th Ave SW (at SW Oregon St). Open bowl every Sunday for the GLBT community & friends. You don’t have to worry about how you bowl! $6.50 + $3 shoe rental. (425) 785-4729.

Welcome Table Christian Church. 9:45am Meditation; 10:30am Worship; Labyrinth 2nd Sundays 1-4pm. 1322 S Bayview St. Where people of all genders and sexualities, and families of all shapes & sizes are welcome and celebrated. A welcoming and affirming community since 1987. welcometablecc.org

Lotus Sisters Guided Meditation. 11am-1:30pm. SASG, 115 15th Ave E, Suite 201. Meets 2nd Sunday each month. Senior students lead the meditation, provide dharma talks or reflections & lead discussion. (206) 329-5908; www.LotusSisters.org. (Meets in 2nd floor meeting room; no elevator.)

Seattle Men in Leather Monthly Brunch. 11am-1pm. Purr Cocktail Lounge, 2307 24th Ave E. Meets 2nd Sunday each month. All members of the leather community are invited to attend...

Holy Covenant International Christian Community Church. 12pm. 4525 19th Ave NE. Outreach to the LGBT community. holycovenantccc@gmail.com

Orca Swim Team Workout. Sun: Afternoon; Mon/Weds/Fri: Evenings; Tues/Thurs: Mornings. Seattle University, Connolly Athletic Center, 14th Ave & E Cherry St. Pre-registration required. Orca Swim Team workouts are for both competitive & recreational swimmers. www.orcaswimteam.org

Dignity/Seattle. 6pm-Prayer Service. Ravenna United Methodist Church, 5751 33rd Ave NE. Meets 2nd Sunday each month. Dignity/Seattle is the local chapter of the nationwide organization...

Freely Speaking Toastmasters. 7pm. Seattle Unity Church, 200 8th Ave N. Every Monday (except holidays & the last Mondays in August & December). Seattle’s only LGBT speaking club. www.FreelySpeaking.org

LGBTQ+ Group. 1:15-2:15pm. Orion Center, 1828 Yale Ave. Every Tuesday. A group for LGBTQ youth ages 13-24 & their allies. Sponsored by Youthcare. (206) 622-5555.

Rainbow Walk for LGBTQ Elders 50+ - Alki Beach Walk. 2-3pm. 61st Ave SW & Alki Ave SW. Tuesday starting 3/27 - Come Rain or Shine! - Meet at Statue of Liberty statue. Hot...

ALISS - Aging Lesbians in South Seattle Evening Gathering. 6:30-8pm. Southeast Seattle Senior Center, 4655 S Holly St, Rainier Ave S & S Holly St., Social Hall. Meets 2nd & 4th Tuesday each month. This...

Alzheimer’s Association’s LGBT Caregivers’ Support Group. 6:30-8pm. Home Street Bank, 7307 Greenwood Ave N. Meets 2nd Tuesday each month. A free information and support group for care partners, family...

Tuesday Night Sex Addicts Anonymous (GLBTQI). 7-8:30pm. All Pilgrims Christian Church, 500 Broadway E (enter at 509 10th Ave E; buzz in, Dickson room). Every Tuesday. SAA is a...

...Addicts Anonymous (GLBTQI). 7-8:30pm. All Pilgrims Christian Church, 500 Broadway E (enter at 509 10th Ave E; buzz in, Dickson room). Every Tuesday. SAA is a fellowship of men & women whose primary...

Seattle Otters Water Polo Team. 8-9:30pm. Medgar Evers Pool, 500 23rd Ave E (at E Cherry St).  Every Tuesday & Thursday. GLBT & GLBT-friendly co-ed water polo team...

Mature Friends Dining Out Luncheon. 12 noon. Roosters Restaurant, 611 Broadway E. Meets 2nd & 4th Wednesday each month. Just drop in - no RSVP required. MF is a social organization for Gay men & women, 40 years & over. www.maturefriends.org

Positively Living. 5-7pm. Lifelong, 1016 E Pike St., 3rd Fl. Every Wednesday. Social and support group for the HIV community with various topics for discussion and conversation. Anthony, 206-957-1600. Sponsored by Lifelong.

Seattle Prime Timers Cards. 2pm. Ballard NW Senior Center, 5429 32nd Ave NW. near The Locks. Meets 2nd Thursday each month in the Arts & Crafts Room on the 2nd floor to play Hearts, Cribbage or Bridge depending on who shows up. Beginners are welcome. On Metro routes 44 and 17X.

Gay Fathers Association of Seattle. 7:30-9pm. Group Health, 201 16th Ave E, Central Bldg, Lower Atrium. Every Thursday. Support meetings for Gay fathers & Gay men who are...

Rainbow Walk for LGBTQ Elders 50+ - Kubota Gardens Walk. 12 noon-1pm. 9817 55th Ave S. Every Friday starting 3/30 - Come Rain or Shine! - Meet at the corner of 55th...

...S. Every Friday starting 3/30 - Come Rain or Shine! - Meet at the corner of 55th Ave S and Renton Ave S. Hot coffee and beautiful Rainbow umbrellas to use “just in case.” For info, call (206...

Gay Kickball Welcome All $5 Pick-Up Game. 1:45pm. Bobby Morris Playfield, 11th Ave & E Pine St. Join us for our welcome all $5 gay kickball pick-up game. Please wear something...

...7-10pm. Pick up maps at participating shops & galleries located in the Ballard business district (Ballard Ave NW & NW Market St area). Meets 2nd Saturday each month. Enjoy an evening of art as local galleries & businesses...

“Ominous Adages, Faceless Obsessions & Other Narratives” - Linocuts by Alan LaMont - Artist Reception. 7-10pm. Grumpy Old Man’s Comics, Art & Collectibles (The Curmudgeon Gallery), 1732 NW Market St.

Seattle Red Dress Party. 8pm-1am. 415 Westlake, 415 Westlake Ave N. Benefit dance and party hosted by Gaysha Starr and Aleksa Manila...

Baha’i Prayer & Fellowship Circle. 10am. Pearl Warren Bldg, 606 12th Ave S. Meets 3rd Sunday each month. Share prayers, readings, thoughts & music. All backgrounds, all faiths welcome. (206) 391-2188.

...building community. Gay City Health Project’s Wellness Center provides anonymous & confidential HIV/STD testing. 517 E Pike St. More info or to schedule an appointment, (206) 860-6969. www.gaycity.org

...camping for GLBT folks. Must be 21; ID required. trc@camptrc.org, www.camptrc.org, 1122 E Pike St #1069, Seattle 98122-3934...

...18 - Sarah Hardin, (425) 271-5600, ext 155; sarahh@rays.org; Roots Young Adult Shelter: 1415 NE 43rd St., (206) 632-1635; www.rootsinfo.org; Safe Schools Coalition: www.safeschoolscoalition.org; (206) 451-SAFE...

    SGN - Seattle Gay News - Page 40 - Events Calendar - Friday, April 6, 2018 - Volume 46 Issue 14
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