2 hours ago

Realfine Coffee makes Pride weekend debut on Capitol Hill

An E Pine cafe kicked back into motion Friday. West Seattle-born Realfine Coffee is now open next to the E Pine Rudy’s.

    Realfine Coffee makes Pride weekend debut on Capitol Hill
    An E Pine cafe kicked back into motion Friday. West Seattle-born Realfine Coffee is now open next to the E Pine Rudy's. The opening puts the former home of Stumptown back into action after it was shuttered late this summer so the company could focus on its 12th Ave location.
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6 hours ago

Capitol Hill Community Post | Mayor Durkan honors six community members at 2018 Pride Awards

Congratulations to winners of @CityofSeattle @MayorJenny’s Pride Awards presented this afternoon at @TerraPlata!

    Capitol Hill Community Post | Mayor Durkan honors six community members at 2018 Pride Awards
    Congratulations to winners of @CityofSeattle @MayorJenny's Pride Awards presented this afternoon at @TerraPlata! Honorees included @GSBA's Louise Chernin & Tristen Pamphlet-Gardner, Beto Yarce, Monisha Harrell, Charlene Strong and @ALEKSAMANILA! #Pride2018⁠ ⁠ #SeattlePride pic.twitter.com/osbijoNreG - Brian M.
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6 hours ago

Cantwell, Jayapal, Macri on the ballot in August primary

August is coming, and amid the mad summer dash to enjoy every rooftop deck and patio in town, we also get to vote in the primary. This year is considered an off-year election, since there’s no presidential race, but there are still a number of elections at various levels of government. Washington has a top-two primary system, meaning that the top two candidates, regardless of party, will face off in November. Locally, that can mean a left-leaning candidate will run against a lefter-leaning candidate, though there are races where Capitol Hillers might see an actual (R) on the ballot in the fall.

    Cantwell, Jayapal, Macri on the ballot in August primary
    August is coming, and amid the mad summer dash to enjoy every rooftop deck and patio in town, we also get to vote in the primary. This year is considered an off-year election, since there's no presidential race, but there are still a number of elections at various levels of government.
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15 hours ago

Hundreds cross Capitol Hill in march against Trump policies separating immigrant families

Hundreds March from St.Marks to St. James in protest of immigrant detention in #Seattle. @jseattle pic.twitter.com/vChOAlqC8W

    Hundreds cross Capitol Hill in march against Trump policies separating immigrant families
    Hundreds March from St.Marks to St. James in protest of immigrant detention in #Seattle. @jseattle pic.twitter.com/vChOAlqC8W - Alex Garland (@AGarlandPhoto) June 22, 2018 Hundreds of marchers traveled across Capitol Hill Thursday night from St. Mark's to St. James in a show of solidarity against the separation of immigrant children from their families.
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26 hours ago

Victim says thousands ripped off in 23rd and Union mugging

(Image: @sdottraffic)

    Victim says thousands ripped off in 23rd and Union mugging
    Seattle Police are investigating a mugging at 23rd and Union Wednesday night that reportedly netted a group of three thieves thousands in cash. Officers were called to the southeast corner of the intersection at the Midtown Center shopping center around 9:15 PM to a report that a group of three males was seen pushing another person to the ground before fleeing in a vehicle last seen headed south.
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30 hours ago

Seattle readying domestic worker ‘bill of rights’ with minimum wage for nannies, house cleaners

With reporting by SCC Insight

    Seattle readying domestic worker 'bill of rights' with minimum wage for nannies, house cleaners
    Thursday, a Seattle City Council committee will begin working on a "domestic workers' bill of rights," a new ordinance that sets rules for nannies, house cleaners, gardeners, and more including a minimum wage and rest breaks. Teresa Mosqueda is sponsoring the "domestic workers' bill of rights" ordinance that establishes several rights and protections for domestic workers in Seattle.
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31 hours ago

Community calendar: Comic Con, West African griot party, city beaches and more

SAT Free iced coffees and popsicles, botanical art, live bluegrass from the Neighborhood Boys, park games, Tree Tour of culturally significant trees, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Freeway Park, 700 Seneca St., Seattle (facebook.com/events/269373946971042/).

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...of Argentina and the scientists who study them, 6 p.m. Tuesday, The Royal Room, 5000 Rainier Ave. S., Seattle; free, advance tickets required (206-652-2444 or sewardpark.audubon.org/events/penguins-desert...

JUNE 28 Carousel, at the zoo since 2006, turns 100; short program, relighting of the carousel, dessert for first 500 people, 6:30 p.m.; free carousel rides, 6:30-8:30 p.m. June 28, Woodland Park Zoo, 5500 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $12.95-$20.95, ages 2 and younger free (206-548-2500 or zoo.org).

...proceeds benefit the artists and the Conservatory, 6-10 p.m. Friday, Volunteer Park Conservatory, 1400 E. Galer St., Seattle; $12 or $15 at the door if available (volunteerparkconservatory.org/for-the-love-of...

SUN 5K run or one mile walk for all ages, all proceeds benefit Fred Hutch Cancer Research Center, 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Magnuson Park, 7400 Sand Point Way N.E., Seattle; $25-$45 (defeatmyeloma.org).

PLAN AHEAD Fundraising 2.5 mile walk/run to raise money for Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS) to buy rice and other food for the ACRS Food Bank, 8 a.m. June 30, Seward Park, 5902 Lake Washington Blvd. S., Seattle; free, donations/fundraising requested (walkforrice.org).

PLAN AHEAD Auction, salmon dinner to support the First People of Seattle, the Duwamish Tribe, 4 p.m. June 30, Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center, 4705 W. Marginal Way S.W., Seattle; $125 (206-431-1582 or duwamishtribe.org).

...red taillight and red rear reflector required, 9 p.m. June 29, Peddler Brewing Company, 1514 N.W. Leary Way, Seattle; $10-$40 (cascade.org/rides-major-rides/seattle-night-ride...

FRI GLBTQ social dance community, dance to salsa, swing, country, disco swing, ages 21+; fundraiser for Saturday’s Dyke March; 8:30-11:30 p.m. Friday, Century Ballroom, 915 E. Pine St., Seattle; $10 at the door (206-324-7263 or centuryballroom.com/home/events/outdancing-6).

SAT Events for all ages, Family Pride and Queer Youth Pride, noon-9 p.m. Saturday, along Broadway and in Cal Anderson Park, 1635 11th Ave, Seattle; Main Stage performances and DJs, noon-9 p.m. Saturday, Broadway and Harrison Street, Seattle (seattlepridefest.org).

SUN Gastronomic experience and culinary competition, chefs to vie for the title of Lamb Jam Seattle Champion, 2 p.m. Sunday, Seattle Design Center, 5701 Sixth Ave. S., Seattle; $75-$125 (americanlambjam.com/seattle-lamb-jam/).

SUN Celebrating 30 years with free slices, limit two per person, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Pagliacci Pizza, 550 Queen Anne Ave. N., Seattle (pagliacci.com/).

JUNE 28 La Cocina School chicken and pork tamale cooking class; proceeds benefit Senior Wellness Program, 6 p.m. June 28, El Centro De La Raza, 2524 16th Ave. S., Seattle; $85 (206-957-4649 or elcentrodelaraza.org/events/event/lacocina/).

SAT-SUN Seasonal vegetable starts, tomatoes, peppers, eggplants, tomatillos, herbs, cucumber, squach, lettuce, beans; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Abundant Greens Urban Farm, 2843 N.W. 57th St., Seattle (abundantgreensurbanfarm.com/).

SUN Tour of 12 private gardens and one public bee garden, proceeds benefit nonprofit organizations; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday; day of event tickets available at West Seattle Nursery, 5275 California Ave. S.W., Seattle; $25 (westseattlegardentour.org).

SUN Play croquet or bring other outdoor games for all ages, bring a picnic, 3-7 p.m. Sunday, Dunn Gardens, 13533 Northshire Road N.W., Seattle; free (dunngardens.org/events/picnic-at-the-dunn).

FRI-SUN Comic writers and artists, vendors, exhibits, speakers and panels, Friday-Sunday, CenturyLink Field Event Center, 800 Occidental Ave. S., Seattle; $46-$56/day (facebook.com/ACEcomiccon/).

...red lights, no white flashlights; weather may cancel, 9 p.m. Saturday, Green Lake Park, 7201 E. Green Lake Drive N., Seattle; free (seattleastro.org/news_and_events/star_parties...

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).

SAT Live theatrical performances with archival film, turning history into a personal journey, 1 p.m. Saturday, Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI), 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle; $15.95-$19.95, ages 14 and younger free (206-324-1126 or mohai.org/event/living-voices-klondike-2/).

...and musicians preserving culture and oral traditions, 8 p.m. Saturday, Northwest African American Museum, 2300 S. Massachusetts St., Seattle; free, preregistration required (206-386-4636 or spl.org/event-calendar?trumbaEmbed=view%3Devent...

...a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays, until 8 p.m. Thursdays, Nordic Museum, 2655 N.W. Market St., Seattle; $10-$15 (206-789-5707 or nordicmuseum.org...

...of Horror Film;” 10 a.m.-7 p.m. daily, Museum of Pop Culture (MoPop), 325 Fifth Ave. N., Seattle; $17-$36 (206-770-2700 or mopop.org...

SAT-MON Dragon boat paddling, on-land instruction, one hour on the lake, no experience or reservations required, 3 p.m. Sundays, 6 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, 8 a.m. Saturdays, Kenmore Air parking lot, 950 Westlake Ave. N., Seattle; free (seattleflyingdragons.org).

SAT Ninety-minute themed walk with games, activities and learning for ages 2-12 and their families, 1 p.m. Saturday, Graham Visitor Center, 2300 Arboretum Dr. East, Seattle; free, no preregistration needed (206-685-8033 or botanicgardens.uw.edu/washington-park-arboretum/).

SAT-SUN Eastside Modern Jazz Orchestra, 2 p.m. Saturday; Kirkland Civic Orchestra, 2 p.m. Sunday, Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, 3015 N.W. 54th St., Seattle (ballardlocks.org/free-summer-concerts.html).

SUN Music by IJenHeh, 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Admiral Congregational Church, 4320 S.W. Hill St., Seattle (admiralchurch.org/events/).

SAT Japanese Yukatas and Kimonos for men and women and other Japanese clothes and textiles, fans, purses and more, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Washington, 1414 S. Weller St., Seattle (jcccw.org).

...10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, noon-4 p.m. Sunday, Northminster Presbyterian Church, 7706 25th Ave. N.W., Seattle (northminsterpres.org...

...permitting, noon-7 p.m. weekdays, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays; Madison, 1900 43rd Ave. E.; Baker, 2301 Lake Washington Blvd. S.; Seward, 5902 Lake Washington Blvd. S.; West Green Lake...

...weekdays, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays; Madison, 1900 43rd Ave. E.; Baker, 2301 Lake Washington Blvd. S.; Seward, 5902 Lake Washington Blvd. S.; West Green Lake, 7312 W. Green Lake Drive; Matthews...

...Baker, 2301 Lake Washington Blvd. S.; Seward, 5902 Lake Washington Blvd. S.; West Green Lake, 7312 W. Green Lake Drive; Matthews, 9300 51st Ave. N.E.; Madrona Beach, 853 Lake Washington Blvd.; East Green Lake...

...Beach, 853 Lake Washington Blvd.; East Green Lake, 7201 E. Green Lake Drive N.; Magnuson, Northeast 65th Street and Sand Point Way Northeast, and Pritchard, 8400 55th Ave. S., Seattle (seattle.gov/parks/find/swimming-beaches...

...Green Lake Drive N.; Magnuson, Northeast 65th Street and Sand Point Way Northeast, and Pritchard, 8400 55th Ave. S., Seattle (seattle.gov/parks/find/swimming-beaches...

ONGOING Heated saltwater Olympic size pool, Giant Tube Slide; open swims, swimming lessons, special events, daily, Lincoln Park, 8603 Fauntleroy Way S.W., Seattle; $3.75-$5.50 (206-684-7494 or seattle.gov/parks/find/pools/colman-pool).

ONGOING Big Pool with corkscrew slide, shallow Little Pool; swim lessons, open swims, themed events, hours vary daily, 2535 32nd Ave. W., Seattle; $3.75-$5.50 (206-684-4708 or seattle.gov/parks/find/pools/mounger-pool).

...of 4-6 people or join one, 2:30 p.m. Saturday, The Fremont Tavern, 3517 Fremont Ave. N., Seattle; $10-$25 (theworldisfun.org/eventlist/2018/4/12/know-your-neighborhood-fremont...

    Community calendar: Comic Con, West African griot party, city beaches and more
    A detailed, categorized calendar of events all over Seattle and Western Washington, June 22-28, 2018. Share story SAT Shelters and rescues with pets for adoption, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Marymoor Park, 6046 W. Lake Sammamish Parkway N.E., Redmond ( facebook.com/events/182570682391431/).
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45 hours ago

Pike/Pine entrepreneur tells Big Mario’s goodbye as he gears up for stadium Gridiron project

Meinert, center, on patrol on E Pike

    Pike/Pine entrepreneur tells Big Mario's goodbye as he gears up for stadium Gridiron project
    Capitol Hill-born Big Mario's has been sold. But don't be sad. Your favorite chain of faux dive pizza bars is in familiar, local hands. Dave Meinert, a Seattle nightlife entrepreneur with his fingers in many of the most popular venues in the core of Pike/Pine entertainment district, announced he has been bought out of the three-location pizza chain by his longtime partners and frequent collaborators.
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2 days ago

Blotter | I-5 death, Broadway hate assault, E Pine thumb stabbing

See something others should know about? Email CHS or call/txt (206) 399-5959. You can view recent CHS Crime coverage here.

    Blotter | I-5 death, Broadway hate assault, E Pine thumb stabbing
    See something others should know about? Email CHS or call/txt (206) 399-5959. You can view recent CHS Crime coverage here. I-5 death: Monday morning commuters were witness to a horrific scene along...
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2 days ago

Families Belong Together protests on June 30th include Seattle rally

Jayapal at a Father’s Day rally in downtown Seattle against the Trump administration’s immigration policies.

    Families Belong Together protests on June 30th include Seattle rally
    Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal is calling for "a mass mobilization to demand the Trump administration stop its practice of separating families." The U.S. Representative from Washington's 7th Congressional District is calling on her constituents to join a nationwide Families Belong Together protest on June 30th: Families Belong Together Seattle "This is the moral test of our time and we must show up together to protect innocent children and their parents," Jayapal's message to supporters reads.
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2 days ago

With a snip of a ribbon, two years of construction starts on Capitol Hill Station development

On the warm night of June 19th, 2018 a celebration did its best to fill the empty space around Broadway’s Capitol Hill Station as ground broke on the new development that includes new retail, 428 housing units — 176 of which are affordable housing, and a new community plaza featuring the AMP: AIDS Memorial Pathway remembering those who have succumbed to the disease.

    With a snip of a ribbon, two years of construction starts on Capitol Hill Station development
    On the warm night of June 19th, 2018 a celebration did its best to fill the empty space around Broadway's Capitol Hill Station as ground broke on the new development that includes new retail, 428 housing units - 176 of which are affordable housing, and a new community plaza featuring the AMP: AIDS Memorial Pathway remembering those who have succumbed to the disease.
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3 days ago

Remembering DeCharlene Williams, Central District celebrates Juneteenth ‘freedom day’

The Buffalo Soldiers Of Seattle, 9th-10th Cavalry (Image: Karen Toering)

    Remembering DeCharlene Williams, Central District celebrates Juneteenth 'freedom day'
    Seattle is marking Juneteenth, a celebration of freedom and the end of slavery in the United States, with parties and events again in 2018 though it has lost one of its driving forces behind the holiday. The King County Council issued a proclamation this week recognizing the importance of the celebration.
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3 days ago

City Council considering changes to how Seattle prosecutes hate crimes

The Seattle City Council will begin the legislative process Tuesday afternoon to change the way hate crimes are prosecuted in the city.

    City Council considering changes to how Seattle prosecutes hate crimes
    The Seattle City Council will begin the legislative process Tuesday afternoon to change the way hate crimes are prosecuted in the city.
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3 days ago

3 days ago

True Hope Village, a tiny piece of Seattle’s big homelessness and affordability problem, moves forward in the Central District

Employees of Vulcan gathered for a day of community service to construct the 30 homes destined for the Central District’s True Hope Village (Image: Vulcan)

    True Hope Village, a tiny piece of Seattle's big homelessness and affordability problem, moves forward in the Central District
    Monday afternoon, the Seattle City Council is set to approve the legislative underpinning to Mayor Jenny Durkan's "bridge housing" plan creating a $9.5 million a year program for shelter and "tiny house" encampments. So-called bridge housing is the rare cog in Seattle City Hall's engine that still seems spinning forward for solutions to the city's intertwined homelessness and affordability crisis.
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4 days ago

Doghouse’s leather and kink retail project set to kick new life into 107-year-old Pike/Pine building with a (probably) racy past

A Capitol Hill leather and kink shop is set to be at the heart of an overhaul of an overlooked but history-packed 107-year-old building on a key E Pike block.

    Doghouse's leather and kink retail project set to kick new life into 107-year-old Pike/Pine building with a (probably) racy past
    A Capitol Hill leather and kink shop is set to be at the heart of an overhaul of an overlooked but history-packed 107-year-old building on a key E Pike block.
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6 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 - shutterbugs. Interested in being part of it?
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Jun 15

Video shows reported racial harassment at Capitol Hill QFC

Here is the video of a confrontation between a manager and two black customers inside Capitol Hill’s Harvard Market QFC that, the Seattle Times reports, resulted in the employee’s suspension and an apology from the company.

    Video shows reported racial harassment at Capitol Hill QFC
    Here is the video of a confrontation between a manager and two black customers inside Capitol Hill's Harvard Market QFC that, the Seattle Times reports, resulted in the employee's suspension and an apology from the company. The posted video begins with the men at the Pike and Broadway store's self-checkout as they are being told to leave the grocery by the manager and security.
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Jun 15

Design board settles on big new mural to solve Capitol Hill building’s color problem

The mural is planned to cover this giant blank cement wall currently facing the FAME Church parking lot

    Design board settles on big new mural to solve Capitol Hill building's color problem
    Murals solve everything. The fix for this Capitol Hill building forced to return to design review this week because it has the wrong color siding will be a giant mural running the length of the western wall below the Broadcast Apartments.
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Jun 14

20 years of community engagement set to pay off as ground breaks on Capitol Hill Station’s ‘transit oriented development’

The future view of “Building A” from Broadway (Image: Hewitt)

    20 years of community engagement set to pay off as ground breaks on Capitol Hill Station's 'transit oriented development'
    On Tuesday, June 19th, a celebration for the groundbreaking of the new development at Capitol Hill Station will be held at the Broadway site. The event will include live music, the Capitol Hill Neighborhood Farmers Market, and food and drinks from local businesses.
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Jun 14

Community calendar: Juneteenth, PrideFest, Father’s Day and more

PLAN AHEAD “Pride Beyond Borders” theme, Fourth Avenue from Union Street to Seattle Center, 11 a.m. June 24, Downtown Seattle, Seventh Avenue and Pine Street, Seattle (seattlepride.org).

FRI Quilter’s Tea & Tour, bring your quilt to share and enter People’s Choice Show, 1 p.m. Friday, Meeker Mansion, 312 Spring St., Puyallup; $15 reservations required (253-848-1770 or meekermansion.org).

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...Evening Zoo special hours 6-8:30 p.m. June 21, 28; Woodland Park Zoo, 5500 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $12.95-$20.95 ages 2 and younger free (206-548-2500 or zoo...

PLAN AHEAD 5K run or one mile walk for all ages, all proceeds benefit Fred Hutch Cancer Research Center, 9:30 a.m. June 24, Magnuson Park, 7400 Sand Point Way N.E., Seattle; $30-$45 (defeatmyeloma.org).

SAT Rainier Valley Food Bank five-mile, leisurely bike tours visiting urban gardens and farms, for all ages; 3 p.m. Saturday, Bike Works, 3709 S. Ferdinand St., Seattle; free (www.rvfb.org/2018/05/12/urban-ag-bike-tour-2018/).

SAT Bicycle racing, 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m.; food and beverage vendors, beer garden, 11:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m.; neighborhood fun ride, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Saturday, Volunteer Park, 1247 15th Ave. E., Seattle (tacotimenw.bike/races-events-rides/volunteer-park-criterium/).

...history cruises on Lake Union, 2 and 4 p.m. June 23, Virginia V Steamer, 860 Terry Ave. N., Suite 223, Seattle; $25, ages 12 and younger free, by reservation (206-624-9119 or...

SAT Entertainment for all ages, music, commercial, community and food vendors, children’s activities, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Morgan Junction Park, 6401 California Ave. S.W., Seattle (facebook.com/events/242829679594090).

...puppets, floats, dancers, musicians, no motorized vehicles or printed words, 1 p.m. Saturday, from Northwest 39th Street and Leary Way Northwest to Gas Works Park for celebration 1-10 p.m. with music, food trucks, beer...

SAT-SUN Display of up to 50 classic motoryachts, some available to board, wear soft-soled shoes, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Bell Harbor Marina, 2203 Alaskan Way, Seattle (classicyacht.org/event/bell-harbor-classic-weekend-2018).

SUN Dance for all ages with music by KEXP DJs, snacks, activities, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, KEXP Gathering Space, 472 First Avenue North, Seattle; $10, proceeds benefit KEXP, preregister through Saturday (events.uw.edu/c/express/8fadca06-ee30-404c-a3d6-06904f21dff3)

SAT Tasting event with 20 wineries located within Seattle, food truck, 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Block 41, 115 Bell St., Seattle; $35-$50 (seattleuncorked.com/event/1850/).

PLAN AHEAD Gastronomic experience and culinary competition, more than a dozen chefs to vie for the title of Lamb Jam Seattle Champion, 2 p.m. June 24, Seattle Design Center, 5701 Sixth Ave. S., Seattle; $75-$125 (americanlambjam.com/seattle-lamb-jam/).

...Go,” discusses implications of life on Mars, 7 p.m. June 21, Pacific Science Center, 200 Second Ave. N, Seattle; $5 (206-443-2844 or pacificsciencecenter.org/events/colonizing-mars-2018-06-21...

...musicians preserving culture and oral traditions, 8 p.m. June 23, Northwest African American Museum, 2300 S. Massachusetts St., Seattle; free, preregistration required (206-386-4636 or spl.org/event-calendar?trumbaEmbed=view%3Devent...

...30, register by Sunday; museum open house, 1-4 p.m. June 24, Pioneer Hall, 1642 43rd Ave. E., Seattle (206-325-0888 or wapioneers.com...

...ages 8 and older welcome, binoculars provided, 10 a.m. Saturday, Seward Park Audubon Center, 5902 Lake Washington Boulevard S., Seattle; $7, preregister (206-652-2444 or sewardpark.audubon.org/events/lgbt-lets-go-birding...

SAT Japanese folk tales Family Saturday activities, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday; free admission for ages 12 and younger 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Seattle Japanese Garden, 1075 Lake Washington Blvd. E., Seattle; $4-$8 (206-684-4725 or seattlejapanesegarden.org).

...Mustangs Northwest Mustangs and classic car show, 9 a.m. Sunday, Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, 3015 N.W. 54th St., Seattle (nws.usace.army.mil/Portals/27/docs/civilworks/locks_dams/chittenden/2018SummerSched8x11.pdf...

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

ONGOING Outdoor heated saltwater 50 meter, 8 lane Olympic size pool, Giant Tube Slide; open swims, swimming lessons, special events, daily starting Saturday, Lincoln Park, 8603 Fauntleroy Way S.W., Seattle; $3.75-$6 (206-684-7494 or seattle.gov/parks/find/pools/colman-pool).

ONGOING Big Pool with corkscrew slide, shallow Little Pool; swim lessons, open swims, Mounger Pool, 2535 32nd Ave. W., Seattle; $3.75-$5.50 (206-684-4708 or seattle.gov/parks/find/pools/mounger-pool).

...26, Madrona Beach, 853 Lake Washington Blvd., and East Green Lake, East Green Lake Beach, 7201 E. Green Lake Drive N., Seattle (seattle.gov/parks...

SUN Cruise on historic mini-ferry, 45-50 minute tour of the Lake Union floating homes, humorous narration of old Seattle on the hour 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sundays, South Lake Union, 901 Fairview Ave. N., Seattle; $3-$12 cash on boarding (206-713-8446 or seattleferryservice.com).

SAT Join DIRT Corps with maintenance work, 10 a.m. Saturday, Westcrest Park, 9000 Eighth Ave. S.W., Seattle (206-850-2609 or seattle.greencitypartnerships.org/event/13428/).

    Community calendar: Juneteenth, PrideFest, Father's Day and more
    A detailed, categorized calendar of events all over Seattle and Western Washington, June 15-21, 2018. Share story SAT Donations for kitten care requested, including kitten food, kitty litter and toys; games, refreshments, activities for all ages, see kittens, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, MoltenWorks Glass Studio, 12810 N.E. 178th St., Woodinville ( homewardpet.org/events/furbabyshower).
    https://www.seattletimes.com

Jun 13

Here’s why there are no Pride banners on Broadway

The 2018 Dyke March will bring plenty of rainbows to Broadway

    Here's why there are no Pride banners on Broadway
    Nobody seemed to notice when the snowflakes didn't go up around Christmas. But a few readers have asked CHS to check in on a symbol of Pride missing from the Broadway streetscape again this year. There are no Pride banners on the street's utility poles.
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Jun 13

Blotter | Beating victim found on Melrose, cyclist hit at 12th/Alder

See something others should know about? Email CHS or call/txt (206) 399-5959. You can view recent CHS Crime coverage here.

    Blotter | Beating victim found on Melrose, cyclist hit at 12th/Alder
    See something others should know about? Email CHS or call/txt (206) 399-5959. You can view recent CHS Crime coverage here. Melrose beating victim: Police are investigating a robbery and assault aft...
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Jun 13

What’s next for Seattle’s head tax? Sawant pivoting on ‘Tax Amazon Movement’ after repeal

(Image: The Tax Amazon Facebook group)

    What's next for Seattle's head tax? Sawant pivoting on 'Tax Amazon Movement' after repeal
    Even as they voted to repeal it, Seattle City Council members said Tuesday that an employee hours tax is probably the city's best route forward to creating an alternative, non-regressive revenue stream to combat Seattle's affordability crisis. The moves begin, now, to come up with a new, stronger tax plan.
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Jun 12

Capitol Hill’s Honeyhole loses round in trademark battle over name

The Corleone is definitely worth a court challenge (Image: Honeyhole Sandwiches)

    Capitol Hill's Honeyhole loses round in trademark battle over name
    Pike/Pine dive bar and sandwich joint the Honeyhole is facing a legal battle over its very essence: its classic name.
    http://www.capitolhillseattle.com

Jun 12

Good news, Amazon, Seattle won’t be taxing you after all

Tuesday at high noon, the Seattle City Council will begin a special meeting session to vote on a repeal of the newly passed tax on its largest businesses to help pay for homelessness services and affordable housing in one of the fastest growing, most expensive cities in the nation.

    Good news, Amazon, Seattle won't be taxing you after all
    Tuesday at high noon, the Seattle City Council will begin a special meeting session to vote on a repeal of the newly passed tax on its largest businesses to help pay for homelessness services and affordable housing in one of the fastest growing, most expensive cities in the nation.
    http://www.capitolhillseattle.com

Jun 11

CHS Pics | Celebrating Capitol Hill’s ‘only holiday’ at the Volunteer Park Pride Festival

“Was supposed to rain but didn’t” is pretty much the way Pride celebrations roll every June in Seattle. Saturday, around 12,000 people enjoyed the sun breaks at the annual Volunteer Park Pride Festival.

    CHS Pics | Celebrating Capitol Hill's 'only holiday' at the Volunteer Park Pride Festival
    " Was supposed to rain but didn't" is pretty much the way Pride celebrations roll every June in Seattle. Saturday, around 12,000 people enjoyed the sun breaks at the annual Volunteer Park Pride Festival. The event has morphed from a family picnic into a day of information and action - there were more than 100 booths this year - and music.
    http://www.capitolhillseattle.com

Jun 11

Chamber pulls back on plan to expand ‘Business Improvement Area’ and property assessments across Hill

The Capitol Hill Chamber of Commerce is pulling back on a years-long plan to expand a Business Improvement Area (BIA) property assessment that would provide hundreds of thousands of dollars for providing street clean-up and merchant support across the neighborhood.

    Chamber pulls back on plan to expand 'Business Improvement Area' and property assessments across Hill
    The Capitol Hill Chamber of Commerce is pulling back on a years-long plan to expand a Business Improvement Area (BIA) property assessment that would provide hundreds of thousands of dollars for providing street clean-up and merchant support across the neighborhood.
    http://www.capitolhillseattle.com

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Jun 09

‘Hope in Seattle’ — Community Care Day brings a little extra help to Cal Anderson

Jimmy Berry, an attendee at Community Care Day in Cal Anderson

    'Hope in Seattle' - Community Care Day brings a little extra help to Cal Anderson
    The 2018 Community Care Day, held at the Cal Anderson Shelter House across from Central Lutheran Church, brought community members from across Seattle to a central location Friday providing medical services, hot food, hygiene kits and vital information for anyone who needs a little extra help.
    http://www.capitolhillseattle.com

Jun 09

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 - shutterbugs. Interested in being part of it?
    http://www.capitolhillseattle.com

Jun 08

CHS Pics | All dogs are good dogs at fourth annual First Hill Fidos

Now in its fourth year, First Hill Fidos filled the park with furry friends and their fans Thursday night. As the doggos marked their territory in our hearts, neighbors met each other for the first time, and some new friends were made in the process.

    CHS Pics | All dogs are good dogs at fourth annual First Hill Fidos
    Now in its fourth year, First Hill Fidos filled the park with furry friends and their fans Thursday night. As the doggos marked their territory in our hearts, neighbors met each other for the first time, and some new friends were made in the process.
    http://www.capitolhillseattle.com

Jun 08

Starch? Sure. Redevelopment? Not yet — All Seasons owners say they’ll hold onto E Olive Way property

The Kims want you to know All Seasons Cleaners, the E Olive Way drive-thru dry cleaners and home to on the Hill’s busiest little weekend flea markets, won’t be going away — not for a few more years, at least.

    Starch? Sure. Redevelopment? Not yet - All Seasons owners say they'll hold onto E Olive Way property
    The Kims want you to know All Seasons Cleaners, the E Olive Way drive-thru dry cleaners and home to on the Hill's busiest little weekend flea markets, won't be going away - not for a few more years, at least.
    http://www.capitolhillseattle.com

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