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CHS Pics | This week in Capitol Hill pictures

The CHS Flickr Pool contains more than 35,000 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 35,000 photographs - most of Capitol Hill images, many glorious, some technically amazing. The pool is a mix of contributions from Capitol Hill - and nearby -...
    http://www.capitolhillseattle.com

19 hours ago

Grants power new solar arrays atop Harborview, Seattle Central

(Image: Harborview Medical Center)

    Grants power new solar arrays atop Harborview, Seattle Central
    First Hill's Harborview is installing the largest solar array of any hospital in the state with help from City of Seattle and federal grants. "Harborview is committed to sustainability in our operations," Pam Jorgensen, assistant the hospital's administrator of facilities and engineering said in the announcement of the project.
    http://www.capitolhillseattle.com

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Here’s what owner Stowell says about closing Anchovies and Olives

(Image: Anchovies and Olives)

    Here's what owner Stowell says about closing Anchovies and Olives
    After eight years of business, Anchovies and Olives will close to end 2017. Seattle restaurateur Ethan Stowell, one of the city's most prolific chef/owners, says not to try to read too much into the closure. It's not always about trends and demographics. Sometimes, it's just time for restaurants to close.
    http://www.capitolhillseattle.com

39 hours ago

CHS Pics | A happy hilladays Capitol Hill Art Walk

Thursday’s Capitol Hill Art Walk featured a small swarm of miniature art sales and a few shows with fun twists from La Croix to neon. Here are a few sugar-plum visions of a busy night for artful events around Capitol Hill.

    CHS Pics | A happy hilladays Capitol Hill Art Walk
    Thursday's Capitol Hill Art Walk featured a small swarm of miniature art sales and a few shows with fun twists from La Croix to neon. Here are a few sugar-plum visions of a busy night for artful events around Capitol Hill. For more things to get out and do this weekend, check out the CHS Happy Hilladays Calendar.
    http://www.capitolhillseattle.com

44 hours ago

Westman’s Bagels and Coffee bringing ‘morning culture’ to E Madison

Highly anticipated Westman’s Bagels and Coffee is nearly ready to serve up its first boiled and baked masterpieces with just the right amount of schmear — maybe even opening in time to enjoy a few of the final days of Chanukah. Sometimes big expectations get packed into small spaces on Capitol Hill.

    Westman's Bagels and Coffee bringing 'morning culture' to E Madison
    Highly anticipated Westman's Bagels and Coffee is nearly ready to serve up its first boiled and baked masterpieces with just the right amount of schmear - maybe even opening in time to enjoy a few of the final days of Chanukah. Sometimes big expectations get packed into small spaces on Capitol Hill.
    http://www.capitolhillseattle.com

44 hours ago

Take a walk through what a well-lit Cal Anderson would look like

Proposals for transforming the lighting of Capitol Hill’s central Cal Anderson Park to make the space safer and friendlier to nighttime visitors were unveiled Thursday night at a community open house.

    Take a walk through what a well-lit Cal Anderson would look like
    Proposals for transforming the lighting of Capitol Hill's central Cal Anderson Park to make the space safer and friendlier to nighttime visitors were unveiled Thursday night at a community open house. Here is a walk through the park with the elements recommended by Seattle design firm the Berger Partnership.
    http://www.capitolhillseattle.com

2 days ago

2 days ago

Capitol Hill Pets | Aurea and Raider in Volunteer Park

CHS caught up with Aurea Astro and Raider at the Holiday in the Park event at Volunteer Park. Raider is a pit bull/lab mix who is about seven. Raider is usually never without her ball but lost it on the way to the park that night. Aurea and Raider were united on Christmas Eve two years ago and so far “it has worked out” for the both of them. If you find Raider’s ball, let us know.

    Capitol Hill Pets | Aurea and Raider in Volunteer Park
    CHS caught up with Aurea Astro and Raider at the Holiday in the Park event at Volunteer Park. Raider is a pit bull/lab mix who is about seven. Raider is usually never without her ball but lost it on the way to the park that night.
    http://www.capitolhillseattle.com

2 days ago

Starbucks making Capitol Hill ‘move’ of its Broadway/Republican cafe

Broadway and Denny’s coming soon Starbucks

    Starbucks making Capitol Hill 'move' of its Broadway/Republican cafe
    The Seattle-based coffee giant is pretty much ruining the joke. There won't be a Starbucks on every corner on Broadway. Employees at the Broadway and Republican location are telling customers that, come 2018, the shop will be "moving" to the new 101 Broadway building, across from Capitol Hill Station at Broadway and Denny.
    http://www.capitolhillseattle.com

2 days ago

Victrola expanding coffee roasting operations off Hill but Pike’s small-batch beans will stay

Inside Pike Victrola’s roasting room (Image: Victrola Roasters)

    Victrola expanding coffee roasting operations off Hill but Pike's small-batch beans will stay
    Capitol Hill remains fertile ground for coffee bean roasting but the area's tight quarters will mean one player is downsizing its on-Hill operations.
    http://www.capitolhillseattle.com

3 days ago

3 days ago

Blotter | Victim reports hate crime in Broadway pepper spray assault

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

    Blotter | Victim reports hate crime in Broadway pepper spray assault
    See something others should know about? Email CHS or call/txt (206) 399-5959. You can view recent CHS Crime coverage here. Broadway pepper spray assault: A man reported a possible hate crime after a pepper spray attack last Thursday night on Capitol Hill.
    http://www.capitolhillseattle.com

3 days ago

‘Pick two of your favorites from these images’ — Take this survey to help shape the next decade of Capitol Hill development

In November, CHS reported on the process to update the Capitol Hill Design Guidelines — Rule #1: No ugly buildings, we quipped. The guidelines, which haven’t been updated since 2005, serve as a neighborhood-specific vetting framework for projects that go through the city’s broader design review process. These guidelines inform how design review boards evaluate the exterior aesthetic of proposed projects (the guidelines include metrics such as building materials and building shape).

    'Pick two of your favorites from these images' - Take this survey to help shape the next decade of Capitol Hill development
    In November, CHS reported on the process to update the Capitol Hill Design Guidelines - Rule #1: No ugly buildings, we quipped. The guidelines, which haven't been updated since 2005, serve as a neighborhood-specific vetting framework for projects that go through the city's broader design review process.
    http://www.capitolhillseattle.com

3 days ago

Design review: Pratt Fine Arts Center development in the CD, ‘upscale’ small efficiency project on Capitol Hill

A development set to create market-rate housing and reshape a key block of Central District arts and culture and a project that proves Capitol Hill microhousing is not dead will both take their debut bows in front of the East Design Review Board Wednesday night.

    Design review: Pratt Fine Arts Center development in the CD, 'upscale' small efficiency project on Capitol Hill
    A development set to create market-rate housing and reshape a key block of Central District arts and culture and a project that proves Capitol Hill microhousing is not dead will both take their debut bows in front of the East Design Review Board Wednesday night.
    http://www.capitolhillseattle.com

3 days ago

Sawant to chair City Council’s new committee dedicated to homelessness services, renters rights

Seattle City Council fans, grab your popcorn. The new committee assignments are out and you’ll be seeing some familiar faces in new roles in council business in 2018.

    Sawant to chair City Council's new committee dedicated to homelessness services, renters rights
    Seattle City Council fans, grab your popcorn. The new committee assignments are out and you'll be seeing some familiar faces in new roles in council business in 2018. District 3 representative Kshama Sawant will start the third year of her four-year term with a new assignment for the council as chair of the newly formed Human Services, Equitable Development, and Renter Rights Committee.
    http://www.capitolhillseattle.com

4 days ago

  • Construction permit

    Construct tenant improvement in suite# B for a restaurant (Quickfish), occupy, per plans.

    714 E. Pike St. Issued December 10, 2017 Comment

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CHS Pics | Hillary Clinton draws a crowd — and cookies, capes, and cheers — on Seattle’s Capitol Hill

Bigly loser Hillary Clinton still has lots of fans on Capitol Hill. Readers carrying her new book, What Happened, lined up on a chilly Tuesday outside 10th Ave’s Elliott Bay Book Company where the politician who nearly became the nation’s first woman president made a signing appearance.

    CHS Pics | Hillary Clinton draws a crowd - and cookies, capes, and cheers - on Seattle's Capitol Hill
    Bigly loser Hillary Clinton still has lots of fans on Capitol Hill. Readers carrying her new book, What Happened, lined up on a chilly Tuesday outside 10th Ave's Elliott Bay Book Company where the politician who nearly became the nation's first woman president made a signing appearance.
    http://www.capitolhillseattle.com

4 days ago

Where to Dine Out on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

$$$$ American/New American 952 E Seneca St

This article has 8 other Seattle locations (Show)

$$$ American/New American 99 Union St

$$$$ American/New American 6049 Seaview Ave NW

$$$ Continental 1411 N 45th St

Holding down the corner of First and Bell is this sweet-spirited spot with raw timbers, lofty ceilings, long tables, and a drop-in ambiance—Belltown’s versio...

$$ Gastropub 200 Bell Street

$$$ Italian 709 North 35th Street

$$ 4012 Leary Way NW

$$ Asian Fusion, Northwest, Oyster Bar 110 Stewart Street

    Where to Dine Out on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
    Thanksgiving might be the ultimate culinary holiday, but Christmas is a close second. After all, can pumpkin pie really measure up to hot cocoa, eggnog, candy canes, and gingerbread men? Whether you're dreaming of pillowy gnocchi, glazed ham, or the aforementioned sweet treats, these 12 spots guarantee a worthy Christmas meal without the scary cleanup job.
    https://www.seattlemet.com

4 days ago

Seattle labor opposition continues for New Seasons plans at 23rd and Union

Pro-labor advocates opposed to the grocery chain’s planned arrival in the Central District gathered outside the office of Lake Union Partners Monday afternoon to hand over a letter asking the developer to reconsider plans for Portland-based New Seasons to anchor the East Union mixed-use project.

    Seattle labor opposition continues for New Seasons plans at 23rd and Union
    Pro-labor advocates opposed to the grocery chain's planned arrival in the Central District gathered outside the office of Lake Union Partners Monday afternoon to hand over a letter asking the developer to reconsider plans for Portland-based New Seasons to anchor the East Union mixed-use project.
    http://www.capitolhillseattle.com

4 days ago

Capitol Hill Housing project at 14th and Union will create affordable LGBTQ-focused senior housing

True affordability means keeping rents in the city down for everybody. An effort to help Capitol Hill Housing shape “Seattle’s first LGBTQ-affirming affordable senior housing development” at 14th and Union will take another step forward next week with a Community Visioning Workshop:

    Capitol Hill Housing project at 14th and Union will create affordable LGBTQ-focused senior housing
    True affordability means keeping rents in the city down for everybody. An effort to help Capitol Hill Housing shape "Seattle's first LGBTQ-affirming affordable senior housing development" at 14th and Union will take another step forward next week with a Community Visioning Workshop: LGBTQ-Affirming Affordable Senior Housing: Community Visioning Workshop "We've heard consistently from the community about the need for a place where LGBTQ elders in the community could age," said Ashwin Warrior, Capitol Hill Housing spokesperson.
    http://www.capitolhillseattle.com

4 days ago

To push back on short-term rental boom, Seattle adds new Airbnb regulations

The Seattle City Council followed through Monday on a second piece of legislation to further regulate the short term rental market in the city and raise new funding from the industry.

    To push back on short-term rental boom, Seattle adds new Airbnb regulations
    The Seattle City Council followed through Monday on a second piece of legislation to further regulate the short term rental market in the city and raise new funding from the industry. Council members approved a package of rules that will limit owners to only two units at a time on services like Airbnb.
    http://www.capitolhillseattle.com

5 days ago

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5 days ago

Blotter | Deadly Columbia City shooting ends on First Hill

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

    Blotter | Deadly Columbia City shooting ends on First Hill
    See something others should know about? Email CHS or call/txt (206) 399-5959. You can view recent CHS Crime coverage here.
    http://www.capitolhillseattle.com

5 days ago

Man Arrested Following Sriracha-on-Pizza Dispute, Not For the Reason You’d Think

Police responded to the 1000 block of East Union Street just after 2:15 AM after a woman called 911 and complained that employees at a pizza shop were yelling at her and calling her names.

    Man Arrested Following Sriracha-on-Pizza Dispute, Not For the Reason You'd Think
    A garbage can was thrown and one man was arrested early Monday on Capitol Hill following a dispute over a pizza restaurant's allegedly meager side servings of sriracha sauce. Police responded to the 1000 block of East Union Street just after 2:15 AM after a woman called 911 and complained that employees at a pizza shop were yelling at her and calling her names.
    http://spdblotter.seattle.gov

5 days ago

CHS Pics | Punk Rock Flea Market makes Central District Red Apple temporary home

Given the coming changes at 23rd and Jackson, the shuttered Red Apple in the shopping center acquired for Vulcan redevelopment can be a symbol of pretty much anything you want — gentrification, displacement, change. But last week, it was simply a giant shuttered space full of old grocery infrastructure that needed to be cleared out. The Punk Rock Flea Market was in full scramble mode to find its 2017 one-weekend home after previous plans fell through. So those shelves — and much much more — needed to come out.

    CHS Pics | Punk Rock Flea Market makes Central District Red Apple temporary home
    Given the coming changes at 23rd and Jackson, the shuttered Red Apple in the shopping center acquired for Vulcan redevelopment can be a symbol of pretty much anything you want - gentrification, displacement, change. But last week, it was simply a giant shuttered space full of old grocery infrastructure that needed to be cleared out.
    http://www.capitolhillseattle.com

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