2 hours ago

Cayton Corner’s path from empty lot to Seattle park a long and winding road

The path to building a park in the City of Seattle takes years and years and thousands and thousands of dollars. So, CHS got a little excited when we saw work underway at the corner of 19th Ave and Madison. The excitement was a little premature. Cayton Corner will be a nicer open space this summer with a safer, less trip-y sidewalk but the money needed to complete the full vision for the park is still an open question.

    Cayton Corner's path from empty lot to Seattle park a long and winding road
    The path to building a park in the City of Seattle takes years and years and thousands and thousands of dollars. So, CHS got a little excited when we saw work underway at the corner of 19th Ave and Madison. The excitement was a little premature.
    http://www.capitolhillseattle.com

2 hours ago

Capitol Hill Community Post | Denise Juneau, Seattle School Board sign superintendent contract

At tonight’s board meeting, the @seapubschools board voted unanimously to approve the contract with @denisejuneau to become the next superintendent for #Seattle Public Schools, her start date will be July 1.

    Capitol Hill Community Post | Denise Juneau, Seattle School Board sign superintendent contract
    At tonight's board meeting, the @seapubschools board voted unanimously to approve the contract with @denisejuneau to become the next superintendent for #Seattle Public Schools, her start date will be July 1. 👀Watch a clip of her remarks: pic.twitter.com/DTIsakCSeu - Seattle Schools (@seapubschools) April 26, 2018 From Seattle Public Schools StartingJuly 1, Denise Juneau will become the next superintendent of Seattle Public Schools.
    http://www.capitolhillseattle.com

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Blotter | 17th Ave mugging reported, 12th Ave short-term rental party goes bad

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

    Blotter | 17th Ave mugging reported, 12th Ave short-term rental party goes bad
    See something others should know about? Email CHS or call/txt (206) 399-5959. You can view recent CHS Crime coverage here. 17th Ave mugging: A woman told police she was jumped by a group of teens, ...
    http://www.capitolhillseattle.com

20 hours ago

Mayor continues neighborhood focus with Saturday town hall on Capitol Hill

Durkan on a Capitol Hill neighborhood tour last fall (Image: CHS)

    Mayor continues neighborhood focus with Saturday town hall on Capitol Hill
    One of Mayor Jenny Durkan's campaign promises was to be more responsive to Seattle's neighborhoods. Saturday, the mayor will come to 19th Ave E for a community meeting that promises "to bring City Hall to Capitol Hill."
    http://www.capitolhillseattle.com

26 hours ago

Metro #metoo: County calls on riders to report sexual misconduct

Metro has started a new campaign it hopes will help reduce incidents of lewd comments on its buses and increase reporting of sexual misconduct.

    Metro #metoo: County calls on riders to report sexual misconduct
    Metro has started a new campaign it hopes will help reduce incidents of lewd comments on its buses and increase reporting of sexual misconduct. The "Report it to Stop It" campaign focuses on encouraging riders to report the problem: Metro is calling on riders to report misconduct by: Telling their Metro bus driver at the time of the incident, Calling the King County Sheriff's Office/Metro Transit Police 206-296-3311, Calling 911.
    http://www.capitolhillseattle.com

26 hours ago

Añejo brings traditional flavors — and plenty of tequila — to Broadway

As work continues on the new north Broadway home for the Seattle Consulate of Mexico, an excellent place for the coming diplomats to have lunch and entertain dignitaries is now open just down the street.

    Añejo brings traditional flavors - and plenty of tequila - to Broadway
    As work continues on the new north Broadway home for the Seattle Consulate of Mexico, an excellent place for the coming diplomats to have lunch and entertain dignitaries is now open just down the street. Añejo Restaurant and Tequila Bar opened Monday at 11 AM sharp on Broadway in the large space formerly home to Dilettante.
    http://www.capitolhillseattle.com

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Capitol Hill Pets | Joni — the photographer’s dog — on 12th Ave

CHS caught up with Jess (human) and little Joni Mitchell (canine) on 12th Ave. Joni, a terrier mix, was fresh from a springtime grooming at Rex. Joni is a 9-year-old Texas transplant, coming along with Jess in 2010. Getting on in years, Joni’s high jumps and land speed records are lower and slower, but she has the uncanny ability to make people want to pet her, and she loves it. Currently living on Beacon Hill, Joni’s trips to Capitol Hill are a treat, literally. Joni is also my dog, the Corvette behind Joni, though, is not.

    Capitol Hill Pets | Joni - the photographer's dog - on 12th Ave
    CHS caught up with Jess (human) and little Joni Mitchell (canine) on 12th Ave. Joni, a terrier mix, was fresh from a springtime grooming at Rex. Joni is a 9-year-old Texas transplant, coming along with Jess in 2010.
    http://www.capitolhillseattle.com

45 hours ago

Most SR 520 Bus Service to Remain Unchanged: Restructure Focuses on Metro 255

Off peak 255 and 545 need less than 10 minutes from Montlake to Westlake and Fifth and Pine.

Also don’t underestimate the access that Stewart and Denny provides to SLU. You can walk to the further parts is SLU in 10 minutes from Stewart and Denny. The closest Link takes you is Westlake station, which is much much farther away and now instead of one seat plus walk, it is three seats

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...downtown, with up to 25% better travel times on 4th Ave. The added pathway on 5th and 6th alleviates pressure on all avenues. Bus passenger capacity across downtown would increase by 3700 in...

    Most SR 520 Bus Service to Remain Unchanged: Restructure Focuses on Metro 255
    The once ambitious restructure of bus service between Seattle and the Eastside over SR 520 has been reduced in scope and is expected only to include a truncation of Metro 255 service at UW. At last Thursday's King County Regional Transit Committee meeting, Metro staff confirmed that Sound Transit no longer intends to propose any changes to their routes on the corridor.
    https://seattletransitblog.com

2 days ago

Sunny days for Capitol Hill solar with plans for Miller ‘microgrid,’ five years of Bullitt Center

Happy 5th birthday, Bullitt Center

    Sunny days for Capitol Hill solar with plans for Miller 'microgrid,' five years of Bullitt Center
    Sunday - Earth Day 2018 - Capitol Hill's Bullitt Center at 15th and Madison celebrated five years at "the greenest office building" in the world. At this point, Earth Day is probably the kind of thing we should think about all year round.
    http://www.capitolhillseattle.com

2 days ago

32 Capitol Hill and CD restaurants where you can be Dining Out for Life

Fogon has been a big giver over the years and again is handing over 50% of proceeds to Lifelong this Thursday (Image: Lifelong)

    32 Capitol Hill and CD restaurants where you can be Dining Out for Life
    Thursday brings the 25th year of the annual day of gustatory goodwill now known as Dining Out for Life. A roster of the 32 restaurants and cafes participating across Capitol Hill and the Central District to raise funds for Capitol Hill-headquartered Lifelong is below.
    http://www.capitolhillseattle.com

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The Royvue is not ‘saved’ but group says developer drops microhousing plans

A swell of Capitol Hill community support for the 94-year-old building, organized neighbors, and some local media coverage has apparently inspired the developers behind a plan to convert the Royvue apartment building into microhousing to back off.

    The Royvue is not 'saved' but group says developer drops microhousing plans
    A swell of Capitol Hill community support for the 94-year-old building, organized neighbors, and some local media coverage has apparently inspired the developers behind a plan to convert the Royvue apartment building into microhousing to back off. The tenant-led Save the Royvue group announced the change in plans for the 34-unit apartment building in an email to supporters Monday night.
    http://www.capitolhillseattle.com

2 days ago

CHS Pics | A Pike/Pine Record Store Day line

Somehow, someway, Record Store Day still means something on Capitol Hill. With so much brick and mortar retail fading away and streaming music services dominating the industry, it has got to be at least a little surprising to see record stores — shops that sell physical, hard format musical recordings — still spinning in 2018.

    CHS Pics | A Pike/Pine Record Store Day line
    Somehow, someway, Record Store Day still means something on Capitol Hill. With so much brick and mortar retail fading away and streaming music services dominating the industry, it has got to be at least a little surprising to see record stores - shops that sell physical, hard format musical recordings - still spinning in 2018.
    http://www.capitolhillseattle.com

2 days ago

Memorial Pathway will honor fight against HIV/AIDS, connect Cal Anderson to Capitol Hill Station

This mural of Cal Anderson was part of the park in 2012 on the “Big Red Wall” surrounding Capitol Hill Station construction (Image: CHS)

    Memorial Pathway will honor fight against HIV/AIDS, connect Cal Anderson to Capitol Hill Station
    The search has begun for artists to create the AIDS Memorial Pathway, a Seattle AIDS memorial planned for Cal Anderson Park and the plaza at the heart of the development set to arise around Capitol Hill Station.
    http://www.capitolhillseattle.com

3 days ago

Here’s how Seattle’s proposed tax on businesses to pay for homelessness services would work

With reporting by SCC Insight

    Here's how Seattle's proposed tax on businesses to pay for homelessness services would work
    With reporting by SCC Insight The Seattle City Council's proposed legislation to impose a new tax on businesses to help pay for homelessness services has finally seen the light of day and will begin its path through the council chambers with a committee meeting this week.
    http://www.capitolhillseattle.com

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CHS History | Bakery Nouveau and Molly Moon’s Capitol Hill born, Broadway Grill RIP

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

    CHS History | Bakery Nouveau and Molly Moon's Capitol Hill born, Broadway Grill RIP
    Here are the top stories from this week in CHS history: 2017
    http://www.capitolhillseattle.com

4 days ago

Pikes/Pines | How to help nature stay in sync, phenologically speaking, on Capitol Hill and beyond

Salmon Berry phenology. Left to right: November 2017, January 2018, March 2018, April 2018. Credit: Brendan McGarry

    Pikes/Pines | How to help nature stay in sync, phenologically speaking, on Capitol Hill and beyond
    Did you know you can go back in time easily? Give it try. Visit your local green space and admire the plants that have leafed out, the flowers that are blooming, the birds that are singing. Now, travel up into the hills, up the Snoqualmie or the Skykomish rivers maybe, and wend your way back into a cold deep valley.
    http://www.capitolhillseattle.com

4 days ago

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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

5 days ago

‘Histories of Capitol Hill’ event reveals divides even as community comes together

Sara Galvin (Images: CHS)

    'Histories of Capitol Hill' event reveals divides even as community comes together
    Community thought leaders, activists and performers are organizing events around the city as part of Town Hall's a year-long artists in residence event series. Designer Erik Molano brought together passionate activists for an ambitious undertaking with his first event, Histories of Capitol Hill and What We'll Build Nex t.
    http://www.capitolhillseattle.com

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5 days ago

Taco service restored at E Olive Way’s The Saint — Plus, Anejo set to open on Broadway

No, Quentin Ertel is not an evil taco genius.

    Taco service restored at E Olive Way's The Saint - Plus, Anejo set to open on Broadway
    No, Quentin Ertel is not an evil taco genius. "As much as I'd like to say this was all part of a grand plan it really came down to two things," Ertel tells CHS about the happy restoration of taco service at his E Olive Way establishment, The Saint.
    http://www.capitolhillseattle.com

6 days ago

Your ‘aspirational recycling’ is only part of Seattle’s trash problem — Happy Earth Day, Capitol Hill!

It should come as no surprise that Seattle’s recycling game is among the top 10 of major United States cities but it might be a good time for a refresher considering 15 tons of material put in the recycling bin is rejected each day from the sorting plant.

    Your 'aspirational recycling' is only part of Seattle's trash problem - Happy Earth Day, Capitol Hill!
    It should come as no surprise that Seattle's recycling game is among the top 10 of major United States cities but it might be a good time for a refresher considering 15 tons of material put in the recycling bin is rejected each day from the sorting plant.
    http://www.capitolhillseattle.com

6 days ago

CHS Ink | Isaac’s arm

CHS stopped by Witness for a good old-fashioned Old Fashioned and found Isaac Thummel behind the bar with his inked owl.

    CHS Ink | Isaac's arm
    CHS stopped by Witness for a good old-fashioned Old Fashioned and found Isaac Thummel behind the bar with his inked owl. When asked whooo did it, Isaac told us it was by Ashley Waller (now in Chicago) at Super Genius Tattoo.
    http://www.capitolhillseattle.com

6 days ago

Man reported stabbed in Pike/Pine brawl

A fight that drew a large group outside the Havana nightclub early Friday morning ended with a male victim stabbed in the back.

    Man reported stabbed in Pike/Pine brawl
    A fight that drew a large group outside the Havana nightclub early Friday morning ended with a male victim stabbed in the back. According to East Precinct radio dispatches, police were called to a fight disturbance around 2:15 AM involving two female combatants and a large group outside the 10th and Pike night spot.
    http://www.capitolhillseattle.com

6 days ago

‘People’s Moratorium’ continues with another protest at youth jail construction site

(Image: No New Youth Jail)

    'People's Moratorium' continues with another protest at youth jail construction site
    Activist opposing the underway construction of a new youth jail facility at 12th and Alder have again targeted the site with a protest Friday morning No Youth Jail Activists say clergy and faith groups have joined their continuing "People's Moratorium." The group is broadcasting the action here on Facebook.
    http://www.capitolhillseattle.com

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