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  1. Two decades of 'American beer and American comfort food' at the HopvineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Bob Brenlin loves to talk about beer. He has spent nearly three decades in the business of selling suds as a co-owner of three pubs in Seattle, including 15th Ave East's Hopvine , celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2015.

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  2. CHS Community Post | Capitol Hill Community Council's last call for officer candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Capitol Hill Blog

    As many of us in Capitol Hill focus our attention on Seattle City Council District elections, Shell in our port, teacher strikes, and the beautiful weather, there are also important neighborhood-specific needs to be attentive to - the Capitol Hill Community Council officer elections. Each year in June, the Capitol Hill Community Council holds an election for officers that seek to represent the neighborhood and lead the community group for the next year.

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  3. Developer shows off plans for Capitol Hill Station housing and The Market HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Capitol Hill Blog

    For the first time since they were selected to develop the housing and retail sites that will one day surround the Capitol Hill light rail station, developers Gerding Edlen met with the Capitol Hill community Saturday to show off its early designs for the project. The Portland-based developer set up posters inside E Pine's Century Ballroom for a public viewing of the company's winning proposal, which Sound Transit selected and made available last month .

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  4. Beery good news: Central District's Standard Brewing announces plans to expand on JacksonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Capitol Hill Blog

    It's been 24 months since quietly opening the door at 25th and Jackson St with 8 taps and about 80 square feet of service area. Since then, we've expanded to 13 taps, doubled the space for folks to sit and drink, won a few awards, brewed over 60 different recipes, and shared a lot of good times with the neighborhood.

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  5. With love for the Central District, Africatown activist Tahir-Garrett plans run for City Council seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Omari Tahir-Garrett doesn't mince words when it comes to talking about gentrification in the Central District. For him, African American families priced out of the neighborhood amounts to "ethnic cleansing."

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  6. On the List | SIFF 2015 opens, May art walk, Pierogi Festival, Capitol Hill Station developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Friday night, Tab Hunter Confidential kicks off the SIFF 2015 screenings at the Harvard Exit's last hurrah as a movie theater This weekend's Capitol Hill happenings include a cloudy but dry May art walk, a 20th anniversary party, a burger party, pieroigi fest, and the start of a once-in-a-lifetime project to recreate the heart of Broadway. Big stuff! But there's more! The 2015 edition of the Seattle International Film Festival kicks off Thursday night with a party downtown - a full slate of films at the Egyptian and the Harvard Exit follows through June 7th.

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  7. 32+ things CHS heard during the District 3 candidates forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Capitol Hill Blog

    There weren't many fireworks, but the crowd sure was fired up for the first ever candidate forum for the newly created District 3 race. All five candidates seeking to represent Capitol Hill and the Central District at City Hall gathered before a standing room only crowd Tuesday night to answer questions on a wide range of topics, including crime, affordable housing, and transportation.

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  8. Bus Stop | Metro releases less ambitious plan to restructure routes...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Capitol Hill Blog

    The proposals for improving the bus network in Capitol Hill that have been coming from King County Metro over the past few years have varied pretty widely. From an emergency service proposal to staunch the effect of massive bus cuts, to a Seattle-only expanded service proposal that hasn't even taken effect yet, the ideas for changing bus service on the Hill have been all over the place, and it would not be unreasonable to assume that the average Hill resident has not been able to keep up with them.

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  9. On Capitol Hill-CD middle ground, five District 3 candidates go head to head for first timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Staying true to form, Seattle City Council member Kshama Sawant set the tone for Tuesday evening's District 3 candidate forum, calling her her opponents - and her fellow councilors - "business-as-usual, corporate-funded candidates." The statement came in a media release Monday announcing that Sawant handed in some 3,000 signatures to qualify for the August primary ballot.

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  10. City Council Notes | Seattle's water status, transportation levy,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Capitol Hill Blog

    While we look forward to Tuesday night's District 3 candidates forum , here's a look at what is going on with Seattle's City Council this week. Seattle's water: Seattle Public Utilities director Ray Hoffman will brief the council this week on the status of the city's water supply.

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  11. CHS Pics | 2015 Cannabis Freedom march brings signs, causes, and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Believer or not, there are elements of "cannabis freedom" greater than I-502 victories like "sophisticated" pot cookies and neighborhoods like 15th Ave E facing competition between potential multiple legal pot retail shops. Saturday, the various forces pushing for the next horizons of pot freedom gathered again in Volunteer Park for a rally and march for the cause.

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  12. CHS Re:Take | Piggly Wiggly on BroadwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Seattleites, come over here for a minute and let me explain. " Piggly Wiggly stores aren't the biggest grocery stores in the country or even the cheapest, but they cultivated a following by being unabashedly, intentionally local."

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  13. At least eight charged in May Day protest turned 'riot' on...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Capitol Hill Blog

    At least eight people have been charged with crimes related to the May Day protest last week that Seattle Police say turned into a "riot" on Capitol Hill . Of the 16 total that were arrested, only four were from Seattle.

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  14. Retired 'neighborhood government' advocate enters District 3 race as fourth Sawant challengerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Capitol Hill Blog

    A retired public media consultant, TV news broadcaster, and neighborhood activist has become the fifth candidate to enter the race for District 3 . In the 1970s, Lee Carter , 72, was head of the Central Seattle Community Council Federation and told CHS he wants to put neighborhood power and senior issues back at the forefront of city politics.

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  15. CHS Pics | Landmark status can't save the Carmack HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | Capitol Hill Blog

    To call the battle to save the Central District's George Washington Carmack House a seven-year fight isn't quite right. Last week, the one-sided end of the tussle came quickly for the more than 100-year-old mansion once home to George Carmack , the Seattle pioneer and prospector credited by most with setting off the Klondike gold rush : When Carmack and his wife disposed of their holdings in the Klondike, they moved to Seattle where they took residence at the prestigious Hotel Seattle.

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  16. Bus Stop | The 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | Capitol Hill Blog

    The 25 is probably the most infrequent bus to run through Capitol Hill during daylight hours, and is also very likely the one with the best views of Lake Union and the Olympic mountains. Never heard of the 25? It runs between downtown and northeast Seattle, and it takes a meandering route between there and Eastlake Avenue via Lakeview Boulevard and very north Capitol Hill.

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  17. CHS Pics | A Pedaler's Fair on Capitol HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | Capitol Hill Blog

    May is Bike Month and Saturday brought the return of the Pedaler's Fair to 19th Ave E. Bike entrepreneurs, advocates, and creative types gathered for the beer-in-hand opportunity to shop, check out each other's wares and attend cycling-centered workshops like Bike Fishing - "the art of fly fishing by bicycle." For more on the annual event, check out pedalersfair.com .

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  18. Seattle May Day 2015 turns into a riot on Capitol HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | Capitol Hill Blog

    There were 16 reported arrests and numerous injuries including three police officers sent to the hospital Friday night as clashes between protesters and police were concentrated on the streets of Capitol Hill for the third May Day in a row. "This is no longer demonstration management, this has turned into a riot," a voice crackled from command across the Seattle Police tactical radio channel.

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  19. Sound Transit: The 'restoration' of Broadway and John about to beginRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | Capitol Hill Blog

    It sounds nearly biblical. With service slated to begin in less than a year and the bulk of tunnel and station construction complete, Sound Transit has announced that its contractors will begin a new phase of work this weekend to recreate the sidewalk, curbs, and gutters around Capitol Hill Station along Broadway and E John.

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  20. SIFF 2015 will celebrate at the Egyptian with film (and Kevin Bacon), ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Capitol Hill Blog

    SIFF 2015 will celebrate at the Egyptian with film , hold a few last picture shows at the Harvard Exit With its investment to revive Capitol Hill's Egyptian Theatre at its core and a special "24-day celebratory wake" for the dearly departed Harvard Exit , the Seattle International Film Festival has announced its 2015 lineup. "This year's Festival is bigger and more international than ever, with a record 92 countries represented," SIFF artistic director Carl Spence said in the announcement detailing the 41st edition of the film festival.

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