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  1. Beware the Union Triangle, Capitol Hill's current car prowl hot spotRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Capitol Hill Blog

    As a dozen East Precinct patrol officers prepare to begin testing SPD's new body camera program next week , maybe the department can make some headway on the latest scourge identified by the department's new SeaStat crime analytics. If not, you might want to walk when you go check out the new home of Lark in the Central Agency building.

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  2. #blacklivesmatter: A look at the covenants on Capitol HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Capitol Hill Blog

    "The Communist Party Newspaper, New World, published articles attacking racial restrictive covenants in 1948" - Racial Restrictive Covenants: Enforcing Neighborhood Segregation in Seattle In 1927, a small group of white homeowners on Capitol Hill had a problem: How to keep the Central District's black population corralled to the "ghetto" south of Madison. Gone were the days when whites could simply pass a law prohibiting blacks from moving into their neighborhoods.

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  3. Stateside part of rich wave of Capitol Hill newcomers below BroadwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Capitol Hill Blog

    As 2014 draws to a close, there is suddenly an even more shameful embarrassment of riches in Capitol Hill food and drink thanks to three new Asian-flavored ventures between Broadway and downtown. We took you inside BC-born izakaya Suika in the former home of 611 Supreme earlier this week.

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  4. Faces of Capitol Hill | RickRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Capitol Hill Blog

    It's a wet, blustery night on Capitol Hill when I run into Rick enjoying a chocolate shake in front of a well known burger joint on Broadway. He's panhandling with his best friend Luke when they figure they have enough for a coffee and head off to a nearby outdoor cafe.

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  5. On the List | Capitol Hill Art Walk, Miniature Art Extravaganza,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Capitol Hill Blog

    You should buy more art. You should also buy your friends, family, and loved ones more art.

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  6. Essensuals London brings British beauty to 11th and Union - Plus:...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Paris and London at 11th and Union? Newly opened boutique salon Essensuals London is bringing the freshest cut, coloring and styling techniques from Toni&Guy UK to Capitol Hill. After nearly a year of commuting back and forth between Los Angeles, hair whisperers Jason and Robert Townsend have opened up shop in the new retail space located next to French pastry shop Ines Patisserie at 11th and Union in the Viva building.

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  7. What they're saying about Capitol Hill's Starbucks Roastery: $20M ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Capitol Hill Blog

    What they're saying about Capitol Hill's Starbucks Roastery: $20M price tag, chi-chi Hill, 'a gathering spot for the well-to-do' The Starbucks PR for the new roastery played up the whole Willy Wonka thing - pretty much everybody bit Last week, CHS showed you inside the massive new Starbucks Reserve Roastery and Tasting Room in a transformed auto-row era showroom at Pike and Melrose. The rest of the world had some things to say, too.

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  8. Hill Wonk | EcoDistrict solar project is part of an energy (counter) revolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Capitol Hill Blog

    We've asked Joel Sisolak, project director for the Capitol Hill EcoDistrict , to contribute to CHS about the district and the environment on a semi-regular basis. If you're an expert and want to share with the community in a recurring CHS column, we'd like to hear from you.

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  9. 'We have a right to be angry' - Hundreds march from Central District to SPD HQRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Capitol Hill Blog

    The answer, of course: "Now." An estimated 1,500+ strong crowd of marchers gathered at Garfield High School at noon Saturday for a protest against police brutality as part of ongoing actions in Seattle to bring attention to the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner at the hands of police.

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  10. Accused killer claims Capitol Hill wine steward tossed bottles in fit of road rageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Capitol Hill Blog

    "A violent hatred I'd only seen in the movies." That's how Thomasdinh Bowman described Capitol Hill QFC wine steward Yancy Noll's actions in the moments before Bowman said he shot Noll at a north Seattle intersection in 2012.

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  11. On the List | 2014 Couch Fest, Drawing Jam, Holiday Hotspot weekend,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Capitol Hill Blog

    With Capitol Hill movie theaters looking like increasingly endangered beasts, an alternative film festival returns to the area and across the city this weekend. The annual Couch Fest is part of a worldwide celebration of film and "awkwardly awesome," organizers say.

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  12. Why does the Seattle Police Department push protests up Capitol Hill?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Capitol Hill Blog

    ALAN BERNER / THE SEATTLE TIMES, 1999 - "Riot police move east on Pine Street as they drive protesters up to Capitol Hill on Nov. 30, 1999" - Seattle Times photo used with permission. Our look at "The Battle for Capitol Hill" is here.

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  13. CHS Schemata | Bellevue, Bellevue, and Bellevue - Part 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Capitol Hill Blog

    They are objects within the landscape and as such are easy to quantitatively define easing the path to a qualitative assessment. Landscapes, on the other hand, can be more challenging as they are often composed of a seemingly infinite number of parts.

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  14. #BlackLivesMatterFriday takes over downtown Seattle malls, climbs...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | Capitol Hill Blog

    A week of protest continued around downtown Seattle and Capitol Hill Friday as hundreds of protesters pushed their way inside Westlake Mall and Pacific Place before marching up Pine to Capitol Hill. UPDATE 4:02 PM : An attempt to stop the march from returning to downtown at Pine and Boren resulted in a clash between police and protesters that included SPD deploying flash bangs and the use of pepper spray.

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  15. Stateside's take on French Vietnam by way of Capitol Hill joins the mix in MelroseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | Capitol Hill Blog

    When CHS stopped by former Rookie of the Year Mamnoon , the street in front of the new-era Middle Eastern restaurant was torn to hell as a City of Seattle crew installed a new gas line for a new restaurant around the corner that will likely be the next bright young superstar to emerge at the bottom of Capitol Hill. Stateside has its utilities - with help from the mayor *and* the governor - and is ready for its debut on Pike with a soft opening this Thanksgiving weekend.

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  16. 'This is a peaceful rally' - At Broadway and Pine, calls for a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | Capitol Hill Blog

    A second day of protest in Seattle over the decision to not charge a Ferguson, Missouri police officer in the shooting death of Michael Brown brought out a much younger crowd of students and organizers for a march from 23rd and Union across Capitol Hill to downtown's federal courthouse. "This is a peaceful rally and anybody that's going to be part of this is gonna be peaceful," an organizer shouted through a bullhorn as the march paused in the intersection of Broadway and Pine before continuing downhill Tuesday afternoon.

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  17. With Ferguson grand jury decision, Capitol Hill 'Justice for Mike Brown' rally plannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | Capitol Hill Blog

    After major media outlets including CNN reported Monday will bring the announcement of a grand jury's decision on whether to file charges against Ferguson, Missouri police officer Darren Wilson who shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown in August, Seattle is preparing for rallies and anti-police protests including a gathering planned for the Seattle Central plaza at Broadway and Pine.

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  18. Only four firms left in bid to build Capitol Hill Station housing+retail sitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | Capitol Hill Blog

    And then there were four. Following one bidder's public drop from the running to develop the Capitol Hill Station housing and commercial sites, CHS has learned five other firms have also pulled out of the project.

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  19. There's a better use for this: The marquee lights up at 12th Ave ArtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | Capitol Hill Blog

    A project more than a decade in the pushing will officially open Thursday night with a ceremony to light the marquee out front of 12th Ave Arts . We've included details on the ceremony and a history of the Capitol Hill Housing project through the prism of CHS news coverage, below.

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  20. On the List | 12th Ave Arts, Donum sale at The Project Room, comics...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Also this weekend, six local artists will come together in support of Capitol Hill's The Project Room to host a two day sale event. Donum: a Sale of Contemporary Art and Fashion will take place on November 21 and 22nd from 1 to 7 PM.

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