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  •   Capitol Hill's Peace for the Streets by Kids from the Streets will need to find a new home, after Mount Zion Baptist Church sold the property housing the nonprofit to a development firm earlier this month. PSKS had requested the church consider selling the Annex property at 19th Avenue and East Pine Street since plans to sell the property became known. Washington House Democrats put $15 million into this year's supplemental budget for homeless youth, with Rep. Eric Pettigre
  •   Editor's Note: Since covering the MTV Real World Seattle media day, MTV has released the concept -√°and previews for the show's 32nd season. Real World Seattle: Bad Blood features a twist, where cast members are forced to share their living quarters with former exes and bullies for a period of time. A preview of the show is available at the end of this article. By Brandon Macz MTV will air its 32nd season of Real World on Oct. 12, showing how seven Ea
  • s="aligncenter size-large wp-image-26573" src="http://www.capitolhilltimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Screen-Shot-2016-09-19-at-7.31.21-PM-1024x637.png" alt='screen-shot-2016-09-19-at-7-31-21-pm" width="1024" height="637" />   By Brandon Macz The Seattle City Council on Monday approved rezoning the site of a 144-unit mixed-use residential development at 23rd Avenue and East Union, allowing the project to reach a maximum height of 65 feet, up from 40. A compa
  •     By Genesee Martin A public hearing held by the Seattle Department of Transportation received more than a dozen attendees who expressed concerns, not about what a new proposed Restricted Parking Zone would do, but what the revisions would not cover. Two proposals are being introduced, one to amend current Parking Zone 15 on Capitol Hill and the second to create a new parking restriction zone south of it. The new zone would expand from Melrose Aven
  •   By Brandon Macz 8 Limbs Yoga Centers owner Anne Phyfe Palmer has seen a lot of change in Capitol Hill over the last 20 years. "It was actually less discovered at the time," she said, "which was good, because I was able to have a second-floor space that I wanted and people were able to find parking." Palmer said it was pretty "audacious" of her to start a yoga studio in 1996, having only been practicing for two years, but she had a feeling she w
  • By Daniel Nash City Living editor Dozens of volunteers showed up Sunday to complete the restoration of plants outside the Volunteer Park reservoir. The Volunteer Park Trust, on Sept. 18, organized a work party to plant hundreds of yellow flora in the soil beds on the southeast corner of the park reservoir. [caption id="attachment_26555" align="aligncenter" width="1024"]
  •   By Brandon Macz Parklets are popping up all over Seattle for the annual Park(ing) Day, which occurs the third Friday of each September. More than 50 on-street city parking spots are transformed by various organizations and individuals into miniature public spaces. was constructing its Bees to Salmon: Exploring Urban Rainwater project outside the 12th Ave Arts building early Friday afternoon. A Little Collective is comprised of former and current University
  •   By Brandon Macz First Place Scholars-√°experiences many challenges with the families and students it serves. Providing education to disadvantaged students at the tuition-free private school is made even harder when doing so in a weathered 91-year-old building. Through a $100,000 Large Projects grant through the Seattle Neighborhood Matching Fund and a $110,450 community match, much-needed repairs are on the way. "It didn"t come a moment too soon,"
  • "p1">Unless you bought a home in Seattle 20 years ago, inherited one, snuck in a bid during the crisis or work in the tech sector, chances are you're among the 80 The perception of the renter by the more important homeowner can often be as skewed as the image that pops in a person's head when they hear the word homeless. Renters are often described as apathetic and transient, jumping from pad to p
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  •   By Genesee Martin

    The First Hill Improvement Association held a community conversation to coincide with the Seattle Design Festival on Sunday, Sept. 11.

    The Future of First Hill was hosted by the Frye Art Museum and ran for more than two hours, bringing together seven speakers to talk about architecture and urban design's impact on communities. Each speaker was given 15 minutes to talk about a topic they felt was important to the

  •   Editor's Note: A member of Lowell Elementary's PTA has provided the Capitol Hill Times with photos of feces allegedly left at the playground by a woman on Tuesday, Sept. 13. These photos could be considered graphic to some of our readers. For that reason, the photos can be viewed closer to the bottom of this post. By Brandon Macz A member of the Partners at Lowell School School PTA is in the process of filing a police report after a woman allegedly l
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    By Brandon Macz

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    "p3">One of the guards was holding down a man who looked like he was trying to fight them. A witness told the officers the suspect had assaulted the security guards while t
  •   Capitol Hill Housing's EcoDistrict will host its first Renter Summit 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, at the Miller Community Center, 330 19th Ave. E. Building on the work of the EcoDistrict's Renter Initiative, a growing collective of Capitol Hill renters, who now represent 80 percent of the neighborhood's population, the summit will connect residents with the leadership to tackle housing issues specific to them. Doors open for lunch and mingling at 11:30 a.
  •   By Brandon Macz Before coming to the Frye Art Museum, Jo-Anne Birnie Danzker looked back on her 15 years spent as director of the Museum Villa Stuck in Munich, Germany. "I had seen my colleagues stay in their positions too long," she said, museum directing being a civil service in Germany, where people generally remain until retirement. "When I looked back and saw my best work, I determined it had been at seven years." That's how long Birnie Danz
  •   By Brandon Macz Capitol Hill's Cairo has been refashioned as event space Generations, an evolution owners say is in step with the changing neighborhood " the name says it all. "It's like a generational change from Cairo into this space," said Generations manager-√°Zachary St. John, "and then the generational change in the neighborhood." Nestled within apartments and other small retailers and restaurants, at 507 E. Mercer St., Cairo had operate
  • s="aligncenter size-large wp-image-26482" src="http://www.capitolhilltimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/CapHillRPZ-384x1024.png" alt="caphillrpz" width="384" height="1024" />   The Seattle Department of Transportation is seeking public feedback for a proposed Zone 15 extension of a restricted parking zone near the Capitol Hill Station, which is intended to prevent commuter parking on residential streets. With the addition of an RPZ south of East Madison earlier this year, this pr
  •   Following last year's summer pilot to close down a portion of East Pike Street to promote business and community development in Capitol Hill and recent feedback about how to improve the concept, Seattle's transportation department has created an October series for further testing. Pike People Street will be triple tested in October, with different times and street configurations, according to Seth Geiser, with the Seattle Department of Transportation's public space managem
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