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Photos by Brandon Macz: Customers check out the Night Market at Chophouse Row on Wednesday, Nov. 9.
Photos by Brandon Macz: Customers check out the Night Market at Chophouse Row on Wednesday, Nov. 9.
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 6:57 AM
Bar Ferd’nand owner Matt Dillon is connecting people to small farmers inside the Chophouse Row courtyard in Capitol Hill, but says he’s not looking to create a new farmers market to compete with the many that already exist in Seattle.
  • Century Ballroom celebrating 20 years with full February schedule
    Before Hallie Kuperman waltzes into the first of many events planned for the Century Ballroom’s 20th anniversary celebration next month, she’s hopeful she’ll have a new lease signed that keeps people dancing in the Capitol Hill space for years to come.
  • Seattle students walk out on Trump
    Hundreds of Seattle students took their excused absences Friday, joining a national socialist walkout to protest the newly inaugurated President Donald Trump and demonstrate resistance to harmful actions expected under his administration.
  • SugarPill, Substantial create open-source designs for civic action
    SugarPill owner Karyn Schwartz is used to customers coming in and asking for help with depression and anxiety. After Donald Trump won the presidency, she said she realized what she wanted to prescribe were ways to take effective action against intolerance and injustice.
  • Be: Seattle launches Tenant Rights Bootcamp
    On Jan. 11, community organizing nonprofit Be:Seattle and the Legal Action Center held the first of six Tenant Rights Bootcamps to take place across the city through March.
  • Mayors address homelessness in Seattle, San Francisco
    Last Wednesday’s conversation between Seattle Mayor Ed Murray and San Francisco counterpart Mayor Ed Lee started with a pun — “Two Eds think better than one.”
  • UPDATE: Transgender woman launches Sunday protest against Seattle First Baptist Church
    Joined by members of the local group Recover the World, Lizzi Duff held a protest outside Seattle First Baptist Church in First Hill on Sunday, Jan. 15, alleging discrimination led to her being forced out of the volunteer-placement organization Companis. Companis, however, vehemently denies the claim, which appears may potentially to turn into a legal action against the church.
  • Community mourns loss of Amy Vanderbeck
    Amy Vanderbeck was complicated, blunt, funny, compassionate, profane, troubled, smart and, as witnessed by those who could squeeze through the doors to the Century Ballroom on Friday, loved by many in the Capitol Hill community and beyond.
  • FHIA seeks artists for I-5 pillars
    The First Hill Improvement Association has released a call for artists to develop an art concept for a project to paint more than 70 columns under Interstate 5, between Cherry and James streets.
  • Making a historical society
    More than 30 people turned out for the inaugural meeting of the Capitol Hill Historical Society at the Capitol Hill Public Library on Saturday. The purpose was to determine how and what its focus should be, where its strengths are and how to achieve its goals.
  • Womxn's March on Seattle addressing Trump administration
    The Women’s March on Washington was announced a few days after the Nov. 8 election results were in. Lamenting work or finances would prevent them from attending, a group of women in Seattle decided to show solidarity at home.
  • Seattle Communists holding Revolutionary Study Groups
    The Seattle chapter of the Communist Labor Party hosts bi-monthly Revolutionary Study Groups around the neighborhood, to facilitate ideas that will help fuel the party’s main goals. The Capitol Hill-based organization holds the discussions around the neighborhood, and everyone is welcome to attend.
  • Earth2Trump

    The Center for Biological Diversity is moving in two directions, with both routes leading to Washington, D.C., where the nonprofit conservation organization will be among a number of protesters of president-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration day on Jan. 20.

  • City crafts HALA open house at Optimism Brewing
    Optimism Brewing will be buzzing with activity during a Housing Affordability and Livability Agenda open house 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 10, that will double as a connection to many more city programs and projects in the pipeline.
  • Community council plans 2017 focus during Winter Celebration
    The Capitol Hill Community Council hosted its third annual Winter Celebration at Vermillion on Thursday, Dec. 15, where community members celebrated the council's work throughout the year and provided feedback on what the organization should focus on in the upcoming year.
  • LGBTQ forum addresses rights, keeping them, combatting hate

    QLaw Association of Washington hosted a forum concerning LGBTQ legal protections and rights at Town Hall Seattle on Sunday.
    Several organizations, attorneys and community leaders contributed to the event, giving presentations on transgender rights, legal protections and assistance resources.

  • Holiday in the Park 2016
    Hosted by the Volunteer Park Trust for a fourth year, Holiday in the Park was aglow with hundreds of luminaria bags lining the sidewalks, leading to the Seattle Asian Art Museum, where music was provided Columbia City Community Chorus at 6 p.m., followed by the Total Experience Gospel Choir, The Beaconettes and Sing Noel.
  • New communication tool from the Cloud Room
    In this new reality, Cloud Room creative director Michael Hebb has watched too many of his loved ones disown each other on social media and realized that people have forgotten how to simply listen. 
  • Neighborhood Action Coalitions form across city
    A call to create a collective of neighborhood action coalitions in Seattle in response to concerns about an even more heated political climate during Donald Trump’s presidency was answered by an overwhelming number of Capitol Hill residents — so much so that three groups were formed to accommodate them all.
  • Seattle Women March Against Hate
    Thousands of people marched against hate on Saturday from Volunteer Park down Broadway to Cal Anderson Park, voicing their support for women’s and workers’ rights, immigration and religious freedom. The event took several hours,stopping traffic along several streets and effectively cutting off certain areas while marchers walked more than a mile between parks.
  • SAM hosting another update on Asian art museum expansion

    Seattle Art Museum will host another in a series of meetings updating the public on renovation and expansion plans for the Seattle Asian Art Museum on Saturday, Dec. 10.

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