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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.
  • Neighborhood gets educated about safe consumption sites
    Two pilot locations for safe drug consumption sites in King County haven’t yet been determined, but education and advocacy remains strong on the Hill.
  • Umoja rally plants seeds, turns into Ike's protest
    An anti-gentrification march Saturday night in the Central District ended in a brief confrontation with Ian Eisenberg, owner of Uncle Ike’s pot shop.
  • Coffee with a Cop: Part II
    For the second week in a row, community members had a chance to have Coffee with a Cop and chat with East Precinct officers in a casual setting, this time at the Starbucks at 824 E. Pike. 
  • Year One: Link ridership spikes with Capitol Hill, UW stations
    Sound Transit held a birthday party inside the Capitol Hill and University of Washington light rail stations Friday, celebrating the extremely popular first year of University Link ridership.
  • Update: Black Dot facing eviction at Midtown Center
    Less than a month ago, Africatown CEO K. Wyking Garrett stood inside the Black Dot business incubator and economic center he cofounded and told community members about plans to redevelop Midtown Center around the neighborhood’s needs. Now, Black Dot is facing eviction on 23rd and Union.
  • Coffee with a Cop spills over with feedback

    Well-caffeinated and concerned Capitol Hill residents had the attention of many East Precinct officers and Seattle Police Chief Kathleen O’Toole during the first Coffee with a Cop event Thursday, March 9.

  • Celebrating International Women’s and Trans People Day at Film Forum
    Northwest Film Forum, in partnership with UW Bothell Cultural Studies Masters Program, hosted its third celebration of the International Women’s and Trans People Day on Saturday, March 4.
  • Ignite Seattle: Hub of quick talks, big ideas
    Imagine an evening where you’re exposed to 16 new and diverse ideas, presented by members of your local community that pack their passions into five-minute energized PowerPoint-driven talks; presentations that can make you laugh, cry, feel enlightened, concerned and, most importantly, entertained.
  • Sense of community strengthens after fire
    On a normal Thursday evening, Central District resident Sophie Glass would go to her yoga sculpt class at the YMCA. But on Feb. 23, she decided to skip her workout and stopped by The Summit, where the Capitol Hill Community Council hosted a neighborhood social to raise funds for the Islamic Center of Eastside (ICOE.)
  • First Hill Park getting facelift for Big 40
    The First Hill Improvement Association presented the latest changes and received a lot of feedback from the crowd gathered at the Stimson-Green Mansion on Tuesday, Feb. 28.
  • Gossett receives update on Jimi Hendrix Park
    Friends of Jimi Hendrix Park members paid a visit to King County Councilmember Larry Gossett’s office last week, to thank him for advocating for a $35,000 contribution toward Phase II of the park and provide a status update.
  • Airport Lawyer connects travelers with legal assistance
    While President Donald Trump’s travel ban affecting seven majority Muslim countries is in flux, a new web application started in Seattle that connects attorneys with immigrants and refugees coming into the United States remains a highly used resource.
  • Sawant: 'We ain't done yet'
    Mayor Ed Murray got a phone call with a clear message on Saturday afternoon: Seattle's residents want the city to divest from fossil fuels.
  • Understanding 'white privilege'
    Capitol Hill resident Amanda Friedman had little clue about what “white privilege” meant until recently. Although she grew up in California’s Orange County and was aware of racism, the latest “aha” moment came when she compared what happened when she was pulled over by a police officer a few months ago to what happened to one of her African-American friends in the same situation just a few days ago.
  • Women’s March-ing orders
    Following the Women's March on Jan. 21, the national movement began its 10 Actions for the First 100 Days campaign, where communities come together and visualize a more equitable world and the steps needed to reach that future.
  • Coalition explores water conservation strategies for Volunteer Park
    The Volunteer Park Sustainability Coalition provided findings from its park-wide feasibility study for improving water usage during an open house Thursday in the conservatory.
  • 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.
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