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Patricia Sully with VOCAL-WA discusses the benefits of safe drug consumption sites during a The Pledge event at Peloton on Friday, Oct. 7.
Patricia Sully with VOCAL-WA discusses the benefits of safe drug consumption sites during a The Pledge event at Peloton on Friday, Oct. 7.
Saturday, October 8, 2016 1:34 PM
The Pledge movement spent Friday night collecting baby food while having very adult conversations about homelessness, addiction and activism at Peloton bike shop and cafe.
  • Central leaves the station
    Members of Central Co-op gathered at Washington Hall on Sunday afternoon for the annual owner meeting to discuss and make crucial decisions for the co-op’s future, learning there that expanding to complement Capitol Hill light rail wasn’t in the cards.
  • Seventh Art Stand series spotlights countries affected by travel ban
    The Seventh Art Stand is a new film series launching across the nation in May that features films from and about the countries being affected by the Trump administration’s travel ban. Northwest Film Forum is one of the three lead organizers and is hosting the Seattle series with the Seattle International Film Festival.
  • Seattle First Presbyterian Church finds new purpose
    Seattle First Presbyterian Church has seen a decline in its congregation as the property remains primed for redevelopment. In the interim, the church has found a new purpose through a partnership with Compass Housing Alliance to create a 24/7 homelessness shelter for people wanting to transition to permanent housing.
  • What is Love?

    Capitol Hill businesses SugarPill and Substantial teamed up earlier this year to create the Love is Action campaign, offering open-source designs for civic action.
    Now the neighborhood community council, chamber of commerce and First Covenant Church Seattle have co-opted the Love is Action message to build awareness and support in the community.

  • World's largest transgender film festival in Capitol Hill

    This year's Translations has doubled in size and, with more than 70 films from 20 countries, organizers say it is now the largest transgender film festival in the world.
    "Really, it's been a long time coming," said Sam Berliner, who has directed and curated the Translations: Seattle Transgender Film Festival since 2013. 

  • Protect Volunteer Park appeals Asian art museum expansion decision
    The Office of the Hearing Examiner in June will consider an appeal of the master use permit for expanding the Seattle Asian Art Museum that was filed by Protect Volunteer Park.
  • March for Science
    It was Saturday morning, and Sasha and Jeff Jones had decided to spend it standing on the Cal Anderson Park ballfield with signs to support funding for scientific research. Neither are scientists by trade, but they’re both big fans of astronomy and “pretty much anything that has to do with space,” Jeff said. But what really worries them is current policy on climate change, and potable water.
  • Residents talk Pike People Street

    The Seattle Department of Transportation has a new strategy for Pike People Street this year: all 10 events this summer will be at the same time.
    Attendees of the Capitol Hill Renters Initiative’s April meeting had a chance to weigh in on possible activities and issues SDOT should consider when planning the event.

  • Displacement protesters trespassed from MidTown Center
    Seattle Police on Wednesday morning criminally trespassed a group of individuals that had been living for several weeks in the former Black Dot space at MidTown Center in the Central District.
  • Hula Hula tiki bar opens on E. Olive Way Friday

    Tiki-karaoke bar Hula Hula has reassimilated in Capitol Hill following its closure in Queen Anne, with plans for a grand reopening on Friday.
    “The layout is pretty much the same as it was,” said owner Keith Robbins before a soft opening Tuesday night. The liquor license came in Monday. “There’s been people poking their noses in, for sure, but we just peeled the wrap off the glass today.”

  • Capitol Hill panelists discuss ways to make neighborhood a better place to live
    Brie Gyncild has lived in Capitol Hill for 27 years, and the thing she loves the most about the neighborhood is its walkability — people going to different places on foot every chance they get. There’s light rail, the streetcar and the Metro bus system. And yet, Gyncild just loves walking around on Pike, Pine and Broadway, where she runs into friends and gets entertained by cute dogs, people moving mattresses and window displays.
  • Going beyond Capitol Hill

    Capitol Hill Housing is looking to expand its services outside Seattle, the affordable housing developer working toward financial sustainability.
    At the annual Capitol Hill Housing stakeholder meeting on Tuesday, April 18, CEO Chris Persons told attendees a name change is also being considered as the agency rethinks its service area.

  • Historical society strategizes landmarks public project
    The Capitol Hill Historical Society held a brainstorming session Saturday, bouncing around ideas for a landmarks project that would highlight the history of the neighborhood.
  • UPDATE: Man shot in Capitol Hill to be arrested
    Seattle Police detectives are interviewing a 19-year-old woman who reportedly shot a 32-year-old man in Capitol Hill on Monday morning.
  • Governor says America needs to make sure Trump is a 'temporary shadow,' not a 'permanent stain'
    Washington Gov. Jay Inslee last week shared his insight into the latest controversial topics and addressed the importance of ethical leadership under the new presidential administration.
  • Seattle U student has grand designs

    Nathan Watkins has quickly become First Hill’s unofficial artist in residence, and it all started with a simple reddit post. 
    “The I-5 art columns, that’s going to be my crowning achievement,” he said.

  • Transit advocates upset with House Democrats over ST3 legislation
    Phone lines and inboxes for Washington House Democrats like 43rd District Rep. Nicole Macri have been lighting up since the unanimous passage of Engrossed House Bill 2201 Wednesday night.
  • California dreamin'

    Poke is one of the latest food trends to inundate Seattle over the past year, but Rory Rodgers and Joe Om say the craze is even greater in California’s Orange County.
    When Rodgers and Om, best friends since high school, decided to open a poke restaurant of their own, they packed up and headed north.

  • Country Doctor passes design checkup for new dental clinic
    The East Design Review Board gave a resigned go-ahead to revised plans for a Country Doctor dental facility in Capitol Hill on Wednesday night, avoiding a delay the nonprofit says could have caused it to lose federal funding.
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