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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.
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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.
  • Finding Freeway Park

    Freeway Park provides 5.2 acres of public open space between Downtown and First Hill. While groups advocate for lidding Interstate 5, Freeway Park is the product of such an effort that took place back in 1976.
    Still, the park suffers from a lack of awareness and usage, according to the nonprofit that advocates for it.

  • LIHI receives big help with tiny houses
    Around 100 volunteers were out at the Seattle Vocational Institute on Friday to construct eight tiny homes for people experiencing homelessness around the city.
  • Local historians walk through Capitol Hill's past
    Two founding members of the Capitol Hill Historical Society, Heuser and Ketcherside held a forum on Tuesday night with author and local historian David B. Williams, whose book “Seattle Walks” sets a path for finding many markers of the city’s past.
  • Review board unsatisfied with Capitol Hill transit development project
    There were many aspects of the four-site Capitol Hill transit-oriented development the East Design Review Board liked, but confidence was not high enough to clear it for permitting on Wednesday.
  • Petition calls for removal of Capitol Hill Confederate veterans memorial
    In the wake of a deadly attack and violent clashes between white nationalists and counter protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia over the city's order to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, a new petition is gaining momentum in Seattle to have the United Confederate Veterans Memorial removed from Lake View Cemetery.
  • Nikkita Oliver declares victory for Seattle Peoples Party
    Nikkita Oliver may not be continuing on to the general election as a mayoral candidate, but on Tuesday afternoon she announced a victory for the Seattle Peoples Party.
  • REVIEW: Test riding two bike-share options
    Orange and green bikes have been strewn about the city to do what bike-share program Pronto couldn’t do — succeed.
  • CHH wants to keep transit passes for low-income residents
    A transit pass pilot program for people living in affordable housing units is in its second year, and Capitol Hill Housing is hopeful the data is strong enough for the city to make it a permanent investment.
  • Not This Time calls for police reform, improved accountability
    Twenty-three people have been killed by Washington police so far in 2017, and many community members have found it increasingly difficult to feel hopeful that the situation will be remedied anytime soon.
  • Your Voice, Your Choice votes are in
    The votes for the Your Voice, Your Choice participatory budget on street and parks projects are in, with four District 3 improvements now in the pipeline.
  • Seattle facing three legal challenges to high-earner income tax
    The Seattle City Council expected legal challenges when it passed legislation creating a progressive income tax on the city’s highest earners. It now has three to contend with.
  • Redhook tests its Brewlab in Capitol Hill
    Redhook Brewery showed off its Capitol Hill Brewlab on Thursday night, with tours of the eight-barrel brew system, bites from the kitchen and 16 small-batch collaboration beers.
  • Enchant Vertical Dance grows in Capitol Hill
    Jessica Trimble wants people to know that pole dancing isn’t just for sensual dance; that it can build strength and flexibility, be used as a form of expression and a storytelling device.
  • SDOT plans to reopen Lowell pathway in early September
    A year after closing a popular cut-through in the middle of Lowell Elementary due to high numbers of discarded drug needles and homeless camping, SDOT has plans to reopen the pathway next month.
  • By The Pound owners promise many surprises await

    The creative minds behind the future By The Pound on East Olive Way are spreading the word about what the delicatessen will be, but are also saving some surprises for opening day.

     
  • Design board to review Capitol Hill transit-oriented development Aug. 16
    The East Design Review Board is expected to assess and provide recommendations on the latest designs for four seven-story mixed-use apartment building next to the Capitol Hill light rail station on Wednesday, Aug. 16.
  • SDOT hopeful for Madison BRT funding
    The Seattle Department of Transportation is considerably more optimistic it will have the federal funding needed to complete a major bus corridor project along Madison Street than it was when President Donald Trump released his budget plan back in May.
  • World School students mix education with paint
    Seattle World School’s celebration of a new mural students painted along a concrete wall at the T.T. Minor Playground became a neighborhood affair on Friday.
  • Rain City Fit buffs up at new location
    Rain City Fit has achieved some big gains in Capitol Hill, opening a new space five times the size of the old one on Tuesday.
  • Queer/Bar to replace shuttered Purr
    Purr Cocktail Lounge’s exit from Capitol Hill last month left a hole in the gay bar scene in Capitol Hill’s Pike/Pine neighborhood that Joey Burgess expects to fill this fall with a concept he’s been thinking about for the past 12 years.
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