911 | Melrose bar melee, First Hill DUI crash

See something others should know about? Email CHS or call/txt (206) 399-5959. You can view recent CHS Crime coverage here. Hear sirens and wondering what’s going on? Check out Twitter reports from @jseattle or tune into the CHS Scanner page. Melee outside Still Liquor: Melrose was filled with … Continue reading

Where First Hill McDonald’s used to stand, newest Seattle Amazon Go now open

In case you didn’t know, the Amazon Go store is now open at Madison & Minor @jseattle #FirstHill pic.twitter.com/3mdOFuxqai — ⚡️ Gordon (@GordonWerner) September 11, 2019 The corner of Madison and Minor is again home to a neighborhood outlet from … Continue reading

He already ‘owned’ it, so why did this guy just pay $21M for First Hill’s Hotel Sorrento?

Capitol Hill real estate investor and developer Mike Malone already owned the business around First Hill’s Hotel Sorrento, now he owns the building and the dirt below it — $21 million of it — and the high-rise rights that come along … Continue reading

911 | Owner stops armed First Hill car prowler, I-5 gun false alarm, Cal Anderson right-wing rally draws smaller than expected turnout

See something others should know about? Email CHS or call/txt (206) 399-5959. You can view recent CHS Crime coverage here. Hear sirens and wondering what’s going on? Check out Twitter reports from @jseattle or tune into the CHS Scanner page. First Hill car prowl robbery: Police are investigating … Continue reading

On the List | 10th annual Linda’s Fest, La Quinta Carnival, First Hill Pop-up Petting Zoo

This summer’s (astronomical) dog days are over, but there are still plenty of options to squeeze everything out of these late-August summer days. Case(s) in point: The Pacific Northwest Black Pride 2019 kicks off at Gay City on Thursday. Writers … Continue reading

First Hill Pop-Up Petting Zoo

When: Thursday, August 22, 2019 – 6:00 pm @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Where: 9th and University Pavement Park, 9th at University, Seattle WA

First Hill’s Pop-Up Petting Zoo will have lots of barnyard animals for you to befriend! Come say hi, meet your neighbors and pet some animals! This Thursday, August 22nd from 6pm to 8pm at the 9th Avenue and University Street … Continue reading

Design reviews: Knights of Columbus development’s Harvard plans, plus a ‘mass timber’ first on First Hill

A split decision last spring will bring one of twin new projects planned to rise around the historic Knights of Columbus building in front of the East Design Review Board again Wednesday night. Meanwhile, another project coming in front of the … Continue reading

Serious crashes on major arterials in Capitol Hill, Central District and First Hill area up from 2018, long road to Vision Zero, SDOT data shows

In April, a car seriously injured a bicyclist at the intersection of 24th Ave E and E Madison. A few months later, a driver was severely hurt in a crash just a couple of hundred feet up the street, on … Continue reading