After a pandemic pause, Seattle nomadic arts venue Love City Love is back with a stop on First Hill

Love City Love is back on the move with a new home on First Hill as the nomadic Seattle arts, music, and community venue awakens from a pandemic-induced hibernation. “We’re moving forward and things are coming back,” founder Lucien Pellegrin … Continue reading

With her heart on First Hill, Hudson joins race for District 3 with a neighborhood approach to urbanist policy

With love for a home neighborhood at the core of the decision to enter the race, First Hill resident and Transportation Choices Coalition executive director Alex Hudson is running for the District 3 seat on the Seattle City Council. “When … Continue reading

911 | Team of thieves steal cash-filled ATM from Swedish First Hill lobby

See something others should know about? Email CHS or call/txt/Signal (206) 399-5959. You can view recent CHS 911 coverage here. Hear sirens and wondering what’s going on? Check out Twitter reports from @jseattle or join and check in with neighbors in the CHS Facebook Group. ATM heist: A … Continue reading

911 | ‘Help the officer’ mistake in Montlake, First Hill guitar-toting burglar standoff, ‘skittle’ fentanyl pill drug bust

See something others should know about? Email CHS or call/txt/Signal (206) 399-5959. You can view recent CHS 911 coverage here. Hear sirens and wondering what’s going on? Check out Twitter reports from @jseattle or join and check in with neighbors in the CHS Facebook Group. ‘Help the officer’ … Continue reading

Dead body with stab wounds found in abandoned Prosch House, a First Hill landmark with a tragic history — UPDATE

Seattle Police say they are investigating after the body of a man with fatal stab wounds was found Wednesday night inside an abandoned historic First Hill structure burned in a fire earlier this month. Police say a 911 caller reported … Continue reading

‘Unpriced, Best Offer’ — Seattle First Baptist Church seeks partner to preserve landmark house of worship, develop valuable First Hill land

By Jadenne Radoc Cabahug, CHS reporting intern Part of the First Hill neighborhood for 110 years, Harvard Ave’s landmark Seattle First Baptist Church is on the market and lining its valuable land up for redevelopment. Any deal will be a … Continue reading

First Hill’s Vito’s puts up $1K reward for safe return of Cougar Room mascot after Thanksgiving weekend break-in

First Hill nightclub Vito’s is offering a $1,000 reward for the return of its mountain lion. Barbara, the big taxidermied puma that has been a centerpiece in the club’s Cougar Room, was ripped off in a break-in at the First … Continue reading

Calhoun Properties, mother of the aPodment, puts its Seattle portfolio up for sale including Capitol Hill, First Hill, and Central District buildings

Calhoun Properties has reshaped many blocks of Capitol Hill and the Central District. Now the Seattle developer that made aPodment a Kleenex-level brand has put its entire microhousing portfolio including at least nine holdings across Capitol Hill, First Hill, and … Continue reading

District 3 lined up to include consolidated Eastlake, lose highrise swath of First Hill in Seattle’s final City Council border tweaks

Final tweaks to the plan to rebalance and redraw the Seattle City Council’s district borders include a swap for District 3 representing the city’s central neighborhoods around Capitol Hill and the Central District that would carve off a chunk of … Continue reading

With COVID-19 state of emergency coming to an end, First Hill’s Frye Art Museum adding new ‘mask-required hours’

The end of October will bring an end to nearly 1,000 days of Washington’s COVID-19 state of emergency. But, of course, it doesn’t bring the end of the pandemic. The transition is leaving many important decisions regarding life with the … Continue reading