‘Suspicious death’ investigation after man found down outside First Hill’s Town Hall — UPDATE

Seattle Police are investigating after a man was found dead outside Town Hall on First Hill early Thursday morning. SPD said it was investigating the death as suspicious. Seattle Fire was called to the scene just after 5 AM to … Continue reading

$410M price tag for downtown connector as First Hill Streetcar continues to stand alone

With a new $410 million price tag for a long-planned connection to the line, it looks like the First Hill Streetcar will remain a stub. When service first began in February 2016 on the 10-station route connecting Capitol Hill’s Broadway … Continue reading

911 | Capitol Hill Station knife assault response, First Hill stabbing, overnight power outages

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. Assault response at … Continue reading

Happy viral video New Year: 2024 begins with First Hill BASE jumpers, E Madison TJ’s gouda roll

There are lots of ways to enter the New Year. Some, like these illegal base jumpers spotted leaping from the 30-story 800 Columbia tower on First Hill Monday will float before an ungraceful plummet as reality sets in. Too bad … Continue reading

First Hill building that became squat after 2022 fire burns again in massive 3-alarm blaze

A First Hill building emptied of residents and popular lounge Vito’s and troubled by squatters and trespassers since a major fire two years ago, burned again New Year’s Day, nearly completely charring the abandoned structure and forcing the displacement of … Continue reading

Owner of Taurus Ox opening Ananas Pizzeria bringing Lao pizza and dive bar classics to First Hill

The flavors of a classic pizzeria and Lao cuisine are set to marry in Ananas Pizzeria, a pizza dive bar reintroducing classics while putting a spin on the classic pie from Seattle restaurateur Khampaeng Panyathong. The pizza joint on 8th Ave … Continue reading

Gold Coast Ghal Kitchen bringing Liberian and Ghanaian flavors and West African favorites to First Hill

The West African flavors of Gold Coast Ghal Kitchen are set to join First Hill in a space filled with memories of home for owner Tina Fahnbulleh. Gold Coast Ghal Kitchen was started in 2017 with a six-year journey of … Continue reading