Police search for suspect after arson fire damages emptied First Hill restaurant

A recently vacated First Hill restaurant suffered an estimated $21,000 in damage after a man suspected of another recent fire was seen breaking the building’s glass and setting it on fire late Friday night. Seattle Police say they are continuing … Continue reading

CHS Pics | A visit to First Hill’s overhauled park and the neighborhood’s new bronze bear cubs

Earlier this week, CHS reported on the small steps including clean-ups and new lighting beginning a process of increased community involvement in improving Cal Anderson Park. Another area park recently completed a different sort of community process. Some five years … Continue reading

Capitol Hill Community Post | Free neighborhood Pumpkin Patch Pop up on First Hill

From Birch Road Cellar Let’s celebrate fall! Join us for a socially distanced Pumpkin Patch Pop-Up hosted by our friends at Birch Road Cellar and Burke & Butler Real Estate (Windermere Mount Baker Seattle). Kids, dogs, families are welcome to a complimentary pumpkin and family photo with our professional … Continue reading

At Vito’s, celebrating ten years of a restored First Hill classic

On September 18, First Hill’s iconic nightclub and Italian restaurant Vito’s quietly passed its 10 year anniversary under owners Greg Lundgren and Jeff Scott. A celebratory event wasn’t possible due to COVID-19 restrictions, and Lundgren and Scott were admittedly busy … Continue reading

Building a better Seattle with more artists, First Hill’s Museum of Museums set to open in November

The Museum of Museums is like many spaces we’ve missed during the COVID-19 era — full of interesting things we can’t quite see just yet. But as venues open again across the city, this new First Hill space of art … Continue reading