COVID-19 updates: the ’10 new cases per 100,000 residents’ threshold, Seattle anti-Asian hate assaults, signs of Capitol Hill normalcy Vita edition

Here are the latest updates on the COVID-19 outbreak and response around the Seattle region, Capitol Hill, and the Central District. See something others should know about? Email CHS or call/txt (206) 399-5959. June 1 and Phase 2: Eager for a June move … Continue reading

Adana joins Capitol Hill’s still thankfully short list of permanent COVID-19 closures

Be prepared. The joy of “Phase 2” reopenings around Capitol Hill will be joined by the reality that many neighborhood favorites won’t be part of any recovery. Thursday, Capitol Hill restaurateur Shota Nakajima announced that his upscale Adana at 15th … Continue reading

As facilities evolve and adapt to the COVID-19 crisis and Seattle’s homelessness priorities, the Central District welcomes two new shelters

The COVID-19 crisis has posed a unique challenge for homeless shelters across King County as congregate shelters, housing people in shared spaces, have seen outbreaks amongst their guests and staff, and new strategies for providing safer services to the homeless … Continue reading

COVID-19 updates: Will June 1 bring Phase 2? Inslee ‘hopeful’ — Also: Washington wants businesses to encourage masks, Seattle launches face covering marketplace, and no extra days added for Seattle school kids

Here are the latest updates on the COVID-19 outbreak and response around the Seattle region, Capitol Hill, and the Central District. See something others should know about? Email CHS or call/txt (206) 399-5959. How we looking for Phase 2? In a morning session … Continue reading

Signs of Capitol Hill normalcy: Vivace returns — Plus, Capitol Hill’s COVID-19 ‘Phase 1’ takeout cocktails

This week started with another step toward normalcy on Capitol Hill — Espresso Vivace is back open: Vivace will open it’s Brix location at 532 Broadway Ave. E. tomorrow morning at 7 AM for coffee to go. In addition Alley24 … Continue reading

Seattle Council looks to rein in homeless sweeps during COVID-19 crisis

The Seattle City Council will pursue emergency legislation to limit homeless encampment sweeps during the COVID-19 crisis. South Seattle rep Tammy Morales is joining Central Seattle’s Kshama Sawant and citywide member Teresa Mosqueda in pushing for a compromise solution to the city’s … Continue reading

COVID-19 has wiped out Seattle’s hotel tax revenue putting $1.8B convention center expansion ‘at risk’

Six construction cranes, working on the same single massive structure (the Washington State Convention Center Addition), all at the same time. pic.twitter.com/k2ds4vOQjq — It's Matthew (@fcakenterprises) November 8, 2019 Lying across I-5 from Capitol Hill, the massive hole filing quickly … Continue reading

After COVID-19 pause, Seattle development projects signing up for new review process

Developers around Seattle and across Capitol Hill this week are making the decision of whether to transition their projects into the city’s temporary “administrative design review” process to keep developments moving forward through the COVID-19 crisis. The result will be … Continue reading

COVID-19 updates: Seattle testing ramps up, $750K relief for music venues, and an update on Inslee’s dials

Thank you @QFCGrocery Broadway, Seattle for hooking up the barriers between checkout stands. pic.twitter.com/Gr3liAwCre — JR (@BigJayAL) May 13, 2020 Here are the latest updates on the COVID-19 outbreak and response around the Seattle region, Capitol Hill, and the Central … Continue reading