From Michael Louella Community Engagement Project Manager / defeatHIV
You are invited to a special session meant to give people living with HIV the chance to look over and comment on the plans for an AIDS memorial to be built in Seattle, and to talk with the artist who has been commissioned to organize it all.
The AMP: AIDS Memorial Pathway will use public art to create a physical place for remembrance and reflection; utilize technology to share stories about the epidemic and the diverse community responses to the crisis; and provide a call to action to end HIV/AIDS, stigma, and discrimination.
And it is important to us in this process to hear especially from the people living with HIV.
The meeting will be held on Wednesday, December 19th from 12 to 2PM.
It will be held in ACTU Conference Room, which is located on the 2nd Floor of the West Clinic atHarborview (down the hall from Madison Clinic). Continue reading
Wednesday night could bring the final design step in the process for a Capitol Hill circa late 2018 trade of necessity — a 1929-built, two-story masonry apartment building with eight units making way for a planned 2019 or so-built, four-story apartment building with 25 “small efficiency dwelling units” and 13 standard apartments.
The development from Hybrid Architecture and the family trust that owns the property is slated to come before the East Design Review Board Wednesday night:
Design review: 740 Harvard Ave E
Parking for 17 vehicles is proposed. And, of course, the existing structure is slated to be demolished. Continue reading
From Urban Animal
This dog has been missing since 9:15am Monday and was last confirmed seen at 18th and John. Her name is whiskey and she is very skittish, she’s 3 years old and likely does not have a collar on. If anyone has seen her they can call Urban Animal at 206-329-5337.
With warm latkeh and a grand menorah, Chabad of Capitol Hill celebrated the eighth night of Chanukah in Volunteer Park on a chilly and wet Sunday in Seattle.
The ceremony marked the final night of the Jewish holiday for the group dedicated to reaching “every Jew” in Seattle. Continue reading
Capitol Hill and the nearby lends itself to great imagery. Social media is filled with images of the places and streets around us. We share some of the best here. To be included and help us find your stuff, use the #capitolhillseattle tag on Instagram or ping @capitolhillseattle or @jseattle via Twitter.
We still also have lots of love for the CHS Flickr Pool and its more than 36,000 photographs — most of Capitol Hill images, many glorious, some technically amazing. The pool is a mix of contributions from Capitol Hill shutterbugs. With changes at Flickr, its days of an amazing, free for most repository of great photography have shifted but we’re still watching. Continue reading
Driven by data and a goal to put market forces to work to open up spaces on every available block, the Seattle Department of Transportation 2018 round of parking price tweaks is targeting a couple key areas of Capitol Hill — including the neighborhood’s most challenging parking environment where even extending payment hours to 10 PM hasn’t helped.
This month, SDOT is recalibrating its meters along southern Broadway and Pike/Pine streets for a new high in the area’s evening parking rates — $3.50. Last fall, SDOT extended paid parking until 10 PM near the area’s restaurant and business cores. $3.50 around the south end of Broadway will be a bargain — evening rates along northern Broadway are hitting $4 per hour. Continue reading
A caroler in the snow at a Holiday in the Park past (Image: CHS)
If you’re like CHS, you probably aren’t totally feeling the holiday season yet. That’s cool. But next week, you better get ready to be festive.
Next Thursday night brings a double header of celebration to Capitol Hill including a very Pike/Pine venue — the Neighbours Alley.
Organizers from the effort to redesign the alley to enhance the neighborhood and surrounding streets are holding a party along with the monthly Capitol Hill Art Walk:
Neighbours Alley Celebration
It sounds like a good party: Continue reading
The Capitol Hill Community Council is planning its end of the year open house for next Tuesday night, December 11th in conjunction with the release of a special artist “yearbook” project from Blue Cones Studios:
This year we are switching things up…but still ending the year with COMMUNITY! We are teaming up with Blue Cone Studios‘ event next Tuesday at Fred Wildlife Refuge to get your input on ways we can engage further in the community and what you would like to see in 2019. Thank you again to Sizzle Pie and Cupcake Royale for providing the annual treats!
Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan’s week of activity marking the end of her first year in office included a Friday executive order she says was shaped by her Small Business Advisory Council to help small businesses get relief from city taxes and fees and efforts to make it easier for entrepreneurs to navigate the city’s bureaucracy.
The executive order includes three elements:
- Direct the City Budget Office to study ways to reduce the impact of taxes and fees on small businesses, explore a possible holiday from the B&O tax, and look for others ways to support small business employees; and, Continue reading