Loxsmith is back for June at the Canterbury (Image: Loxsmith Bagels)
19th Ave E was a little too quiet for Capitol Hill bagel king Matthew Segal. So, for June, his royal highness of boiled lye… ness is bringing the bagel pop-up greatness of Loxsmith to 15th Ave E’s Canterbury Ale House. And he’s bringing friends.
Starting this Sunday, the pop-up will take over ye olde 15th Ave E drink spot with its menu of bagel sandwiches, bagel dogs, and the Loxsmith bloody mary bar. Segal is also bringing menu collaborations with locals Raised Dougnuts — the Donut BEC, El Xolo — the blue corn waygu bageldog, and a GariSaba Ume Shiso Uzu Kosho Furkike bagel inspired by By Tae to the weekly menus. Watch for Loxsmith’s special plant dye rainbow bagels for Pride, too. Continue reading →
If a start on a new life for the old Broadway Grill didn’t grab you and the addition of an axe-tossing bar doesn’t convince, maybe the arrival of a project from the hugely hyped cosmetics start-up Glossier will sell you. Broadway retail is looking good these days.
CHS has learned that the make-up and lifestyle brand launched as a style blog and grown into a direct to consumer retail juggernaut by entrepreneur Emily Weiss is sizing up Capitol Hill for its Seattle pop-up, the latest in a string of limited time only Glossier experiences following efforts in stylish cities like Chicago, San Francisco, and London. Continue reading →
“@breakingnailz at #badwillmarket this coming Sunday November 15th from noon to 5pm! Grab a drink, get your shop on, and your nails did!”
“@nandaethekid will be at #badwillmarket on Sunday November for the Tailgate Edition slinging a couple of #casualindustrees Seahawks swag that he designed + his own pop poster prints!”
“@workshopexcelsior will have a series of #Seahawks theme stained glass pieces + accessories at the next #badwillmarket. She will also have her usuall one of goodies too! Meet her Sunday November 15th from noon to 5pm.”
Get your holiday shopping and your tailgating started early this Sunday. BadWill Market returns to the Rhino Room with a special Seahawks-themed edition of the grandmama of Capitol Hill’s all-star squad of pop-ups markets.
With a rash of retail pop-ups having appeared on the Hill, especially over the holiday season, BadWill is one of the oldest, weighing in at five years. It’s a one-stop shop for crafts, clothing, and miscellany from local vendors.
It’s also a chance to do a little day drinking.
“Five years ago there really wasn’t a market on Capitol Hill that took place inside a bar,” Osiris Navarro, owner of BadWill Market said. “Add drinking to any shopping event, and the results are awesome for the vendors. My friend Phil helped me start BadWill and we approached our good friend Marcus Lalario if we could use his bar The War Room to host a market.”
Though they only post up about once a month, due to limited space and event coordination with bars, Navarro said the scene has been extremely welcoming.
“The reception has been so good, to the point where it’s hard for me to keep up,” she said. “My inbox is full of interested vendors, and I feel bad because I don’t have a market every Sunday to accommodate all of them.” Continue reading →
Scenes from Thursday’s Central District Holiday Party. More here (Images: CHS)
Central Cinema’s Kevin Spitzer
While the Grinch blew away Thursday night’s A Holiday in Volunteer Park event with strong winds (it won’t be rescheduled, either, organizers say), the frosting and sugar cookies were keeping celebrants warm at the annual Central District Holiday Party hosted by Central Cinema. The other key component (besides decorating cookies) of the holidays gets its turn over the weekend and beyond around Capitol Hill with another round of special pop-up markets. Happy shopping!
Friday through Sunday: Gay City LGBT Library Surplus Used Book Sale — info — Gay City Health Project’s Michael C. Weidemann LGBT Library is pleased to announce our next Surplus Used Book sale, featuring surplus LGBT fiction and non-fiction books for sale. It’s a great way to build up your personal library, and the proceeds benefit ours!
Saturday — Punk Rock Flea Market — info — They said we were getting too big for our britches, and we proved them right! Seattle’s best damn flea market has moved into a BIGGER, BETTER and BALLSIER location. Now located in the Central District’s defunct post office, and with more vendors than ever, we are going to stuff your stocking like never before! The best Punk Rock Flea Market THAT EVER HAPPENED burns the beard off holiday shopping on December 13th, from noon to 10pm at the newly christened “Punk Rock Post Office” on the corner of 23rd Ave. & Union St.
Sunday — Badwill Market — Holiday Bizarre — info — BadWill Market is back and we are teaming up with The Rhino Room and hosting “HOLIDAY BIZARRE” a festive pop up market featuring a variety of vendors.
Sunday — Ghost Gallery “Vintage Home”— info — Stop by for some mulled wine & cookies and browse a wonderful Vintage pop-up featuring local vendors
Monday — Public Market Pop-Up Shop at Café Pettirosso — info — Next Monday, December 15th, at Café Pettirosso we want to help you fight the Mondays and win Christmas at the very same time. Hard, but a totally doable goal! Amiright? Monday is undoubtedly the dullest day of the week; it’s back to the grind with the weekend only a glint in your not-nearly-rested-enough eye. Add holiday shopping and the grind just got stressful.
Saturday 12/20 — The Savvy Marketplace at Sole Repair — info — The last, best shopping experience of the year! Come join us in connecting our local community and donating to the well-being of our furry friends. At The Savvy Marketplace, you can expect to find the highest quality, local vendors, live music, a huge raffle, full bar and much more! Admission is free, but donations are appreciated! All donations and raffle proceeds go to a local no-kill animal shelter.
Looking for more Capitol Hill gift ideas? Check out the Shop the Hill page.
Now that this guy has finally moved out, the corner of E Pike and Summit is being kept busy with a new retail pop-up:
Closed Circuit Shop: an uninterrupted path of flow, a concept shop at Love City Love
A sensory experience of artful shopping featuring designers Rachel Ravitch, Aleksandra Pollner, Et cetera, Oddinary, Ladies & Gentlemen, Faris, Mia Fioravanti, Kimberly Baker, April Pride, Lu, Gender by Ole Severson and curated products from Cairo, Prism & Nest.
This is Love City Love’s first concept shop in its new home across from Sun Liquor at Pike & Summit. We’ve created a shoppable installation of locally crafted objects & goods.
The installation stems from past and present observation of flow in the digital age and the direction it has propelled us in : towards craft, mindfulness, focus, collectivity, a longing for authenticity and new application of technology.
Things to look forward to: an indoor zen garden, a toast wall, Art by the Love City Love Crew, aromas by Blackbird, apparel, home wear & accessories.