Article Capitol Hill Explosion Have you been to Pike/Pine lately? The zesty corridor on Capitol Hill is home to (at least!): 35 new bars and restaurants, 17 new shops and one 15-year-old block party that just may be the best summer blowout in the nation. 6/29/2011 at 5:00am Image: Friends of Type The Capitol Hill Block Party and How It Grew 52 New Restaurants, Bars, and Shops in Capitol Hill This article appeared in the July 2011 issue of Seattle Met. Filed under Features Show Comments Sign up for our newsletters! Your source for the city's best arts and entertainment bets, can't-miss events, celebrity interviews, charity benefits, ticket giveaways, and more.