Gone Too Soon

East Trading Company Closes on Capitol Hill

The artfully designed Pike/Pine bar lasted a little over a year.

11/06/2019 Edited by Annika Lindburg

Handoffs

Lionhead's New Owners Are Putting Their Own Spin on the Capitol Hill Restaurant

Jerry Traunfeld has passed the culinary torch—which is likely a whisk or an actual flame torch—to chef Garrett Doherty and Benjamin Chew.

10/25/2019 By Rosin Saez

Clean, Well-Lighted Places

Our Picks for Lit Crawl Seattle 2019

This Thursday nearly 50 readings pop up in venues across the city. We narrow the list a little.

10/22/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

Where to Shop

20 of Our Favorite Capitol Hill Stores

Plants, vintage, menswear, home goods—it's a retail paradise over here.

09/26/2019 By Rosin Saez

Blessed Be the Fruit

Elliott Bay Book Co. Is Throwing a Midnight Party for The Handmaid’s Tale Sequel

To celebrate the release of Margaret Atwood’s highly anticipated new novel, 'The Testaments,' the bookstore will host a raffle, trivia, and prizes Monday night.

09/05/2019 By Lily Hansen

Don't Sleep on This

Local Boutiques Converge on Capitol Hill for a Massive Sale This Weekend

To nail your own Seattle style, look to the city's coolest shops hawking threads at the Citywide Summer Warehouse Sale at Melrose Studios.

08/30/2019 By Rosin Saez

Treat Tour

A Sweet Capitol Hill Dessert Crawl

A bar crawl on the Hill? Please. Forgo the hangover and opt instead for a sugar rush.

08/20/2019 By Rosin Saez

So Much Confetti

How to Throw a Birthday Party for Yourself

After all, who knows you better than you?

08/20/2019 By Rosin Saez

Coming Soon

New Bar La Dive Brings Natural Wine and Frozen Drinks to Pike/Pine

Bring on the frojolais; this place sounds fun as hell.

08/02/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Review

Dacha Diner Channels Fond Food Memories—and Seasons Them Perfectly

It's not exactly a diner, nor really a Jewish deli. Still, it's one of the most winning new restaurants in town.

07/23/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Opening Dispatch

Top Pot Cofounder Spins Off a New Doughnut Shop on Capitol Hill

Arriving in August, Half and Half Doughnut Co. will replace the former Sun Liquor Distillery Bottle Shop on East Pike.

07/23/2019 By Courtney Cummings

TV Style

The Phluid Project and HBO’s Euphoria Team Up for a Capitol Hill Popup

The one-day event hosts gender neutral apparel from the New York–based brand and appearances by the show’s stars, Hunter Schafer and Barbie Ferreira.

07/09/2019 By Lily Hansen

Pride In Our Past

Seattle’s Gay Bar Scene Is Changing—and That’s a Good Thing

We've come a long way. But there's still more work to do.

06/27/2019 By Sam Jones

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Have Axes, Need Beer and Little Big Burgers

Five dining developments on our radar this week.

06/14/2019 By Philip Kiefer

Pie Dispatch

Pagliacci Pizza Will Open a New Spot on East Pike This Fall

The Seattle pizza chain is planning a multipurpose space in a renovated building on Capitol Hill.

06/11/2019 By Rosin Saez

Ephemeral Shopping

Glossier's Seattle Popup Arrives on Capitol Hill This Week

Mark your calendars, tell your best friends: The much-hyped-about beauty brand opens on Broadway on May 22.

05/20/2019 By Rosin Saez

Style File

Estate Is a Temple of Streetwear on Capitol Hill

David Lee keeps ’80s and ’90s pop culture alive through Pacific Northwest style.

05/01/2019 By Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

Opening Dispatch

Meet El Xolo, Nacho Borracho’s New Taco Window

The spot, headed by former London Plane chef Ricardo Valdez, replaces Neon Taco.

03/26/2019 By Stefan Milne

Feature

Dealer Takes All: Inside One of Seattle's Biggest Opioid Busts

It took a multistate sting to bring down the opioid king of Capitol Hill. But not before his product stole a life.

03/26/2019 By Levi Pulkkinen

Vinyl Vegans

Seattle Music Industry Insiders Are Opening a Capitol Hill Bar

It’s called Life on Mars and it promises plant-based food and cocktails, plus a heap of records.

02/27/2019 By Stefan Milne