Minimalist Bliss

Property Watch: Industrial Chic on Capitol Hill

Warehouse aesthetics meet a stacked parking system and walnut built-ins in this condo from Northwest Premium Homes.

03/15/2023 By Haley Shapley

Festival Szn

Capitol Hill Block Party's 2023 Lineup

Three days, nine stages, 25 years.

02/28/2023 By Seattle Met Staff

Mansion Mania

Property Watch: Arts-and-Crafts Artistry on Capitol Hill

Jim Whittaker once owned this large home offered by Windermere, where the details (like a tree house) help it shine.

02/15/2023 By Haley Shapley

My Favorite Things

Robin Wehl Martin of Hello Robin Shares Her Favorite Seattle Spots

Where do Seattle’s most well-known tastemakers go? We asked. First up: a gourmet cookie maven.

02/03/2023 By Angela Cabotaje

So Many Turrets

Property Watch: A Storybook-Perfect Anhalt Condo in Capitol Hill

Climb up a turret to reach this adorable yet roomy vintage condo designed by Frederick Anhalt and offered by Realogics Sotheby's International Realty.

11/30/2022 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Field Notes

Boca Bakes Up Argentina's Deep-Dish Pizza—and Beautiful Pastries

Plus empanadas, medialunas, and other South American pastries.

11/07/2022 By Allecia Vermillion

Fancy Manse

Property Watch: Old Money and New Whimsy in a Former Boarding House

This luxury home, offered by Compass and built by the most prominent architecture duo of its time, has hosted a lot of people in 115-plus years.

09/29/2022 By Sarah Anne Lloyd


Begone, Bad '90s Remodel

Built without a foyer, this classic Seattle home is now flush with storage cabinets that hide shoes, coats, and other trappings of modern life.

08/26/2022 By Allecia Vermillion

Tiny Tudor

Property Watch: A Vintage Courtyard Condo Lives Like a Little House

This 527-square-foot one-bedroom home is part of Rosina Court, a collection of brick, Tudor-style homes with 1920s charm.

08/10/2022 By Sarah Anne Lloyd


This New Capitol Hill Ear Piercing Studio Is Like Claire's for Grown-Ups

The company's first Washington storefront brings the curated ear trend to the masses.

07/28/2022 By Zoe Sayler

It's Back

How to Get Around the Capitol Hill Block Party

What time does it start? What streets are closed? What's the lineup? Consider this a guide, whether you're planning your personal concert tour or detour.

07/21/2022 By Benjamin Cassidy

Blanket Improvement

It’s Finally Showtime for the New Volunteer Park Amphitheater

Years in the making, an outdoor arts venue debuts in Capitol Hill with a free summer concert series.

07/01/2022 By Taylor McKenzie Gerlach

Small but Mighty

Property Watch: Vintage Capitol Hill Studio Maximizes Its Tiny Space

Picture-perfect features, carefully planned storage, and a shelf-lined sleeping nook defy its sub-500 square feet. Offered by Windermere.

06/29/2022 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Bay Watch

New Elliott Bay Book Company Owners Hope to Carry on the Legacy

Though Seattle's premiere independent bookseller has changed ownership, not much else will—and your punch cards are still good.

06/10/2022 By Ann Karneus


Glasswing Greenhouse Reopens After a Two-Year Hiatus

Capitol Hill boutique Glasswing's plant-based offshoot officially opens in June, with two installations created especially for the Art Walk.

06/09/2022 By Zoe Sayler


Property Watch: A Spacious 1905 Home With a Cozy Attic Apartment

Offered by Compass, this historic Foursquare just blocks from Volunteer Park is full of period craftsmanship, opulent updates, and flexible spaces.

06/01/2022 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Ox + Panda = Frog 

Money Frog Brings Grown-Up Energy to the Former Vios Space

The new Pan-Asian joint, from the owners behinds Taurus Ox and Hangry Panda, soft opened last week in Capitol Hill with cocktails and fried frog legs.

04/01/2022 By Ann Karneus

Lark 3.0

After Two Long Years, Lark Returns

A new set menu is ready for special occasions, parties, and semiprivate mezzanine dining at one of the Pacific Northwest's best restaurants

03/08/2022 By Allecia Vermillion


The Legacy of Cafe Pettirosso

The Capitol Hill restaurant, owned by the sisters behind Bang Bang Cafe and Bang Bang Kitchen, was a local favorite for nearly thirty years.

02/18/2022 By Ann Karneus

Take Me to Church

What’s Up with That House Next to I-5?

Owner George Freeman uses his "Science is God" house in Capitol Hill to incite curiosity about the Universal Life Church Monastery and its mission.

01/21/2022 By Angela Cabotaje Photography by Chona Kasinger