Opening Dispatch

4 Great New Bars and Restaurants Open(ed) This Week

Pizza! Banh mi! Enchantment (and cocktails) under the sea!

06/24/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

Tiny Tudor

Property Watch: A Cozy Vintage Condo in Capitol Hill

This small space is warm in every sense of the word.

06/16/2021 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

ANARCHIST JURISDICTION

What Really Happened in CHOP?

One year ago, protesters transformed six blocks on Capitol Hill and captured the nation’s attention. Nobody knew where this would go.

06/08/2021 By Marcus Harrison Green

Enclaves

The AIDS Memorial Pathway Is Capitol Hill's Latest Call for Action

A new art installation celebrates the response to the AIDS crisis in what was once Seattle’s undisputed queer hub.

06/07/2021 By Christy Carley

Best in the biz

King of the Hill Grocery Owner Abraham Aklilu Rules with Benevolence

He's seen it all on Capitol Hill.

06/04/2021 By Allison Williams Photography by Kyle Johnson

CAPITOL GAINS

15 of Our Favorite Capitol Hill Shops

From housewares to high-tops, find it all in Seattle's retail paradise.

05/28/2021 By Chelsea Lin and Rosin Saez

Saying Their Names

A Capitol Hill Light Project Honors Washingtonians Killed by Police

Through June 8, victims' names will appear on the west facade of Saint Mark's Episcopal Cathedral.

05/27/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Breakfast Updates

Canlis Alums Fill the Pastry Case at the New Volunteer Park Cafe and Pantry

As next chapters go, it's hard to imagine a better one for this cherished cornerstone of north Capitol Hill.

05/18/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

BACK, BABY

Baby & Company Returns to Seattle for a Monthlong Capitol Hill Popup

The 10th Ave Collective Popup features local businesses like Easy Street—and is just the first in a series of Seattle events the boutique has planned.

05/07/2021 By Zoe Sayler

Bucket-Based Dining

Shota Nakajima Reopens Taku as a House of Fried Chicken

Karaage will rule the menu when the Top Chef contestant's Capitol Hill bar returns in May.

04/19/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

Tiny Castles

Property Watch: A Fairy-Tale Apartment in Capitol Hill

Come for the whimsical revival architecture, stay for the giant back deck.

03/17/2021 By Sarah Anne Lloyd Photography by PNW Home Photography

Big Witch Energy

Juicebox's Successor, Glinda Wine Shop, Alights on 12th Ave

Next year, hopefully, Glinda will also become a wine bar.

10/16/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Serve yourself

The Taps Are Ready at Rapport, Seattle's First Self-Serve Bar

Grab your growlers and head on over.

08/14/2020 By Annette Maxon

Arts Opening

Capitol Hill's New Julian Peña Gallery Is Tiny and Audacious

The arts space packs a for-profit gallery, and a nonprofit focused on underrepresented artists, into a compact footprint.

07/17/2020 By Stefan Milne

Essential Business

Seattle Farmers Markets Are Slowly Returning

Here's what's open and when, including the return of the Capitol Hill Farmers Market this Sunday.

06/26/2020 By Sophia Gates

Protester Paradise

The CHAZ Has Become America’s Fascination

But how long will the Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone stick around?

06/11/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Phnom Penh Noodle House Returns, Bearyaki Begins

Your Friday dispatch from Seattle Met’s food team.

02/28/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

FIRST PERSON, LAST WORD

As Seattle Grew, I Grew Up

The same blocks I walked in my feral 20s have new stories to tell.

02/25/2020 By Angela Garbes

REVIEW

Carrello Is How Nathan Lockwood Rolls

The Altura chef’s latest restaurant dispenses Italian drinking snacks on a fleet of carts. He definitely doesn’t stop there.

02/25/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

WAX POETIC

Elm Candle Bar Debuts DIY Candles in Capitol Hill

Your next afternoon activity is scent from heaven.

02/25/2020 By Nicole Martinson