What's in Store

Where to Find It: Made in the Shade

Dawn Bassett wants to cover your light bulbs with something non-toxic, traditionally built, and fabulous

03/16/2010 By Laura Cassidy


Two New Specialty Shops Set to Open in the Melrose Project

First-time business owners bring artisanal touches to the urban marketplace.

03/11/2010 By Tiffany Wan

Food Finds

Taste of the Town: Linda Derschang

Want to get in good with Cap Hill’s coolest lady? Then stock up on cookies and Dick’s cheeseburgers.

03/09/2010 By Caitlin King

Parties with Food (is there any other kind?)

Chicken Coop Potluck on Capitol Hill

Learn the ins and outs of raising your own chickens at The Cherry Hill Urban Farm on Saturday, March 6.

03/05/2010 By Jessica Voelker


Cheap Date: Roast Chicken for Two

You’ll have to wait an hour for the feast, but this Cafe Presse specialty is worth it.

03/04/2010 By Christopher Werner

Cheap Wine for Weeknights

Last Bottle Sale at 12th and Olive Wine Company

On March 2nd, get 15 percent off all last bottles all day long at the Capitol Hill wine boutique.


Retail News

Fashioning Forward

Built for Man’s runway show and David Lawrence’s Bravern debut

03/02/2010 By Laura Cassidy

Oeno Files

Wine Tasting Picks for Tonight: Thursday, February 25

Free Indian syrah at Vino Verite, Airfield Estates at Picnic, and five Australians plus snacks at Grand Cru.


Brews News

Pike Street Beer and Wine Moves, Offers Discount

Get there this week and save on some of the world’s best beers.


Food Finds

Seeking Something Fishy

Where to go when a whole fish is what you want.

02/22/2010 By Christopher Werner

Movers and Shakers

Misuk Ahn Bartending at Licorous

The former Living Room tender moves up the hill.



Beloved Blogger CakeSpy to Take Over Bluebottle Gallery

"I am scared as all get-out…but extremely excited too!"

02/16/2010 By Christopher Werner


The Latest on Auto Battery

Capitol Hill’s first "true" sports bar set to open mid-March.


Breaking Booze News

Booze News! A Boutique Gin Distillery Coming to Capitol Hill

Sun Liquor owner Michael Klebeck hopes to open his distillery and tasting room by late summer 2010.



What Are you Doing for Sunday Dinner?

If the answer is something depressing, break bread at one of these restaurants instead.

02/05/2010 By Jessica Voelker

Cheap Eats

Cheap Date: Oddfellows for Brunch

The city’s best breakfast panini is perfect in the park on an unseasonably warm day.

01/28/2010 By Jessica Voelker


Have a Round for Haiti

Help relief efforts by raising a glass at these local drinkeries.


Movers and Shakers

Wondering what happened to MiSuk Ahn?

The longtime Seattle bartender is no longer at the Living Room Bar.


Happy Hour

The Situation Improves at Licorous

Capitol Hill’s prettiest bar is a better place to be, thanks to a delightfully nerdy bartender and easy-to-remember happy hour.