Best Bars

Neighborhood Bars: Capitol Hill

Hideaways in the thick of the nightlife zone

04/03/2016 By Darren Davis

Gone With The Wings

The Gypsy Moth Is Taking Over Capitol Hill

The WA Department of Agriculture is waging all-out war on the hungry little caterpillar this month. The gypsy moth—whose voracious larvae have defoliated whole forests in the Northeast—is gaining a foothold in Capitol Hill. Here’s what they’re up against.

03/28/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Hopped Up

Redhook Will Open a Brewpub on Capitol Hill

The state's biggest brewery goes small on Pike Street.

12/01/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Coming Soon

Charlie's on Broadway Will Reopen Soon

And a whole lot stays the same.

11/24/2015 By Sophia Lizardi

City

Has Capitol Hill Lost Its Gay Soul?

The LGBTQ community seems more visible, more vulnerable as Capitol Hill takes center stage.

11/03/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Soul Train

Capitol Hill is still hopping, voter turnout is slacking, McGinn holds Sawant fundraiser, and candidates call for divestment.

11/02/2015 By Josh Feit

Power Lines

The Capitol Hill Street Closure Controversy

When Pike and Pine closed to car traffic over the summer, some businesses in the neighborhood rebelled.

10/26/2015 By Josh Feit

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Chicken, Waffles, and Einkorn

Salare adds brunch, the Central District adds chicken and waffles, and three neighborhood spots close abruptly.

09/11/2015 By Greg Young

Back To Nature

Niche Outside, Capitol Hill's Chic New Garden Store

The owners of Fleurish breathe new life into outdoor living.

09/02/2015 By Aoife Reilly

Editor's Note

Block in a Hard Place

Coping with Seattle’s rapid growth.

09/01/2015 By James Ross Gardner

Review

Chávez Comes to Capitol Hill from the Streets of Durango

One of the city’s finest new restaurants transports the flavors of northern Mexico.

08/24/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Retail News

New! Kit and Ace on Capitol Hill

The Vancouver-based brand's airy new outpost, and its plans for technical cashmere world domination

07/28/2015 By Amanda Zurita

Yessssss

Full Tilt Ice Cream Is Opening on Capitol Hill

But it's not a scoop shop.

07/27/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

!!!

Next from Renee Erickson: Bar Melusine, Bateau...and a Doughnut Shop

More details on her forthcoming Capitol Hill bar and restaurant. But first let's talk about doughnuts.

07/17/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Historic. Iconic. Hemingway.

Kaiseki arrives on Capitol Hill, Scott Staples expands to Redmond, and the former Kingfish Cafe space gets a literary new identity.

06/26/2015 By Jeanny Rhee

Nomenclature

What's Next for the Former Kingfish Cafe: Ernest Loves Agnes

The guys behind Lost Lake and the new Comet Tavern take things in a more literary direction.

06/25/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Opening Dispatch

Naka Opens Wednesday on Capitol Hill

A contemporary take on Japan's kaiseki tradition...and one well-appointed bar.

06/23/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Patio Revamps and a Prideful Farewell

Plus: A new Mighty-O Donuts location, family friendly burgers in Madison Valley, and Beacon Hill's first brewery.

06/19/2015 By Jeanny Rhee

Right About...Now

Rachel's Ginger Beer 12th Ave Opens Friday

With fries and floats and a place to hang out during the day

06/11/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Introducing

Capitol Hill Can’t Stop

The neighborhood’s extreme development brings an equally extreme influx of restaurants.

05/31/2015 By Kathryn Robinson and Allecia Vermillion