Posts Tagged ‘Capital Hill’

December 21st, 2015 - 1:40 am § in The Ave Scene

Group makes case for lidding I-5 to connect Capitol Hill to downtown with greenspace, housing

As part of its ongoing efforts to inject community priorities into the massive $1.4 billion Washington State Convention Center expansion, members of the Pike/Pine Urban Neighborhood Council have been pushing forward the idea of lidding I-5. PPUNC and a group of designers are now preparing to ma[...]

June 7th, 2015 - 11:48 am § in America, The Ave Scene, UW

Joel Connely on Sawant

I urge everyone to read Joel Connely’s comments about Kshama Sawant and to consider coming to the debate Monday Night.  Sawant: “ represent the aspirations of tens of thousands of people.”  ”The elite is interested in one thing and one thing only: They want this movement to stop.[...]

April 26th, 2015 - 1:16 am § in America, The Ave Scene

Building Africatown

Ms. Helen, Chicken and Waffles and Africatown, : Visions for the future Despite our friendship with Ave author (and former Garfield HS basketball star) Anthony Washington, the athletic heritage of Garfield seems doomed unless the school begins to emulate the UW and import black men who can jump .  [...]

March 29th, 2014 - 3:43 am § in Environment, The Ave Scene

Our Street Is Going to Become a Highway? … for bikes!

21st Ave East will now become the Great North South BIKEWAY across Capital Hill! Seattle is building bikeways across the town, north to south, east to west and ways in between. From The Capital Hill Blog: The route will begin at I-90 and pass up through the Central District along 26th and 25th Ave b[...]