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Park(ing) Day 2009

[ Park(ing) Day 2008, on Pine St. ] There have been several happenings and changes at the 500 block of East Pine since my last post.  In chronological order: the Capitol Hill Garage Sale had a great turnout that included free vegan tacos, an appearance by Mike McGinn, and an interactive outreach effort soliciting ideas […]

Taking Back the Vacant Lots

Since the destruction of the 500 block of East Pine – former home to Capitol favorites like the Cha Cha Lounge, Bus Stop, and Kincora Pub – to make way for another bread loaf of a condo development, the block has been anything but “vibrant.” The project has been put on hold, hastily paved over, […]