Perched above the Retail Core and Chinatown/International District, First Hill is regarded as Seattle’s first neighborhood where pioneer families established roots and left behind a rich history of classic homes, gardens and churches. This diverse neighborhood is also home to some the world’s most respected medical and research institutions, most notably Swedish Hospital and Virginia Mason Medical Center.
5 March 2014 | 6:19 pmSupport great local restaurants and enjoy exceptional cuisine all over Downtown (and the rest of Seattle) through the end of March. Presented by Seattle Good Business Network, Dine Around Seattle is back for its spring promotion and will run Sundays through Thursdays and offer 3 course meals at a variety of local restaurants. Choose a [...] Read More >>
3 March 2014 | 7:42 pmDowntown Lowdown – your weekly dose of the top-level things, events, specials and happenings in Downtown Seattle this week. If it’s happening…and it’s “happening”…you’ll find it here. Monday, March 3 – B.B. King at the Moore Blues legend B.B. King is playing at the Paramount joined by local blues-rock band, Ayron Jones and the [...] Read More >>
28 February 2014 | 8:52 pmThe Seattle City Council’s taxi committee voted to limit on the number of drivers on the road at one time for Lyft, Sidecar and UberX as well as add 100 more Taxi vehicle licenses. After long debate, Seattle City Council members voted yesterday to approve a cap the number of driver’s for Transportation Network Companies [...] Read More >>
Situated on the border of First Hill and the Central District, the Lemongrass serves authentic Vietnamese cuisine in a colorful, elegant setting. With its décor as colorful as its menu, the Lemongrass serves up savory satay, curry, meat and seafood dishes, as well as an extensive wine and happy hour list. 514 12th Ave, Website
Stussy is a clothing brand and privately owned company inspired by the surfwear trend originating in Orange County, California. Since then, the style has grown into street wear, and has made its Seattle home in the First Hill neighborhood. 1108 Pike St, Website
A Seattle icon, the Sorrento Hotel is conveniently located a short distance from Downtown and Capitol Hill. This boutique hotel offers personalized service, unique guestrooms and suites, Italianate architecture and a warm, welcoming atmosphere. Enjoy a meal at the Hunt Club, a relaxing evening in the Fireside Room or afternoon tea in their historic lobby. 900 Madison St, Website.
Frye Art Museum first opened its doors in 1952 and has since displayed its late-nineteenth and early-twentieth-century Europeans paintings, along with internationally renowned and emerging artists. The museum also has an extensive list of public programs, lecture series, classes, and school and educator programs. 704 Terry Ave, Website.