Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Hall'ween Cap Hill Style

Like a Rorschach test:
Some see can of corn syrup
Others hipster crack.

Ref: Rite Aid, Bus Stop

Trick or Treat! 2

Hall'ween, CapHill style:
Build a grave for small child, tomb
stone - "Shoulda said 'thanks'".

Ref: Dan Savage

Trick or treat!

Hall'ween, CapHill style:
dec'rate cookies, ignore kids.
Damn runts. Hm! cookies!

Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Car talk

Flexcar now Zipcar...
...say what? Cars don't flex or zip.
Overthinking it.

Ref: Seattle Times, Zipcar, Flexcar

Requiem for a block

Tour the neighborhood,
remember all the good times.
Never forget it.

Ref: Requiem for a block

Glory, glory

Public sex is fun:
glory holes and bathrooms, yum!
Filming for Hump4?

Ref: Dan Savage, PI Blog

Monday, October 29, 2007

Place matters

17th/Spring: not Cap Hill.
Embrace Squire Park!

Ref: Live Historic,, Hillku

Soul mates in 3 minutes

Impersonal, safe:
online dating gone too far.
Go to Smith instead.

Ref: Awkward Demo, Seattle Anti-freeze, Smith

It's my hobby and I'll crochet if I want to

Granny square afghans:
Tyra says they're hot and fierce
but I'm skeptical.

Ref: Value Village, Crochet Me, Huffington Post

Friday, October 26, 2007

Who needs light rail?

Connector flew by
last night at Broadway and John
too fast to take pic.

Ref: Seattle Times (pic), Microsoft, Multiple Options

Flexcar, less flex

Car share or car rent?
It's decided: pay taxes!

Ref: Flex, Times, PI

Thursday, October 25, 2007

Broadway's dirty cops

Post'd accusations!
Do they smell? Take bribes? Explain!
What is the meaning?

New home, new doors

Dark, dank, and seedy:
When'll Elite open its doors?
Please poor me a beer.

Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Wholesome outing

Urban farm fam'ly
got muddy, bored in corn maze.
First to use Flexcar?

Ref: Foster's, Flexcar

Monday, October 22, 2007

Tie them up!

Loose cats get eaten.
Don't let the ones you love roam.
Friends don't let friends die.

Ref: Dan Savage, Final Answer, Watch out

Saturday, October 20, 2007

Found in the heart!

Hey fool, it's raining!
Did you make it back, Monique?
You were far from home.

Friday, October 19, 2007

11 months til priced out

Skyrocketing rents!
Leave the Hill for other neighb?
Don't own enough fleece.

Ref: Craiglist, Stranger, Slog

Spooky evening blackout

Black-out on Broadway,
and throughout the Hill! Scary!
Is it Halloween?

Ref: CHS, MBS, Times

Thursday, October 18, 2007

Heart Exploration

Walk, drink, and explore
the pulse of the neighborhood.
Join us Friday night!

Ref: Heart of the Hill Contest

To my little red neighbors

Leaves: will you be there
after the fear, fury of
Deathstorm oh-seven?

Ref: Slog, KOMO

Wednesday, October 17, 2007

Are you a smart developer?

Another purchase?
Arts orgs on the line? Try this:
blend culture and home.

Ref: Brendan Kiley, Velocity, Freehold, Do you know what's up, Urbnlivn?

Tuesday, October 16, 2007


Rain, sun, rain, sun, rain.
This creature controls it all,
and he's bipolar.

Ref: Self medicate?

My name is Final and I have a Facebook

Too old for Facebook?
Whatevs. We were on Friendster
before you were born.

Ref: NYT, CHS Blog

Monday, October 15, 2007

Case of the Mondays

NPR pledge drive
How can it get any worse?
Fluorescent lighting.

Friday, October 12, 2007

A small plate of Greco inspiration

Goddess of the hunt,
twin sister to Apollo,
please make me dinner.

Ref: Artemis Cafe, Weekly, Yelp

Thursday, October 11, 2007

Visiting Chicago this weekend

Oh, how I love thee,
smoking ban. I wish you could
fit in my suitcase.

Neighborhood shopping

Model fits in bag?
High-waist gold lame hot pants?
Ok, we get it.

Ref: American Apparel, The Onion

Wednesday, October 10, 2007

The heart has been found!

Johnny Rigor, he's
our man - calculator mind,
and urban skill'd hand.

The Hearts of Capitol Hill:
Geographic Center is at 14th Ave E and E Valley St
Weighted for density, the center is 11th Ave E and E Republican St

Ref: Hard work

The heart of CapHill?

Prove mathmatical
AND the density center.
Compare and contrast.

Note: If you can find either center, show us how and we'll dedicate a Ku to you. be sure to include the visual.

Snaps: to Wonderfollower for creating this map for us!

Ref: Discussion

Tuesday, October 9, 2007


Red sky in morning,
sailor’s warning. Does that mean
a rough night ahead?

Ref: Flickr, Gaisma


Your own villa on
the Hilla: "new point of view?"
Sev'nty percent sold...

Ref: Bellagio

Return of the Hopvine Trivia

Quizmaster Patrick
loves guitarists' side projects.
Hillku vs. you?

Ref: Seattlest, Hopvine Pub

Monday, October 8, 2007

New England on the Hill

Burgandy and gold
strip'd wool sweater: so Ivy.
Flash of Fall, soon gone.

P-Patch Progress

Garden designs, neighbs,
and Top Pot! Hope to see you.
Bring your veggie seeds.

Ref: Hillku

Next weekend will be better

Extra strength Kleenex,
Tylenol, tea, and Hump 3
My weekend summ'ry.

Friday, October 5, 2007

The story's Ende

No rain today, but
fierce clouds loom. The Nothing may
consume Seattle.

Ref: Buy it

Breaking my no-Neumos rule for this

Weakerthans tonight!
Hope they play both Virtu(t)e songs
Gift from Canada

Ref: Neumos, Esquire magazine (photo)

Thursday, October 4, 2007

Damn the man, save the empire

Evicted by CHAC,
Balagan moves on - 12th, Pike.
Vive la Hill arts!

Ref: Balagan Theatre, Brendan Kiley, Developers

Breakfast at Final's

Green is the winner
So good but so hard to find
QFC, 15th

Wednesday, October 3, 2007

Where did all of the 4000s go?

White accordians
Dancing on the trolley lines
Have you retired?

Ref: Multiple Options

Simple solution

Advert blocking view?

If you draw a big penis,
they'll pull it down quick.

Tuesday, October 2, 2007

The newest hillku-er

Words tart as cranb'rry,
snark b'yond compare. New ku-er:
Ms. Final Answer.

Ref: Toothpaste for dinner

Phoenix isn't so bad, is it?

Chill reaches my toes.
June, December, no diff'rence.
Where was my summer?

Seattle's Godzilla

Some say: no bugs here.
What monster eating CapHill?
Oh, bugs do exist!

Monday, October 1, 2007

Head to the Egyptian

Apollo landings,
a handful have been: hear the
words from those who know.

Ref: Now playing, Seattle Times, Film