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About Capitol Hill
Capitol Hill is a thriving neighborhood in Seattle, Washington that literally is on a huge hill just east of downtown. This is the nightlife neighborhood of Seattle, speckled with multiplex nightclubs that offer everything from wild 80s nights to disco to drag shows to techno. Capitol Hill is the place for eccentric restaurants and sushi bars, as well, up and down Pike and Pine Streets, which are conveniently parallel. The famous Chapel Bar, a mortuary where Bruce Lee's body was prepared for burial, now reincarnated as a heavenly martini bar, is tucked around a corner of Pike Street just at the top of Capitol Hill. This neighborhood is also fantastic for shopping, as independent designers have taken up many-a-spaces between independent coffee shops and sassy design furniture stores. Capitol Hill is Seattle's flashing "neon sign" where there is no shortage of entertainment by day or night. Seattle's famous Vivace coffee has two locations in the area, where locals enjoy rich local lattes while people watching or reading from a book purchased at one of Capitol Hill's independent book shops--that is, if they're not sitting in the luscious Volunteer Park, which is bordered by some of the most impressive, largest homes in all of Seattle. Volunteer Park not only has beautiful coy ponds and long windy trails for bike rides, but it also is home to the Asian Art Museum, for those who seek an alternative to the small galleries that pepper Pine and Pike Street.