27 Apr 2015

History:

Lost Capitol Hill: Thomas Jefferson’s Dry-Docks

I have begun the research for a book on the history of the Washington Navy Yard and its neighborhood in earnest. As always, I have come across some piece of arcana which, while not being a great turning point in history (especially as the thing in question was never built) does give some insight into […]


26 Apr 2015

Real Estate:

Open House Round Up for 4/26/15

Guest contributor Dare Johnson Wenzler is a Capitol Hill resident, Realtor at Compass Real Estate and co-owner of First Vine Wine Imports + Sales. This post also appears on her blog Real Estate On (and off!) the Hill. One of this week’s most gracious homes, 311 3rd St SE is not only perfectly located but it’s […]


24 Apr 2015

Kids:

Maury’s ThinkTank & STEM Expo is Tuesday 4/28! (With BATS!!)

There are so many great things about living on the Hill; however, one of the best ones has to be the wonderful community of parents and teachers at our elementary, middle, and high school level. They work incredibly hard and bring out the best in our kids – and they also make great things happen! […]


23 Apr 2015

To Do:

To Do List for The Weekend of April 23rd – 26th

Happy Birthday Shakespeare! The Folger celebrated last weekend but today is the day we think the Bard was born (and died, some years later) so celebrate by reciting a sonnet, drink some sack and try not to bite your thumb at anyone on the street. What else are we doing? Tonight the Atlas welcomes Sin […]


23 Apr 2015

Sponsored Post:

Farm to Family – CSA/Farmer’s Market “Together We Are Growing Forward”

Farm to Family offers two fresh local farm food options to the Capitol Hill community this Spring and Summer. We offer memberships in a flexible year round CSA Farm Share with a pickup Tuesday evenings at Eastern Market and Wednesdays at Patriot’s Plaza. Our 2015 Spring Summer CSA program starts May 5th and runs 24 […]