19 Dec 2014

Shopping:

Holiday Gift Guide Round Up

It’s less than a week until Christmas and you still need a gift for your in-laws.  Face it, anything you order online at this point won’t make it on time, so skip the digital shopping cart and pick up a fun gift from a local business.  Then there are the last minute trifles: a little something for work colleagues, a […]


19 Dec 2014

Shopping:

Holiday Gift Guide: For the Chef

Do you have someone on your list who subscribes to ten or more food-related newsletters? Are they more likely to pick up Food and Wine magazine over Marie Claire or Esquire? When you mention foreign travel do they immediately ask you if you tried some sort of native dish?  I have totally just described myself […]


18 Dec 2014

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Decorate With Your Garden Greenery (But Skip the Miss Saigon Look, Maybe)

Have gardening questions or planting needs? Matthew Roberts at Ginkgo Gardens can help you get started or keep your established garden flourishing with his knowledge and expertise. With so many ornaments, strings of lights, and multiple Nativity scenes, but such limited space, we’ve reached a compromise of alternating Christmas decorating styles in different years in […]


18 Dec 2014

Shopping:

Holiday Gift Guide: Bike Commuters and Cargo Holders

Are you a full-time biking family or are you new to cycling from the Hill to the office? The following gift guide will help you find the perfect thing for the novice bike rider or full-time commuter in your family. It’s no surprise that you are seeing more and more longtail bikes on the streets of […]


18 Dec 2014

To Do:

To Do List for the Weekend of December 18- 21

One more weekend to shop before Christmas and we’ve already lit the Capitol Hill Menorah so we are in the Final Holiday Push. When you aren’t shopping/wrapping/eating/drinking/merry-making/hibernating you might want to check out these other activities. Tonight NPR Queen Susan Stamberg brings her yearly radio show Hanukkah Lights to life at the Hill Center. She […]