26 Jul 2016

ANC:

ANC 6B04 Update

The following is an update from ANC6B04 commissioner Kirsten Oldenburg, and while it focuses more on her SMD, all Capitol Hill residents may find something of interest in her report. Are you an ANC commissioner who shares his or her updates with your constituents? Drop us a line at thehillishome@gmail.com and we’ll share your updates. […]


26 Jul 2016

Guides:

NPS Has New Web Portal, Gets Rid of Local Twitter

Ask and you shall receive improvements, kinda. Back in June, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), asked the National Park Service to do better for the locals, and for the parks they maintain in the National Capital Area. As of last week, the National Park Service unveiled a local portal that seems laid out in a gentler […]


26 Jul 2016

News:

Hill Buzz

H St. Demolition Ceremony Rings in New Project, Draws Protesters (Borderstan) Events roundup: Union Station’s new concourse (Greater Greater Washington) Are DC’s RPP Restrictions Working? (Urban Turf) Coming Soon: Eastern Market Main Street (Hill Rag) Andromeda Clinic in Hill East to Open July 30 Over Protests of ANC Commissioners (Capitol Hill Corner)


25 Jul 2016

Shopping:

Last Chance to Find Waldo!

All month long, people have been on the hunt for Waldo at local businesses to earn special offers on Waldo books at East City Bookshop! The scavenger hunt ends on Sunday, July 31st. Pick up your Find Waldo passport at the shop, and then find Waldo at a minimum of ten local businesses. Bring back your […]


25 Jul 2016

History:

Lost Capitol Hill: Armor tests at the Washington Navy Yard

I have previously written variously of new technologies that have been tested at the Washington Navy Yard over the years, from lights to radio. Unsurprisingly, there was also a great deal of interest in new ways of protecting and improving the ships that were being built there. One of the new technologies to be employed […]


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