02 Sep 2015


Literary Feast Tickets Now Available

Every year, neighbors come together to host a series of dinner parties –all themed around a different book– as a unique way to raise money for the Capitol Hill Community Foundation’s grants to community schools. In 2014, grants totaling more than $100,000 were given to fund special projects and programs for our schoolchildren. Each dinner is […]

02 Sep 2015

Capitol Hill:

Ward 6 Day at The BEACH

Yesterday was Ward 6 Day at the National Building Museum’s The BEACH exhibit. Many Ward 6 residents took advantage of this opportunity to see the summer’s hottest attraction – and with the added benefit of having Charles Allen and his staff join them. A few pictures:      

02 Sep 2015


Where to Watch College Football on the Hill

If you’re like me, you’ve been counting down the days to the start of college football season. It’s the only thing that makes me excited about the transition from summer to fall. There’s nothing better than a bar full of people cheering for your favorite team or at least appreciating your loud cheering, so I’ve […]

01 Sep 2015


Take Your 4th Grader to a Park for FREE!

In news too good not to share far and wide, the government has given all 4th graders and their families in the country a great gift: Starting today, you can go to https://www.everykidinapark.gov and do the following: 1. Blink back tears of joy/gratitude/complex emotions/This Land is Your Land (I did that part for you already) 2. Click […]

01 Sep 2015


The Chesapeake Room Gets a Makeover

I wasn’t much a fan of The Chesapeake Room when it first opened. The oversized chairs on the patio, while beautiful, were uncomfortable and put you too far away from your dining companion. The food was ordinary. The drinks were fine. Then Xavier Cervera left (sort of) the restaurant empire he built… Long story short, […]

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