05 Aug 2015

Dining:

Market Meals: Watermelon Gazpacho

By Jonathan Bardzik Stop by Jonathan’s free cooking demonstrations at Eastern Market on Saturday mornings to learn more and to pick up more free recipes using fresh market ingredients.   August is the perfect month for lazy days spent outside in the sun, delightfully oblivious to the sweat running down your face. But, when the mid-day […]


04 Aug 2015

DC:

This Sunday: Capitol Hill Kids Will Sing for Statehood

The same folks who brought you #SledFreeOrDie are at it again. This time, we all have John Oliver’s epic #DCStatehood push to thank. Read on: GIVE US YOUR CHILDREN!!!! By now, you’ve seen the John Oliver masterpiece succinctly pointing out the inequities in DC’s status as a federal enclave, right? No? Goddamnit, keep up here. […]


04 Aug 2015

Events:

Community Cleanups at Ballpark Boathouse

We all hate seeing trash in the Anacostia River, and we are even more aware of it now that we have beautiful park space and bike trails that run along its banks. Now you can help clean it up while enjoying a free boat ride! Meet at the Ballpark Boathouse at 9:30 on Sunday mornings to paddle […]


04 Aug 2015

News:

The Goats Are Coming!

Goats? Why do we want goats in the neighborhood? Well, it turns out that these guys have a taste for poison ivy, which grows a bit too happily on the grounds of Congressional Cemetery. Bringing in goats is not only fun for neighborhood kids to watch, but it is an environmentally friendly alternative to herbicides. And […]


04 Aug 2015

News:

Hill Buzz

Eater DC interviewed Trusty’s as they celebrate their 10th anniversary. The Washington Post looked at the construction happening at the Hine School Development. Capitol Hill Corner shared that Las Placitas will be staying on Barracks Row, moving just down the road to the old Quiznos space. Greater Greater Washington looked at why cleaning up the […]


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