28 Jun 2016


Meeting Wednesday to Address Hill East Crime

Following a shootout at 17th and Independence Avenue SE, in which several cars were damaged and one person was injured, there will be a neighborhood crime meeting on Wednesday, June 29th at 7pm at St. Coletta of Greater Washington (1900 Independence Avenue, SE). MPD Chief Lanier and Doug Klein (DOJ) will be attending the meeting. […]

28 Jun 2016


Hill Buzz

Shotgun House and Frager’s Garden Center Sold – 120 Apartments Coming to 1200 Block of PA Ave SE (Capitol Hill Corner) Southeast D.C. neighborhood becomes fed up with crime after woman injured in shooting (WJLA) A Slightly New Look For Frager’s Hardware Redevelopment (Urban Turf) Free Friday Night Fishing Returns to Teague Park (JDLand) Update […]

27 Jun 2016

Local Politics:

March for Rational Gun Safety July 5

DC Moms & Dads for Rational Gun Safety Legislation is a group of D.C. parents who lack voting representation in Congress but want to show support for meaningful national legislation that will prevent gun violence. They are organizing a march from Lincoln Park to the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday, July 5. Wear your patriotic or […]

27 Jun 2016


Lost Capitol Hill: George Page’s Saw Mill

I wrote last week about an early steam engine installed at the Washington Navy Yard. Today, we’ll look at a newer, better one. – ad the man who designed it. A sawmill had been part of the Navy Yard since at least 1810, and it was an improved version of this one that burned in […]

25 Jun 2016

Real Estate:

Capitol Hill Open Houses for Sunday June 26

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. Check out the gorgeous light pouring through this corner house just 2 blocks from Potomac Ave metro and quick walk to Barracks […]

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