26 Sep 2016

Capitol Hill:

Censored! Banned Books Reading at East City Books

As long as books have been written, they have been banned. For being anti-establishment. For being filthy. For espousing the wrong religion. The epitome of this was the book burnings in Germany during the 1930s; however, many other countries have tried during the 20th Century, with greater or lesser success, to ban some books. Today, […]

26 Sep 2016


The Barracks Row Festival Was Great – Participate Next Year!

by Quentin Wodon For those who may not know it yet, the Barracks Row Festival is an annual family-oriented event for our Capitol Hill community. More than 100 organizations and vendors have stands each year. Depending on weather, up to 10,000 people pass through the street where the event is located. The event took place this past Saturday […]

26 Sep 2016


Lost Capitol Hill: The Repairs and Death of the Library Tunnel

Last week, we looked at the design and building of a tunnel to move books from the Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress over to the Capitol. Today, we’ll look at its completion and use – as well as repairs that were necessary not long after it opened. Unsurprisingly, the tunnel was of great […]

25 Sep 2016

Real Estate:

Capitol Hill Open Houses for Sunday, September 25

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.In the mood for a house with a delightful surprise? Cool modern luxury abounds at 435 Tennessee Ave NE! […]

22 Sep 2016


Weekend East City Event Round Up: September 22 – September 25 Edition

  Thursday, September 22 DASER (DC Art Sciences Evening Rendezvous) – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. In this ongoing discussion series, artists and scientists collaborate in mutually beneficial ways. For more details, click here. National Academy of Sciences Auditorium is located at 2101 Constitution Ave. NW. Lincoln Theater – 7 p.m. DCCAH presents the 31st […]

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