30 Sep

Dining:

First Bite: District Doughnut

Lately our fair neighborhood (and greater city) has been a breeding ground for baked-good fads, trends, and experimentation.  Some fads have succeeded and others have paved the way for new ideas.  We’ve got pioneers and purveyors of cupcakes, pop tarts, macarons, and now gourmet doughnuts with the arrival of District Doughnut on 8th Street SE.  […]


16 Sep

Get Your [Belly] Dance On!

In my perfect world, every week would end with a wedding reception, where I could practice my belly dance moves next to an open bar. If you are like me and you dream of shimmying and sliding across the stage, but haven’t found a class that easily breaks down the basics of belly dance, have I […]


20 Jun

Eastern Market Metro Plaza Designs Unveiled – Community Meetings This Weekend

The long-awaited release of the final design for the improvements to the Eastern Market Metro Plaza is here. Come by the Hill Center on Saturday, June 21 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. or Monday, June 23 from 7:00 p.m to 9:00 p.m. to learn more. New to this project? Here’s an overview: Back in 2009, plans were presented by a design team led by […]


30 Apr

Sponsored Post:

Enjoy a Taste of 8th Saturday, May 3

This post is brought to you by Barracks Row Main Street Taste of 8th is back! This Saturday, May 3, enjoy the wide array of dishes available on one of our neighborhood’s fastest growing streets. From 1pm-4pm, over 20 restaurants will serve appetizer-sized samples of their best-known or newest dishes. This year’s participating restaurants and beverage retailers include […]


16 Apr

Easter Brunch on the Hill: Sugar Overload Recommended

Despite today’s return to chilly temps, in theory winter is over. Spring, you’ve made yourself known, but no need to be so shy. In fact, this weekend would be the perfect time for you to unpack for good and grant us a lovely weather weekend by which to enjoy Easter brunch. I’ve written this brunch […]