02 Mar 2015


Lost Capitol Hill: Anthony Oden’s Name

Usually, when I write of some story or another, I try to make it a complete one, one that actually answers a question – be it ever so small or irrelevant. Today is a little different, as it is based on one short newspaper article – and a question that the article raises, a question […]

26 Feb 2015


Low Lily Performs This Saturday at The Corner Store

If you’ve never caught a show in the cozy, intimate venue at The Corner Store, 900 South Carolina Avenue SE, you’re missing out. The small venue is part of the home of artist couple Kris Swanson and Roy Mustelier. They line up all manner of wonderful acts which you get to experience in a laid-back […]

26 Feb 2015


Weekend East City Event Round Up: Clash of Civilizations Edition

Friday, February 27 Flashpoint Gallery – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Cultural DC presents the work of Ben Tolman in Civilized at Flashpoint Gallery. Through drawing and sculpture, Tolman attempts to reveal the relationship between the individual and the larger culture in which we reside. For details, click here. Flashpoint Gallery is located at 916 […]

23 Feb 2015


Lost Capitol Hill: The Capital Conservatory

While I have written numerous times about schools on Capitol Hill, this has usually meant public schools – or private schools offering the usual three Rs. Today, I want to look at a school that flourished (briefly) on the Hill, offering a very different range of subjects to its students. The Capital Conservatory first appears […]

22 Feb 2015

Real Estate:

Open House Round Up for 2/22/15

Guest contributor Dare Johnson Wenzler is a Capitol Hill resident, Realtor and co-owner of First Vine Wine Imports + Sales. This post also appears on her blog Real Estate On (and off!) the Hill. In bounds for Maury Elementary, with 3 bedrooms, a large lot and also beautifully renovated condition? 1364 North Carolina Ave NE checks […]