05 Jan 2015

Hill's Eye View:

Hill’s Eye View: Bird’s Eye View

  There’s a cold week ahead for our feathered friends. It’s hard to believe there are small buds on the trees but there they are. Come Friday we may all be pining for spring.


05 Jan 2015

History:

Lost Capitol Hill: Freedom’s Odyssey

I have previously written about the Statue of Freedom on top of the Capitol, how it got its hat, and how it does not, infact, limit the size of the statues in Washington. I will return to this subject one more time today because of a book I just began reading, Freedom Rising: Washington in […]


22 Dec 2014

Dining:

Hot Chocolate Season on the Hill

Ask anyone who knows me and they will tell you there are few things I like about winter (is it summer yet?), but hot chocolate definitely makes the list. There’s no better way to warm up than with a steamy cup of liquid chocolate topped with gooey marshmallows, am I right?  There is no shortage […]


21 Dec 2014

Real Estate:

Open House Round Up for 12/21/14

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. For great value with low condo fees in a terrific location, check out the Almansaya at 1409 G St NE!  Open this […]


19 Dec 2014

Shopping:

Holiday Gift Guide Round Up

It’s less than a week until Christmas and you still need a gift for your in-laws.  Face it, anything you order online at this point won’t make it on time, so skip the digital shopping cart and pick up a fun gift from a local business.  Then there are the last minute trifles: a little something for work colleagues, a […]