25 Nov 2015


The Escape Lounge: CHAMPS’s Best New Business

Just in time for the holidays, I am getting around to write up a business that, by the time this post sees the light of day, won’t be a new business much longer: It has been open since July, and its owner and I have been chatting for about as long. Of course, as winner […]

24 Nov 2015


David Garber on D.C. Education

We were excited to be approached by at-large candidate David Garber, who wanted to share his thoughts on education in DC. With the upcoming lottery deadlines, his voice is a welcome addition to the ongoing discussion of education in the neighborhood and the city in general. Thank you for sharing your thoughts and your voice, […]

23 Nov 2015


Lost Capitol Hill: The Inverted Nathanael

A friend recently told me that a story told in his neighborhood was that the Nathanael Greene statue in Stanton Park had fallen off its pedestal once, long ago. He wanted to know if this was actually true or not – certainly something right up my alley. I said that it sounded somehow familiar, but that […]

19 Nov 2015


Yard Sale Open Thread

Massive multi-family yard sale Nov 21 from 9am – noon at 1371 E Street SE.  City select double stroller, high chair and other baby stuff, boy and girl toys, bed tent, kid’s bike, scooters, books for all ages and more.  Priced to go so they can end this sale early. Bonus: Across the street from Safeway so […]

16 Nov 2015


Lost Capitol Hill: Carroll’s Spring

A major issue in the birth and growth of Washington D.C. was water: how to get good drinking water to its inhabitants. Capitol Hill in particular had issues with this. Fortunately, there were a number of springs that were used throughout the 19th century. In the early days of the city, James Creek was an […]

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