12 Nov


Leaf Collections on the Hill

It’s finally feeling like autumn in Washington, DC.  There’s a chill in the air, the smell of Pumpkin Spice Lattes floats in the breeze, and we no longer have to pull weeds and cut grass.  As the leaves turn brilliant shades of yellow, red, and orange, they fall gently to the earth.  Brilliantly-colored leaves that […]

11 Nov


Hill Buzz

JDLand checked out the new Unleased by Petco at the Boilermaker Shops. Washington Business Journal reported that the National Community Church is buying the Blue Castle. Washington Business Journal also had more on the legal saga around Xavier Cervera’s old restaurants.

10 Nov


Local Non-Profit Recognized by L’Oreal

Corinne Cannon, Founder of the DC Diaper Bank, has been recognized as a Woman of Worth by L’Oreal Paris USA. The distinction earns the Diaper Bank $10,000, with a shot at $25,000.  Cannon is one of ten finalists for the top prize, chosen from more than 4,000 nominations. The DC Diaper Bank helps more than 2,500 […]

03 Nov


Tacos I Have Known and Loved: Tortilla Coast

Whenever Tortilla Coast, 400 First Street SE, comes up in conversation, there is a distinct crackle in the air in this Democrat bastion of a city. Many long-time neighbors have never set foot in this relaxed, often-noisy Tex-Mex restaurant located a stone’s throw from Cannon House Office Building, with the (sometimes) correct assumption that only […]

31 Oct

Local Politics:

The Lazy Voter’s Guide to the 2014 Election

This piece is for you who are still undecided in the upcoming election. The rest of you – particularly those who have voted already – can go outside and play. For the rest of you, go get your DCBOEE guide that you got the other day, the one you laughed at for sporting an upside-down […]