20 Oct 2016


Early Birds: Get FREE coffee at the Newest La Colombe!

HUGE HINT: The newest La Colombe in DC just happens to be inside the newest REI! Plan your morning carefully: If you have been counting down the minutes until the store opens, here is one more incentive for tomorrow! La Colombe, the Philadelphia-based coffee roasters, is opening their first store in the eastern half of the city […]

12 Oct 2016


Outdoor Family Movie Nights!

Is there anything more fun than watching a movie under the stars, surrounded by good food and good company? If this sounds like your kind of fun, these two events are for you: Friday October 14: “Films by the Fountain” is the movie series at the 13th Street Community Garden. This week’s selection is Hotel […]

07 Oct 2016


Crime Updates From Your ANC Commissioners

Last Monday, ANC 6B10 commissioner Denise Krepp sent a crime update to her constituents. On Wednesday, ANC 6B04 commissioner Kristen Oldenburg sent an update for her email subscribers. We have compiled both emails into this post, and would like to thank our tireless Advisory Neighborhood Commissioners for all the hours they commit to making their single […]

05 Oct 2016


Strong Healthy Meals Deliver (On Their Promises)

I could definitely get used to this: Having freshly-made home-delivered meals that are not only tasty and healthy but easy to reheat in the microwave. That is the promise of Strong Fit Meals, a new DC venture offering meal-delivery service with your health in mind. A couple of weeks ago, they reached out to us here at […]

03 Oct 2016


Lost Capitol Hill: James S. Stevenson

In the early days of Washington D.C., many came to the new capital to make their fortune. Well-known among them were James Greenleaf, Thomas Law, and William Mayne Duncanson, all of whom managed to go broke –or close to it– over the next few years. Only with the arrival of the federal government in 1800 did people […]

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