29 Sep 2015

Capitol Hill:

Provide Feedback for the Hill Center

It’s hard to believe that the Hill Center opened its grand doors four years ago this fall. The lovingly restored building at 921 Pennsylvania Avenue SE has become a go-to site for activities, ranging from cooking, dancing and language classes, cultural and educational programs; a meeting space for civic groups;  and a festive event space. […]

16 Sep 2015


Duke’s DC Roots Bop at the Hill Center, 9/21

“It don’t mean a thing if it ain’t got that swing,” is a sentiment that rarely accompanies a history lecture, but when the Overbeck History Project hosts a talk about Duke Ellington’s life in Washington, things will be swingin’. Ellington, a DC native who is considered the world’s greatest jazz composer, is the topic of […]

09 Sep 2015


Wine and Cheese at Sona & Vino Vs. Beer, Coming Soon!

Alison runs a wine consulting business called Bon Vivant DC out of her Capitol Hill home. In addition to teaching wine classes and conducting private wine events for her clients, Alison publishes a weekly wine blog, and creates custom Virginia wine country outings.  Her writing has been published in lifestyle publications such as Domicile.  On Twitter @districtwino, Facebook at Bon […]

03 Sep 2015


Market Meals: Corn & Bacon Salsa Burger And Corn & Bacon Salsa

By Jonathan Bardzik Stop by Jonathan’s free cooking demonstrations at Eastern Market on Saturday mornings to learn more and to pick up more free recipes using fresh market ingredients.   Norman Rockwell drew an illustration for the Mass Mutual insurance company titled “Cookout.” As mothers and children set the picnic table, fathers hover around the grill. […]

02 Sep 2015


Where to Watch College Football on the Hill

If you’re like me, you’ve been counting down the days to the start of college football season. It’s the only thing that makes me excited about the transition from summer to fall. There’s nothing better than a bar full of people cheering for your favorite team or at least appreciating your loud cheering, so I’ve […]

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