19 Oct

Real Estate:

Open House Round Up for 10/19/14

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. Craving stylish wide open spaces, metro proximity and great closets/baths? For under $600k? Pinch yourself, you’re not dreaming! You’re at 1621 D […]


24 Sep

Bluegrass at Penn Exxon, this Saturday 9/27!

File this one under, “Things that make Capitol Hill even more awesome:” This Saturday, September 27, you can catch a live Bluegrass performance by Stefan Custodi and The Knucklebusters at Penn Exxon, 1201 Pennsylvania Avenue SE, from 2-6 pm. You can catch them on your way to, or coming back from, Barracks Row festival! In […]


16 Sep

Reopening Southeast Freeway a Big Mistake

Guest Post by ANC 6B Commissioner Brian Flahaven The District Department of Transportation is moving ahead with an ill-advised plan to reopen the closed segment of the Southeast Freeway between Barney Circle and 11th Street SE, re-introducing a major barrier between Southeast Capitol Hill and the Anacostia River waterfront. In January 2013, DDOT closed the […]


20 Apr

Open House Round-Up for 4/20/14

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   There’s not a whole lot open this Easter Sunday, but for the intrepid few there are a handful of open houses […]


01 Apr

Cast Your Vote! Be Heard! Pop Tarts!

We here at The Hill Is Home take our right to vote very seriously.  Some things like democracy make America a wonderful place to live.  Nothing is more wonderful, though, than the taste of a freshly baked pop-tart on Election Day, the filling slowly dripping down your hand and arm as you cast your vote […]