18 Dec 2014

Shopping:

Holiday Gift Guide: Bike Commuters and Cargo Holders

Are you a full-time biking family or are you new to cycling from the Hill to the office? The following gift guide will help you find the perfect thing for the novice bike rider or full-time commuter in your family. It’s no surprise that you are seeing more and more longtail bikes on the streets of […]


17 Dec 2014

Shopping:

Holiday Gift Guide: Kids!

There’s little better during the holidays than watching children open brightly wrapped packages, excited and wondering what might be inside.  Acquiring those gifts, though, can be daunting as Christmas nears, as that means trips to the mall or big box retailers for the “hot” toy of the year or the rushed and perhaps less-personal gift […]


17 Nov 2014

Guides:

Get Your Thanksgiving Houseguests Out of the House, Just for a Little Bit

Our homes feel a little tight sometimes, correct? If you’re considering renting some extra chairs to host your guests for Thanksgiving, it’s likely you might also be anticipating the house feeling a little cramped. Put aside your anxiety and read on my friends. We live within walking distance of some pretty great cultural sites as […]


29 Oct 2014

Kids:

St. Peter School Open House

If your kids are closing in on the age when school is in the near future, you may look for options in the neighborhood before those pencils are sharpened.  You can enter the DC charter school lottery and hope for a low number, but you can also check out the many local private schools that […]


30 Sep 2014

Dining:

First Bite: District Doughnut

Lately our fair neighborhood (and greater city) has been a breeding ground for baked-good fads, trends, and experimentation.  Some fads have succeeded and others have paved the way for new ideas.  We’ve got pioneers and purveyors of cupcakes, pop tarts, macarons, and now gourmet doughnuts with the arrival of District Doughnut on 8th Street SE.  […]