24 Nov

Editorials:

Hugs and Kisses From DC 2024

Editorial by Hill Resident, Denise Krepp Olympic fever has descended on the Potomac. A lovely group of individuals calling themselves DC 2024 is rallying DC government officials to support the organization’s bid to be the official U.S. nomination for the summer 2024 Olympic Games. Unfortunately, this rallying effort does not include talking with DC residents […]


24 Nov

History:

Lost Capitol Hill: The Isherwoods and The Eastern Branch Corral

Last week, we looked at the strange shape of L’Enfant’s original Washington City, and how a spring located there was responsible. Today, we’ll look at some of the people who owned the land in the early years of the city. After the original owners, the Gibsons, had moved on, the next owner of the spring […]


23 Nov

Real Estate:

Open House Round Up for 11/23/14

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. Luxurious stylish living steps from Barracks Row, 819 E St SE is essentially a new home in a period wrapper. Freshly renovated […]


21 Nov

Shopping:

Where to Get Thanksgiving Supplies

I hosted my very first Thanksgiving twenty years ago when I was clueless and poor. We ate at a card table and served a lentil roulade as the main course. My hosting and cooking skills have improved with time and hard-earned wisdom and I prepare to host Thanksgiving as if it were my Super Bowl, because it is. But this year […]


21 Nov

News:

Pedestrian Struck on East Capitol Street Wednesday

Wednesday morning at approximately 9 a.m. a male pedestrian was hit by a car on East Capitol Street near 4th Street. According to Captain Michelle Williams of the First District of MPD, the investigation of the accident was referred to the Major Crash Unit as the elderly man who was struck was taken to the hospital with […]