21 May 2015


Capital Fair at RFK, May 22-31!

Admit it: even though you’re a suave and jaded adult, your heart always beats a little faster when you think of fairs, carnivals, amusement parks, or even when you think of junk food. Good news for that little part of you: the Capital Fair at RFK is coming this weekend! Starting this Friday May 22 […]

20 May 2015


Host Your Next Event at…Kingman Island?

Kingman Island, which many have gotten to know through the annual bluegrass festival hosted on the grounds, will soon be available for private events. Union Kitchen has teamed up with Living Classrooms, the organization that manages the park, to further engage the D.C. community by opening the park for private rentals, such as weddings, field days, corporate […]

20 May 2015

Local Politics:

Tonight: Happy Hour with Councilmember Charles Allen & Staff

Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen is moving his monthly community office hours to after work! Come meet with him and his staff for happy hour TONIGHT from 5:30-7pm at Smith Commons at 1245 H Street NE. This is a great chance to meet Allen and his staff and to talk to them about issues important […]

19 May 2015


Hill Buzz

WAMU recapped last week’s meeting about pedestrian safety along Maryland Avenue, NE JDLand shared renderings for the planned projects on Half Street, SE. Capitol Hill Corner reported that Las Placitas on 8th Street will close as Matchbox expands into its space. Hill Now caught up with the Playseum owner to learn of her plans to […]

18 May 2015


Lost Capitol Hill: The USS Constitution

In researching the history of the Navy Yard, I really wanted to find a connection between it and the oldest and arguably most famous ship in the Navy: Old Ironsides, the USS Constitution. While several other ships of the Constitution’s vintage were parked at the Navy Yard for a number of years in the early […]