24 Nov 2016


This Year’s Holiday Train Display at USBG: WOW

Admittedly, I am the kind of person who gets excited about things: toast, commercials, and removing the plastic backing off things. So I can understand if you would not believe me when I tell you that this year’s train display at the United States Botanic Garden is so dazzling, breath-taking, inspiring, moving and just AMAZING […]

23 Nov 2016


Environmental Film Festival Announces New Film Award, Exclusively for DC Youth

Do you have a child between the ages of 12 and 18 who cares about the environment? And who wants to win $1,000? Then this is for you! Environmental Film Festival Announces New Film Award, Exclusively for DC Youth Digital Shorts Competition for #DCEFF25 The Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital (DCEFF) turns 25 this […]

22 Nov 2016


Welcome to the Neighborhood, Rooted Pilates!

  Here at The Hill is Home we get so excited when new retail and new businesses open! Now, in addition to having wonderful yoga studios, spinning, barre, group fitness, dance classes and all manner of running groups, we can add pilates to the list. Pilates is a fitness system that involves strength training and […]

22 Nov 2016

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Make Winter Wonderful For Your Pets

By Bonny King-Taylor, the doggy lama, pet coach We normally think of winter around these parts as cold and wet, but there doesn’t seem to be much agreement between the many long-range forecasts for the next few months in DC. The Farmer’s Almanac suggests temps in the 40s, with heavy rain from December 2016 to […]

21 Nov 2016


Lost Capitol Hill: Samuel Colt and the Styx

Last week, I wrote about Samuel Colt and his destruction of a ship in the harbor of New York, without ever referring to Capitol Hill. Today, I tell the second half of the tale, and how it does, indeed, relate to our neighborhood. Having proved the concept of his mines, it was now time for […]

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