23 Mar 2015


Lost Capitol Hill: Raising the 1st USCT

I have written before of the church that once stood just south of the Capitol; on its use by the Israel Bethel congregation; and on how it played host to the mustering of the 1st Regiment, United States Colored Troops in 1863. As next month I will be giving a tour of the Hill which […]

20 Mar 2015


Where to Take a Barre Class on the Hill

It’s finally spring (!!!!), so (after today’s little snow storm) now you can come out of hibernation and start working on that beach body. What better way to do that than by trying a class that might be new to you? It’s called barre, and the Hill is full of classes. No, barre class does […]

20 Mar 2015


Waterfront Church Easter Party, this Sunday

We’re going to ignore for one (cold) second that it’s supposed to snow on Friday and instead we’ll choose to concentrate on the fact that SPRING is coming. And along with spring, Easter egg hunts and celebrations are popping up all over the Hill. This Sunday, the Waterfront Church, 140 L Street SE, invites you […]

20 Mar 2015


Happy First Day of Spring! Time To Start Thinking About Cherry Blossoms

The forecast today may be calling for snow but it is, in fact, the first day of spring. And in D.C., spring means cherry blossoms. While that also means insane crowds of tourists, there is another way. Take a look at the map below, from Casey Trees. All those dots are cherry trees, and there […]

19 Mar 2015


Frager’s Deal With Roadside is Off

We were all so relieved to hear that a partnership with Roadside Development would mean that Frager’s would return to its home on Pennsylvania Avenue, SE. Alas, it seems that the deal has fallen through. The Washington Business Journal is reporting that “In a statement, Roadside said it ‘regrets that after months of due diligence […]