13 Nov

To Do:

To Do List for The Weekend of November 13-16

Lots of fun coming your way this weekend. Pace yourself. Tonight check out Not Enuf Lifetimes at the Atlas. It is the final weekend of this original work produced by the playwright’s collective The Welders and it is getting rave reviews. Friday  dog & pony presents a night of interactive theatre at CHAW. All November […]

12 Nov


Leaf Collections on the Hill

It’s finally feeling like autumn in Washington, DC.  There’s a chill in the air, the smell of Pumpkin Spice Lattes floats in the breeze, and we no longer have to pull weeds and cut grass.  As the leaves turn brilliant shades of yellow, red, and orange, they fall gently to the earth.  Brilliantly-colored leaves that […]

11 Nov


Hill Buzz

JDLand checked out the new Unleased by Petco at the Boilermaker Shops. Washington Business Journal reported that the National Community Church is buying the Blue Castle. Washington Business Journal also had more on the legal saga around Xavier Cervera’s old restaurants.

10 Nov


Local Non-Profit Recognized by L’Oreal

Corinne Cannon, Founder of the DC Diaper Bank, has been recognized as a Woman of Worth by L’Oreal Paris USA. The distinction earns the Diaper Bank $10,000, with a shot at $25,000.  Cannon is one of ten finalists for the top prize, chosen from more than 4,000 nominations. The DC Diaper Bank helps more than 2,500 […]

10 Nov


Lost Capitol Hill: The Unknown Soldiers of 1812

One of the dangers of researching a topic for one of my columns is that it will turn out that there is not enough information to warrant writing it up, or that it does not, in fact, have any relation to the Hill, even such a tenuous one as did last week’s. In either of […]