02 Dec 2013

Hill's Eye View: Head Down the Hill

Ice skating? Check. It’s that time of year! I love this creative shot from the National Gallery Rink. It’s just a brisk walk down the Hill, and I’m looking forward to our Flickr pool’s take on ice skating at Canal Park too. The opening of that rink has been delayed due to a ruptured pipe in […]


18 Jul 2013

Take A Dip: Pool Options for Summer

Somehow a game of Marco Polo or just dipping your toes in a pool makes the heat a little bit more bearable. Pools don’t exactly abound on Capitol Hill, but we do have a number of options. So, consider this your annual summer guide to Capitol Hill pools. The District’s Department Parks and Recreation has […]


17 Jul 2013

Stay Cool.

Yes, we all have heard how DC was built on a swamp, and we should therefore just accept the fact that it’s going to be humid, soupy and downright hot for several months of the year. Sorry, but that doesn’t make this author feel any better.  It’s hot out. Crazy hot. It can be hot inside too. […]


09 Jan 2013

Hill's Eye View: Where Are You, Old Man Winter?

While the rest of the week will feel like the sunny days of April, there’s still skating to be had at Canal Park. The only ice around here this week will be under your feet. Share your summer-like winter photos with us on the THIH Flickr group.


16 Nov 2012

Photos from the Canal Park Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening Celebration

The canal that once connected the Eastern Branch with the Potomac is indeed no more. But, as of about noon last Friday, after 13 plus years of work, it has been replaced by something far, far better: Canal Park. On a bright fall day, numerous D.C. luminaries came together to open a new, state-of-the-art park. […]