20 Dec

Shop Local For Your Last-Minute Christmas Gifts

Still need a few last minute Christmas gifts? The shops around Capitol Hill have you covered! From kitchen and home goods, to presents for your four-legged family members, the Hill has it all. Hill businesses will be open all weekend. Not only that, the Flea Market at Eastern Market will be open all weekend AND […]


29 Nov

O Christmas Tree – On the Hill

All done with your Thanksgiving feast? Have you finished correcting everyone that it’s the “Macy’s THANKSGIVING Day Parade” and not simply the Macy’s Day Parade? Done extolling the virtues of apple pie over pumpkin, or, God forbid, pecan? Well good. Time to swap out our A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving for A Charlie Brown Christmas. Which requires, in […]


03 Dec

Hill's Eye View: Gift Options Galore

Shopping for gifts at the Hill’s small business and vendors’ stalls around Eastern Market is a great way to support our community. And adding photos here to show what you’ve found isn’t a bad thing either.


30 Nov

Welcome Back George-or-Capitol Hill Holiday Tree: Lighting Scheduled for Saturday Evening

George, the 20-foot evergreen tree, in the park in the northwest quadrant of the Eastern Market Metro plaza, will festively be “brought to life” on Saturday, December 1st at 5:30 p.m. This will be the sixth year George, with his red and gold ornaments, will be lit in honor of George Didden III The event, other […]


22 Dec

The To Do List

You’ve checked off your gift-giving list; you’ve trimmed everything that ever needed trimming. You baked cookies; you ate your body weight in cookie dough. You’ve cooked and cleaned and fa-la-la-ed until the cows came home. Now the Chrismukkah/Festivus season has literally descended upon you as gracefully as an overweight man in a velvet tracksuit does […]