03 Nov 2015


Hill Buzz

The other night I had this weird dream that culminated in the day being dark and rainy and the clouds raining down motor oil. This meant that there was no line at Rose’s Luxury and my two crazy sons, my mother, my mother’s good friend and I were ushered inside by all the waiters. There […]

09 Oct 2015


Shoutout: Denise Krepp

You may have read Denise Krepp’s editorial posts here on The Hill is Home, or you may have met her at ANC 6B meetings because she represents 6B10. But last week was a big week for one of our tireless neighborhood crusaders: first, she had a piece on this summer’s crime wave over at The […]

01 Oct 2015


Another Theft Caught on Camera

UPDATE: Thanks to a combination of social media and quick action and coordination between Kingsman Academy PCS and Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen, the students have been identified and MPD is working on the case.   A 14th Street NE neighbor uploaded a video from their porch surveillance camera, where you can clearly see a young person taking […]

31 Aug 2015

Capitol Hill:

Stay Vigilant: A Cautionary Tale

Although the increase in violence –so well documented here, there,  and elsewhere– is what is on our minds as a community, I wanted to share a cautionary theft story that happened some time ago to one of our readers. After a busy afternoon, these Capitol Hill neighbors were emptying their car and tending to their family. The following […]

29 Jul 2015


Summertime Crime, Nighttime Action

Lately, it feels inescapable, more so than other years: everywhere you turn, there is a friend or acquaintance whose car windows were bashed in or who had a package stolen. Someone you know was mugged. Someone you know was stabbed randomly. Is crime really that much worse this summer than all others? Well, yes, and no. According […]

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