23 Jan 2015

Fitness:

New Yoga Studio Coming to the Hill

Soon Capitol Hill residents will have a new yoga studio option in the heart of Capitol Hill: East Side Yoga. As I’ve reported before, there are many good yoga options on the Hill, but East Side Yoga at 518 10th St NE, hopes to set itself apart by dedicating itself to the stressed out Washingtonians who […]


20 Jan 2015

Home:

Blowdry Taxi: A New Salon Option on the Hill

Ladies (and gentlemen) of Capitol Hill – have I got a great, new service for you! So long to the days of making an appointment weeks in advance and traveling to H St or Georgetown to get your hair styled before a big event. Blowdry Taxi comes right to you. Sona Sut founded Blowdry Taxi last year.  The idea came […]


22 Dec 2014

Dining:

Hot Chocolate Season on the Hill

Ask anyone who knows me and they will tell you there are few things I like about winter (is it summer yet?), but hot chocolate definitely makes the list. There’s no better way to warm up than with a steamy cup of liquid chocolate topped with gooey marshmallows, am I right?  There is no shortage […]


01 Apr 2014

Cast Your Vote! Be Heard! Pop Tarts!

We here at The Hill Is Home take our right to vote very seriously.  Some things like democracy make America a wonderful place to live.  Nothing is more wonderful, though, than the taste of a freshly baked pop-tart on Election Day, the filling slowly dripping down your hand and arm as you cast your vote […]


14 Jan 2014

First Bite: Ris Arrives at Union Market

Mention the name Ris Lacoste, and you’re likely to find more than just a few fans of her cooking. Lacoste’s Foggy Bottom restaurant, Ris, is best known for soups, stews, and entrees, like duck confit and Icelandic cod. It’s cooking that skips the fuss and goes straight for the flavor. But, what if you could […]