16 Nov 2011

Things We Take for Granted: Not Just Chit Chat on Hill Listservs

First there were chickens, and now there are opossums. Canine-related disagreements will always rise to the occasion if a little passion and defensiveness is called for. Triscuits and Melba toast might one day give crackers a run for their money. The listservs of Capitol Hill thrive, in all their messy, mean, thoughtful, boisterous, inane and […]


06 Apr 2011

Kingsman Field Dog Park Tips

After years of waiting, Kingsman Field Dog Park is finally open. Most of us have been used to the free and easy ways of our neighborhood parks, which have been used as unofficial dog parks for many years. But Kingsman Field is a little different and Hill Hounds was kind enough to put together some […]


25 Mar 2011

Kingsman Field Dogpark Opens TONIGHT

I can’t believe it’s finally happening! The Kingsman Field Dogpark will open its gates tonight at 5pm, and will remain open tonight and every night until 10pm (starting tomorrow, the park will be open daily at 7am). Several Hill Hounds Steering Committee members will be on hand to answer questions about the park and welcome […]


04 Nov 2010

Leash Enforcement To Pick Up At Marion Park

A quick heads up to dog owners who frequent Marion Park — a complaint at the substation about dogs running around off-leash means that the police will be stepping up enforcement and issuing $50tickets to offenders. All dogs must be on leashed no longer than 4 feet in length and “controlled by a responsible person.” […]


21 Sep 2010

Kingsman Field Dog Park Construction is Underway

It seems like the Kingsman Field dog park project has dragged on forever. Especially with other parks, like the one on Newark Street NW opening ahead of us, and the one on Upshur Street NW well underway. Even the dogs on the SE side of the Hill got a temporary place to romp over at […]