20 Nov

To Do:

To Do List for the Weekend of November 20-23

Happy National Absurdity Day. While it seems we celebrate that nearly every day here is the Nation’s Capitol today is the day to pay homage to the notion. The Hill Center honors the absurd tonight with an homage to Ed Wood, who has the dual distinction of being known as Hollywood’s worst director as well […]

13 May

Hill Buzz

City Desk explained why some Eastern Market vendors are split on a plan to reopen 7th Street SE on weekends. JDLand shared renderings of the proposed Homewood Suites Hotel at 50 M Street SE. Girl Meets Food noted that if you are going to buy a $300 bottle of scotch from one of our liquor stores, […]

06 Mar

To Do

There is still snow on the ground but the air no longer hurts my face so perhaps spring is nigh? Let me know, will you? I’m staying inside to watch True Detective until the weather sorts itself out. It’s warm in Louisiana… For the rest of your more reality-based readers, here is what there is […]

04 Mar

First Bite: Sona Creamery

Two of my favorite things are wine and cheese, especially paired together. So I was quite excited to hear about the opening of Sona Creamery on Pennsylvania Avenue SE. Little did I know that the wine and cheese were only the start to what Capitol Hill’s newest restaurant has to offer. I noticed their menu […]

28 Feb

Remembrances: Gertrude "Louise" Morgal, Market Produce Vendor

There are some characters on Capitol Hill that you feel like you know simply since you’ve observed them for years. They’re threads that knit the neighborhood together, and in their absence it becomes clear how their spirit was integral to our beloved ‘burg. Louise Morgal, a staple of the market community since the 1960s, was […]