05 Sep

Back to School Night? Yes, It's That Time of Year

Humid and 90 degrees? Is it July or what? Nope, it’s September, and the kids have already donned their first day of school clothes and are getting in the swing of things. Now it’s time for Back to School nights so parents can meet the teachers, get a look at classrooms and eyeball the school leadership. […]


23 Oct

Hill's Eye View: Share Your Shades of Autumn

Leaf collection doesn’t start in Ward 6 until November 3rd, but that’s not keeping them from falling. The acorns seem a foot deep outside my door, and the squirrels are pretty blissed out. Capture autumn on the Hill and share your photos with our Flickr group!


13 Sep

Fall Festival Round-Up

September brings lots of annual milestones – the first day of autumn, kids going back to school, Congress grumbling back to work, and the beginning of the street festival season in Washington DC.  You can easily fill up your weekends over the next couple of months attending these free and fun events.  In the process […]


28 Nov

Yo, 20002-ers, Get Your Rakes Ready!

At the moment the leaves collecting in our streets, tree boxes, steps, curbs, etc are a wet slushy pulp. But given the temperatures may climb into the 60s this weekend, they’ll dry out and be perfect for raking. What fun! Well, if you get the job started by raking your leaves into the tree boxes […]


27 Oct

In Season/On Special: Root Vegetables

Guest contributor Dare Johnson Wenzler is a Capitol Hill resident, Realtor and co-owner of First Vine Wine Imports + Sales.  This post also appeared on her blog Vine Art. When you see them in the stores or at the farmers’ markets, you really shouldn’t just pick them up and put them back down again.  Next […]