19 Oct 2015


What to do With Your Leaves (Part one… of many)

Although it’s only mid-October, many of the trees around the neighborhood are starting to lose their leaves. The Department of Public Works (DPW), in addition to handling your trash collection and your car towing… uh.. needs, also handles leaf collection around the neighborhood. The site should be updated soon for the 2015-2016 season, but if […]

15 Sep 2015


Kicking off Autumn at Barracks Row Fall Festival 9/26

D.C’s street festivals all have their own unique feel, which is what makes them so great. One of my favorite things about Barracks Row’s Fall Festival is that it feels like such a neighborhood festival, with something for everyone who lives on the Hill. You can get a taste (literally) of what the Marines’ chefs and […]

05 Sep 2014

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 2013

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 2013

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 […]

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