19 Dec 2014

Shopping:

Holiday Gift Guide Round Up

It’s less than a week until Christmas and you still need a gift for your in-laws.  Face it, anything you order online at this point won’t make it on time, so skip the digital shopping cart and pick up a fun gift from a local business.  Then there are the last minute trifles: a little something for work colleagues, a […]


19 Dec 2014

Shopping:

Holiday Gift Guide: For the Chef

Do you have someone on your list who subscribes to ten or more food-related newsletters? Are they more likely to pick up Food and Wine magazine over Marie Claire or Esquire? When you mention foreign travel do they immediately ask you if you tried some sort of native dish?  I have totally just described myself […]


17 Dec 2014

Shopping:

Holiday Gift Guide: Kids!

There’s little better during the holidays than watching children open brightly wrapped packages, excited and wondering what might be inside.  Acquiring those gifts, though, can be daunting as Christmas nears, as that means trips to the mall or big box retailers for the “hot” toy of the year or the rushed and perhaps less-personal gift […]


20 Dec 2013

Shop Local For Your Last-Minute Christmas Gifts

Still need a few last minute Christmas gifts? The shops around Capitol Hill have you covered! From kitchen and home goods, to presents for your four-legged family members, the Hill has it all. Hill businesses will be open all weekend. Not only that, the Flea Market at Eastern Market will be open all weekend AND […]


10 May 2013

Your Mother's Day Hill Gift Guide

By now you probably know, Sunday is Mother’s Day. Advertisers would have you think that this is the only day when you are supposed to pencil in some time for mom. But, wrong: after all, this is the woman who bore you, bored you, adopted you, took you under her wing, and otherwise raised you to become […]