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 […]


18 Dec 2014

Home:

Decorate With Your Garden Greenery (But Skip the Miss Saigon Look, Maybe)

Have gardening questions or planting needs? Matthew Roberts at Ginkgo Gardens can help you get started or keep your established garden flourishing with his knowledge and expertise. With so many ornaments, strings of lights, and multiple Nativity scenes, but such limited space, we’ve reached a compromise of alternating Christmas decorating styles in different years in […]


12 Dec 2014

Shopping:

Holiday Gift Guide: For the Pet Lover

Our four-legged friends are not just pets: they are part of the family. So of course they get their own stocking on the mantel and a gift under the tree on Christmas day! You know they love their chew toys, squeaky toys, and tasty treats, so fill their stocking with local goods this year. We have […]


09 Dec 2014

News:

Capitol Hill’s Christmas Tree

By Annette Nielsen for The Hill Rag Back in early 2007, the Capitol Hill Business Improvement District (BID) planted an 8-foot evergreen tree at the Eastern Market Metro Plaza to honor their founding President, George Didden III. Days before the dedication ceremony, George faced a devastating illness.  In light of his condition, the BID Board decided […]


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