09 Dec 2015

Capitol Hill:

Santa Is In Town For Pictures This Weekend!

Time to put the finishing touches on your wish list and go meet with Santa! He’ll be on the Hill this weekend for pictures and hot cocoa with the kiddos…and pups. Santa will arrive at 8th and G St. SE at 1:00pm by firetruck (courtesy of Local Engine 18) to hear what’s on wish lists and for […]

30 Nov 2015


Where To Buy Your Christmas Tree

Capitol Hill Cub Scout Pack 230 is selling trees, wreaths, and table top trees at the Lutheran Church of the Reformation (212 East Capitol St. NE) December 3-6. Hours: Thursday Dec. 3 (5:00pm-8:00pm); Friday Dec. 4 (5:00pm-8:00pm); Saturday Dec. 5 (9:00am – 6:00pm); Sunday Dec. 6 (11:30am – 4:00pm). All purchases support Pack 230’s community service projects. Brent Elementary is bringing […]

19 Dec 2014


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


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


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 […]

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