09 Dec 2014


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 […]

03 Dec 2013

Give a Gift for #GivingTuesday

The Hill is awesome.  We all know that.  But if you think its just the quaint streets and great restaurants and shops that make it that way, then look a little deeper. There are so many nonprofits whose work in and contribution to the community go a long way toward making the Hill the enriching […]

30 Nov 2012

StartUp Market on H Street TOMORROW!

Anacostia’s loss is H Street’s gain.  Due to a problem with DDOT (thanks DC gov), the first of a series of four StartUp Markets sponsored by Think Local First will be at HR-57 tomorrow, Saturday, from noon to 4pm.  HR-57 is located at 1007 H Street, NE. StartUp Market is a temporary one-day market that […]

30 Nov 2012

Hill Holiday Shopping Guide: Pets like Presents Too

My dog gets a stocking hung by the fire just like everyone else in our family. In fact, at the home of a family member, the dogs get their own tiny Christmas tree complete with special dog themed ornaments but I recognize some might see this as a tad overboard. Point being, when you’re breaking […]

15 Mar 2012

Hill Guide to St. Patrick’s Day

by Heather Cipu This weekend marks a monumental event, or at least a fairly exciting one for many.  St. Patrick’s Day will land on a Saturday. While not a legal holiday, the fact that this year’s Irish celebrations will take place on Saturday means we can all pretend like it is one…with day drinking!  (Not […]