22 Jan

Hill's Eye View: Our Backyard Cleans Up Well

If anything, the pomp and circumstance of the Inauguration, with its festoons, trumpeters, military flourish and motorcades, demonstrated just how well our city can work the camera.  Capitol Hill was dressed up beautifully; share your Inauguration Day photos with us on the Hill is Home flickr group.


16 Jan

So You Wanna See the Inauguration…

Inauguration time in DC is exciting but also crazy. In my line of work I’ve had the good fortune of covering inauguration activities from various vantage points – the Capitol, the Mall, from an Inaugural Ball. And while there’s no doubt that watching a president take the oath of office fills me with the pride […]


21 Nov

Renting out your place for Inauguration Day: Not so easy or profitable

Four years ago DC was buzzing with the excitement of the upcoming inauguration of President Barack Obama.  Amid all the planning for inaugural balls, crowds of millions, and extended bar/restaurant hours, stories began to pop up about DC residents renting out their houses/apartments for insanely high amounts to the people coming to town for this momentous event.  Property […]