07 Oct 2013

Look Both Ways and Walk to School on Wednesday — or Watch Out for the Kids!

Schools from 15 schools on Capitol Hill will participate in International Walk-to-School Day, meeting at 7:30 a.m. at Lincoln Park. The event in the park will be the city’s largest gathering to kick off the walk. All those little feet will mean crosswalks may be a little slow to clear on Wednesday morning, but keep […]


15 Feb 2013

East Side of Lincoln Park Set to Close for 90 Days

On February 25, 2013, the National Park Service will shut down a large portion of the eastern side of Lincoln Park for a large-scale repair/rehabilitation project.  The closure is scheduled to last 90 days (until May 27th).  This, of course, means that just as the weather will start to warm up, both playgrounds, the large grassy […]


05 Nov 2012

Million Puppet March

File this in the category of “things I never thought I’d see, much less see on Capitol Hill.”  Saturday morning hundreds of professional and amateur puppeteers gathered in Lincoln Park for the start of the “Million Puppet March.”  Originally organized as a protest against a certain presidential candidate’s stance on funding public television (and one […]


31 Oct 2012

Puppets March on Washington, and Lincoln Park

When I hear about the millions the District spends on police presence at all of the marches and political rallies held in our dear city, I get a little crazy. That said, I’m fully behind the Million Puppet March that starts at 10 a.m. from Lincoln Park on Saturday. Actually, I’m really envious of the […]


01 Oct 2012

October 3 is Walk to School Day

It’s safe to say that life on Capitol Hill demands that residents commit to a certain amount of walking each day. We walk to the metro, the grocery store, the park, Eastern Market, but what about school? If you are quick to load your little ones into the car and head to school each morning, […]