30 Sep 2016

Capitol Hill:

A Link to the Hill at the NMAAHC

Everyone on Capitol Hill knows the Mary McLeod Bethune statue by Robert Berks in Lincoln Park – if only because of its use as a sledding hill during large snowstorms. Those who have taken the time to read the words of her “Last Will and Testament” around the base also can learn much about how […]


03 May 2016

Kids:

Wednesday is Bike to School Day!

Attention parents and commuters! Tomorrow is the 2016 Bike to School Day! If you are a parent, get your kiddos to Lincoln Park at 7:30am for a “party on wheels.” And if you are a commuter, this is a reminder to please share the road with your two-wheeling neighbors. The party starts at Lincoln Park, […]


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 […]


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