18 Sep 2014

To Do List for the Weekend of 9/19

Busy weekend ahead, so let’s get this started. Tonight at the Hill Center’s Talk of the Hill series will be the upcoming elections. Jennifer Duffy and David Wasserman of The Cook Political Report will discuss the House, Senate and gubernatorial races with host, journalist Bill Press. They may even discuss the 2016 presidential race. The discussion […]


18 Apr 2014

Your Guide to the Kingman Island Bluegrass Festival

Here’s a neighborhood credibility question: Do you know where Kingman Island is? If you answered ‘no,’ then it’s about time to dig out a map and find it. This is an island oasis away from city life, and it’s also the host for one of DC’s best local music festivals, the Kingman Island Bluegrass and Folk […]


13 Mar 2014

To Do

Lion? Lamb? This weather’s confusing. Here are some concrete options for your spare time. Tonight? This weekend is your final chance to catch the Folger’s in-the-round presentation of the dastardly Richard III.  Get those tickets here. Yes this wind is more suited to King Lear but we go to the theatre with with the Shakespearean […]


07 Feb 2014

Northeast Library Grand Opening Celebration This Saturday

  The Northeast Library’s ribbon cutting on Monday, attended by Mayor Vincent Gray and other city officials, was just the beginning of the celebratory kick-off  for the re-opening and renovation of the historic library at 330 7th Street, NE. This Saturday, the library staff is pulling out all the stops to welcome the community into […]


06 Feb 2014

To Do

Hello weekend! Groundhog be damned, we must get out of the house. So if you are able to tear yourself away from the train wreck/triumph of the human spirit that is Sochi, I offer these suggestions. Tonight at the Hill Center there is a conversation between Washington Post Book Editor Ron Charles and poet Carl […]