25 Nov 2015


The Escape Lounge: CHAMPS’s Best New Business

Just in time for the holidays, I am getting around to write up a business that, by the time this post sees the light of day, won’t be a new business much longer: It has been open since July, and its owner and I have been chatting for about as long. Of course, as winner […]

10 Mar 2015


Opening This Week: Stanton & Greene

While some may still be mourning the end of the Pour House, others are ready to finally get a taste of its replacement,┬áStanton & Greene, which opens┬áthis week at 319 Pennsylvania Avenue. While the “official opening” is slated for Thursday, March 12, they will be holding three nights of discounted “previews” this Monday, Tuesday and […]

23 Jan 2015


Bang Salon and Aura Spa, Officially Open in Navy Yard

Although Bang Salon and Aura Spa have been open for a couple of weeks at their newest location in the Navy Yard, they celebrated officially last night with champagne, hors d’oeuvres and goody bags. It was a very fun event, but it was also a reminder of how far our neighborhood has come. Seeing the […]

18 Jun 2014

Navy Yard Sweetgreen Opens Today

Sweetgreen’s newest location, in the first floor of the new 12Twelve building at 4th and N Streets, SE, is officially opening today! Bonus: for their soft opening today, pay what you want for your salad and all proceeds go to FreshFarm Markets.

06 Jun 2014

Pinktini 6-Month Anniversary Sale, This Saturday!

Our merry band of clever people here at THIH is always grumbling about the lack of retail options on Capitol Hill. So it was not without a small amount of surprise that this writer realized there is a lovely new boutique in the neighborhood which had completely escaped our notice. I would blame this mishap […]

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