16 May 2014

Plan Ahead: Sunday's Capitol Hill Classic Race Schedule — and Street Closures

Sometimes it’s motorcades. Other times, it’s 3,500 runners — and a few pint-sized speedsters– who slow you down as you try to get across town. Sunday May 18th is the 35th Annual Capitol Hill Classic, a major fundraiser for the Capitol Hill Cluster School (comprised of Peabody Primary, Watkins Elementary and Stuart Hobson Middle), and […]


30 Oct 2012

The Day After Sandy…

How did everyone do last night? From the looks of it Capitol Hill fared pretty well in comparison to some of our neighbors to the north, but there’s still plenty of clean-up work from the debris and water damage leftover by Sandy. Here’s a report from Metropolitan Police Department’s Commander Daniel Hickson, summing up last […]


15 Mar 2012

Rock 'n' Roll Marathon This Saturday

This week is turning into quite the carnival on Capitol Hill.  We started with elephants and clowns parading through our streets, and the week ends with thousands of runners racing through the area (and greater Washington) as part of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon 2012.  (Throw in a giant music and drinking festival at RFK for […]


06 Jan 2010

Upcoming Lane Closures on Southeast Freeway

While not directly on Capitol Hill, the following lane closures may cause some backups on the Southeast Freeway around the exits for the Hill. The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) is scheduled to temporarily close lanes on the eastbound side of the Southeast Freeway over the next two weekends for the demolition of two RFK […]