26 Nov 2015


What’s Open Today? (HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!)

First off, HAPPY THANKSGIVING! From all of us to all of you, we are grateful you read us and keep up with us on Twitter and Facebook. Hope you and your loved ones have a wonderful celebration– and if you’re having a hard time, there is always Adele. (Apologies in advance for the earworm!) Once […]

05 Nov 2015

To Do:

To Do Weekend of November 5th – 8th

It’s November. Can’t even. Tonight the Hill Center Jazz Ensemble will perform under the leadership of saxophonist Marshall Keys. Each performance consists of an original repertoire which reflects the state of jazz in DC.  Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door, and the concert begins at 7:30. Tickets are available here. Friday […]

26 Nov 2014


Shop Local on Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday is the new Black (Friday). Instead of skipping out early on Thanksgiving with family and friends to sit in line for “deals” that we all know will drift into “Cyber Monday”, “Cyber Monday Extended” and “Last Minute, We Swear This is the Last Chance We’re Giving You to Get a Deal”, make […]

26 Nov 2014


Forget Something? Last Minute Thanksgiving Shopping Guide

No matter how well you plan, you always seem to need some last minute item on Thanksgiving Day. Fear not, Capitol Hill’s local businesses have you covered! Thursday hours: Harris Teeter 7am-2pm Yes! Organic Market 7am-4pm Safeway 6am-7pm Spring Mill Bakery 8am-1pm Union Market 11am-2pm (not all vendors will be open so call ahead) Red Apron Butchery 10am-1pm Cordial Wine 8am-2pm DCanter 9am-1pm […]

21 Nov 2014


Where to Get Thanksgiving Supplies

I hosted my very first Thanksgiving twenty years ago when I was clueless and poor. We ate at a card table and served a lentil roulade as the main course. My hosting and cooking skills have improved with time and hard-earned wisdom and I prepare to host Thanksgiving as if it were my Super Bowl, because it is. But this year […]

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