21 Nov 2017

News:

Hill Buzz

Sushi Hachi Sneakily Opened on Barracks Row, Serving Fish Flown in Each Morning (Washington City Paper) Tuesday Tidbits: Short and Sweet (JDLand) Atlas District Eats Up Bar Elena’s Alternative Vibe (Eater DC) 15 Washington, D.C.-themed gifts actually worth buying (Curbed DC) All Aboard, CAVA fans: The Union Station location opens tomorrow (Washington City Paper)


20 Nov 2017

History:

Lost Capitol Hill: An Ingenious Contrivance

I have previously written about scientific equipment built on Capitol Hill, as well as how the shops of the Navy Yard were used for non-Naval purposes. What I did not realize –until I came across an article in the Washington Evening Star of March 29, 1854– was that these two things had come together at […]


18 Nov 2017

Sponsored Post:

OPEN HOUSE ROUND-UP FOR 11/19/17

It’s OPEN HOUSE TIME! Thank you to Dare Johnson Wenzler for sharing her weekly open houses with us. To access the link, click here! Think you’ve been priced out of the market? Think again! Check out this gem in the still-affordable Trinidad neighborhood. 1418 Trinidad Avenue sits on a pretty one-way street between H Street and Ivy City. […]


16 Nov 2017

Shopping:

Welcome to H Street, Solid State Books (Pop-Up!)

On Friday, November 17, Solid State Books will open up its doors– for a pop-up store. The pop-up will open just a couple of doors down from their permanent location within the Apollo building, 600 H Street NE, where they will operate through the holidays. According to Solid State Books co-owner Scott Abel, the bookstore […]


16 Nov 2017

Volunteering & Giving:

Enter Twenty Tables’ Sweepstakes Through 11/22

A new D.C. start-up called TwentyTables is launching in a few weeks. They will be offering customers $6 prix-fixe lunches and $12 prix-fixe dinners from participating restaurants and food trucks around the DC area. For every twenty meals a customer purchases, Twenty Tables donates five meals to those who need them. Twenty Tables has partnered up […]


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