17 Sep 2019


Hill Buzz

Happy Tuesday, Capitol Hill and environs! Happy Hispanic Heritage month to you all as well! Here is an undying earworm for me, which I hum every September 16, and well into the 17th: Little Joe and La Familia, singing “Dieciséis de Septiembre.” You’re welcome. Right out of the gate, an obituary for the Washington Post […]

16 Sep 2019


Street Justice: SW Waterfront Leaders Request Expensive, Infeasible Compromise

Gordon Chaffinis a freelance journalist who focuses on infrastructure and traffic news and insights for Street Justice. You can support independent journalism by subscribing to Gordon’s StreetJustice newsletter: He’s offering a 20% discount to THIH readers. See more information below. –Maria Helena Carey Note on Kennedy Center’s REACH Festival of Events The Kennedy Center opened up its new outdoor event space REACH this month and is in the middle of several weeks worth of programming there. A new […]

16 Sep 2019


Charles C. Meads pt. 2

When we last looked at Charles C. Meads last week, he had just built three houses on North Carolina Avenue. The year was 1885, and Meads was just getting started. By this time he had moved from his Garrison Street house to the corner of 4th and A Streets, southeast. The reason for this became […]

13 Sep 2019


The Liveliest Flag Pole on Outlaw Way

For the main part, when the District plants a tree on one of the tree boxes around town, it’s a happy occasion. It’s also a big responsibility, knowing that you have to keep it watered so that it can one day contribute to the healthy tree canopy of the District. This was not the case […]

12 Sep 2019


To Do: Weekend of September 12th through 15th

Oh, hey y’all. Another weekend is almost here. How are we going to spend our precious time? Tonight, Councilmember Charles Allen (my boss) sits down with reporters Tom Sherwood and Mark Seagraves for All Politics is Local at the Hill Center. The two veteran reporters will engage the councilmember on a variety of policy and […]

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