10 Jul 2018

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LIFE FREAKING GOALS by @mc_madeline via our Instagram hashtag, #thehillishome

Have you been to Orchid yet? I loved the Art Deco-ey feel to the place and the purple hues –from lamps to cocktails– and the Blade loved those details too. Read more. Washington Blade

Look: One of the coolest neighborhoods in the WHOLE WORLD needs a ridiculously cool shoe– and just in time for the MLB All-Star game, New Balance x DTLR Villa oblige with the NB 990 “Navy Yard.” Would we wear it? I mean, maybe. It seems a little blah, but maybe it’s one of those normcore things we never really got in the first place. Hypebeast

(Aside: When will collaborations stop being styled with an X?)

District-wide, but pretty close to us: Do you think the National Museum of the American Indian is the most beautiful building in DC? It’s striking, to be sure, but what about the NMAAHC? What about the Library of Congress? What about the Peace Institute, maybe? I feel like this is a bold choice but maybe not my top pick. Any architects out there who want to chime in? Business Insider

Attorney General Karl Racine is prosecuting local juice shop Turning Natural for failing to compensate their employees appropriately. There are a handful of stores in the District; the closest one to us is at the corner of 14th and H NE. WCP

Council chairman Phil Mendelson’s girlfriend’s car was stolen while she was filling her car’s gas tank. She was parked at the Exxon located on Pennsylvania Avenue. A reminder to keep vigilant whenever you are at the gas station and lock your car if you’re by yourself. WTOP

Sorry, but has anyone ever called DC “the city between two rivers” seriously? Is this a thing that happens? (A cursory Google search says, “Aw, hell no, Karen.“) Parade

According to Barred in DC, an eatery by Neighborhood Restaurant Group is still 1 or 2 years away. Don’t worry, Hill East: Two years go by in a rush. Barred in DC via Twitter

I want to live in a world where families without a safety net don’t have to endure the terrible and hazardous conditions at DC General– and don’t have to live through a full-scale demolition that will deteriorate breathing conditions even more. Walking around upper northwest and seeing so many empty storefronts makes me wonder if some of this vacant real estate should be turned into shelters. Is this too controversial? This article made me really upset. Washington Post


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