14 May 2019


Hill Buzz

Trying to channel the fella on the left, but secretly feeling like the one on the right. Adorable photo by @TwoTailsDC, via our Instagram hashtag, #thehillishome

It’s raining! It’s sunny! It’s storming! It must be mid-May. What’s going on around the neighborhood?

You’re not going to believe this, but The Hill is Home celebrates TEN YEARS on May 20, which is now D.C. NATIVES DAY! It’s like we planned it or something. WUSA-9

Capitol Riverside Youth Sports Park (CRYSP)  will manage the fields at RFK. CRYSP is comprised of Sports on the Hill, Capital Football Club, Capitol Hill Little League and 10 other youth sports leagues around town. Does this mean no more soccer practice at the Marine Barracks annex? Because I’m all for that. (No offense, Marines, but it’s always a little intimidating to go on base.) PR Newswire

It’s hard to believe it’s been four years since Charnice Milton, a reporter for Capital Community News, was murdered. Her case remains unsolved. FOX-5

New information has come to light in the gruesome murder of a local ANC commissioner. Washington Blade

WUSA-9 took a hard look at the rising suicide rates among veterinarians. They interviewed Atlas Vet’s Dr. Chris Miller and he spoke about how tough it is to be around death and dying on a daily basis, as well as about his mentor, colleague and friend Dr. Keith De La Cruz. Dr. De La Cruz took his own life in July of 2015.


Oh, and hey! NoMa-Gallaudet Metro is getting a pedestrian tunnel to connect to the east siders! W00t! GGWash

If you’re active on Twitter, you may know about Unsuck DC Metro. Over the weekend, the account shared a tweet shaming a Metro employee eating her breakfast aboard a train car. (There is no eating or drinking on Metro.) The fighting and accusations that ensued went way past complaining about food and got ugly. Washingtonian’s Andrew Beaujon has a great summary, in case you didn’t feel like scrolling through a few thousand tweets yourself.

And just in case you were wondering, the Metro employee will not be reprimanded. The Hill.  

(Just don’t tell this teenager who was arrested for carrying a lollipop and some chips into Metro back in 2016. Police later decided not to pursue charges. Washington Post)

Speaking of food, it’s lunchtime and our buddy Barred in DC came up with a comprehensive sandwich list on the Hill. You should check it out. The Hill is Home

If you’re feeling like a little Burmese fix, Thamee promises to deliver. They open this week! Squee! (Anticipating all the pork and mango goodness….) Eater

In excellent news for DC fashionista types and fans of good coffee, Somewhere is coming and you’re probably going to love it. Washington City Paper

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