23 Aug 2023


Hill Buzz

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It’s the end of August! The temperature has been near perfect, the kids are going back to school and the cicadas are chirping the end of summer. Happy Virgo season, everyone–– what’s happening?

The Maui fires were devastating at so many levels. Want to help? Eater has some local businesses helping out.

A Capitol Hill home is not just a gorgeous gut job (minus the façade), but is also a net zero– a home that produces as much energy as it consumes. Washingtonian

Thank you so much for voting for us in Washington City Paper‘s Best of DC! What an honor! Check out the rest of the winners here.

Doug Carr is trying to turn Union Station around. Can he really do it? WaPo

Vince Gray is up for re-election next year, but people are worried about his frail state. WCP reports.

If restaurant week is your thing, DCist has a good round-up of participating places. It behooves us to remind you that just because you’re getting a deal on food, it doesn’t mean you get a pass on tips. Tip well and enjoy, ok?

Live in ANC 8F (Navy Yard area)? Join MPD for a safety walk this Tuesday, August 29. Hill Rag

Speaking of which, MPD is seeking a suspect in a weekend shooting that left two dead. NBC-4

And due to the increase in juvenile crime, MPD is trying out a new old tool in seven areas across the District: curfews. WUSA-9
Proponents of curfews believe that ensuring children under 17 are kept home after 11 p.m. on weekdays and after midnight on weekends is common-sense policy. Detractors of the policy say curfews can do more damage than good. This piece by the Marshall Project might be of interest.

Last week’s flooding rain killed ten dogs at District Dogs pet care. It looks like help did not arrive in time early enough because of a dispatcher error. OUC needs to improve to keep us safe. WaPo

American Idol across America is happening September 6 virtually, via Zoom. Get more information and schedule your audition here.

District Winery lost their appeal to store wines off-site in Virginia. Washington Business Journal has the details.

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