12 Apr 2010

Recognizing Capitol Hill’s Remarkable Women Part 7

This is the seventh and final post in a series of guest posts by Sandra Moscoso, featuring a few of Capitol Hill’s sheroes — remarkable women — in honor of Women’s History Month. Today’s post features Frances Slaughter. Previous posts featured Heather Schoell, Laurie Siegel, Barbara Percival, Julia Christian, Barbara Rielhe, and Sherry Trafford. Frances […]

08 Mar 2010

Blanketed in White at PRB

Finally, some white stuff that doesn’t require shoveling …  The local wedding bloggerati descended on Capitol Hill Thursday night to check out the latest collection from Punk Rock Bride.  Wedding gown designer Stephanie Ward’s studio, on 3rd Street Northeast near Massachusetts Avenue, was transformed into a showcase for her newest creations.  The line includes five […]

08 Mar 2010

A Hill Home’s Interesting Past

It wasn’t long ago that I embarked on a journey that would open the door to my home’s history.  I had a lot of questions about my house on G Street, but I decided to start with the basics: What year was the house built? Who was the original owner and how long did he […]

05 Mar 2010

Seeing Green

No, I’m not talking about money, though if you do things right, getting seeds started early and keeping an eye for your local nursery’s offerings might save you some money and give you the satisfaction and bragging rights of having grown something yourself.  I’m talking about the start of the growing season in our area; […]

05 Mar 2010

Eyesores on the Hill

Boarded-up houses. They’re an eyesore, they attract rats, pigeons, and worse. They bring down the value of adjoining property. And it seems that every street on Capitol Hill has at least one. Fortunately, there are some remedies you can apply as a neighbor, some of which are described herein for those fighting blight on your […]

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