16 Oct 2017


Lost Capitol Hill: John Wilkes Booth Leaves the Hill

I have written of the connections between John Wilkes Booth and Capitol Hill a few times before. Today, I want to look at the coda of the whole affair. After the death of Lincoln’s assassin, one of the uppermost thoughts of those in charge of his body was that neither it nor any part of it be […]

05 Jun 2017

Capitol Riverfront/ Near Southeast:

Steadfast Supply Reopening 6/7

If you love to shop for one-of-a-kind art, clothing and accessories from local artists in a well-curated space, you are in luck! Steadfast Supply is back to Navy Yard starting this week. They are now located at 300 Tingey Street SE, #140, just across the street from last year’s temporary digs. Steadfast Supply will be open starting […]

21 Apr 2017

Capitol Riverfront/ Near Southeast:

Heads-Up! Metro to Conduct Drill at Navy Yard Metro, 4/23

On Sunday April 23, starting at 8:30 a.m., the Metro Transit Police and District of Columbia emergency responders will carry out a full response drill. The drill will take place between Navy Yard and Anacostia stations. Although Navy Yard metro will remain open, the Half street entrance will be closed during the event, which is […]

03 Feb 2017

Capitol Riverfront/ Near Southeast:

Help Redesign the Virginia Avenue Park, Saturday 2/4

Remember when the Virginia Avenue Park wasn’t just a place to park heavy machinery, and when butter beans and tomatoes grew and dogs frolicked? We do. Check out posts here, here, and here from the past and the way-past regarding the tiny parcel of land south of 395/695 and bordered by 9th, 11th and L […]

21 Mar 2016

Capitol Hill:

TONIGHT: Happy Hour with Councilmember Charles Allen

Join Councilmember Allen on Monday for an “evening office hours” Happy Hour at Gordon Biersch in the Navy Yard, 6 – 8pm. Meet up with friends and neighbors for conversation and a beer. Let Councilmember Allen know what’s on your mind. I, for one, am looking forward to thanking him for his help with my […]

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