14 Aug 2017


Lost Capitol Hill: Thomas H. Pickford

Last week, I wrote about Pickford Place, and the some of its history. Today and next week, I will look at its namesakes: two builders who were not unimportant in filling the Hill in the late 19th and early 20th Centuries. Thomas H. Pickford was born in Canada to Irish-Canadian parents. He was one of nine children. […]

10 May 2016

Regional Stuff We Love:

Day of the Dog at Congressional Cemetery

It was the Day of the Dog  at Congressional Cemetery on Saturday, which meant lots of dog-related activities and exhibits there. The Hill is Home was there, as well.  

16 Sep 2014

Reopening Southeast Freeway a Big Mistake

Guest Post by ANC 6B Commissioner Brian Flahaven The District Department of Transportation is moving ahead with an ill-advised plan to reopen the closed segment of the Southeast Freeway between Barney Circle and 11th Street SE, re-introducing a major barrier between Southeast Capitol Hill and the Anacostia River waterfront. In January 2013, DDOT closed the […]

30 Apr 2013

Print Out Those Signs — #SoutheastLove Redux!

Remember #SoutheastLove? This past February, after a noticeable uptick in online misunderstanding of who, what, and where Southeast DC is, my coworker and friend Nikki Peele and I decided to spread some love for our quadrant with a campaign to get people smiling about the part of the city we live and work in — and both […]

24 Mar 2013

Open House Round-Up for 3/24/13

Guest contributor Dare Johnson Wenzler is a Capitol Hill resident, Realtor and co-owner of First Vine Wine Imports + Sales. This post also appears on her blog Real Estate On (and off!) the Hill. 1626 Potomac Ave, SE is a lovely new renovation with a bright open floor plan, porch front and big front yard.  If […]

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