16 Oct 2017

Capitol Hill:

Plan on Attending the Pennsylvania Avenue Summit, 10/17

Are you nterested in attending a meeting focusing on the many changes coming to Pennsylvania Avenue SE, between 4th and 17th Streets SE? The Pennsylvania Avenue (SE?) Vision Summit will take place tomorrow, Tuesday October 17 from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Hill Center, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue SE. The meeting will involve several District agencies, land […]


12 Oct 2017

Events:

Exelon Covers $100,000 Deposit to Keep Metro Open For NLDS Game 5 Tonight

In case you missed it, the Mayor just announced that Exelon, parent company to Pepco, will be covering the $100,000 fee for Metro to stay open for an additional hour. This means that more local residents won’t have to leave the game early and that there won’t be jeers of “Metro Sucks” reverberating at the […]


11 Oct 2017

News:

The Irony Burns: October 8-14 is Fire Prevention Week

I’m sure most of you out there didn’t know about this, but we are in the middle of Fire Prevention Week, which is a real thing that is happening while Napa Valley burns down. FEMA and U.S. Fire would like you and your family to have some sort of fire plan in place and their […]


09 Oct 2017

News:

Remembering Jewel Hall, Neighbor and Michael Jackson Fan

On Saturday around 11 a.m., Jewel Hall, one of our neighbors, was crossing H Street NE at 10th Street. According to reportsĀ from NBC and the Washington Post, a gray Honda Oddysey traveling south on 10th, struck and killed Ms. Hall. Eyewitnesses saw people fleeing from the car. It’s unclear from the reports whether the driver […]


09 Oct 2017

History:

Lost Capitol Hill: A Resource of Paramount Importance

Today is Columbus Day, a Federal Holiday. This means that most government institutions are closed. For the librarians at the Library of Congress, this is not an excuse not to work, but rather an opportunity to show everyone what it is that they do. For this purpose, the main reading room of the Library of […]


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