25 May 2017

Arts & Entertainment:

Ulysses on Bottles at Mosaic Theater Company

“Ulysses on Bottles,” by Israeli playwright Gilad Evron, at Mosaic Theater Company through June 11, 2017, is not perfect, but it’s mind-blowing, harrowing and uncomfortable. At turns, it’s also disconcertingly funny. The play and its staging are a perfect fit for a theater company that delights in bringing awareness to its audience by the cold-water bucketfuls. Evron’s […]


22 May 2017

Kids:

Family Night With Ms. Frances/CHCNS, 6/8

CHCNS, the Capitol Hill Cooperative Nursery School, is holding a FUNdraiser and we are all invited. If you are not familiar with her, Ms. Frances is the heart and soul of CHCNS and a joyful presence on Capitol Hill. I’m proud to say that my children are alumni of CHCNS and Ms. Frances, whose hugs only […]


22 May 2017

History:

Lost Capitol Hill: Henry and Sylvia Wilson

Last week, we looked at the aftermath of a raid on a young enslaved African-American. Despite having almost bought himself free, he was taken away from Mrs. Sprigg’s boarding house and sold. Joshua Giddings, Abraham Lincoln’s messmate at Mrs. Sprigg’s, attempted to rescue the young man from a slave pen, but was thwarted because Henry Wilson had […]


21 May 2017

Real Estate:

Open House Round-Up for 5/21/17

Dare Johnson Wenzler is a Capitol Hill resident, Realtor at Compass Real Estate and co-owner of First Vine Wine Imports + Sales. She shares with us a weekly round-up of open houses in and around the Capitol Hill area.  From the listing description:  326 12th Street NE, Unit A OPEN HOUSE Sunday, May 21, 2-4 p.m. […]


17 May 2017

H Street:

Dio Wine Bar, Coming Summer 2017

A new wine bar, Dio Wine Bar, will open up August 2017 at 904 H Street NE. Although the concept of a wine bar is not new to H Street, the concept is unique in town. When it opens, it will be the first natural wine bar in town,  although  WCP reported in their original story about […]


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