05 Dec 2019


To Do: Weekend of December 5th – 8th

Happy December! How is your calendar? Mine is already starting to make me feel anxious about all the merriment I have to squeeze in by New Year’s. In case you have time between holiday parties you might want to check out some of these options: Tonight is the Annual Brickie Awards. This yearly party honoring […]

04 Dec 2019


The Set List: Week of 12/4/19

THIS WEEK Wednesday, December 4: The Capitol Hill Jazz Jam at Mr. Henry’s, 601 Pennsylvania Avenue SE, from 8-11 p.m. Make it a Wednesday night tradition. More info.  Thursday, December 5:  Make sure you go to the Brickie Awards and bask in the glow and warmth of our community. For more information and to RSVP, click here. Afterwards, […]

03 Dec 2019

Hill Buzz

I hope that you had a wonderful Britneymas yesterday, singing along to your favorite Britney Spears song. Yes, this is how I keep things light as December holds us all in its clawlike thrall. What else can keep us occupied this fine third of December? For starters, you’d better start checking those recycling bins, because […]

02 Dec 2019

Sponsored Post:

Be Our Neighbor: 1737 D Street SE

This is an incredible opportunity to become our neighbor! A fantastic, remodeled 3-bedroom, 3-bath townhouse in the heart of Hill East just became available for rent on December 1! This home is a 5-minute walk not to just one but two Metro stations– Stadium-Armory or Potomac Avenue on the blue, orange or silver lines. In […]

02 Dec 2019


Lost Capitol Hill: Sayles Jenks Bowen

In writing about the post-Civil War renumbering of the city’s houses last week, I briefly mentioned Mayor Sayles Jenks Bowen, pictured on left. While his connection to Capitol Hill is tenuous, he deserves a second look for his ability to get into trouble. Good trouble, as the case was. Born in Scipio, New York in […]

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