24 Aug 2020

History:

Lost Capitol Hill: Tobacco in the Capitol

Every visitor today to the Capitol can’t but notice the extreme care that is taken to keeping the edifice in top shape. From the Architect of the Capitol down to the cleaning crews, everyone ensures that the building not only looks good today, but will remain so for all time. Readers of my past columns […]


19 Aug 2020

News:

Hill Buzz

Yes, the Hill Buzz is late today, but it’s for good reason– I’ve been yakking it up on Twitter, talking about interesting takes on what gentrification looks like, and taking your The Hill Is Home logo mug orders and delivering some around the neighborhood! Want a mug? Send me an email at info@thehillishome.com and I’ll […]


17 Aug 2020

History:

Lost Capitol Hill: The Wishing Door

A few months ago, when I was looking for evidence of Washington – and the Capitol – as a magnet for newlyweds I came across an article in the Washington Evening Star of October 12, 1930 entitled “Columbus in Art in the U.S. Capitol.” As the title suggests, it looked at all the artworks “in […]


15 Aug 2020

News:

Hill Miscellany

Happy weekend neighbors! Hope you’re enjoying the lovely cooler temps! If you want some of the most delicious honey I’ve ever tasted, you need to text Del Voss at 202-677-0959 so that you can pick it up at his home, 235 10th Street NE. Del grew up keeping bees in the midwest, and has been […]


13 Aug 2020

Events:

To Do (Mostly) From Home, Week of August 13, 2020

Hey all you cool Hill cats and Hill kittens! Remember when Tiger King was still a thing, about 27 years ago? Me either. I will ask you to back away from the Netflix for a little bit and let me help you find something fun to do. You still have time to sign up for […]


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