26 Sep 2016

Capitol Hill:

Censored! Banned Books Reading at East City Books

As long as books have been written, they have been banned. For being anti-establishment. For being filthy. For espousing the wrong religion. The epitome of this was the book burnings in Germany during the 1930s; however, many other countries have tried during the 20th Century, with greater or lesser success, to ban some books. Today, […]

28 Nov 2015


Holiday Lightings on Capitol Hill

Holiday season is here! Today, stop by the northeast corner of the Eastern Market Metro Plaza from 5:30-6pm for the 9th Annual Capitol Hill Holiday Tree Lighting. the Capitol Hill BID’s “Men in Blue” will serve hot chocolate and doughnuts while Joyous Voices, Capitol Hill Arts Workshop‘s Suzuki Strings and the Washington Youth Choir perform your favorite holiday carols! […]

17 Nov 2015


Bacon and Bourbon Comes to Eastern Market

Washington City Paper’s Bacon and Bourbon: A Whiskey Festival is back, and this time in the North Hall at Eastern Market this Thursday, November 19. Buy your ticket today for an evening of bacon, bourbon, beer, and bluegrass — a delicious mouthful! Your ticket includes UNLIMITED tasting of over 30 top whiskies from around the […]

21 Oct 2015

Eastern Market:

Grad Student Collecting Data about YOUR Eastern Market Experience

Garima Jain, graduate student at American University, is collecting information about Eastern Market and conducting research on the attendance patterns of the market. Her questions go from the broad– “How did you get to the Market?”– to the specific –”What is/are your preferred day(s) to come to the Market?” Stop by and say hello! We hope to get more […]

29 Sep 2015

Capitol Hill:

Provide Feedback for the Hill Center

It’s hard to believe that the Hill Center opened its grand doors four years ago this fall. The lovingly restored building at 921 Pennsylvania Avenue SE has become a go-to site for activities, ranging from cooking, dancing and language classes, cultural and educational programs; a meeting space for civic groups;  and a festive event space. […]

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