19 Sep 2017

News:

Hill Buzz

Hill’s Kitchen vs. Amazon (CHAMPS) Amy Weinstein’s New Eastern Market Building Is Exuberantly Victorian (Washington City Paper) Got Food Waste? (Hill Rag) City Eyes Increasing Rents for Eastern Market Food Merchants/Vendors (Capitol Hill Corner) No, Washingtonians — There Aren’t More Helicopters Flying Since Trump Became President (WAMU) *editor’s note: this does not appear to take into account military […]


18 Sep 2017

History:

Lost Capitol Hill: The Second Baptist Church

The number and variety of churches on Capitol Hill has always been of great interest to me; particularly those that were the first to make their way to this part of the city. Today’s installment is a look at a church that was part of the Hill from the earliest days until 1957. Second Baptist […]


14 Sep 2017

Development:

Historic Eastern Market Flea Market Returning to “Hine Plaza”

We have another sign that the Hine redevelopment project really is nearing its completion date: The weekend flea market vendors that have been setting up their tents in the 300 block of 7th Street SE  since construction began will be returning to the “Plaza at Hine” this fall. There is no set date for when […]


12 Sep 2017

Development:

Hard Hats at Hine: Photos

Last Thursday, we had the chance to take a peek inside the buildings in the Hine development. It was a great evening, with wine and tasty goodies from restaurants along Eastern Market Main Street. There was also a raffle and all kinds of freebies from Antiochia, Atlas Brewing, Rose and Sparrow salon, among others. Capitol […]


12 Sep 2017

Local Politics:

But Seriously, DC Parks and Recreation Could Fix This

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about Major General Nathanael Greene’s broken stirrup – still broken as of this morning– and the dead tree at Stanton Park. Alert reader Steve left a comment saying that inaugurations signs were DDOT’s responsibility even though they were littering a National Park. Guess what got fixed as soon […]


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