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 […]


11 Aug 2017

News:

Should 7th Street SE Remain Open on Weekends?

The debate over whether 7th Street SE should be closed to vehicular traffic on weekends appears to be back. The Eastern Market Community Advisory Committee (EMCAC) will hold a special meeting this Saturday, August 12, at 3 p.m. at Coldwell Banker Capitol Hill, 605 Pennsylvania Avenue SE, to discuss whether 7th Street between Pennsylvania Avenue SE and […]


26 Jun 2017

History:

Lost Capitol Hill: The Shotgun House on E Street

Most of us on the Hill have noticed the shotgun house that, for many years, stood at 1229 E Street SE, across from the Watkins field. Boarded-up windows and peeling siding showed that its best years were long gone. When the property – including the large open area fronting Pennsylvania Avenue behind it – were […]


09 May 2017

Development:

Penn11 Breaks Ground

Frager’s Hardware made its home for almost 90 years before a fire gutted the building back in 2013. Since then, there have been many questions about what will happen to the property, and how extensive the damage was. You can browse through our Frager’s archives to read up on the timeline of projects proposed. You […]


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