23 Dec 2016


CSX Completes First Tunnel on Virginia Avenue

A few short months after we started this site, news came out that CSX was planning to close Virginia Avenue on the southeast side of the Hill for several years to expand the train tunnel that many residents didn’t know ran below street level. Today, CSX completed the new tunnel that runs south of the […]

30 Apr 2016


Frager’s Is Not Going Anywhere

According to the Hill Rag, a rumor about plans for auctioning off Frager’s contents –which was started on the Moms on the Hill list serve– is false. In the article, Frager’s owner John Weintraub stated that Frager’s is not auctioning off its contents, nor will it go away after 96 years of continuous service. (That sound just […]

04 Apr 2016


TONIGHT: RFK Campus Redevelopment Study Community Meeting

Events DC has been working on the redevelopment of the RFK Campus and will present the conceptual designs for what the campus can be tonight at 6:30pm a community meeting at the Convention Center. They are also seeing feedback from the meeting participants. An email from ANC 6B Commissioner Denise Krepp to her constituents notes that, […]

27 Jan 2016


Transformation: A Neighbor’s Chronicle

Hill East neighbor and friend John Cochran has been chronicling his changing block for a few years. The area around 15th Street SE and Pennsylvania Avenue, SE has seen massive transformation within the last five years: one which some might say is overdue, while others may wonder just how much a neighborhood can change while still serving […]

15 Jan 2016

Things We Take For Granted:

Help the DC Preservation League Identify Vacant Properties

If you love the historic character of our neighborhood and want to help preserve it and protect it from getting razed or becoming an ugly pop-up (more on that in an upcoming post), help the DC Preservation League identify vacant and abandoned properties in your neighborhood. Losing a property to “Demolition by Neglect” makes us […]

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