18 Nov 2016

Editorials:

Our Uneasy Thanksgiving Ahead

One of our readers shares his thoughts on Thanksgiving and on making efforts to get along during this season of gratitude and beyond. Thank you, Richard, for sharing your thoughts with us and with our readership. If you have an opinion piece you’d like to share, send us an email at thehillishome@gmail.com With a contentious […]


17 Oct 2016

Editorials:

Sidewalk Rubble Earns an F

As residents of DC, we are often frustrated by the slow response on behalf of the District’s agencies to solving problems that threaten our basic quality of life. Many of us may have wished for a chance to bend the Mayor’s ear and tell her what we’d fix around our neighborhood. ANC 6B10 commissioner Denise […]


27 Sep 2016

Editorials:

Turf’s Up! Park by LAB

The beauty of Park(ing) Day, an international event dedicated to improving the quality of the urban environment, lies in the impact of transforming a parking space into a park.  This year, our team at Landscape Architecture Bureau [LAB] saw Park(ing) Day as an opportunity to actively engage the neighborhood where we work.  Turf’s Up! Park […]


26 Sep 2016

Editorials:

The Barracks Row Festival Was Great – Participate Next Year!

by Quentin Wodon For those who may not know it yet, the Barracks Row Festival is an annual family-oriented event for our Capitol Hill community. More than 100 organizations and vendors have stands each year. Depending on weather, up to 10,000 people pass through the street where the event is located. The event took place this past Saturday […]


16 Sep 2016

Things We Take For Granted:

What Makes Good Neighbors?

I considered starting this post with a huge platitude: That DC is changing. Yes, of course. The gap-toothed smiles of the city have gone and gotten themselves some very deep and expensive root canals and new porcelain teeth. The few salvageable teeth have been worked extensively and are barely recognizable in some places, and no […]


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