15 Oct 2018

Regional Stuff We Love:

Interested in Smart Growth? Come Hang Out with Like-Minded Folks, For a Good Cause

Are you passionate about curbing urban sprawl while sustaining the city so it’s cleaner and suits the demands of a growing population in a more equitable way? Hey, me too! If you’re this particular variety of snowflake, the Smart Growth Social is the event for you. A fundraiser for the Coalition for Smart Growth, the […]

28 Aug 2018


Celebrate 10 Years of Peregrine Espresso Next Week!

When I received this email, I could not believe it: It’s been TEN WHOLE YEARS since Peregrine Espresso spiffed up our morning routines and gave Tim Krepp a daily place where to hold court. Back in 2008, they spiffed up the space left behind by that (as it turns out) aptly-named Murky Coffee. Out with […]

15 May 2018

Regional Stuff We Love:


Recently, Kate and I started thinking about the broad variety of people we see around the Hill. It was by no means an exhaustive list, nor is it a list that belongs exclusively to the neighborhood. When we handed out bingo cards at the Day of the Dog celebration, a DC resident from Takoma said she’s definitely […]

30 Apr 2018

Regional Stuff We Love:

Cute Break: DC Eagle Cam!

  It’s time to get up off your chair, stretch for a few minutes and take a little time to get a drink of water or coffee and stare at the mama eagle, First Lady, as she incubates her eggs. Click here: https://dceaglecam.org Take several deep breaths. Stretch. Aaaah. SaveSave

30 Apr 2018


Lost Capitol Hill: James McGurk

While it has been over 60 years since the last execution in the District of Columbia, the first was done almost immediately after the founding of the city. The site? Just off Capitol Hill, and close enough for us to have a look at the deed today. James McGurk was nobody’s idea of a good […]

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