25 Sep 2017

History:

Lost Capitol Hill: Second Baptist Church, Pt. 2

Last week, we looked at the Second Baptist Church, located at 4th Street and Virginia Avenue since the early days of Washington D.C. It was one of the many quiet churches that saw to its parishioners’ spiritual interests with no fuss throughout most of the 19th Century. That would change in with the early 1880s with the […]


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 Apr 2015

Events:

St. Peter School Golf Classic

Sometimes you just want to get out of the office for the day, and springtime seems to heighten this desire.  Wouldn’t it be great if you could ditch the desk and laptop and still make new contacts in the neighborhood?  Is that still considered work (why not?) If you’re an avid golfer or just looking […]


10 Mar 2015

Dining:

Opening This Week: Stanton & Greene

While some may still be mourning the end of the Pour House, others are ready to finally get a taste of its replacement, Stanton & Greene, which opens this week at 319 Pennsylvania Avenue. While the “official opening” is slated for Thursday, March 12, they will be holding three nights of discounted “previews” this Monday, Tuesday and […]


14 Jan 2015

Events:

A Night at the Races! St. Peter’s Annual Gala

Each year parent volunteers from St. Peter School on Capitol Hill pull together a colossal social fundraiser to support the school and further its mission.  This year they have gone the extra mile for the Annual St. Peter School Annual Auction & Gala – A Night at the Races!  On Saturday, February 7, the gala will […]


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