17 May 2017

H Street:

Dio Wine Bar, Coming Summer 2017

A new wine bar, Dio Wine Bar, will open up August 2017 at 904 H Street NE. Although the concept of a wine bar is not new to H Street, the concept is unique in town. When it opens, it will be the first natural wine bar in town,  although  WCP reported in their original story about […]

17 May 2017


The Set List: May 17-31

Incredibly talented musicians are coming to DC! Legends, newcomers, and local performers will be in music venues near you over the next two weeks.

16 May 2017


Hill Buzz

Photo by Jim Havard on Flickr Indie Retail May Be Struggling—But Not These Capitol Hill Bookstores (Washington City Paper) Police: 3 busted, arsenal seized after chaotic evening in Southeast (WTOP) 54 D.C. neighborhoods, at a glance (Curbed DC) Map Shows D.C.’s Most Dangerous Areas For Pedestrians (DCist) Four upscale apartments near Nats Park to include […]

15 May 2017


Lost Capitol Hill: Slave Traders in the Hill

Last week, I was running out of time, so I simply put up a rerun with a tiny bit of research to add a little more detail. While doing so, I stumbled onto information that I dearly wish I had known when I wrote my book on the D.C. Emancipation Act. When Abraham Lincoln moved to […]

14 May 2017

Real Estate:

Open House Round-Up for 5/14/17

Dare Johnson Wenzler is a Capitol Hill resident, Realtor at Compass Real Estate and co-owner of First Vine Wine Imports + Sales. She shares with us a weekly round-up of open houses in and around the Capitol Hill area. Happy Mother’s Day! If you’re out and about, check out all these wonderful open houses: Open Houses […]

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