29 Nov 2021

Giving Tuesday, locally

Giving Tuesday, a tradition that started back in 2012 at the 92nd Street Y in New York City, is a response to the increased commercialization of the holiday season. As you make plans to give presents to family and friends, consider including these local charities in your gift-giving. Did I miss a local charity? Send […]


29 Nov 2021

History:

Lost Capitol Hill: Visiting Indigenous Americans

As Indigenous Peoples Month draws to a close, we look at some of them who came to D.C. for various reasons since the Nactochtanks were forced out. Washington was a frequent draw for Native American tribes seeking assistance from the federal government. For instance, members of the Teseque Pueblo arrived in the nation’s capital in […]


28 Nov 2021

From the MPD Blotter

Arrests and other crime information in the area, directly from MPD. If you have a tip, you can always call 202-727-9099. You can also send info anonymously to the TEXT TIP LINE by texting 50411. Crime Solvers of Washington, DC currently offers a reward of up to $1,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and indictment […]


23 Nov 2021

News:

Hill Buzz

It’s a bracing day on (and off) the Hill. Listen: There will always be people who are going to try to tell you that their northern city upbringing is superior because they know “real” cold. But guess what? Today was the first frost for DC — and Boston and New York City. Confidential to the […]


22 Nov 2021

History:

Lost Capitol Hill: The Navy Yard Canoe

In looking over the history indigenous people on Capitol Hill, the lack of direct evidence is the most frustrating aspect. So, the finding of a major artifact from their time on the Hill should have really helped us expand our knowledge in this direction. Sadly, that was not to be, as we will see this […]


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