14 Feb 2024

News:

Hill Buzz

Happy Valentine’s Day! Hope you get into something sweet or savory today, and that you get to spend time with people you love. What’s been going on? Last week, the Secure DC bill has been advanced by the DC council after a lengthy hearing. 12 out of 13 members of the DC Council passed the […]


12 Feb 2024

History:

Lost Capitol Hill: The Washington Asylum

When I wrote about Ann Sprigg’s children last week, and specifically about Virginia Sprigg, I wanted to add a link to my piece on the Washington Asylum. Only problem was, I have never written that piece. And so, here goes: In 1821, the Board of Aldermen and Common Council of the District of Columbia decided […]


11 Feb 2024

News:

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 […]


09 Feb 2024

To Do:

The To Do List: Week of February 9, 2024

It’s Lunar Super Mardi New Valentine’s Gras Bowl Weekend! There is no excuse not to have at least a little fun this week. Let’s go! On Saturday, February 10, meet at 11 a.m. at Stanton Park for a clean-up. This is the first in what will hopefully become a tradition, organized by neighbor Rebekah Calano. […]


08 Feb 2024

Building community:

The New Folger Café Needs a Name

As you may know, the Folger Shakespeare Library has been under construction for some time. Now that the building is nearly complete and looking to open on June 21, the café –– which is a new fixture and concept, allowing patrons to come hang out, work at and enjoy the Folger Great Hall,–– needs a […]


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