27 Feb 2023


Lost Capitol Hill: A Moveable Statue

When we last looked at Horatio Greenough’s statue of George Washington, it was parked at the Navy Yard, and plans were afoot to bring it to the Capitol. This required some preparation, as the best way to move it was by water, using the still-extant canal to float it to a point closest to the […]

26 Feb 2023


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 […]

24 Feb 2023

To Do:

The To Do List: Week of February 24, 2023

We made it to the weekend, after a remarkably bananas week. The Yoshino cherry blossoms are still tight and green, but the earlier varieties are going crazy. Speaking of Crazy, Crazy Aunt Helen’s, the delightful American comfort food spot on Barracks Row, needs our help. The Proud Boys will be in town, trying to boycott […]

21 Feb 2023

Building community:

Laissez Les Mott’s Temps Rouler

Happy Fat Tuesday! Whether you indulge in a treat, make a pancake feast, or explore all the crazy merriment of Mardi Gras, we hope you enjoy these photos from our very PG Bourbon Street! On Saturday, February 11, Save Mott’s Market, the organization seeking to protect and restore the little not-a-corner market and keep it […]

21 Feb 2023


Lost Capitol Hill: Criticizing Greenough

I have previously alluded a few times to the statue of George Washington by Horatio Greenough (pictured on the left) which is housed currently in the Smithsonian American History Museum. Over the next weeks, I want to look at its peripatetic existence before it finally came to rest. On the 100th anniversary of the birth […]

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