30 Mar 2020

History:

Lost Capitol Hill: The Red Architect

The failed revolutions of 1848 across Europe resulted in a huge migration from the affected countries. Among those Germans who left were three friends: two philosophers and an architect. In spite of their differing backgrounds, they all agreed on the need for systemic reform and were all members of the Communist League. While the philosophers […]


25 Mar 2020

Guides:

#SocialDistancing and Worship: Where can you do it?

As promised, here is a list to several houses of worship around the Hill. As a reminder, gatherings of 10 people or more are strictly prohibited during this time, but you can still participate in your worshipful life via online services. Looking for a full list of churches on the Hill and surrounding areas? Click […]


24 Mar 2020

News:

Hill Buzz

Hey neighbors. Are you sick of your house yet? Let’s check in, okay? Leave me comments on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. Tag me in your photos. We all want to see your adorable #HillHounds and #AllHillsCreatures. This is an intensely difficult time and we can use all the love and nurture possible. Incidentally, and pardon […]


23 Mar 2020

News:

Street Justice: Coronavirus Bus Cuts Hurting the Most Vulnerable

Gordon Chaffin is a freelance journalist who focuses on infrastructure and traffic news and insights for Street Justice. You can support independent journalism by subscribing to Gordon’s newsletter. He’s offering a 20% discount to THIH readers.  –Maria Helena Carey WMATA Services Cuts Place Cost-Benefits into Focus: Public Health, Economic and Racial Injustice Since our summary last week of DC-area transit service levels, many of those transit agencies have cut back further — none more so than […]


23 Mar 2020

History:

Lost Capitol Hill: The death of Beau Hickman

Beau Hickman’s fame was such that in the run-up to the inauguration of James Buchanan (That’s him on the left) in 1857, the Washington Evening Star published an ad encouraging readers to buy their newspaper so as not to miss anything: From the most important movements in matters of state to the pressing solicitations of […]


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