22 Apr 2019

Kids:

Celebrate Earth Day With NASA at Union Station!

Happy Earth Day everyone! I hope you got to get some seeds from DOEE and the Office of the Clean City on your way to work this morning! If you are able, swing by Union Station today by 5 p.m. or tomorrow between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., so you can celebrate with some incredible […]


22 Apr 2019

News:

East Capitol Bridge Getting Car-Focused Rehab

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 StreetJustice newsletter: He’s offering a 20% discount to THIH readers. See more information below. –Maria Helena Carey East Capitol Bridge Getting Car-Focused Rehab On Thursday, DDOT presented project plans for their revitalization of the East Capitol Street Bridge, from RFK Stadium to I-295 across the Anacostia River and Kingman Lake. […]


22 Apr 2019

History:

Lost Capitol Hill: Explosion in the Alley

Having now spent two weeks finding the good in Schott’s Alley, it’s time to go back to my real love: scandals. And Schott’s Alley had its share. In 1911, not only did a gang of purse snatchers make their home there, but it harbored an honest-to-god murderer. But first, the purse snatchers. On January 8, […]


19 Apr 2019

Events:

Your Last-Minute Easter Plans

Here at The Hill is Home, we understand that ideally, you would have had all this Easter stuff figured out by now. We understand your cold sweats when asked if you have tickets to the Easter Egg Roll. We understand your rapid heartbeat when asked if you have adorable matching outfits for yourself, your significant […]


18 Apr 2019

Volunteering & Giving:

Do Good to Yourself and Your Community at This Year’s Volunteer Capitol Hill

Did you know that volunteering is not just a good way to help your community, but that it also has health benefits? A 2013 study from Psychology and Aging concluded that volunteering at least 200 hours in a year lowers your risk of hypertension! You can read a little more about how volunteering is good […]


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