22 May 2017

History:

Lost Capitol Hill: Henry and Sylvia Wilson

Last week, we looked at the aftermath of a raid on a young enslaved African-American. Despite having almost bought himself free, he was taken away from Mrs. Sprigg’s boarding house and sold. Joshua Giddings, Abraham Lincoln’s messmate at Mrs. Sprigg’s, attempted to rescue the young man from a slave pen, but was thwarted because Henry Wilson had […]


21 May 2017

Real Estate:

Open House Round-Up for 5/21/17

Dare Johnson Wenzler is a Capitol Hill resident, Realtor at Compass Real Estate and co-owner of First Vine Wine Imports + Sales. She shares with us a weekly round-up of open houses in and around the Capitol Hill area.  From the listing description:  326 12th Street NE, Unit A OPEN HOUSE Sunday, May 21, 2-4 p.m. […]


18 May 2017

Events:

To Do: Weekend of May 18th – 21st

Interesting times, people. I know you cannot stop watching the trainwreck, but tear yourself away to enjoy some of these lovely activities. Tonight in the Union Market Test Kitchen, learn to brew kombucha with the folks from Craft Kombucha. The class is from 6-8 p.m. and costs $50. You will leave with your own SCOBY, […]


17 May 2017

H Street:

Dio Wine Bar, Coming Summer 2017

A new wine bar, Dio Wine Bar, will open up August 2017 at 904 H Street NE. Although the concept of a wine bar is not new to H Street, the concept is unique in town. When it opens, it will be the first natural wine bar in town,  although  WCP reported in their original story about […]


17 May 2017

Events:

The Set List: May 17-31

Incredibly talented musicians are coming to DC! Legends, newcomers, and local performers will be in music venues near you over the next two weeks.


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