17 Feb 2021
16 Feb 2021

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: 2/12/21, Various locations (crimes happened in December): On Monday, December 21, 2020, at approximately 9:06 pm, the suspects approached the […]


16 Feb 2021

News:

Hill Buzz

Good afternoon and happy Mardi Gras, Capitol Hill and environs! It’s February 16 and we are still fenced off from the rest of the city. “Actually, THIH, we are not separated from the rest of the city by a fence,” you utter in that smug “actually” voice. And while it is technically true that we […]


15 Feb 2021

History:

Lost Capitol Hill: The Enslaved of Duddington

Over ten years ago, I wrote a post about Duddington, Daniel Carroll of Duddington’s mansion just southeast of the Capitol. Recently, I was asked by reader Elizabeth-Burton Jones to write about the enslaved people that lived there. Daniel Carroll of Duddington was an enslaver. In the very first United States census, in 1790, he is […]


12 Feb 2021

To Do From Home, Weekend of February 12, 2021

Yes, friends, it’s Valentine’s Day weekend. Many of you over on Instagram stories and Twitter are divided on liking a day that celebrates Valentine of Rome, who was definitely martyred but whose origin story is a little confusing. It’s peculiar to celebrate someone’s gruesome deathday, but hey! It marks the days that go by. Enough […]


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