05 Jul 2013

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BOOM! OOOH! Add Your Fireworks Photos to THIH’s Flickr pool

Hope you had a wonderful Fourth of July, Capitol Hill! This year was an especially impressive one for fireworks– the main display over the National Mall seemed to go on forever, or at least for about 17 minutes from start to finish. (Sorry, San Diego: they aren’t supposed to explode all at once.) The neighborhood […]

04 Jul 2013


May the Fourth of July Be With You: Best-Of Round-Up

Hello there, Capitol Hill! Hope you’re having a wonderful 237th birthday celebration so far. If you’re getting a little antsy in between parades and fireworks and BBQs, here are a few of our past posts on this, the most American of holidays, for your reading pleasure: Jon’s breakdown of activities from last year still has […]

03 Jul 2013

Capitol Hill 4th of July Parade – Feel the Patriotism

For many folks the 4th of July (Independence Day) means hot dogs, fireworks, and lemonade (or beer) with family and friends.  For Capitol Hill residents it also means the annual tradition of perhaps the shortest parade (in distance) anywhere on the East Coast; but don’t let the distance fool you.  The annual Capitol Hill 4th […]

04 Jul 2012

Capitol Hill 4th of July Parade in Photos

The annual 4th of July parade on Barracks Row is by far one of my favorite neighborhood traditions (the fireworks show in Lincoln Park is a close second, along with the trick-or-treating extravaganza on East Capitol Street for Halloween…).  You get to watch everything from the Marine Corps marching band to council members, parents and […]

01 Jul 2011

Celebrate the Fourth with a Neighborhood Parade

I always hear the Hill described as a small town in the middle of the city.  Our annual Fourth of July parade is one of many ways that it really does feel that way.  If you’ve never been, come out on Monday morning to march, or just to watch the many neighborhood groups who walk […]

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