10 Oct 2019

Events:

To Do: Weekend of October 10th – 13th

OMG the Nats. I went to bed so only knew about the win when I woke up this morning and saw the family text thread between the college kid and my husband. Enjoy this moment, everyone! It is officially Indigenous People’s Day Weekend so celebrate as you see fit. Tonight, Kate Stewart, a 3rd generation […]


07 Mar 2019

Events:

To Do: Weekend of March 7th – 10th

I see you hopeful folks, out there in your skimpy flats. No socks. No tights. I have even seen a few toes on my morning commute. Shivering on the bus. Allow me to burst the springtime dreams: Spring in DC is not a thing. At least, it is not a reliably pleasant experience. March and […]


03 May 2017

Events:

Literary Hill Bookfest, Sunday

Stephanie R. South is the vice president for the Literary Hill Bookfest, an friend to the Hill’s bookstores, a freelance artist and graphic designer for many local businesses, and a public servant at the U.S. Department of Labor. Connect with her via Instagram and Twitter at @Sroshelle. Capitol Hill has always been home to an avid group […]


26 Dec 2016

History:

Lost Capitol Hill: The Anacostia Library

In researching the taverns of the Navy Yard neighborhood, I stumbled across something I really was not expecting: There once was a library to go along with all the other amenities in the area. Sadly, documentation of this is thin on the ground, but today we will look at the library and some of the men […]


26 Sep 2016

History:

Lost Capitol Hill: The Repairs and Death of the Library Tunnel

Last week, we looked at the design and building of a tunnel to move books from the Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress over to the Capitol. Today, we’ll look at its completion and use – as well as repairs that were necessary not long after it opened. Unsurprisingly, the tunnel was of great […]


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