12 Feb 2014

Ward 6 School Boundary Review Meetings Scheduled

Maybe you’ve seen it before — an open house ad that reads: “in-bounds for Brent,” or the like. Real estate relates directly to school placement on Capitol Hill. Many neighbors have purchased homes with the expectation that their kids will attend the school around the corner, usually (though not all the time) it’s the “in-bound” school. […]

16 Oct 2013

Take a Peek Inside at the Renovator's House Tour

Do you marvel at the proliferation of signs for architects and builders outside many homes on Capitol Hill like I do? I note the scope of the work, if visible from the exterior, and jealously pout about the volume of total gut-jobs transforming local row houses. Want to see what people are doing to creatively […]

11 Oct 2012

Houses on Parade: The Renovator's House Tour This Saturday

Do you own a Capitol Hill turn of the century home? While we often find ourselves constrained by space — those Victorians didn’t covet closet space as we do — the special touches in these homes bring  the character of life more than 100 years ago into modern living. Some local homeowners integrate old and […]

02 Mar 2012

Dust Off Your Sneaks: Capitol Hill Classic, Minus One Hill

For 33 years, residents of Capitol Hill and the wider regional running community have turned out in droves to lace up their sneakers for the Capitol Hill Classic to support the Capitol Hill Cluster Schools. The 10k, 3k and kids’ fun run will be held Sunday, May 20, starting at 8:30 a.m., thank heavens! This […]

13 Oct 2011

The To Do List

Alrighty people: these amazing, mild-weathered weekends are not going to last forever. This weekend is going to be magical, hovering around 68 and 70 degrees unless Accuweather is lying mercilessly to me— and if so, HOW DARE YOU, ACCUWEATHER?! Here are the things you should highly consider doing, in order to increase your happiness this […]

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