03 Jul 2017

History:

Lost Capitol Hill: Pipetown

A few weeks ago, we looked at the location used by the 50th New York Engineers during the Civil War. Today, we will look at the continuing history of this part of Capitol Hill. Almost immediately after the sale of the leftover buildings of the Engineer Camp, the land thus freed up started to be built up. […]


22 May 2017

Kids:

Family Night With Ms. Frances/CHCNS, 6/8

CHCNS, the Capitol Hill Cooperative Nursery School, is holding a FUNdraiser and we are all invited. If you are not familiar with her, Ms. Frances is the heart and soul of CHCNS and a joyful presence on Capitol Hill. I’m proud to say that my children are alumni of CHCNS and Ms. Frances, whose hugs only […]


12 Apr 2017

Pets:

Celebrate Dog Bite Awareness Week With a Quiz

Our friends at the United States Postal Service recently released statistics on the Top 40 cities where postal carriers have been bitten or attacked by dogs. DC made it to the very bottom of the list, with 19 dog attacks last year– but honestly, that’s 19 too many. Last year, 6755 postal workers were attacked […]


30 Mar 2017

To Do:

To Do Weekend of March 30th – April 2nd

Hey friends! April Fool’s Day is Saturday so I hope you are planning delicious pranks for your loved ones. I’m sure they will appreciate a break from reality! So what else will you be doing this weekend? Tonight, the Friends of the Northeast Library (7th and Maryland NE) are hosting a Meet and Greet at […]


29 Nov 2016

Local Politics:

Summary of 11/28 Hill East Crime Meeting

In case you missed it, there was a meeting yesterday regarding the shootings earlier in November and the murder of a 16-year old at the Potomac Gardens apartment complex.  We’re sharing Commissioner Denise Krepp’s meeting summary in its entirety. Reading through the thorough summary of action items sent out earlier this afternoon, it is clear […]


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