14 May 2015


Lt. Kevin McRae’s Memorial Service at DC Armory, Tomorrow 5/15

Lt. Kevin McRae, a 24-year veteran firefighter, died in the line of duty last Wednesday May 6. He completed a rescue during a two-alarm fire at 1330 7th Street NW in the Shaw neighborhood. He then collapsed right afterward, as reported by NBC-4. Lt. McRae was the officer in charge of Engine Company 6, also […]

05 Sep 2013

Frager's Paint Store to Re-open

Frager’s may be fragmented after the fire burned the original location, but the owners are slowly rebuilding the capacity to meet all your home improvement needs without leaving the neighborhood.  On Saturday, September 7, Frager’s Paint Store will reopen at 1129 Pennsylvania Avenue SE (the corner of Pennsylvania and 12th Streets, former home to Mi Vecindad […]

21 Jun 2013

More ways to help Frager's this weekend

My shopping list of odds and ends is growing far too quickly. On a normal week, I would get half of the things needed to fix the odds and ends around my house at Frager’s, so it makes me sad every time I add another item to my shopping list. I’m pretty sure I’m not […]

05 Jun 2013

Fire at Frager's Hardware: Neighborhood Photos Taken at the Scene

Almost immediately as smoke was seen over Capitol Hill and flames broke out at Frager’s Hardware,  neighbors began posting their photos and reactions to the four-alarm fire.The following social media posts are some of the  reactions from neighbors and community members. “I am so sad,” says my 4 year old. Amen. @Fragers we love you! […]

17 Jan 2013

Fire at Hanks on the Hill Early This Morning [updated]

Early this morning the DC Fire Department responded to reports of flames coming from the roof of Hanks on the Hill, located at 633 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE.  According to NBC4, one person suffered minor injuries. Firefighters have not indicated what started the fire, or how extensive the damage is. Walking by this morning, it did not […]

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