28 Jan 2019


Lost Capitol Hill: The New Smallpox Hospital, pt 2.

When we last looked at the smallpox hospital in Reservation 13, the job of designing it had been transferred from an accused felon to a local draftsman. A few months later, the contract to build the hospital was given to Columbus Thomas of C. Thomas & Son. There were some delays in the project, partly […]

11 Sep 2018

Volunteering & Giving:

FREE Eye Screenings This Sunday, Monday and Tuesday

The Prevention of Blindness Society of Metropolitan Washington will be conducting several free vision screenings for youth and adults September 16-18, 2018. The screenings will take place at 233 Massachusetts Avenue, NE and they are as follows: Youth screening: Sunday, September 16, 12-5 p.m. For ages 3-18. Ophthalmologists will be on hand to test children for amblyopia […]

21 May 2018

Slightly Off-Hill:

Photos: Lab and Love Festival in Ivy City

The Lab and Love Fitness Festival in Ivy City, which happened yesterday, May 20, is the first of its kind for DC. Event planner Michelle Nowden said she organized the festival after getting sick of seeing people wearing yoga pants everywhere but not trying to stay healthy. Ivy City’s Lab and Love Fitness Festival takes […]

01 Oct 2014


Outdoor Hill Workout Round-up

If you’re like me, you’re trying to soak up every last minute of good weather before the inevitable doom and gloom of winter arrives. Luckily, living on the Hill means you have many workout options that will not only get you outside, but help keep you in shape before the holidays. Here are some to […]

05 May 2011

CVS Dispenses Wrong Medicine, Right Advice

New mom Anna Fifield was struggling with her four month-old’s eczema, which sent her to seek advice on the MOTH [Moms on the Hill] listserv. Their responses sent her to a specialist, who then sent her to the CVS at 500 12th Street SE to fill a script to treat her baby. She finally had […]

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