16 Jul 2017

Real Estate:

Open House Round-Up for 7/16/17

It’s OPEN HOUSE TIME! Thank you to Dare Johnson Wenzler for sharing her weekly open houses with us. To access the link, click here! Today’s featured open house is 1739 D Street SE. With a recent price drop to $848,000, this 2-unit Hill East home presents a great opportunity. Rent out the 1 BR, 1 FB […]

20 Jan 2012

While you were sleeping: Virginia car chase ends in Hill East neighborhood

Did the sound of helicopters hovering overhead affect you or your pet’s sleeping habits on Thursday night? According to a news report from WUSA Channel 9, the 1200 block of Potomac Avenue was the end scene of a Virginia car chase. The suspect was apprehended by Metropolitan Police after a barricade situation, which shutdown several […]

16 Nov 2011

Things We Take for Granted: Not Just Chit Chat on Hill Listservs

First there were chickens, and now there are opossums. Canine-related disagreements will always rise to the occasion if a little passion and defensiveness is called for. Triscuits and Melba toast might one day give crackers a run for their money. The listservs of Capitol Hill thrive, in all their messy, mean, thoughtful, boisterous, inane and […]

16 Mar 2010

Grocery Wars – Harris Teeter vs. Safeway

The recent announcement of an Aldi grocery store coming to Hechinger Mall sparked a, shall we say, robust discussion on Frozen Tropics of the relative merits of various grocery stores. Grocery store wars are nothing new on neighborhood blogs and listserves, and it’s easy to understand why. Nothing is nearer or dearer to our heart […]

22 Dec 2009

Fighting Back – The Community Organizes Against Carjackers

Despite the still treacherous streets and sidewalks, roughly 75 people showed up last night at Options Public Charter School to hear more about the city’s response to the recent spate of carjackings on Capitol Hill, with a focus on those in PSA 103.  Councilmember Wells, ANC Commissioner 6A05 Mary Beatty, Chief Lanier, and other police […]

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