23 Oct 2018


Erasing History: A Tale of Two Civic Associations in Kingman Park

This post was written by Karen N. Smith. Neighbors who want to join KPCA can attend the next meeting, happening at Rosedale Recreation Center on November 14, 2018 from 6 to 8 p.m. Africans and persons of African descent must assume the primary responsibility and leadership in historical research… if we are to continue to leave practically […]

17 Jul 2018


Who Gets to Decide How to Preserve a Gentrifying Neighborhood’s African American History?

We encourage our readers to submit opinions on subjects about which they are passionate, especially if they are related to our neighborhood and our neighbors’ quality of life. Interested in voicing your opinion? Send us an email at info@thehillishome.com –María Helena Carey By Lindsey Jones-Renaud with Karen Smith When my neighbor Karen Smith and her friends would […]

22 Jan 2018


Don’t Designate Kingman Park as a Historic District

Tamara Blair, a longtime Kingman Park resident, wrote the following opinion in regards to the potential historic designation for her neighborhood. A hearing will take place on Thursday, January 25, at 9 a.m., to weigh in on the historic status. If you wish to support Kingman Park residents in opposing the historic status, fill out their […]

26 Sep 2013

This Week Three Years Ago on The Hill is Home

When possible, lead with nudity. Hill Buzz-doyenne Claudia didn’t disappoint in October 2010, linking to Frozen Tropics and Reliable Source, who reported on a police response to a complaint about naked people running around the Conner Contemporary Art Gallery. Said nudists were, of course, part of an art exhibit. Greater Greater Washington and Prince of Petworth […]

17 Jun 2011

Things We Take For Granted: Living in Ward 6

For those who follow local politics, this has not been an auspicious month for the DC Council. No need to go into all the details here, but as embarrassed as I am for my city, this is a good time to be from Capitol Hill and Ward 6. I happen to support Tommy Wells and […]

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