12 Oct 2017


Exelon Covers $100,000 Deposit to Keep Metro Open For NLDS Game 5 Tonight

In case you missed it, the Mayor just announced that Exelon, parent company to Pepco, will be covering the $100,000 fee for Metro to stay open for an additional hour. This means that more local residents won’t have to leave the game early and that there won’t be jeers of “Metro Sucks” reverberating at the […]

02 Oct 2017


Lost Capitol Hill: “Luxurious Enjoyment”

Writing these columns, I sometimes spend hours researching a topic and teasing out numerous strands to build up a coherent narrative and explicate an arcane point of Capitol Hill history. Other times, I find a single article that I just have to share with the world–after spending about five minutes finding a little bit of […]

24 May 2017

Eastern Market:

From CM Allen’s Office: Major Renovation of Eastern Market Metro Park To Be Funded in DC’s 2018 Budget

The following text was written by Erik Salmi, Charles Allen’s Director of Communications. We think it’s such great news for Eastern Market, Capitol Hill and the greater Ward 6 area that it deserves to be shared with our readership. -MHC WASHINGTON, DC – Eastern Market Metro Park is set to receive $4.5 million in funding to […]

21 Apr 2017

Capitol Riverfront/ Near Southeast:

Heads-Up! Metro to Conduct Drill at Navy Yard Metro, 4/23

On Sunday April 23, starting at 8:30 a.m., the Metro Transit Police and District of Columbia emergency responders will carry out a full response drill. The drill will take place between Navy Yard and Anacostia stations. Although Navy Yard metro will remain open, the Half street entrance will be closed during the event, which is […]

03 Nov 2015


Be Part of Metro’s Riders’ Advisory Council

Are you a bus or rail commuter? Would you like to have a say in how Metro is run? Why not become part of the all-volunteer Riders’ Advisory Council? From the WMATA press release: The 21-member Council includes six individuals from Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia, two at-large members, and the head of the […]

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