24 Aug 2016


Celebrate Women’s Equality Day at Our Newest National Monument!

If you haven’t yet been to the Belmont-Paul Women’s Equality National Monument, Saturday’s special event would be a great chance to make it your maiden voyage. Back when it was the Sewall-Belmont House, we were invited to take a peek and tour the exhibits of the only museum dedicated to chronicling and keeping a living […]

26 Jul 2016


NPS Has New Web Portal, Gets Rid of Local Twitter

Ask and you shall receive improvements, kinda. Back in June, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), asked the National Park Service to do better for the locals, and for the parks they maintain in the National Capital Area. As of last week, the National Park Service unveiled a local portal that seems laid out in a gentler […]

15 Jun 2016

Local Politics:

Del. Norton Asks NPS to Create DC Park Portal

You know how most of DC’s parks are actually controlled by the National Park Service? This is something that is neither here nor there –it is what it is– until we have things like the federal government shutting down and no one (literally, NO ONE) coming to clean up the garbage at our parks, for […]

29 Jan 2016


A New Landmark for Capitol Hill

Today, in an unsurprising 7-0 vote, the District’s Historic Preservation Review Board voted to add another building to its inventory of historic sites. Buildings on this list are, “deemed worthy of recognition and protection for their contribution to the cultural heritage” of Washington, according to the introduction to the 2009 list. At that time, there […]

10 Sep 2013

Hill Buzz

H Street Great Street announced that there will be a meeting TONIGHT on the state of Capitol Hill parks that are managed by NPS. Urban Turf passed along the news that Douglas Development may be trying to bring a furniture store like Crate and Barrel to H Street NE. DCist reported on the grant awarded […]

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