05 Feb 2018


Lost Capitol Hill: The Washington Monument Cornerstone

Readers of my posts will remember that the workers at the Navy Yard are not always focused on just Navy work, but occasionally stray into other fields of endeavor. One of those relates to one of Washington’s most iconic monuments. On June 6, 1848, the work on the foundation of the Washington Monument had proceeded […]

31 Aug 2017


First Bite: District Winery

The much-anticipated opening of District Winery is here and I could not be more excited. I love wine and I love good food, but I love them best together and within walking distance of my home. I did not have reservations at Ana, the restaurant inside District Winery, but decided to try my luck on opening […]

17 Jul 2017


Lost Capitol Hill: The Decline and Fall of Pipetown

Over the past few weeks we have looked at Pipetown and the decline and fall of Pipetown resident William Steele. His life mirrored the changes that were sweeping through the neighborhood. The first major change was the laying of the Baltimore and Potomac Rail Road lines through the area, effectively cutting off Pipetown from the […]

05 Jun 2017

Capitol Riverfront/ Near Southeast:

Steadfast Supply Reopening 6/7

If you love to shop for one-of-a-kind art, clothing and accessories from local artists in a well-curated space, you are in luck! Steadfast Supply is back to Navy Yard starting this week. They are now located at 300 Tingey Street SE, #140, just across the street from last year’s temporary digs. Steadfast Supply will be open starting […]

23 Feb 2017

Capitol Riverfront/ Near Southeast:

New Restaurant Alert: Chloe at Arris!

In news to gladden people who love to eat (good) food, Haidar Karoum, the chef behind Doi Moi, Proof and Estadio, will be opening a restaurant in the Near Southeast/Capitol Riverfront/Yards Park area: Chloe. The Arris building –which hosted chic pop-up Steadfast Supply Co. back during the holidays and which counts Philz Coffee and Conte […]

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