17 May 2017

H Street:

Dio Wine Bar, Coming Summer 2017

A new wine bar, Dio Wine Bar, will open up August 2017 at 904 H Street NE. Although the concept of a wine bar is not new to H Street, the concept is unique in town. When it opens, it will be the first natural wine bar in town,  although  WCP reported in their original story about […]


22 Nov 2016

Fitness:

Welcome to the Neighborhood, Rooted Pilates!

  Here at The Hill is Home we get so excited when new retail and new businesses open! Now, in addition to having wonderful yoga studios, spinning, barre, group fitness, dance classes and all manner of running groups, we can add pilates to the list. Pilates is a fitness system that involves strength training and […]


21 Oct 2016

Shopping:

Celebrate the Outdoors with REI!

Today is the day! REI’s fifth flagship store opens in the historic Uline Arena at 10am this morning. Their 100 days of events are culminating in a giant block party this weekend. With three days of activities, it’s hard to not find something for you! I really a ove some of the local touches, like the vintage posters, […]


20 Oct 2016

Events:

Early Birds: Get FREE coffee at the Newest La Colombe!

HUGE HINT: The newest La Colombe in DC just happens to be inside the newest REI! Plan your morning carefully: If you have been counting down the minutes until the store opens, here is one more incentive for tomorrow! La Colombe, the Philadelphia-based coffee roasters, is opening their first store in the eastern half of the city […]


14 Sep 2016

Development:

REI Will Open 10/21– Peek Inside the Construction Site!

Claudia and I were recently invited to a walk-through of the construction site and a lunch/discussion at the neighboring Wunder Garten pop-up. During the walk-through, which is recorded in good detail (even with video!) over at Curbed– along with renderings of what the store will look like– we were told about the plans for the store/community space. In […]


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