12 Sep 2017


Hard Hats at Hine: Photos

Last Thursday, we had the chance to take a peek inside the buildings in the Hine development. It was a great evening, with wine and tasty goodies from restaurants along Eastern Market Main Street. There was also a raffle and all kinds of freebies from Antiochia, Atlas Brewing, Rose and Sparrow salon, among others. Capitol […]

29 Feb 2016

H Street:

Found Capitol Hill: The H Street Streetcar

I have often written about street cars and their importance on Capitol Hill, so it will come as no surprise that I (along with a number of other THIH writers) were out on the first day that the new H Street Streetcar was in operation. Below, a few pictures – and because I do write […]

24 Sep 2015

Capitol Hill:

Capitol Hill Welcomes Pope Francis

This morning, after having watched the rest of the city get their chance to see Pope Francis, it was finally Capitol Hill’s turn. As a special invited guest of Congress, he addressed a joint session. The tickets to be inside the chamber quickly became some of the hottest ones in town. Instead, like thousands of others, The […]

25 Jun 2013

Things We Will Sorely Miss: JDLand Signs Off

When I began thinking about starting The Hill is Home, I found myself poring over the content-rich, super-thoughtful and well-researched local blogging trove JDLand. Its creator, Jacqueline Dupree, recently let readers know she was retiring the blog for the foreseeable future to help care for her aging mother. The gift she’s given us, in the […]

04 Jul 2012

Capitol Hill 4th of July Parade in Photos

The annual 4th of July parade on Barracks Row is by far one of my favorite neighborhood traditions (the fireworks show in Lincoln Park is a close second, along with the trick-or-treating extravaganza on East Capitol Street for Halloween…).  You get to watch everything from the Marine Corps marching band to council members, parents and […]

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