13 Jul 2021


Hill Buzz

Good sweaty afternoon, neighbors! Like the old axiom says, “it’s not the heat, it’s the humidity.” At least we are not having to choose how much we keep our air conditioning on. Our hearts are with the people all across the West Coast, who are having a tough time in their latest heat wave and […]

02 Apr 2021


Incident at the US Capitol North Gate today

Update 5:32 p.m. Via @realtimenews10, the suspect is 25-year old Noah Green from Indiana. Update 4:24 p.m. Capitol Police has released a statement on the death of Officer William Evans Update 3:56 p.m. A tweet posted at 3:29 p.m. by Capitol Police, summarizing today’s incident. Investigation still ongoing: Update 3 p.m. One of the officers […]

25 Feb 2019


Lost Capitol Hill: Mary Logan’s Hill

I have often written about guide books to Washington D.C., focusing on what they have to say about Capitol Hill. So when I found a thick volume entitled Thirty Years in Washington, I had to get it. Written by “Mrs. John A Logan” – actually Mary Simmerson Cunningham Logan [pictured] – the book is subtitled […]

10 Oct 2018


Enjoy a New Tradition with Capitol Hill Day!

Even though the United States Capitol is a hub of activity, always bustling with visitors from near and far, we locals don’t always look to our eponymous dome to just hang out and delight in the amazing community we have around us. Enter the first ever Capitol Hill Day, coming up this Saturday, October 13 […]

01 Oct 2018


Lost Capitol Hill: Ebeling’s Capitol

I have often written of travel guides of Washington, and have tried to find ever earlier attempts to describe the city. I may have come upon the earliest of all. Christoph Daniel Ebeling, born in Germany in 1741, became intrigued by the North American continent while studying theology at Göttingen University. While he thereafter became […]

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