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Wednesday, August 12, 2020

St. Joseph’s: A 150-Year-Old Cornerstone of the Community

“There was the Capitol Buildings, and there was St. Joseph’s,” says Father William Gurnee of the origins of St. Joseph’s on the Hill, the...

Goodwill Seeks Donation Bin Locations

Goodwill is placing new donation bins in the community. Revenue from the sale of the donated goods help them provide free job training and...

H Street Life

Every year promises fresh changes along the H Street NE corridor. This past year we saw the opening of a Whole Foods in the...

Become a Friend of Lincoln Park

In Pierre L’Enfant’s 1791 plan for Washington, the square now known as Lincoln Park was to contain a monument, a point from which all...

To Eastern Market, With Love

It is 7 a.m. on a steel-hued morning in April 2007. Walking up the street from the metro, camera on my back, the smell...

Clean-Up Crew Kicks Off Earth Month With Expansion

Maybe you saw them Saturday, sweeping throughout the Hill with gloves and large, black garbage bags: more than sixty volunteers of the Capitol Hill...

Solid State, DC’s Newest Bookstore, Opens on H Street

I crouch inside a tunnel at the far left of H Street’s Solid State Books (600 H St. NE), beneath books about Trump and Stalin...

July 4th Capitol Hill Parade Hot Swirl of Color

The Capitol Hill Fourth of July Parade kicked off at 10 a.m., with the Marine Band leading the hour-long display of community pride. This year’s...

Creating a Culture of Learning: [email protected] Tutoring Program

“Well, don’t tell me, tell them,” says Robert St. Cyr, prompting the nine-year-old boy at the whiteboard to speak to four of his peers...

The 9 Lives of Blue Castle

What do you know about the Blue Castle? This enigmatic structure located at the base of Eighth St. SE, directly across from the historic...
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