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Saturday, November 27, 2021

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...

Holiday Tree Sales on the Hill

As Thanksgiving weekend approaches, many are thinking of Holiday decorations. Ready to buy your tree? You can do it right here on the Hill! 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...

A Brief History of Capitol Hill Theaters

The greatest building boom for theaters in the United States occurred between 1906 and 1912. In the District, in 1908-09, the number of motion...

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...

Robert J. Cerullo

A true Capitol Hill character, Robert. J. Cerullo died at his North Carolina Avenue SE home on December 7, 2017, following a long battle...

In Memoriam John C. Formant

On Oct. 28, 2019, John C. Formant passed away quietly surrounded by family and friends. Formant was a well-know realtor, both on Capitol Hill...

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...

Capitol Hill Bookstore Recycles Books and Rules Over Words

At neighborhood used bookstore Capitol Hill Books (657 C St SE), stacks of hard covers and paperbacks are wedged in bathroom sinks and windows...

Separate and Unequal Education in 19th Century DC Schools

The road to the integrated school system that exists today in the District of Columbia has its roots at the beginning of the 19th...
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