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U.S. Botanic Garden to Fully Reopen April 1

The United States Botanic Garden (USBG) will reopen the Conservatory to the public on April 1, marking a full reopening of all areas of...

Stained Glass Tradition Lives On

Just a couple of miles from the Capitol sits a nationally known stained-glass studio with strong links to Capitol Hill. Adams Morgan Stained Glass studio...

It’s March: The Beekeepers’ Busy Season

Winter is finally waning. Crocus and early bloomers are starting to push up, and that can only mean one thing for our beekeepers—time to...

Gardening Partnership Helps Youth Bloom on Barracks Row

Jim Guckert is bending over a patch of dirt on the 700 block of Eighth St. SE. Two young men are kneeling close by,...

Volunteering A Great Way to Enjoy Gardening

When it comes to gardening, February and March are a bit cold and there is not much to be done but wait. Yet it...

Solar: Save Money and Fight Climate Change

What’s the easiest way to save money while helping fight climate change?  If you ask Hill resident John Ten Hoeve,  the first thing he’ll...

Surroundings Sells Property— But Stays

Two of Capitol Hill’s favorite businesses have reached an agreement that is a win-win for the neighborhood. Charles Hudman of Surroundings Floral and Landscaping has...

Blowing in the Wind

A 2011 study found that you’d have to drive a Ford F150 Raptor for 3,887 miles, or the distance from north Texas to Anchorage,...

Holiday Tree Collection Starts Jan. 3

As many are picking up the last scraps of holiday paper from the carpet, they're also wondering when they can put their holiday tree...

Find ‘Everything About the Home’ at Patrick’s Fine Linen

The Hill Rag is profiling local shops in the lead-up to Small Business Saturday, Nov. 27. That date is set aside to celebrate the...
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