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Slamming the Door On Open Plan Living

My foyer has walls, which is a nice thing. It also has doors, which I’m also quite fond of. French doors, these are, of...

Bringing the World to the Gardens of Capitol Hill

Capitol Hill is home to people from all walks of life -- actors, Hill politicians, teachers, business people, writers, artists, retired ambassadors, you name...

Ward 8 Woods Winter Hike

On a frigid, windy Saturday afternoon, 12 hikers bundled up and picked their way along the unblazed route of the newly proposed Suitland Parkway...

The DC Residential Sales Market 2020 Thru October

As we motored through January and February, things were looking like business as usual for Washington DC. The number of contracts were up nearly...

Dear Garden Problem Lady

It’s November, already. How late can one still plant spring-flowering bulbs such as daffodils? Until the ground has frozen solid. But best before that –...

Solar Powers My House —and My Bank Account

I was completely mystified by a $6.26 check from Clean Choice Energy that arrived in the mail in April. I had been paying Clean...

Capitol Hill Murals – Walking Tour

Capitol Hill is home to many dazzling (some, quite literally) works of art, painted on the exteriors of homes and businesses. Some murals are...

Amenities Drive Luxury Rental Choice

As in many parts of the District, the Hill and nearby neighborhoods have seen their fair share of new luxury apartment buildings. Representatives of...

Vote for Winners of District Sustainability Awards

Join Department of Energy and the Environment (DOEE) Director Tommy Wells to honor this year’s District Sustainability Award winners, Tuesday, Sept. 29 from 6...

When Garden Pests Come Indoors

2020 has been unusual in so many ways for gardeners. First we had no rain, and now too much rain. It does seem the...
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