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Got Food Waste?

Have you ever thought about how much food your family wastes? As waste disposal becomes an ever greater environmental, health, and social issue, cities...

FoodPrints in the Classroom

“I want more broccoli!” That’s certainly not a common childhood refrain, but it’s one I was amused to hear during a recent visit to...

Frager’s Reopens Friday on Pennsylvania

On Friday, May 3, an iconic piece of the Capitol Hill community returns home. Historic Frager’s Hardware returns to 1115 Pennsylvania Ave. SE, to...

DC Launches ReThread

That favorite sweater with the worn elbow. The dress that would be perfect were it just a tad looser around the waist, that shirt...

Seven Small Trees for Capitol Hill Gardens

Awake, north wind! O South wind come, breathe upon my garden, let its spices stream out. -Song of Songs 4:16 It’s time to prepare for spring,...

A Victorian Reimagined

This 1895 row house in Washington’s Bloomingdale neighborhood was reasonably well maintained over the years, but several interior renovations had left it with oddly-laid-out...

The 62nd CHRS House and Garden Tour

The 62nd House and Garden Tour of the Capitol Hill Restoration Society (CHRS) takes place on Mother’s Day weekend, May 11 and 12. Focused...

Imperfect Produce

Food waste. It’s one of the environmental issues de jour. As much as 40 percent of food produced in the U.S. is wasted –...

Bob Sonderman Awarded Preservation Lifetime Achievement Award

Robert Sonderman received the Individual Lifetime Achievement Award at the DC Awards for Excellence in Historic Preservation in a May 8 ceremony at DAR...

Five Mortgage Loan Programs That Help You Win!

The multitude of factors that feed into buying a home in the District are enough to send your head spinning for days, especially for...
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