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Contractors Keep Customers Safe

David Mahoney said that given the concerns around the coronavirus, he understood the reasons why his painters were turned away when they came to...

Getting Involved in Gardening on the Hill

There is an urban legend that circulates this time of year. It warns enthusiastic garden folks that it takes years, decades even, to get...

Community Gardening In Barrack’s Row

July is here and as we prepare to salute our troops and celebrate the Fourth of July, we may find ourselves passing by the...

Free DPR Urban Grower Webinar Course

During this time of social distancing the DC Parks and Rec Urban Grower Course has been converted into an all online webinar course called...

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...

Common Issues in Rowhouse Flat Roofs

Here on Capitol Hill the vast majority of roofs are flat. Flat roofs are common to commercial buildings, but residential flat roofs are rare...

Dear Problem Lady

A Christmas cactus arrived at my house, in full bloom, just before Christmas. It is still blooming. What care does it need? Our town...

Great Capitol Hill Gardens

The Two-for-One Garden Is a Study in Bipartisanship Two properties at 12 and 14 Fifth St. NE have made a practical practice of the old...

Galley Kitchen Gets an Update

Kitchen & Family Room Remodeled in a Bungalow-Style Home Many older homes found on Capitol Hill, and in the Washington metropolitan area, have outdated galley...

Ask the Hill Historian: Marion Park

Marion Park is bounded by Fourth and Sixth Streets and at the intersection of E Street and South Carolina Avenue. It is named in...
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