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John C. Formant Real Estate Changing Direction

After 35 years on Pennsylvania Avenue, John C. Formant Real Estate is returning to the place where it all began. John C. Formant has...

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...

Joanne Hatfield’s Garden Gifts

Sometimes it’s nice just to stop and smell the roses.  It is even nicer when the flowers and roses are at the corner intersection...

Frager’s Garden Center Open on Pennsylvania Avenue

Frager’s Garden Center has re-opened on Pennsylvania Avenue SE in the lot behind 1123-1129 Pennsylvania Ave SE, the building also housing Hype Café. the...

Up on The Roof

On these hot and lazy days of August I really don’t like to be Up On The Roof, but then I recall some of...

Ask the Hill Historian: Stanton Park

Indicated on Pierre L'Enfant's original plan for the city of Washington in 1791, Stanton Park is one of the larger Capitol Hill parks. Its...

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...

Don’t Forget These Five Things When Remodeling

I have been remodeling homes in the DC metro area since the 1980s. I meet with hundreds of homeowners each year to discuss their...

Dear Garden Problem Lady

I need annuals for color in my perennial garden – but I don’t like orange – so please don’t suggest Nasturtiums. Zinnias come in all...

Trees for Capitol Hill

Soon the trees will start to bud that lovely light green as the trees wake up from the cold winter.  The flowering ones will...
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