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Telling the Stories Behind the Things

About five years ago, Heather Nickerson suddenly lost her mother. “One day she was there, and the next day she wasn’t.” Being the eldest daughter,...

Opinion: On Redistricting and Southwest

I have lived in Southwest since 1975. In that time, I have made several false starts to move somewhere else, but Southwest always drew...

The Peculiar History of Buzzard Point

Buzzard Point’s current status as Washington’s newest hot property belies its peculiar history. For nearly two centuries its main attraction was the US Arsenal,...

The Literary Hill: Race and Reckoning

Reckoning and Reconciliation Two new books from Georgetown University Press deal with the powerful and timely issue of racial reckoning in the nation’s capital. In 2015,...

Take a Sunday Stroll in the Cemetery

What's better than a Sunday stroll? A walk through the cemetery --with a guide! On Sundays through Oct. 31, from 1 to 2 p.m., stroll...

Ford’s Theatre and Museum Have Reopened

Ford’s Theatre and the Ford’s Theatre Museum (514 Tenth St. NW) have both reopened with advance tickets required. Ford’s Theatre and Museum will operate with...

Learn the Hill’s Stories on the Tour of Tours

Want to learn more about the neighborhood we love? Like walks? Want to discover the secret treasures on the Hill --and learn the stories...

A Different Struggle at the US Capitol: Botanic Gardens vs. Senate...

UPDATED MARCH 16: This presentation will be postponed until March 24. All other details remain the same. CHRS has apologized for any inconvenience Throughout the...

Little Fearless Statues

They made her feel welcome, invited, known. And Laura Lyster-Mensh was finding the little bronze statues everywhere. “These are fierce little statues. They look cute...

Black Lives in the Classroom

Cornerstone School Principal and Executive Director Derrick Max remembers watching video of the murder of George Floyd. Floyd was killed by Minneapolis police May...
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