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Archive - Nov 15, 2012


Grim Reaper Impersonates ANC Commissioner

Some Capitol Hill houses are haunted. Some are even haunted by ANC Comssioners. The Hill Rag asks readers to identify this Grim Reaper.

Ray Bowers Longtime Eastern Market Shop Keeper Has Died

J. Raymond "Ray" Bowers, the longtime proprietor of Bowers Fancy Dairy Products at the historic Eastern Market, died in his sleep. The "Cheese Man" was a regular presence at the Market since his father Harris Rockford Bowers purchased the cheese stall in 1964.

Bowers is survived by his son Michael, who has managed the shop in rescent years. A small memorial has been established at the stand to allow friends to express their condolences.

Oxon Cove Park/Oxon Hill Farm Hosts Winter Multicultural Festival

Oxon Cove Park/Oxon Hill Farm, units of the National Park Service will host a Multicultural Winter Festival on Sunday, December 1, from noon to 3 p.m., at 6411 Oxon Hill Road, Oxon Hill, Maryland. This event will be free and open to the public.