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Archive - Sep 2012


September 5th

The Capitol Hill Hotel

A Great Solution to Hosting Guests

The sunburns have barely faded and there’s still sand in the car, but already it’s time to start thinking about the approaching holidays; Thanksgiving is around the corner! Do you always travel because your Capitol Hill home is not quite roomy enough to host family? Do you host them anyway? Maybe you ought to review your options for a travel-free, houseguest-free, best holiday ever!

Celebrate 2012 Barracks Row Fall Festival on Capitol Hill

Barracks Row

Barracks Row Fall Festival, hosted by Barracks Row Main Street, is a celebration of our beguiling, 212-year-old neighborhood. There is no entry fee and we invite everyone’s participation.  On September 22 arrive at Eastern Market metro plaza and stroll our three block midway; you’ll be impressed and proud to be a citizen of Capitol Hill and The District.

Art in the City

Artist Profile: Francie Trainor

Francie Trainor reaches behind the surface appearances of our daily experiences to the web of connecting fibers—the subsurface of the reality that holds it all together.

The Last Chapter of Redistricting:

November Election Will Complete Reshaping of ANCs

When the complex and contentious redistricting process was completed last fall, people were told that nothing would change for the next year. Well, time’s up, and on November 6, residents in Ward 6 will not only be voting for President, City Council President and At-Large City Council members, but ANC Commissioners will finally be elected within their new boundaries.

A Galley Kitchen Gets a Remodeling Update

@ The Movies

A Second Look: The Annual Column for the Fridge

The September movie column is my annual look back at “The Movies That Got Away,” films little noticed when first released last year, but still worthy to check out on video. My idiosyncratic choices avoid standard Hollywood fare for films which offer something distinctive, discriminating, or offbeat.

September 2nd