Capitol Hill Community

Capitol Hill Community

04/24/2014 - 3:53pm
To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, documentarian Ken Burns, along with numerous partners, has launched a national effort to encourage everyone in America to video record themselves reading or reciting the Abraham Lincoln... >>more
04/22/2014 - 2:55pm
Neighbors of Southwest Duck Pond are seeking assistance from a Duck Pond supporter for development of a monthly e-newsletter, using MailChimp or a similar software. Copy and graphic will be provided by their current volunteer corp. Please respond to... >>more
04/21/2014 - 12:00am
The DC Sustainable Energy Utility is preparing to host the city’s most energizing lunch break--the POWER LUNCH on Friday, Apr. 25, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Half Street Fairgrounds (just outside Nat's Park main entrance). The focus of the... >>more
04/15/2014 - 10:16am
Malissa Zimmerman will run the Boston Marathon in support of Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts (GSEM). Malissa first became involved with Girl Scouts as a Brownie and continued into high school. GSEM has been selected as a charity of the Boston... >>more
04/08/2014 - 12:19pm
Cherry blossoms are on the way, tulips are sprouting, and neighbors are out with their pets in droves. The long DC winter is finally behind us and spring is here! We will be spending more time outside, and our pets will be hanging out more often in... >>more
04/08/2014 - 11:16am
On a cool night in Connemara, a region of western Ireland, I wandered away from my student group after dinner. A quiet evening, the only sounds that could be heard from the narrow street emanated from one of the handful of pubs along the road -... >>more
04/08/2014 - 9:08am
Two and a half years ago Becky Skinner had surgery for a torn labrum in her right shoulder. The surgery was “successful”, yet she plateaued in her recovery and no one could identify the reason. After several months of physical therapy... >>more
04/06/2014 - 2:26pm
As travel-weary guests enter the newly renovated Capitol Hill Hotel (formerly called the Capitol Hill Suites), they are welcomed by the sleek, modern, yet homey lobby. A gas-fueled fireplace wards off the lingering, early spring chill. Red plush... >>more
04/06/2014 - 1:40pm
Bringing Brasil to the Hill Take a Portuguese language or culture class with Brazil on the Hill, and you’ll quickly realize there’s more to Brazil than just gauchos and Fogo de Chao. With owner Valeria Buffo and her team of instructors,... >>more
04/06/2014 - 1:14pm
The streetscape on Barracks Row, installed in 2003-04, has begun to show the effects of its own popularity. Ten years ago Barracks Row Main Street (BRMS) petitioned the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) for the funds that added brick... >>more
04/06/2014 - 12:42pm
It is finally time to venture out into spring and sample all that our neighborhood has to boast. The new businesses and events offer a little something for everyone. Tattoo enthusiasts, parents, toddlers, art lovers, and those who love a culinary... >>more
04/06/2014 - 12:11pm
The Wharf Finally Breaks Ground Representatives from the Hoffman-Madison Waterfront team, political leaders, and neighborhood residents gathered in a large heated tent at the site of the former Kastles Stadium on March 19 for a groundbreaking... >>more
04/06/2014 - 11:42am
A new downtown is emerging on the Anacostia River. The Capitol Riverfront will contain approximately 37 million SF of new development at build-out, and 15-17 million SF of that total will be new office space. The neighborhood has already seen 7.4... >>more
04/06/2014 - 11:12am
Manny Fernandez created the Channel Inn, an institution where Washingtonians have been making memories for over 40 years. “I’ve been in this business all of my life,” says Ferenendez who arrived in Miami from Havana, Cuba in 1949... >>more
04/06/2014 - 10:52am
The art world, business community, family, friends and neighbors are mourning the loss of Capitol Hill artist Richard F. Sheehy, who died Feb. 4. He was 84. Since 1967, Sheehy had owned and operated The Frame Up store and art gallery on Seventh... >>more