Capitol Hill Community

Capitol Hill Community

07/30/2015 - 5:00pm
An historic Capitol Hill-area home that once served as the Washington Junior College of Music and Education is on the market for the first time in years, having being owned for the better part of the last 70 years by one generation or another of the... >>more
07/30/2015 - 3:03pm
There are still unpacked boxes in his ground floor office but Monsignor Kevin Hart is settling into his new home in the rectory of St. Peter’s Church on 3rd Street SE. Having spent part of his childhood in far Southeast and gone to high school... >>more
06/30/2015 - 10:48am
“We used to go to Port City Java to sit and talk,” recalled mother Francine Milton. “I happened to be going past one day, and I noticed the Capital Community News (CCN) office nearby. I told Charnice about it and she decided to... >>more
06/30/2015 - 10:12am
A year and a half ago the rector of a large Anglican parish near London’s Heathrow airport was visiting a friend in Washington, DC, and found himself on the corner between Eastern Market and the Sunday flea market, observing the vibrant... >>more
06/30/2015 - 9:51am
On Wednesday, July 8, Capitol Hill will have a special opportunity to hear participants in New Story Leadership (NSL), a unique program that brings young adults from conflict zones to Washington to live, work and learn together. The event -- New... >>more
06/25/2015 - 12:21pm
As managing editor I am a glorified juggler, constantly watching the balls spinning above my head, the disappearance of any one of which could bring the complicated process of publishing a 160-page paper to a screaming halt. It is late on Wednesday... >>more
06/04/2015 - 1:49pm
“We used to go to Port City Java to sit and talk,” recalled mother Francine Milton. “I happened to be going past one day, and I noticed the Capital Community News (CCN) office nearby. I told Charnice about it and she decided to... >>more
06/02/2015 - 9:48am
If you dig down through the floor beneath Gary Humfelt's favorite stool at the Capitol Lounge and keep on going you'll come out in China.  Didn't your mama tell you that? In this case, I'm certain, you'd emerge at the bar in... >>more
06/01/2015 - 9:18am
Last Wednesday, May 27th , from 7 to 9:10 PM, Charnice Milton, sat in the center of the front row, facing me and other members of the Eastern Market Community Advisory Committee as she normally did on the last Wednesday of the month, her recorder on... >>more
05/29/2015 - 10:53am
It is the spring of 1993. I have spent the morning soldiering through a convoluted dissertation at my computer. Blinking the sleep from my eyes, I emerge from my English basement on Seward Square. It is time to head to Eastern Market, the beating... >>more
05/12/2015 - 4:00pm
Maria Calomiris, long a fixture at historic Eastern Market, passed away quietly yesterday. Along with her sons and late husband, she operated Calomiris Fruits & Vegetables at historic Eastern Market for over 60 years. 'Momma Calomiris,'... >>more
05/08/2015 - 3:35pm
The distribution of the 2015 Fagon Guide to Capitol Hill within the following boundaries has been completed: East from New Jersey & Second St. SE to the Cemetery and Reservation 13, South of East Capitol, and North of 695. East from Second St.... >>more
05/05/2015 - 9:42am
One day in our Capitol Hill neighborhood of Lincoln Park, during the post-1968-69 riot period, the police and a mortician wheeled a gurney out to the sidewalk. The deceased was in a green body bag, the zipper open to her face while they checked in... >>more
05/05/2015 - 9:12am
“Part of baseball’s enduring charm, or so it is said, is the theoretical chance that a game could last forever.” Tyler Kepner, writing on baseball for The New York Times 4/12/15 By the time you read this the Washington Nationals... >>more
04/08/2015 - 9:15am
It's Saturday morning on a recent winter day in Capitol Hill. Children play in fenced areas, home owners tend their gardens, and shoppers purchase fresh produce from Eastern Market. Brick row houses fronted by meticulous landscaping are each an... >>more