Capitol Hill Community

Capitol Hill Community

08/29/2015 - 12:11pm
Friends of Southeast Library is approaching a milestone – a decade of staging used book sales instead of limiting sales to a couple of times a year. In the process its members have raised more than $200,000 for programs and improvements at the... >>more
08/29/2015 - 11:42am
As we begin to ease into the cooler months of fall, the Capitol Riverfront is alive with activities, festivals, ongoing construction, and new retail and restaurant openings and announcements. Here are the highlights. September Events The summer... >>more
08/29/2015 - 10:11am
Promises! Promises! Promises! For how long has the public been told the Anacostia River would return as a healthy and accessible urban river? What is it really reasonable to expect and when? It is easy to get frustrated at the pace of recovery of... >>more
08/29/2015 - 9:42am
Where do small businesses and budding entrepreneurs go when commercial banks find their proposals too risky? They go to the Washington Area Community Investment Fund, referred to more commonly by its acronym, WACIF. For over 25 years WACIF, a... >>more
08/12/2015 - 2:55pm
Nyle DiMarco appeared on the giant television screen above the bar at Red Rocks on H Street NE – and the crowd of friends, family, and strangers went wild. DiMarco, 25, is the first deaf contestant on the popular long-running modeling... >>more
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