Capitol Hill Community

Capitol Hill Community

12/03/2014 - 5:07pm
Walking by Riverby Books on a late weekday afternoon, I would often glimpse a group sitting by the front window having tea. When I became Managing Editor of the Hill Rag, I discovered that this informal gathering, led by the bookstore's owner... >>more
12/10/2014 - 9:12am
All over Capitol Hill you’ll find holiday traditions – from menorah and tree lightings to cookie swaps and decorated storefronts. Unified in geography, these events take place as a way to solidify community, offering a way to reconnect... >>more
12/09/2014 - 10:13am
Councilmember Tommy Wells received a special award at the Eighth Annual Livable Walkable Awards at the Atlas Performing Arts Center last Wednesday night. Wells started the awards eight years ago as a way to recognize residents of the Ward 6 who are... >>more
12/09/2014 - 9:44am
Steven L. Cymrot has been buried at the Cymrot family's country home near Fredericksburg,VA. The family is not planning a public memorial. Here is the family's statement: In Appreciation We wish to thank our friends for the many kindnesses... >>more
12/08/2014 - 1:21pm
Fairy Godmother Whether baby or teen, everyone needs a fairy godmother, and it’s especially important that you have one that’s easily accessible.  For thirty years, Capitol Hill has lucked out with its very own, Roberta Blanchard.... >>more
12/06/2014 - 11:47pm
The winners and runners up of the Hilly Awards were announced tonight at the annual Hilly Awards Gala hosted by CHAMPS, Capitol Hill's Chamber of Commerce, at St. Mark’s Church. The Hilly Awards are awarded to businesses in the Capital... >>more
12/06/2014 - 12:33am
Bird was found unharmed outside the gate of Congressional Cemetery early this morning. She showed up just as her owner entered the grounds. She was unharmed despite spending the evening outside. >>more
12/04/2014 - 8:40am
The Capitol Hill Restoration Society is on the hunt for houses for the 2015 Mother’s Day House and Garden Tour. This two-day event features some of the most beautiful homes and gardens on The Hill, opened up for the public to take a peek... >>more
12/03/2014 - 7:03am
Councilmember Tommy Wells announced the winners of the 2014 Livable, Walkable Awards yesterday. "The Livable, Walkable Awards celebrate the leadership, commitment and vision of people who are making our great city even greater," Wells said... >>more
12/01/2014 - 9:58am
The Eastern Market community Advisory Committee (EMCAC) will hold its Annual Election of Officers and Independent Community Representative during its next regularly scheduled meeting on Jan. 28, 2015, in the North Hall at the Eastern Market. ... >>more
11/30/2014 - 9:03am
Steve L. Cymrot passed away on the afternoon of Nov. 29 at George Washington University Hospital. Cymrot's death was the result of injuries sustained in a recent traffic accident. Cymrot was a long time resident of Capitol Hill. A Harvard-... >>more
11/21/2014 - 12:18pm
Mark your calendars for Sat., Dec. 6 for the . This annual celebration of Capitol Hill businesses orchestrated by CHAMPS, the Hill's chamber of commerce, takes place from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. at St. Mark's Church located at the corner of Third... >>more
11/21/2014 - 12:02pm
For almost a decade, Mothers on the Hill (MOTH) has partnered with Capitol Hill Group Ministry to assemble generous Thanksgiving baskets for neighbors in need.  While assembly of the baskets takes place this weekend, the Capitol Hill Group... >>more
11/03/2014 - 9:40am
“There’s plenty of room for more commuters.” Not a sentiment heard often in the DC metro area, where the streets and highways are clogged every workday. But for Gabe Horchler commuting is literally a breeze as he steers his rowing... >>more
11/03/2014 - 9:12am
This year's Veterans Day ceremony - staged by Post 8, the American Legion of Capitol Hill - will feature a “Top-Gun” officer, a secret surprise for two VIP guests and, a drum roll please, the welcome return of a favorite attraction.... >>more