Capitol Hill Community

Capitol Hill Community

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
04/07/2015 - 9:51am
If you love the vibrant vibe on H Street NE, if you enjoy Sunday breakfast at Jimmy T’s, if your kids ever played Soccer on the Hill, if you look forward to reading about the houses of the Restoration Society’s annual house and garden... >>more
04/07/2015 - 9:26am
Dick Edward “Skip” Coburn worked for Councilmember Sharon Ambrose from 1998 to 2002 as a Research Specialist and then for 12 years until his death as Executive Director of the DC Nightlife Association. Born in 1944 in Richmond, VA, he... >>more
03/30/2015 - 11:35am
DC residents in search of an alternative, working space outside of the home and the office, might well consider cove! Founder Adam Segal opened the first cove on Sept. 17, 2013, in the Dupont Circle neighborhood. Over the next 15 months, seven new... >>more
03/19/2015 - 3:46pm
Dick Edward Coburn died at the age of 70 years of age at Howard University Hospital late on the evening of March 18. He had been recently admitted with double pneumonia. Known to all as “Skip,” Coburn at the time of his death was the... >>more
03/13/2015 - 1:00am
On Mar. 30, 7-9 p.m., NBC4 reporters Tom Sherwood and Mark Segraves will be at the Hill Center for an in-depth conversation with Attorney General Karl A. Racine. This year, Racine took office as the first elected Attorney General in the District of... >>more
03/04/2015 - 12:42pm
For most people, Valentine’s Day conjures up the usual romantic images.  Not so for the police in a SE stationhouse at 5th and E.  For them, it’s party time.  It’s when, for the 16th straight year, they know they... >>more
03/04/2015 - 10:42am
Mary Z. Gray, the delightful writer and raconteur whose book 301 East Capitol: Tales from the Heart of the Hill made her a celebrity in our neighborhood, died peacefully at her retirement residence in Silver Spring on January 30. At 96, she had just... >>more
03/03/2015 - 10:12am
To look forward to 2015, it is helpful to understand what happened in 2014. When we began 2014, our Capitol Hill inventory continued a trend that we have lived with for the past several years. In short – tight, tight inventories. The closer in... >>more
02/27/2015 - 10:58am
Maurice Cook grew up in Rockville, Maryland, the descendant of people enslaved at King’s Farm, a huge plantation along what today is Rockville Pike.  Both his mother and his paternal grandmother were what he calls “community moms... >>more
02/27/2015 - 10:26am
Jan’s Tutoring House (JTH) celebrated 25 years of matching students with success at its annual Red Carpet Benefit at the Hill Center on Sun., Feb. 22. Friends and supporters of Jan’s gathered to watch as former Ward 6 Council Member... >>more