Capitol Hill Community

Capitol Hill Community

03/30/2015 - 6:05pm
Capitol Hill Presbyterian Church will again hold its spring sidewalk sale on Saturday, May 9, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Gently used clothes, shoes, toys, furniture, books and household items will be available at bargain prices. Donations for the sale are every... >>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
02/03/2015 - 12:15pm
What a difference a year makes as 2014 was a “watershed” moment in the Capitol Riverfront neighborhood’s history. The opening of new restaurants, the Harris Teeter grocery store, and the VIDA health club were all game changers. The... >>more
02/03/2015 - 10:11am
Thomas Riehle and his son Peter, both died unexpectedly the weekend of Jan. 2 and 3. They lived on D Street, SE., with Thom’s wife Barbara and daughter Anna.  Thom was a well-known and highly regarded expert on public-opinion research. He... >>more
01/04/2015 - 2:10pm
Over the past year you have been reading about development, restaurant/retail openings, and community events in the Capitol Riverfront neighborhood, a story of public/private partnerships that has invested over $4 billion in the neighborhood to date... >>more
01/04/2015 - 11:43am
One thing Joshua Wayne typically does when parents come to him for family coaching is to suggest that they watch videos of Cesar Milan, the “dog whisperer.”  He tells them that raising teenagers is not unlike training your puppy.... >>more
01/04/2015 - 11:12am
January brings the dead of winter to Washington, but one Hill event defies the chill every year: Capitol Hill Village’s annual Gala extravaganza, intended to warm the community’s heart for at least one night. This year’s Gala will... >>more
01/04/2015 - 10:42am
Imagine if East Capitol Street was flanked by monuments and federal buildings instead of small-scale residential and commercial buildings. Image if a highway bisected Capitol Hill. Imagine if historic Hill landmarks such as the Sewall-Belmont House... >>more