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09/30/2014 - 10:51am
The Blessing of Animals, sponsored by St. Monica and St. James, on the Feast of St. Francis is on Saturday, Oct. 4, 10:00 a.m., at Lincoln Park. All are welcome.  >>more
09/30/2014 - 12:00am
Look good while doing good and help make a difference with only one haircut. Bang Salon, the full-service Washington, DC hair salon, will host a 12-hour marathon hair Cut-A-Thon on Sunday, October 5 from 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. at Bang’s... >>more
09/29/2014 - 8:53am
In answer to the wishes of many residents, H Street NE will be getting a Thai food restaurant sometime in the near future.  1360 H Street NE, formerly Pho Bar & Grille, currently displays a sign announcing that Thai food is coming to the... >>more
09/27/2014 - 8:52am
Michael Neibauer of the Washington Business Journal recently revealed that the old Newsom Real Estate building at 1110 H Street has a new tenant. The space was most recently occupied by Newsom, a cute little restaurant that served up fabulous food... >>more
09/23/2014 - 8:47am
Over 100,000 people turned out for last year’s H Street Festival. Unlike in past years, the Festival stretched all the way down to include the 400 block of H Street NE. This proved highly advantageous for two reasons: it alleviated the... >>more
09/21/2014 - 8:42am
DC Harvest (http://www.dc-harvest.com, 517 H Street NE), a restaurant serving cuisine crafted from locally sourced ingredients, will open its doors in early September, serving dinner, and adding brunch and a late night menu into the mix soon. The... >>more
09/18/2014 - 8:40am
Thinking ahead about a holiday gift for that certain someone who merits something really special? Look no further. Crafty Bastards (http://www.washingtoncitypaper.com/craftybastards) at Union Market (1309 5th Street NE) has you covered, whether you... >>more
09/15/2014 - 9:38am
A few weeks ago, Tony Puesan, the owner of HR-57 (http://hr57.org, 1007 H Street NE), shared with me that he was closing his establishment to pursue a larger space in NW DC.  The performances on the weekend of August 9th were the last held at... >>more
09/12/2014 - 9:31am
Residents have speculated, and circulated many a rumor about the building since the eviction of the methadone clinic at 910 Bladensburg Road NE five years ago.  For a while there were whispers that the space might become a sports bar, or... >>more
09/10/2014 - 5:24pm
September means festival season is in full swing here in DC, and it is time again for our own H Street Festival. Did you know the H Street Festival is the largest neighborhood-based festival in the District? Last year it drew over 100,000 visitors... >>more
09/04/2014 - 10:21am
VIDA Fitness is scheduled to open its sixth gym in DC this month at the Yards on 4th Street SE, south of Capitol Hill and east of Nationals Park. VIDA’s latest facility will have many of the features of the other gyms but it will also offer... >>more
09/04/2014 - 9:21am
It was a calamitous day for Mary Turner: she had fallen in her house, fracturing six bones in her spinal column. After a struggle, she got a neighbor to call 911 and made it to a hospital. Luckily for Mary, she also had Capitol Hill Village (CHV), a... >>more
09/01/2014 - 12:12pm
As we ease out of summer into the fall months it is worth celebrating the success of the parks in the Capitol Riverfront, as well as noting the ongoing changes in the neighborhood as we continue to grow. Yards Park, Diamond Teague Park & Piers,... >>more
09/01/2014 - 10:42am
After more than four years of dealing with DC government bureaucracy and fundraising, construction finally began at the end of June at the library park at 3rd and I streets, SW, which marks the start of phase one of the Southwest Playground Project... >>more
09/01/2014 - 10:12am
Dawn Clemens’ IPhone usually begins buzzing around 6 a.m., when Dawn is at the gym getting in a workout before her day at school opens. The principal of the Capitol Hill Cluster School, now entering her fourth year as leader, uses text and... >>more