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Kids & Family

09/02/2015 - 10:11am
There’s a new high school in town, and it’s not like the others. Opening on Sept. 8 at the Hill Center, the Blyth-Templeton Academy offers a unique curriculum focused on immersive, student-centered experiential learning. “Immersive... >>more
09/02/2015 - 9:42am
Did you hear that sound, Capitol Hill-ians? A scale here, a few notes of an American folk song there. A jazzy piano chordresounding, young voices rising. It’s floating over from 7th and G streets SE. You know it has to be Capitol Hill Arts... >>more

Health & Fitness

09/01/2015 - 12:51pm
Are you interested in channeling the Grateful Dead, who practiced rocket yoga taught by founder Larry Schultz in San Francisco in the 1980s? Have you ever thought about taking a yoga class outside on a rooftop? Would you like a nourishing and... >>more

Arts & Entertainment

09/01/2015 - 11:42am
It’s the idea of an idea. The sense of a sense. Is it a flag? A sail? Yeah, sort of. Or Not. It could be about how the wind and sail are interacting. The only thing that matters is that it’s a place where Champneys Taylor wants to be.... >>more
09/01/2015 - 11:11am
As usual, this September column takes a look back at movies “That Got Away,” feature films little noticed or publicized when first released. This selection avoids mainstream Hollywood fare in favor of films that offered something... >>more
09/01/2015 - 10:42am
This fall, DC’s flourishing theater community rolls out plans for a staggering array of productions. From the Shakespeare canon to American musical standards to world premieres, the Washington area has it all — in fact, too much for... >>more

Food & Dining

09/01/2015 - 9:42am
As summer gives way to fall, things are hopping along Barracks Row. First a quick facelift. Wow, that was fast! The Chesapeake Room, 501 8th St. SE, has reopened after just five weeks with a new look plus a new, shortened menu. A huge Phantom-of-the... >>more
09/01/2015 - 9:11am
Rise and shine on a Saturday morning if you want authentic, freshly baked Italian bread and sweet pastries from Catania Bakery. This established District institution has been turning out excellent loaves of Italian bread since August of 1932.... >>more
08/29/2015 - 11:11am
It’s officially festival season in the District, and the H Street Corridor is home to DC’s most popular neighborhood-based festival. In the past, the H Street Festival has drawn crowds in excess of 100,000 people. It’s a great... >>more

Home & Gardens

08/31/2015 - 11:12am
Many a Capitol Hill resident has wondered about the previous inhabitants of their home, and what their house looked like in years past. Earlier this year, Michelle Pilliod Carroll and Nina Tristani set out to do what they had long planned to do... >>more
08/31/2015 - 10:11am
Just like many of the homes on Capitol Hill, this 1920s, this Northwest Tudor-style home has good bones and distinct character. The owners wanted to build on the home’s charm while adding space they needed for their growing family. When they... >>more
08/31/2015 - 9:42am
The gardens in this year’s Best Gardens of Capitol Hill roundup are both a nod to the past, to give us a chance reflect on what garden grandeur is, and a look to the future, when garden plants are becoming chosen for water conservation and the... >>more
08/31/2015 - 9:12am
Do you have small dusty bottles of dried herbs in your kitchen dating from the Bush Administration? While our culinary abilities have grown, some of us still use herbs as our parents or grandparents did. Not only are we missing out on flavor, but on... >>more

Neighborhood News

08/29/2015 - 12:42pm
Developers building the nearly 6,000 residential units in the greater Capitol Hill pipeline are betting big on rentals. Why? Greater Capitol Hill is poised to add nearly 6,000 new residential units: more than 600 units near the Potomac Avenue and... >>more

Capitol Hill Community

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
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