The Hill Rag

Neighborhood News

06/26/2014 - 1:02pm
The splash pools at Yards Park are open again. They are now animated with water and available for fun in the sun!  After flooding in the pump room in Yards Park in late April,  all seven pump motors that run the various water features had... >>more
07/25/2014 - 5:23pm
As part of the 11th Street Bridge Project, the District Department of Transportation will close Virginia Avenue SE, between 7th Street and 8th Street, on Sunday, July 27, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning. The closure is needed for crews... >>more
07/25/2014 - 5:18pm
As part of the 11th Street Bridge Project, the District Department of Transportation will close O Street SE, between 11th Street and 12th Street, overnight on Monday, July 28, from 8 p.m. until 5 a.m. the following morning. The closure is needed for... >>more
07/25/2014 - 3:47pm
On July 22, at 2:35 a.m., the offense of Armed Robbery of an Establishment took place in the 2800 block of Bladensburg Rd. NE . The MPD are currently investigating the case and seek the public's assistance in locating and identifying three... >>more
07/23/2014 - 2:20pm
The Wharf Construction Committee met on July 2 to discuss the development of the Southwest Waterfront. After introductions were made, the floor was opened to review items on the agenda. All community events will continue as scheduled throughout the... >>more
07/16/2014 - 12:40pm
There is further progress in the design of proposed improvements to the Eastern Market Metro Plaza/Park, the six parcels of publically owned land on both sides of Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, between 7th and 9th Streets, SE. Since the summer of 2013, a... >>more
07/16/2014 - 12:37pm
Conditions along the entire 8th Street corridor will soon be improving. The District Department of Transportation just awarded a grant to Barracks Row Main Street for streetscape maintenance.  Though the exact timing on the DDOT maintenance... >>more

Arts & Entertainment

07/24/2014 - 12:00am
Work has started on the mural at William Rumsey Aquatic Facility, 635 North Carolina Ave. SE. The mural, to be located on the left entrance wall, will be painted by noted artist Aniekan Udofia, who has been with the MuralsDC program since its... >>more
07/15/2014 - 10:44am
Angelika Film Center ( would open in the larger Florida Avenue Market that is home to Union Market (1309 5th Street NE). The Angelika will show a wide variety of art house and independent films. The only downside is... >>more
07/09/2014 - 10:58am
Those who still pine for the weirdness of the Palace of Wonders should take note of a new event happening in the courtyard of Gallery O on H (1354 H Street NE, Circus at the O has ties to the original Palace, but also... >>more

Food & Dining

07/23/2014 - 2:23pm
Already a favorite destination in Tenleytown since 2009, owner Atul Bhola opened Masala Art’s second location yesterday in Southwest (1101 4th St SW, 202.554.1101, A much-anticipated opening for those in the neighborhood (or... >>more
07/15/2014 - 10:52am
Recently a lease was signed on 705 8th St SE (formerly Hello Cupcake) for Souk! “a contemporary spice market and boulangerie, combined with global chic retail,”  according the description released by the inventive group led by Food... >>more
07/15/2014 - 10:47am
The eagerly awaited H Street Organic Market has finally opened its doors. Its produce section is extensive, with a wide variety of fruits and vegetables. Those with dietary restrictions will be delighted by the array of lactose- and gluten-free... >>more
07/15/2014 - 10:45am
The Pursuit (1421 H Street NE, has filled the void let on H Stret when Sova closed its doors last year. With more than 50 wines available by the glass they appear well equipped to handle the task. The bar also... >>more

What's on Washington

07/16/2014 - 12:39pm
It won’t be long until there is another patriotic celebration along the Row.  In August, the Navy Yard at 8th and M St, SE, is planning to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the burning of that facility-- a tactical maneuver that... >>more