The Hill Rag

Neighborhood News

02/26/2015 - 12:20pm
“My administration is committed to tackling homelessness head-on. We will end family homelessness in the District by 2018,” Mayor Muriel Bowser declared during a press conference. With more than 600 families are living in pretty... >>more
03/01/2015 - 12:00am
The Hill Center opens a new six-artist show, March 5, with the opening reception on Friday, March 13. Alan Braley’s haunting and alluring works, whether landscapes, seascapes or people, emerge from his consciousness as emotional extensions.... >>more
03/01/2015 - 12:00am
The Department of Public Works is postponing the start of the residential mechanical street sweeping program to Monday, Mar. 9 because of long-range forecasts of possible snow and other wintry precipitation next week. This seasonal sanitation... >>more
02/28/2015 - 1:11pm
Councilmember Charles Allen visits  The newly elected councilmember discussed issues that mattered most to residents at the ANC 6A February meeting. Residents were most interested in his Books from Birth bill, which would send a book each month... >>more
02/28/2015 - 1:11pm
Riverside Church Plans Residential Redevelopment Working with Hoffman-Madison Marquette, the team developing The Wharf, Riverside Baptist Church, like St. Augustine’s and St. Matthew’s before it, is adding a residential component to its... >>more
02/28/2015 - 1:11pm
Councilman Allen Visits ANC 6E Meeting New Ward 6 Councilman Charles Allen, who replaced former Ward 6 Councilman Tommy Wells, made himself available at the February meeting by taking questions and laying out his future plans in the city council.... >>more
02/28/2015 - 12:23pm
On Thursday, February 19th Friends of Kingman Park and the Rosedale Citizens Alliance held a celebration of their partnership in establishing the Kingman Park / Rosedale community garden and the help of DC Office of Tax and Revenue in granting its... >>more
02/28/2015 - 12:11pm
Muriel Bowser visits 6B’s regular meeting As part of a city-wide, early term outreach effort, DC Mayor Muriel paid a visit to ANC 6B’s February regular meeting. She gave an overview of her new cabinet appointees, noting two Ward 6... >>more
02/28/2015 - 12:11pm
University of Georgia DC Campus Caulder Childs, DC Operations Manager with the Office of Governmental Affairs of the University of Georgia, briefly addressed the commission. Construction of a University of Georgia’s DC facility, located off... >>more
02/28/2015 - 11:45am
Six years after the development team of Stanton-EastBanc, LLC won the right to develop Hine Junior High School and its surrounding areas, the project will begin construction this month. According to the project's 2011 PUD application, the... >>more
02/28/2015 - 10:12am
With the sparkling new waterfront parks and restaurants below M Street, the new riverfront trails being laid down, the huge new stormwater tunnels, the bald eagles raising their young up by the National Arboretum and the appearance of more and more... >>more
02/28/2015 - 9:42am
People who follow DC policy and politics have the right to be confused by seemingly contradictory news about the city’s finances: The District announced a $200 million surplus, yet there are also reports focus of a looming $240 million budget... >>more
02/27/2015 - 9:17am
Madison Investments looks likely to earn approval for the design of its proposed Capitol Hill condo development at the corner of 11th and I streets SE at this week’s Historic Preservation Review Board  (HPRB) meeting. The... >>more

Kids & Family

02/28/2015 - 12:00am
DC Trust, formerly the DC Children and Youth Investment Trust Corporation, has launched cme4me, a city-wide social awareness campaign designed to generate positive perceptions, promote holistic narratives and develop a pipeline of workforce... >>more

Capitol Hill Community

02/27/2015 - 9:26am
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