The Hill Rag

11/26/2015 - 12:00am
The DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities (DCCAH) seeks District-based arts organizations experienced in offering programming for children and youth to deliver arts workshops as part of a month-long celebration of the arts during National Arts in Education Month in March 2016. Workshops will take place in DC Public and Public Charter Schools across all eight city wards, and will reflect the process-driven activities done in arts classrooms that build the creative skills of students. The... >>more
11/25/2015 - 4:06pm
Looking to burn off Thanksgiving pie? Get to know your local police officers! Join the citywide community bike ride on Nov. 29 at 10 a.m. Adult and teenage cyclists will cruise the Metropolitan Branch Trail 14.7-mile route with the police. The event starts at the First District headquarters at 300 Indiana Avenue NW. Lt. Shane Lamond of the Fourth District encourages people and families of all ages to come. Be careful bringing young children, since the event lasts two to two-and-a-half hours.... >>more
11/25/2015 - 1:58pm
Police are investigating an assault on a woman walking on the 200 block of Eighth Street SE at 10:35 p.m. Tuesday. A man came from behind and pushed the woman to the ground, according to the police report. He demanded she remove clothing and give him her tote bag. After stealing the bag, he fled. The woman was not sexually assaulted, but the police are treating the case as Intent to Commit First Degree Sex Abuse, according to the report. In Other News At 10 p.m., police arrested a man on the... >>more
11/25/2015 - 12:00am
The DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) has opened registration for its Winter Programs. DPR is offering programs such as Ju Juitsu, Abstract Painting, HydroSpin, China Painting, Pottery, Tai Chi, Quilting and Zumba. To learn more and to register, visit Visit for aquatics registration. >>more
11/24/2015 - 4:49pm
Police arrested Daniel Scott, 35, on murder charges related to the fatal stabbing of James Neal, 54, on the unit block of M Street SE Nov. 21 at 7:50 p.m. Scott of Southeast DC attacked Neal of Southwest DC two blocks from the Navy Yard Metro, according to the police report. Neal was transported to Howard University Hospital where he died of his injury the next morning. Police reported that the two men were panhandling outside a nearby 7-Eleven and argued over $10 a store patron offered Neal,... >>more
11/24/2015 - 12:58pm
On Tuesday, Nov. 24, there was a grand opening of a state-of-the-art complex that includes a state-of-the-art fire station, a Hyatt Place Hotel, and local non-profit Kid Power, Inc. The new home for Engine Company 13 features a $10 million modern facility for FEMS units that will serve the rapidly growing population of Southwest DC. Once a surface parking lot, 400 E St. SW houses the first brand new fire station to be built in the District in more than 20 years. The entire project provided 450... >>more
11/24/2015 - 12:49pm
The Folger Shakespeare Library is offering Ward 6 residents discounted tickets for the Christmas performances of the Folger Consort at the Church of the Reformation, 212 East Capitol St. NE, Dec. 20 to 23. Use the promo code “WARD6” for $25 tickets (regularly $40-$50) when ordering online or by calling 202-544-7077. >>more
11/24/2015 - 12:00am
Have you ever wondered what it's like to patrol on a bicycle as a police officer? Want to Ride-Along with MPD on your bike? Join MPD for a community bike ride on Sunday, Nov. 29, 10 a.m.    The start and end point of the ride will be at MPD Headquarters, 300 Indiana Ave. The ride will be approximately 15 miles and should take about two and a half hours to complete. It will run through the 1st, 4th and 5th Districts and will be including the Metropolitan Branch Trail. Helmets are... >>more
11/23/2015 - 10:07am
Police arrested three men and one woman on charges of Driving Under the Influence on: the 1200 block of H St. NE at 2:43 a.m.; the 200 block of Maryland Ave. SW at 2:09 a.m.; the 700 block of North Carolina Ave. SE at 12:45 a.m.; the 600 block of 14th St. NE at 1:25 a.m. At 2 a.m., police arrested a man on the 500 block of Eighth St. SE on charges of Theft Second Degree. At 11:03 a.m., police arrested a man at the intersection of 21st St. NE and H St. NE on charges of Possession of... >>more