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10/29/2014 - 5:27pm
With the November general election nearly upon us, it is time for this columnist to stare into his tea cup. Conveniently, a poll conducted between Oct. 20 and 21 by Public Policy Polling (PPP), commissioned by WAMU and Washington City Paper,... >>more
10/03/2014 - 7:26am
Walking to the polling station on Nov. 4, District voters face a clear choice in casting their ballots. On one side of the equation is a candidate who stands ready to continue down the city's current path chartered by Mayors Anthony A. Williams... >>more
10/31/2014 - 3:09pm
The proposal to declare two lots on Reservation 13 next to the Stadium Armory Metro in Hill East as surplus and the land disposition agreement which would give those lots to developer partners Donatelli Development and Blue Skye Development could go... >>more
10/31/2014 - 12:01pm
On Oct. 29th, at 10:25 p.m., a man was approached from behind in the 800 block of Kentucky Ave. SE by an unknown man. The mugger revealed a handgun and demanded the man give him his money, however he was unsuccessful in completing the robbery. The... >>more
10/31/2014 - 11:40am
The National Park Service and the Francis Marion Memorial Project (FMMP) are conducting an Environmental Assessment to evaluate the impacts of establishing a permanent memorial honoring Revolutionary War General Francis Marion. The first phase of of... >>more
10/30/2014 - 10:07am
On Oct. 29th, a homeowner on the 1200 block of E St. NE was shocked to find that a mailed package was stolen from their porch at 10 a.m. The unknown individual(s) responsible discarded several of the items from the package in a nearby alley. The MPD... >>more
10/29/2014 - 1:29pm
As part of the 11th Street Bridge project, the District Department of Transportation will close the intersection of 11th St. and M St. SE from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. on both Saturday, Nov. 1 and Sunday, Nov. 2. The westbound I-695 (Southeast/Southwest... >>more

Arts & Entertainment

10/31/2014 - 3:23pm
Thursday, October 30 Pottery Slam – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Join the artists of Pottery on the Hill for Pottery Slam. This interactive event encourages the audience to throw out ideas to participating master potters Dan Finnegan, Sam Taylor and Mark... >>more
10/31/2014 - 12:00am
New in 2015, the National Cherry Blossom Festival's Anacostia River Festival will take place in Anacostia Park on Sunday, Apr. 12. The event merges the arts, health, environment, and recreation, with activities including canoeing, kayaking, bird... >>more
10/29/2014 - 12:00am
The U.S. Navy Memorial, Washington Revels, and the Folklore Society of Greater Washington present the second annual Capital Maritime Music Fest, an all-day family-friendly festival featuring soul-stirring songs of the sea, thrilling workshops, a... >>more

Home & Gardens

10/31/2014 - 12:00am
Leaf collection runs from Nov. 3, through Jan. 10. Residents should note that the same crews that collect leaves also remove snow, so leaf collection may be interrupted for snow removal duties. Leaves will be removed from neighborhood treeboxes at... >>more
10/29/2014 - 10:48am
Friends of Kim Brenegar will host its annual community meeting to report on “Kim’s Garden,” a park restoration project located at the intersection of 8th St., North Carolina Ave. and Independence Ave. SE. Capitol Hill residents and... >>more

Health & Fitness

10/29/2014 - 3:09pm
Washington D.C. has a lot to offer women with curly hair. Some salons specialize in curly hair systems, and most salons not only have curly hair experts, they also offer curl-loving products. With fall in full-swing, what better time to put all of... >>more

Capitol Hill Community

10/29/2014 - 12:49pm
Councilmember Tommy Wells announces that nominations for his 8th annual Livable, Walkable Awards are now open. Also known as “The Brickies,” the Livable Walkable Awards celebrate the leadership and vision of residents, businesses, and... >>more

Kids & Family

10/28/2014 - 11:41am
The Youth Rowing Team of Serve Your City (SYC) the "HillEast Crew" had its final Fall Season Rowing practice yesterday at the Anacostia Community Boathouse. The kids took a last trip up the Anacostia River followed by a pizza party and... >>more