The Hill Rag

Neighborhood News

09/03/2014 - 11:36am
What do you call a candidate that wins an election by one vote? Mayor! Ward 4 Councilmember Muriel Bowser faces a situation qualitatively different from any previous Democratic nominee for mayor. Typically, Wards 5, 7 and 8 provide a cushion of blue... >>more
09/22/2014 - 8:41am
On Tuesday, Sept. 30, 6-8 p.m., District officials, representatives from DC United and Akridge will host an Open House/Community Information Forum for the proposed soccer stadium in Buzzard Point. The session will provide in-depth planning... >>more
09/22/2014 - 8:36am
There were cars stolen on: the 1700 block of H St. NE; the 1000 block of E St. NE. There was a burglary on the 1800 block of E St. NE at a condo. There were thefts: on the 900 block of 17th St. NE at a supermarket; on the 1000 block of... >>more
09/21/2014 - 7:12am
The Wharf Construction Committee met on Sept. 3rd to discuss the development of the Southwest Waterfront. After introductions were made, the floor was opened to review items on the agenda.  The first update to be mentioned was the scheduling of... >>more
09/19/2014 - 7:45am
There were cars stolen on: the 200 block of G St. NE; the unit block of Seventh St. NE. There were burglaries on: the 1900 block of I St. NE at a condo; the 1400 block of L St. SE. There were thefts on: the 2000 block of Rosedale St.... >>more
09/15/2014 - 3:18pm
After many years and a few false starts, The Landsburg Dog Park opened its gates yesterday to an ethusiastic assembly of canine residents. The park is located on Delaware Ave. SW between M and I Streets.  It is roughly 15,00o square feet... >>more
09/15/2014 - 2:28pm
Madison Investments’ proposal for a new four-story, 48-unit condo building at the corner of 11th and I streets, SE in Capitol Hill received support for its initial design concept from Historic Preservation Office staff in advance of the... >>more

Capitol Hill Community

09/23/2014 - 8:47am
Over 100,000 people turned out for last year’s H Street Festival. Unlike in past years, the Festival stretched all the way down to include the 400 block of H Street NE. This proved highly advantageous for two reasons: it alleviated the... >>more
09/21/2014 - 8:42am
DC Harvest (, 517 H Street NE), a restaurant serving cuisine crafted from locally sourced ingredients, will open its doors in early September, serving dinner, and adding brunch and a late night menu into the mix soon. The... >>more
09/18/2014 - 8:40am
Thinking ahead about a holiday gift for that certain someone who merits something really special? Look no further. Crafty Bastards ( at Union Market (1309 5th Street NE) has you covered, whether you... >>more

Kids & Family

09/23/2014 - 12:00am
Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts invites the public to the 4th Annual “Let’s Move with Music at Wolf Trap!” from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Saturday, September 27. Enjoy music, games, and youth activities at this fun... >>more

Food & Dining

09/21/2014 - 11:47am
Restaurateur Med Lahlou is showcasing rice at his three restaurants, including Station 4, 1101 4th St. SW, which is hosting “paella night,” on Wednesday evenings from 5:00 to 11:00 p.m. Executive chef Orlando Amaro will create a... >>more
09/19/2014 - 11:45am
Nearby, Korean BBQ taco restaurant TaKorean was scheduled to open last month at The Yards in the Capitol Riverfront. Located in Twelve12 at 1212 4th St. SE, this is native Washingtonian Mike Lenard’s third enterprise, including a popular food... >>more
09/17/2014 - 11:39am
In nearby Southwest we’re fans of Masala Art, which debuted this summer. A long-awaited spinoff of Atul Bhola’s parent restaurant on upper Wisconsin Ave. NW, this stylish, 133-seat charmer showcases the cooking of Chef Ajay Ramola. (... >>more


09/19/2014 - 7:49am
The DC Fiscal Policy Institute and UNITE HERE Local 25 find that Bill 20-564, “The New York Avenue Gateway Hotel Development and Financing Incentive Act of 2013” proposes a highly unjustified waste of taxpayer dollars. It would provide... >>more