The Hill Rag

Arts & Entertainment

10/24/2014 - 2:23pm
Join the 65,000 'residents' of Historic Congressional Cemetery this Sat., Oct. 25, for the graveyard’s annual Ghosts & Goblets Soiree. This annual Halloween party, now in its fifth year, raises money to support the cemetery's... >>more
10/24/2014 - 8:38am
Friday, October 24 Pleasant Plains Workshop – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Join Pleasant Plains Workshop for a group exhibition featuring the members of DDAY Collective. Members David Ibata, Danielle Scruggs, Alice Wonder, and Yodith Dammlash, explore... >>more
10/22/2014 - 8:56am
The cold air is setting in, leaves are turning colors, and pumpkins and gourds are showing up on stoops all around the neighborhood...all of the signs that the best fall celebration is upon us: Halloween! The Hill is one of the best places to... >>more

Capitol Hill Community

10/24/2014 - 1:58pm
Don't miss the Hill's doggy costume contest Sat., Oct. 25 at 1 p.m. at Lincoln Park. Categories include: best dog, best dog and person combination, best homemade costume and best celebrity look alike. Enjoy the parade of adoptable dogs from... >>more
10/24/2014 - 5:28pm
The Seventh Annual Magic & Miracles Benefit for Ready, Willing & Working is on Thursday, Dec 4, 6-9 p.m. at The Atlas Performing Arts Center, 1333 H St. NE. WAMU 88.5 Talk Show Host Kojo Nnamdi is Master of Ceremonies. The event will... >>more

Neighborhood News

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
10/24/2014 - 10:11am
As previously reported in the Oct. 21 Blotter, female pedestrians on the 1400 block of A St. SE at 9:29 p.m. were approached from behind by a black male. “Give me your money or I will kill you,” the mugger reportedly said. The victims... >>more
10/24/2014 - 12:00am
There is an EMMCA sponsored ANC 6B Candidates Meet and Greet on Monday, Oct. 27, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the SE Library.  >>more
10/22/2014 - 8:45am
As developers build new condos and apartments across the city, there is a growing clamor for larger units–more than two bedrooms–to accommodate families wishing to stay in the city. The demand and lack of supply of housing for families... >>more

Food & Dining

10/24/2014 - 8:54am
Radici Market, an independently owned specialty food & wine emporium located across from historic Eastern Market, is opening this coming weekend. Radici, meaning "roots" in Italian, focuses on the local, the natural and the traditional... >>more

Health & Fitness

10/23/2014 - 8:40pm
The District Department of Parks and Recreation has confirmed that William H. Rumsey Aquatic Center will reopen on Monday, Oct. 27, as scheduled. The pool was closed for cleaning and maintenance. Rumsey is at 635 North Carolina Ave. SE. 202-724-4495... >>more
10/20/2014 - 9:13am
Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday this past June, accomplished West African dance instructor Sylvia Soumah breezed into the sun-filled smaller studio at The Washington School of Ballet at THEARC like a gust of enthusiasm and humor. Her drummer... >>more
10/20/2014 - 9:10am
When the goal is to get shredded quickly, yoga is probably not the first fitness option that comes to mind. But Ripped Yoga makes a strong case for reimagining the possibilities. Ripped Yoga uses hand weights and crafted pose sequences to blend core... >>more
10/20/2014 - 9:09am
You know that moment in the workday when you’re not sure you’re going make it to the gym? That’s where my head was one brisk Tuesday evening as I headed over to Crunch Metro Center. However, their AntiGravity Yoga “Wings... >>more
10/20/2014 - 9:09am
Of all the tiresome internal struggles, talking yourself to the gym might be the most annoying. Thankfully it’s possible to enjoy the workout as much as the results. Get in shape with these five fitness options that won’t bore you to... >>more