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11/24/2014 - 6:39am
Maybe Marion was our Mugabe. As my friend Jonetta Rose Barras recently wrote, “If he was an addict, as he admitted, he was also addictive.” Maybe only Shakespeare could explain a person like Marion S. Barry, Jr. Was Barry a tragic figure... >>more

Kids & Family

11/24/2014 - 12:00am
Stuart-Hobson is taking a new approach to math instruction this year: Teachers are using a “blended learning” model, a combination of traditional teacher-led instruction and an adaptive computer program that targets each student’s... >>more
11/23/2014 - 12:00am
In the art room with Watkins’ new art teacher Claire Reintgen, fourth-graders have been producing some intricate artwork that requires focus and patience. It’s “op art” or optical art, abstract pieces that rely on repeating... >>more
11/22/2014 - 12:00am
Peabody Primary Campus  The pre-k classes have begun six-week studies based on the students’ interests. The pre-k3 classes are studying music-making. The pre-k4 classes are studying buildings, and they kicked off their study unit by... >>more
11/22/2014 - 12:00am
In early January, District students participating in the “DC Kids Ride Free on Bus” program must “tap” their registered DC One Card on the farebox card reader each time to board the bus for free, during the designated program... >>more
11/21/2014 - 12:00am
Nurturing Confident, Compassionate Learners  At twice yearly family conferences, Capitol Hill Day School parents and teachers meet to discuss their children’s progress in school. Parents are often asked to answer a few pre-conference... >>more
11/20/2014 - 12:00am
Come Play With Us!  Ask any student at SWS, “What’s the most exciting thing about this school year?” and you are almost certain to get this answer: The new playground! After a year of careful planning and a summer of closely-... >>more

Neighborhood News

11/21/2014 - 12:48pm
The Riverfront, a new 305-unit, mixed-use building, will bring residential, a new boardwalk section and retail to the Capitol Riverfront directly south of Nationals Stadium. MRP Residential and Florida Rock Properties, Inc.... >>more
11/21/2014 - 12:46pm
A  transformational development proposed for the Anacostia River waterfront in southeast D.C. has the support of Capitol Hill Advisory Neighborhood Commission 6B (ANC 6B), which passed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with... >>more

Capitol Hill Community

11/21/2014 - 12:24pm
It's that time again! Photos with Santa are on Sat., Dec. 6 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Half hour slots are available. Five reservations can be made maximum of per slot. Photos are $25 and include a thumb drive with all of your images. Bring the... >>more
11/21/2014 - 12:18pm
Mark your calendars for Sat., Dec. 6 for the . This annual celebration of Capitol Hill businesses orchestrated by CHAMPS, the Hill's chamber of commerce, takes place from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. at St. Mark's Church located at the corner of Third... >>more
11/21/2014 - 12:02pm
For almost a decade, Mothers on the Hill (MOTH) has partnered with Capitol Hill Group Ministry to assemble generous Thanksgiving baskets for neighbors in need.  While assembly of the baskets takes place this weekend, the Capitol Hill Group... >>more

Food & Dining

11/21/2014 - 12:05pm
Starting tonight, you can visit Radici and experience the Italian tradition of apertivo, a pre-meal drink to stimulate the appetite right on Capitol Hill – start your weekend with a glass of wine and cicchetti Veneziani (small bites) with... >>more

Arts & Entertainment

11/19/2014 - 11:08am
The 9:30 Club did not have any problems with turnout on Election Day this month.  The headliner on Nov. 4 was Hozier, 24-year-old Irish singer-songwriter, who exploded in popularity this year. The venue was packed.   The Artist Hozier was... >>more
11/19/2014 - 10:56am
There is a lot to see this November in MidCity with an emphasis on photography as the seventh edition of Fotoweek DC launches a new series of exhibitions, panel discussions and workshops citywide with MidCity galleries Fathom and Touchstone... >>more
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