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Kids & Family

03/31/2015 - 1:00am
The Easter Eggstravaganza is an Easter egg hunt for kids and families on Capitol Hill (toddlers through fifth grade). The event is a time for kids to get their faces painted, play fun games, meet life size Easter bunnies, win some prizes, and have a... >>more
03/27/2015 - 12:00am
On Wednesday, Apr. 1, 6-8 p.m., bring your friends, and take them on in the Ultimate Nerf Battle! All students in grades 5-12 are invited to this free epic battle. The Ultimate Nerf Battle is at the Courtyard Marriott, 140 L St. SE. >>more


03/31/2015 - 12:00am
Nature is totally unemotional, totally unforgiving: The bird eats the worm, the cat the bird, the fox the cat, The wolf the fox… then man shoots the wolf; And only man mourns the death which he has caused; Then he makes rituals of atonement... >>more
03/29/2015 - 12:00am
Ten toes and fingers, perfect, thin… precious face—cheeks, brow and chin, Shuttered eyes that shed no tears, petite, pink flower-petaled ears Disturbed by no discordant sound, lips on which no kiss is found, Ungrasping hands that... >>more
03/27/2015 - 1:28pm
Hurry, mortals, we are all too soon into the becoming void From where we have so little time ago emerged; Back, it seems, to what we never were, to be the nothing we are bound to be. And we must always hurry carrying with us such little dreams: All... >>more
03/23/2015 - 12:00am
As conscious thought diminishes      and responds like fattened salmon To the lure of some enticing stream,      we instinctively pursue   The mysterious headwaters      back, on and... >>more

Capitol Hill Community

03/30/2015 - 6:05pm
Capitol Hill Presbyterian Church will again hold its spring sidewalk sale on Saturday, May 9, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Gently used clothes, shoes, toys, furniture, books and household items will be available at bargain prices. Donations for the sale are every... >>more
03/30/2015 - 11:35am
DC residents in search of an alternative, working space outside of the home and the office, might well consider cove! Founder Adam Segal opened the first cove on Sept. 17, 2013, in the Dupont Circle neighborhood. Over the next 15 months, seven new... >>more

Health & Fitness

03/30/2015 - 11:13am
Wanderpups, a veteran-owned dog walking and pet sitting company, donates $1 from every walk to a local rescue dog organization; and offers its new customers free 30-minute consultations. “The reason I started it was because I was starting to... >>more

Neighborhood News

03/30/2015 - 10:59am
The Southwest Neighborhood Assembly held their 2015 elections for representatives of the Assembly’s Board of Directors on Saturday, March 21 outside the Safeway near Waterfront Metro Station. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., SW residents aged 18 and... >>more
03/30/2015 - 9:33am
There was a violent robbery on the 2100 block of H St. NE at an apartment complex at 8:30 p.m. There was an assault with a deadly weapon on the 1300 block of C. St. SE at 3:49 p.m. In Other News   A car was stolen on the 500 block of 25th Pl... >>more
03/29/2015 - 11:02am
On Friday, March 27, at about 5:41 p.m., a 14-year-old female was struck in the leg by one of several shots fired at individuals in the unit block of P St. SW. The young victim is now reportedly in good health condition. Several apartment windows... >>more
03/27/2015 - 2:34pm
Hear Me Code, a group that provides free coding lessons for women by women in the Washington area, started in September 2013 with four women around a kitchen table. In just a little over a year that number has increased to 1000 women. Shannon Turner... >>more
03/27/2015 - 2:24pm
Washington, DC, is one of the most expensive cities to live in the country. In fact, it is the second most expensive city to live in, behind Hawaii. A new study, however, shows that the amount of affordable housing units is plummeting, making it... >>more
03/27/2015 - 2:11pm
Despite months of meetings and revised plans, commissioners wrote in a letter earlier this month that the initial request for proposal for the former Boys and Girls Club building at 261 17th St. SE was flawed, as were the plans... >>more
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