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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
10/30/2014 - 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
10/29/2014 - 10:37am
On Oct. 19th, at approximately 2 a.m., a man was on his way home when he was approached by several individuals on the 1200 block of H St. NE. They began to accost and assault him and eventually robbed him. The incident was reported on Oct. 27.... >>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

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

Arts & Entertainment

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
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

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

Food & Dining

10/27/2014 - 7:44am
Walk into Radici and you’ll feel as if you’re in an Italian alimentary or market – from the authentic Italian terracotta at your feet, the hanging Venetian globes, to the beautiful paper-wrapped dry pastas or artisan produced... >>more
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