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Food & Dining

04/25/2014 - 12:00am
DC bacon lovers rejoice! Chef Bart Vandaele is hosting a “Belgian Ale & Bacon” Beer Dinner at Belga Café on Tuesday, April 29 at 6:30 p.m. Guests will enjoy seven beers served alongside a four-course bacon fueled menu for $59... >>more
04/16/2014 - 9:38am
You’re bound to be out and about over the weekend taking in the great spring weather and blooms – and if you’re looking for a new place to re-caffeinate and have a quick bite, try Uprising Muffin Company.  Donnie Simpson, Jr.... >>more

Capitol Hill Community

04/24/2014 - 3:53pm
To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, documentarian Ken Burns, along with numerous partners, has launched a national effort to encourage everyone in America to video record themselves reading or reciting the Abraham Lincoln... >>more
04/22/2014 - 2:55pm
Neighbors of Southwest Duck Pond are seeking assistance from a Duck Pond supporter for development of a monthly e-newsletter, using MailChimp or a similar software. Copy and graphic will be provided by their current volunteer corp. Please respond to... >>more
04/15/2014 - 10:16am
Malissa Zimmerman will run the Boston Marathon in support of Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts (GSEM). Malissa first became involved with Girl Scouts as a Brownie and continued into high school. GSEM has been selected as a charity of the Boston... >>more

Neighborhood News

04/24/2014 - 3:29pm
The next meeting of the Eastern Market Community Advisory Committee is on Tuesday, April 29, at 7 p.m. in the market managers conference room on the 2nd floor of the market. The Market is at 225 7th St. SE. Please use the center entrance on 7th St... >>more
04/24/2014 - 8:24am
There was an attempted robbery on the 1400 block of Pennsylvania Ave. SE at 6:46 p.m. There was a purse snatching on the 1800 block of Benning Rd. NE at a convenience store at 6:31 p.m. There was a robbery at an undisclosed location in PSA 108 at 10... >>more
04/18/2014 - 9:04am
Commissioner Stacy Cloyd (6D02) introduced a motion to send a letter to Tonia Proctor, Supervisory Realty Specialist for the DC Office of General Services (DGS), supporting AppleTree Institute's Amidon Campus moving into temporary spaces at... >>more
04/16/2014 - 9:43am
Church of God Two parishioners from Church of God, located at 700 A Street, petitioned the Commission to approve their public space application for a 6-by-3 foot church sign. Since the church opened in April 2012, the parishioners argued, residents... >>more

Kids & Family

04/24/2014 - 3:26pm
The Capitol Hill Montessori School online auction that is open through May 5, 2014. All proceeds will go to the Capitol Hill Montessori at Logan PTSO to benefit the school’s teachers and students. The funds raised will help provide much-needed... >>more
04/15/2014 - 10:27am
On April 5th student entrepreneurs from Mr. LaFleur’s business class at Eliot-Hine Middle School and Serve Your City college volunteer mentors sold lemonade to Eastern Market customers in an effort to promote the benefits of entrepreneurship... >>more

Arts & Entertainment

04/21/2014 - 8:47am
The boxing scene in our nation’s capital is alive and well. With a card featuring big name fighters from other major east coast cities, fans packed the DC Armory for the biggest night of boxing since Mike Tyson’s last hurrah in 2005 at... >>more
04/17/2014 - 9:37am
Hypnotic and haunting, internationally acclaimed singer Concha Buika performed at the Strathmore on April 6. With an evocative voice capable of taking you on a journey to the bottom of her pain and back, Buika makes it clear that she is a lover... >>more
04/16/2014 - 10:06am
An intercollegiate dance competition in its 21st year, the South Asian Society of the George Washington University hosted the epic Bhangra Blowout XXI at Lisner Auditorium on April 5, 2014. Slated to be a show of eight Bhangra dance teams competing... >>more

Home & Gardens

04/09/2014 - 12:36pm
In the Capitol Hill Historic District, there are over 8,000 homes, built from the 16th century to the early 1900s. While most people who live here treasure these bits of history that are in their care, a more comprehensive knowledge about a building... >>more
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