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Thursday, November 23, 2017

Pottery on the Hill 2017

Now a mainstay of Hill Center’s arts programming, Pottery on the Hill exhibits work from some of the nation’s most prestigious ceramic artists. It...

Movies: A Second Look

Again, this September’s column considers movies “That Got Away,” worthy films of the past year (2016) that were little publicized or seen when first...

Capital Candy Jar Opens Storefront in Northeast

The new Capital Candy Jar Shop (201 15th St. NE) is a joyful place. The store's owner, David Burton, stands in his new storefront, describing...

The Literary Hill – September 2017

A Pioneer Everywoman During the trek, she cared for the children, did the cooking and laundry, pitched the tents, and yoked the oxen that pulled...

The Soulful Side of Bluegrass

The Steeldrivers is a Nashville-based band with a traditional bluegrass lineup up of players who have performed with major country acts. They’re all virtuosos,...

Going Places with ‘Small Planes’

The Seventh Child In August, Ryan and Jill Jensen, owners of Peregrine Espresso, celebrated the ninth birthday of what the company’s website calls their “first...

Dining Notes – September 2017

Where did the summer go? We finally dined at Sospeso, the Mediterranean charmer that arrived last winter in the Atlas District. Situated across the...

Art and the City – August 2017

Art explodes from Rick Bach like solar flares, seemingly at the speed of light. It started at birth. In Pittsburgh. His father owned an auto...

Dining Notes – August 2017

It’s August, and according to popular wisdom, Capitol Hill is supposed to be dormant. Not so this year; lots of things are happening, especially...

CapitalBop Promotes a Jazzy Capital City

It started as an idea to promote the music they love and has become a full-time passion – with the attendant headaches of fundraising...