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Friday, November 24, 2017

A Tribute to the Life of Karen Voellm

Karen Voellm has been in my life for almost four decades. She was one of the first people I met when I moved to...

Not Saving the World, Just a Life

Most days of the week, a weathered-looking man stands on the corner of Seventh Street and Pennsylvania Avenue SE selling Street Sense, a local...

Cheering Public Servants

By “That’s me!” yelped Officer David Naples. The occasion was the 18th Annual Police Valentine Tribute. They and other police officers at the First...

Heard on the Hill – March 2017

There is a commonly quoted ancient curse that may or may not be Chinese (or Scottish?) and may or may not be ancient. “May...

H Street Life – March 2017

Spring is nearly upon us, trees are budding, shoots are poking their heads up, and local gardeners are already hearing the siren song of...

Kids Get Behind the Mic at The Corner Store

The Corner Store has long been a place for storytellers to come together at monthly open mic nights to share their latest work with...

Preserving the Historic Beauty of Capitol Hill

One of the largest and oldest civic organizations in our neighborhood is the Capitol Hill Restoration Society (CHRS). It has close to a thousand...

Hollywood on the Hill: Glam Up For the Capitol Hill Village...

The 2017 Capitol Hill Village Gala glistens with the theme of “Lights! Camera! Action!” and offers the chance to experience “Hollywood on the Hill.”...

Uniting Our Community

Seventh graders in Claire Smullen’s art class hunched over posters, tracing the lines of color on the stock paper as their pencils and crayons...

H Street Life – February 2017

Even in the midst of winter there’s plenty to see and do in the neighborhood. Our neighbor to the north, Ivy City, is experiencing...