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Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Become a Friend of Lincoln Park

In Pierre L’Enfant’s 1791 plan for Washington, the square now known as Lincoln Park was to contain a monument, a point from which all...

Capitol Hill Presbyterian Welcomes Rev. Keys

  Capitol Hill Presbyterian Church (201 Fourth St. SE) will welcome a new minister in January, Rev. Erin M. Keys. “I could not be more...

St. Joseph’s: A 150-Year-Old Cornerstone of the Community

“There was the Capitol Buildings, and there was St. Joseph’s,” says Father William Gurnee of the origins of St. Joseph’s on the Hill, the...

To Eastern Market, With Love

It is 7 a.m. on a steel-hued morning in April 2007. Walking up the street from the metro, camera on my back, the smell...

Goodwill Seeks Donation Bin Locations

Goodwill is placing new donation bins in the community. Revenue from the sale of the donated goods help them provide free job training and...

Clean-Up Crew Kicks Off Earth Month With Expansion

Maybe you saw them Saturday, sweeping throughout the Hill with gloves and large, black garbage bags: more than sixty volunteers of the Capitol Hill...

July 4th Capitol Hill Parade Hot Swirl of Color

The Capitol Hill Fourth of July Parade kicked off at 10 a.m., with the Marine Band leading the hour-long display of community pride. This year’s...

Solid State, DC’s Newest Bookstore, Opens on H Street

I crouch inside a tunnel at the far left of H Street’s Solid State Books (600 H St. NE), beneath books about Trump and Stalin...

The 9 Lives of Blue Castle

What do you know about the Blue Castle? This enigmatic structure located at the base of Eighth St. SE, directly across from the historic...

Creating a Culture of Learning: CHM@L Tutoring Program

“Well, don’t tell me, tell them,” says Robert St. Cyr, prompting the nine-year-old boy at the whiteboard to speak to four of his peers...
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