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Saturday, June 6, 2020

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...

Donate to DC Holiday Pajama Drive

This year, spread the spirit of giving. Donate a set of new pajamas for kids and teens in DC’s foster care system. The DC Holiday...

Capitol Riverfront BID

The lazy, hazy days of summer are upon us, and they often provide a slowdown in activity and an opportunity to enjoy the outdoors...

The Greater DC Diaper Bank

In early December, Corinne Cannon, Executive Director of the Greater DC Diaper Bank, accepted the 2017 Brickie Community Organization Award for service to District...

Payne Elementary School Wins Landmark Keller Grant

Payne Elementary School will receive the Capitol Hill Community Foundation’s prestigious Arnold F. Keller Jr. Grant, which has doubled in size to $20,000 this...

A Brief History of Capitol Hill Theaters

The greatest building boom for theaters in the United States occurred between 1906 and 1912. In the District, in 1908-09, the number of motion...

In Memoriam: James Bennett, Founding Member of Ward 6 Dems,

One of the founding members of the Ward 6 Democrats passed away in July. James Arthur Bennett peacefully entered into eternal rest on Monday,...

Heard on the Hill – July 2017

So, this is the Pets Issue of this fine periodical, and I have been tasked with writing about our animal companions One thing we...

Farewell to Lustre Cleaners

For almost a hundred years there has been a Lustre Cleaners tidying, folding and pressing District garments to perfection. Starting out back in 1918,...

Kirtan with Swami Gurusharanananda

On Sept. 26 from 7 to 9 p.m., chant with Saria Yoga Master, who is visiting from India. Admission is by donation to benefit...
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