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John C. Formant Real Estate Changing Direction

After 35 years on Pennsylvania Avenue, John C. Formant Real Estate is returning to the place where it all began. John C. Formant has...

Community Gardening In Barrack’s Row

July is here and as we prepare to salute our troops and celebrate the Fourth of July, we may find ourselves passing by the...

Ask the Hill Historian: Marion Park

Marion Park is bounded by Fourth and Sixth Streets and at the intersection of E Street and South Carolina Avenue. It is named in...

Dear Garden Problem Lady

Before Christmas wonderful pansies started appearing around the Hill. Some are so small – around a nickel in size – that I’m wondering whether...

The 62nd CHRS House and Garden Tour

The 62nd House and Garden Tour of the Capitol Hill Restoration Society (CHRS) takes place on Mother’s Day weekend, May 11 and 12. Focused...

Ask the Hill Historian: Stanton Park

Indicated on Pierre L'Enfant's original plan for the city of Washington in 1791, Stanton Park is one of the larger Capitol Hill parks. Its...

Frager’s Reopens Friday on Pennsylvania

On Friday, May 3, an iconic piece of the Capitol Hill community returns home. Historic Frager’s Hardware returns to 1115 Pennsylvania Ave. SE, to...

Seven Small Trees for Capitol Hill Gardens

Awake, north wind! O South wind come, breathe upon my garden, let its spices stream out. -Song of Songs 4:16 It’s time to prepare for spring,...

Five Things to Know When Remodeling an Historic Home

Remodeling an historic house in Washington presents many challenges, but also abundant rewards. Data from Realtor.com and the National Register of Historic Places indicates...

Imperfect Produce

Food waste. It’s one of the environmental issues de jour. As much as 40 percent of food produced in the U.S. is wasted –...
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