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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...

Getting Involved in Gardening on the Hill

There is an urban legend that circulates this time of year. It warns enthusiastic garden folks that it takes years, decades even, to get...

Frager’s Garden Center Re-Opens this Month

Just like the eagles returning to their nests along the Anacostia River, gardeners are ready to return to their favorite plant and garden centers....

Wonderstruck

Seven is considered a lucky number. Think about it, There are seven seas, seven continents, and seven colors in the rainbow. Snow White ran...

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...

Frager’s Garden Center Open on Pennsylvania Avenue

Frager’s Garden Center has re-opened on Pennsylvania Avenue SE in the lot behind 1123-1129 Pennsylvania Ave SE, the building also housing Hype Café. the...

Kitchen Renovation in a Historic District Home

Washington D.C. has over 30 designated neighborhood historic districts spread over all four quadrants of the city including Capitol Hill. Architect Bruce Wentworth, AIA...

The Old Naval Hospital: The Hill Center is full of history

Construction of the Old Naval Hospital began in 1864 in response to the critical need for hospital care during the Civil War, but the...

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 –...

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,...