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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...

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...

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...

History: Capitol Hill Alley Dwellings

Washington DC is home to a large number of historical alleys. Many of those alleys are located on Capitol Hill and are thriving as...

The Blue Castle

You may have wondered about the large blue building standing in the Navy Yard at 8th and M streets SE. What is its purpose...

Weeding Out: DCRA is Cracking Down on Overgrown Grass and Weeds

Summer is here, finally. The smell of freshly cut grass stimulates our senses and memories of the joys of summer, warmer weather, picnics and...

DC’s List of Recyclable Items Expands, but Plastic Bags are Out!

Confused by what can and can’t be recycled? Does the list of “acceptable” recyclables at your workplace differ from what the DC Department of...

Garden Plots Available

The 1200 Potomac Avenue Community Garden Association has a few garden plots available for the 2020 gardening year. The organic garden is located at...

From Termites to Tremendous

For years, people wondered whether the old clapboard building at 232 9th Street, SE, was haunted. The 118-year-old house had certainly seen better days....

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...
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