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Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Galley Kitchen Gets an Update

Kitchen & Family Room Remodeled in a Bungalow-Style Home Many older homes found on Capitol Hill, and in the Washington metropolitan area, have outdated galley...

Dear Garden Problem Lady

When will the cherry trees by the Tidal Basin be best this year, do you think? The National Park Service says there is a wide...

Dear Garden Problem Lady,

My camellia buds froze and dropped in early February. By Feb. 11 my daffodils started to bloom. Such wild swings – freezing – rain...

Real Estate Matters – July 2017

Summer Sales It’s hard to avoid brown lawns during the summer months, but do what you can to keep things verdant and pretty. All outdoor...

Fruit and Fellowship in Our Urban Village

One morning earlier in this summer a peach tree branch cascaded to the middle of the sidewalk leading to our steps, evoking the cover...

Masonry Care Seminar, Jan 20

GL Barnhart Construction and W.S. Jenks & Sons are hosting a discussion on historic home masonry care and maintenance at 910 Bladensburg Rd. NE...

Providence Hospital

Many aren’t’ aware that Capitol Hill was home to a famous hospital with a history associated with President Lincoln. Providence Hospital was established in...

Dwell – One Man’s Net-Zero Passion Project

On a chilly January morning I pulled up to an old stable located in an alley off of Florida Avenue in DC’s Trinidad neighborhood....

Real Estate Matters – November 2017

Equifax Breach – What It Means to a Homebuyer For people with plenty of cash on hand and a great credit history, buying a home...

Got Too Much Stuff?

“My house doesn’t have enough storage space.” Sound familiar? Capitol Hill houses are notorious for being small with a dearth of closets. Hill residents...