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CHRS Preservation Cafe: “This Old House… Wiring & Safety”

On Wednesday, Oct. 18, 6:30 p.m., at the Northeast Library, 330 Seventh St. NE, Master Engineer and President of J and G Electric Co....

Measuring the H Street Impact

Take a walk down the H Street NE corridor and you’ll see towering residential complexes along the 600 block, a brand new Whole Foods...

Dear Garden Problem Lady – August 2017

All my flowers are tightly planted together to crowd out weeds and weeding. That works except for always the same darned little thing that...

Real Estate Matters – April 2017

Insulation Science I recently had the not awesome experience of staying in a hotel room with no soundproofing between the walls. Lying there, really wishing...

Heritage Trees

On April 18, 2017, Matthew McClanahan was killed on the US Capitol grounds when a large portion of a tree fell on him. Roads...

Leaf Collection Season Starts

Through Jan. 12, the DC Department of Public Works (DPW) will collect and compost nearly 8,000 tons of leaves throughout the District. This is...

Save Energy & Money with a Free Kit

When it comes to saving energy, small changes go a long way. The DC Sustainable Energy Utility wants to help lower energy bills in...

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...

Light Up Your Life with Affordable and Energy-Efficient LED Bulbs

CFLs, LEDs, lumens, and Kelvins. The simple process of buying a lightbulb seems to have become a lot more complicated in recent years. Fortunately...