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Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Arboretum Volunteer Planting & Stream Restoration Days

The Friends of the National Arboretum needs your help with the continued care of the newly restored Springhouse Run, a stream that runs through...

CHRS Walking Tour

The CHRS Warren Street Walking Tour is on Oct. 14, 10 a.m. (rain or shine). Tennessee Avenue, Warren and C Streets NE have a...

Real Estate Matters – March 2017

Cash or No, It’s Time to Buy When it comes to purchasing a home, you’ve got a number of things to consider – your cash...

Dear Problem Lady

What’s in the powder that florists supply to make cut flowers last longer? Sugar, acid, and bleach. Sugar gives nutrients to the flowers, acid maintains...

Ask the Hill Historian: Naval Lodge Number 4

The Masonic Naval Lodge at 330 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE is an important institution established in the early years of the creation of the city....

Dear Problem Lady

By Is it too late in the season to plant flowers to attract butterflies and hummingbirds? Hummingbirds like asclepias tuberosa (butterfly weed) and most red...

Galvanized Piping Problems

Many Capitol Hill homes are over 100 years old, yet most were built with freshwater piping systems that have a relatively short life expectancy....

Frager’s Joins ‘A Few Good Hardware Stores’

Nearly 100 years ago, a man named Fritz “Frank” Frager got laid off from work at the Navy Yard in DC. It was the...

Santa Comes to Frager’s Hardware

To celebrate the newly redesigned Foliage shop, Frager’s is hosting two holiday open houses to kick off the season. Customers are invited to join...

An Architectural Emergency and How Not to Create One

Architectural emergencies are rare and usually created by a homeowner. Having been in the involved as an architect in residential work for more than...
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