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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...

Capitol Hill Garden Club

We have come a long way from the days of President Thomas Jefferson planting the first street trees, Lombardy poplars along Pennsylvania Ave. from...

Tech Painting Relocates

Tech Painting Company, Inc. has moved to new headquarters at 5150 Eisenhower Ave., Alexandria, VA. Tech’s multiple painting divisions serve residential, commercial, garage and...

Tips for Keeping Cut Flowers

At dawn, flowers are filled with water and carbohydrates, so their stems are firm. A few other tips for cutting flowers in your garden. Use...

The 62nd CHRS House and Garden Tour

The 62nd House and Garden Tour of the Capitol Hill Restoration Society (CHRS) takes place on Mother’s Day weekend, May 11 and 12. Focused...

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...

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...

Ask the Hill Historian: Marion Park

Marion Park is bounded by Fourth and Sixth Streets and at the intersection of E Street and South Carolina Avenue. It is named in...

Capitol Hill Garden Club Spreads Garden Love

Introducing the Capitol Hill Garden Club: it’s local, it’s free, and it’s a fun way to share your love of gardening with other people...

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...