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Rudi Appl, Capitol Hill Institution, Died Today

July 16th, 2014 · 4 Comments · Capitol Hill, DC

One of the great stories of Capitol Hill came to its inevitable conclusion this morning. Rudi Appl, longtime bartender at Mr. Henry’s Capitol Hill, passed today at about 10:15 am. He was with a good friend at his side, and had just finished a pleasant phone chat with another. I came to know Rudi from […]

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Hilly Awards Nominations NOW OPEN!

July 16th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Capitol Hill, DC

You love Capitol Hill– all of it. You shop, dine, and carry out as much of your business as you can in this large, diverse and welcoming neighborhood we all call home. It’s time to tell those businesses that make this place awesome that you appreciate them and reward them accordingly! Nominations are NOW OPEN […]

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Celebrating 4th of July on Capitol Hill

July 3rd, 2014 · No Comments · Capitol Hill, DC

This is one of my very favorite holidays to spend in the neighborhood. Not only are we walking distance to the biggest fireworks show in town, there are tons of ways to celebrate right in the neighborhood. My favorite way to kick off the holiday takes place today. I like to sit on the Capitol […]

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A Cautionary Tale and Public Safety Reminder

July 2nd, 2014 · No Comments · Capitol Hill, DC

Last night I stopped by the gas station at 9th and Pennsylvania Avenue, SE around 8:30 to get gas on my way home. As I pulled in I locked my doors, which I generally do after seeing so many news stories about thieves stealing purses and other valuables from the passenger side of a car while […]

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H Street’s FRESHFARM Market Celebrates 10 years!

July 2nd, 2014 · No Comments · DC, H Street

Maybe you have witnessed the tremendous amount of change happening on Capitol Hill, and especially the H Street Corridor, in the past decade or so. It gets a little more surreal sometimes when you think of big anniversaries and milestones. It took me a couple of minutes to fathom what it means that the happy little market […]

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