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Lost Dog – Stella

July 30th, 2014 by Claudia Holwill · Capitol Hill

imageStella went missing yesterday from 1st and  D SE at 12:45pm. Her home is at 15th and F NE. She is fairly shy, particularly towards men, but sometimes will answer to her name. She is about 60 lbs and 2 1/2 years old. She is brown, black and white with one blue eye and one brown eye.

If you see her, please call Steven at 630-200-6485 or send him email at stevenbaghdad@gmail.com.

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Hill Buzz

July 29th, 2014 by Claudia Holwill · Capitol Hill

Bartholdi Gardens - Fall 2011

Photo by Bobby on Flickr

  • District Source reported that the former chef at Old Ebbitt and Georgia Brown’s plans to open two restaurants on H Street NE.
  • DCist noted that while the Streetcars have started rolling down H Street NE, there is still no date for when they will be carrying passengers.
  • Washington Business Journal noted that plans for development around Union Market continues to expand.

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Lost Capitol Hill: Lt. Col. Franklin Wharton’s Wharf

July 28th, 2014 by Robert Pohl · Capitol Hill

tnWhen researching various parts of the Hill, the most interesting part is when some intriguing character becomes involved in the story. Often, they make for better stories than the actual landmark under scrutiny. This certainly goes for Lieutenant Colonel Franklin Wharton, who is far more interesting than the wharf that he owned briefly around the time of the Burning of Washington.

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The Happiest Hour: Atlas Brew Works, Now Serving Pints!

July 25th, 2014 by Maria Helena Carey · Near Northeast/Atlas District

We have incurred the holy wrath of some of you out there by trying to extend the boundaries of Capitol Hill before. However, this is such a delicious piece of news, we hope even the most stringent by-the-book boundary supporters won’t mind this foray beyond H Street, because BEER.

As some of you may know, the District has had a strict policy regarding the amount of beer breweries are allowed to serve at their facilities. Previously, breweries in the District were only allowed to offer free tastings or flights. This past July 14th, the law changed: according to WTOP, “[b]reweries will be able to sell beer for consumption between 1 p.m. and 9 p.m. seven days per week.”

The law change is our mitzvah: Atlas Brew Works, located at 2052 West Virginia Ave NE #102 — nestled close to Gallaudet University in the Trinidad neighborhood– will hold their first Happy Hour today, July 25th, starting at 5 pm. Happy Hour at a brewery close to home, and with this eerily perfect weather? Look for Paradise no further, John Milton: we totally found it.

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Yard Sale Open Thread – Weekend of July 26

July 25th, 2014 by Claudia Holwill · Capitol Hill

Originally uploaded to flickr by timlewisnm.

Originally uploaded to flickr by timlewisnm.

There is a huge moving sale this Saturday July 26, from 8am-1pm at 1716 Bay St SE. Are you having a sale too? Let us know in the comments!

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