Progress may be inching along on the H Street streetcar project (the latest report from WAMU says the train line could be ready by November) but don’t let that stop you from enjoying a leisurely ride down H Street.
This Saturday H Street Main Street along with a group of H Street businesses are teaming up to offer free pedicab rides down the block. They’re calling it the “Streetcar Stroll and Roll.” The free bike rides start at Union Station (on the H Street, NE side) and run down the corridor, all the way to Maryland Ave, NE. [Read more →]
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by María Helena Carey on Flickr
Nine times out of town bubbles will solve what ails you. If you’re under 5, it’s a sure thing. If not, surely the wave of a wand will buy you a few minutes away from your troubles and, perhaps, a change of perspective. Share your snaps of the best ways to while away summer afternoons with the THIH Flickr Group.
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In a few weeks, I will be giving a tour of the Navy Yard neighborhood, to try to give a sense of what the area looked like just before the British arrived on August 24, 1814. In order to prepare, I have been looking through old texts learn more about what used to be there – and find out about some things I had no idea existed, like today’s building.
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Guest contributor Dare Johnson Wenzler is a Capitol Hill resident, Realtor and co-owner of First Vine Wine Imports + Sales. This post also appears on her blog Real Estate On (and off!) the Hill.
Looking for a condo alternative with charm galore? How about your very own little house located in the heart of historic Capitol Hill – just off Independence Ave and 6th St SE and just one block from Eastern Market?
12 Brown’s Court SE , listed at $479,000, is cuter than cute. Two bedrooms, 1 bath, washer/dryer, open galley kitchen and a private back patio. Enjoy the working fireplace and beautiful redone floors. When you outgrow it, you can rent it out! The little rowhouses in Brown’s Court have wonderful potential as rental properties.
Open Sunday, July 20, from 1-3 pm.
The rest of the Capitol Hill open houses are posted here
Tags: dare wenzler·move to the hill·Open House·open house round up·Open Houses·Real Estate