Beer nerds, rejoice! You have a week’s worth of drinking ahead of you. Next week is DC Beer Week, now in its sixth year of existence.
And, if you live on Capitol Hill, you have a distinct advantage. That’s because many of the events gravitate around our neighborhood bars.
Whether you’re looking for an all-you-can eat and drink dinner, an oddly-flavored wormwood beer, or a local taste of D.C.’s beer scene, this week pretty much has you covered. The full rundown on events is here, but for some carefully curated, can’t miss events, click on the jump and keep reading! [Read more →]
Tags: Boundary Road·Capitol Lounge·DC Beer Week·Granville Moore's·Hank's Oyster Bar·Nationals Park·union market·Union Pub
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.
Renovations are all fine and good… but did you ever wonder if there was any brand-new construction on the Hill ?
Wonder no more: 329 9th St NE is on the market and open this Sunday, August 10, from 1-4 p.m. It has four finished levels of newly built Capitol Hill luxury: 4 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, den and superb outdoor spaces including a rooftop deck with stellar views of the monuments and the Capitol dome. Listed at $1,649,000, it is beautifully and meticulously designed with top-quality appliances and finishes.
Open Sunday from 1-4 p.m.
The rest of the Capitol Hill open houses are posted here.
Tags: dare wenzler·move to the hill·open house round up·Open Houses·Real Estate
by BK000 on Flickr. A far cry from Union Market, but lovely non-the-less.
Having an August staycation? We have some idea about how you can wile away these long days of August.
Start your weekend early with a little quiet time on Thursday evening at the Hill Center. They’ve teamed with DC Public Libraries to screen some silent films this summer. This weeks features three short films with the glamorous Gloria Swanson. Lights go down at 7 p.m. [Read more →]
Tags: Atlas Performing Arts Center·CHAW·Glo Run·Hill Center·Maison-Dixon pop up·To Do List·Union Market Drive-in
by Bryan Disckson on Flickr
I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: I love Washington in August! The August heat, not so much, but so far we’ve enjoyed mystifyingly temperate days. It’s the way that residents, lawmakers and tourists clear out and the city has room to breathe that makes it a great month to be a Washingtonian. Make the most of it gang!
Tags: Hill's Eye View