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Hill’s Eye View: Our Backyard Cleans Up Well

January 22nd, 2013 · No Comments · Capitol Hill

If anything, the pomp and circumstance of the Inauguration, with its festoons, trumpeters, military flourish and motorcades, demonstrated just how well our city can work the camera.  Capitol Hill was dressed up beautifully; share your Inauguration Day photos with us on the Hill is Home flickr group.

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So You Wanna See the Inauguration…

January 16th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Barracks Row, Capitol Hill, H Street

Inauguration time in DC is exciting but also crazy. In my line of work I’ve had the good fortune of covering inauguration activities from various vantage points – the Capitol, the Mall, from an Inaugural Ball. And while there’s no doubt that watching a president take the oath of office fills me with the pride […]

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Got $10,000 to Blow? Capitol Hill’s Inauguration Housing Bubble

January 11th, 2013 · No Comments · Capitol Hill, DC

Here’s a deal you just can’t resist. For a cool $10,000, you and five friends can have your very own Capitol Hill rental for inauguration weekend. But, cashier’s checks only please, or at least that’s what the Craigslist ad says: Great 3 Bedroom, 2 Full Baths, Full Kitchen and living area, fully furnished townhouse on Capitol Hill. Comfortably sleeps […]

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Renting out your place for Inauguration Day: Not so easy or profitable

November 21st, 2012 · 3 Comments · Capitol Hill, DC

Four years ago DC was buzzing with the excitement of the upcoming inauguration of President Barack Obama.  Amid all the planning for inaugural balls, crowds of millions, and extended bar/restaurant hours, stories began to pop up about DC residents renting out their houses/apartments for insanely high amounts to the people coming to town for this momentous event.  Property […]

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