Tagged: Capitol Hill

Dog walker (FaceMePLS via Flickr)

Metro Mutts in D.C. Is a Better Breed of Pet Store

Recently, I wrote about Crumbs & Whiskers, the hoped-for D.C. cat café that Kanchan Singh wants to open later this fall. So I decided to write a dog-centric post, heralding award-winning, two-headed pet supply store Metro Mutts (OK, the business...

Seahawks and Patriots (John Patzer/Christian Newton via Flickr)

2 D.C. Bars Where Pats, ‘Hawks Fans Can Catch the Big Game

OK, like most Americans I’m sure you’ve about had it with Deflategate. Me too. Who knew what and when, and most importantly, who ordered it? It may not look too good for the New England Patriots as they head into...

Anacostia River Cleanup (AFS-USA Intercultural Program via Flickr)

Get Your Hands Dirty Helping Clean Up the Anacostia Watershed

Last month I wrote about National Public Lands Day, and it got me thinking. Why not try and make it a monthly feature, giving area apartment renters an opportunity to check out local organizations dedicated to cleaning up the environment?...

Picture of the NoMa metro station

NoMa: An Untapped Land of Possibilities

Originally a blighted area filled with weeds and warehouses, NoMa is now a new, bubbling community chalk full of activity. Situated on the NE/NW border of DC neighboring Capitol Hill and conveniently accessed on Metro’s Red Line, NoMa is the...

Capital Fringe Festival (Joe Loong via Flickr)

Fly Your Freak Flag High at the Capital Fringe Festival

We took a break from these weirdos with a mission last year, but since we tend to like weirdos here on the blog (arty, entertaining ones at least), we’ve brought them back again, these Fringe Festival freaks. Already in high...

Eggs Benedict

Zest Bistro in Barracks Row Aims to Please

Located in Capitol Hill’s Barracks Row, Zest Bistro serves up “creative American food” with “exceptional service.” Or so their site says. But according to Urbanspoon at least, they do just that, garnering a 90-percent rating. The voters at Yelp.com give...