Tagged: Capitol Hill

Eastern Market

Our Favorite Shopping Meccas In and Around Washington D.C.

Washington D.C. has tons to offer beyond its incredible tourist locations. There are many places around the district where you can shop, whether you’re looking for clothes, jewelry, furniture or more, and delicious nearby restaurants can offer a break for when...

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...

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...