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Tuesday, September 24, 2019

The Poetic Hill – June 2017

John “Jake” Cosmos Aller is a novelist and poet who formerly lived on Capitol Hill near Lincoln Park. A former Foreign Service officer who...

The Poetic Hill – July 2017  

Michael H. Levin is a lawyer, solar-energy developer and writer based in DC. His work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, New York...

Bright and Lively Spanish Whites

This August, discover the bright white wines from Spain offering diversity, lively freshness, and best of all, value. Every day my customers ask me,...

How to Spend a Day in Ivy City

Nestled in a deceptively quiet part of the District, the tiny neighborhood of Ivy City has emerged as the unofficial capital of local distilleries,...

Gifting Affordable Luxury this Mother’s Day

She helped you with the school science fair, she taught you how to drive, she was the referee and stoic arbitrator when you fought...

CapitalBop Promotes a Jazzy Capital City

It started as an idea to promote the music they love and has become a full-time passion – with the attendant headaches of fundraising...

At The Movies – July 2017

The Beguiled Among Clint Eastwood’s earlier films is a kind of outlier, a Civil War suspense drama that had Clint, as a Union soldier, at...

The Literary Hill – August 2017

Wading Into the Fray Once a land is gone, what becomes of its nationality? How can a citizenry exist without a country? And what are...

Reviving the Rock Opera

When I became enamored of “Jesus Christ Superstar” almost a half-century ago, rock operas were in their infancy, composer Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyricist...

Dining Notes – September 2017

Where did the summer go? We finally dined at Sospeso, the Mediterranean charmer that arrived last winter in the Atlas District. Situated across the...