Hilloween – 2021

Posted on October 25th, 2021 by Elizabeth Nelson

Hilloween is an annual free street party outside of Eastern Market. On  October 29, we set up our table with CHRS-theme swag.  It’s wonderful to resume this well-loved community tradition! Many thanks to the organizers! (photos)

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Capitol Hill July 4th Parade 2020

Posted on July 2nd, 2020 by Elizabeth Nelson

Sadly, an in-person parade was not possible this year. But our good neighbors, Naval Lodge No. 4 and the Jeanne, Phil Meg Team at Compass Realty, weren’t about to let lapse one of our cherished community traditions – the Capitol Hill 4th of July Parade. They solicited and assembled video clips from the organizations that participate annually, to create this virtual parade. The CHRS contingent appears at 1:30. Many thanks to the event organizers!

Hilloween 2019

Posted on October 19th, 2019 by Elizabeth Nelson

Hilloween is an annual free street party outside of Eastern Market. On Friday, October 25, 2019, CHRS hosted a children’s activity table with beads to string, and an avalanche of  CHRS swag -pencils, lip balm, trick-or-treat bags. Photos

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Barracks Row Festival 2019

Posted on July 3rd, 2019 by Elizabeth Nelson

On Saturday, September 28, 2019 we will staffed a booth at the Barracks Row Fall Festival, an ideal opportunity to introduce ourselves to newcomers to The Hill and to those living outside the boundaries of the Historic District. We offered children’s activities to amuse our younger neighbors while we shared information about our accomplishments and future plans with their parents.

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Ask the Hill Historian

Posted on May 5th, 2019 by Elizabeth Nelson

Beginning with the September 2018 issue of the Hill Rag, CHRS Communications Chair, Nina Tristani, will write a column answering readers’ questions about the history of Capitol Hill buildings and other landmarks.  Look for it near the “Changing Hands” Real Estate section. To propose a topic, contact Nina at ninalt19@gmail.com.

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Rediscover Eastern Market

Posted on April 22nd, 2019 by Elizabeth Nelson

A celebration will be held on June 7, 8 and 9 to mark the 10 year anniversary of the re-opening of Eastern Market following the 2007 fire. Docent led tours will be available June 9. Volunteers are being recruited to lead these tours.

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