Neighborhood Series: Capitol Hill (February 2011)

Happy-hour havens in Capitol Hill

If you need to burn off some steam after work, look no further than these five Capitol Hill favorites for an after-hours drink or bite.

Great lunch finds on the Hill

If you’re tired of the same brown-bag lunch and want some fresh air, here is one cheap,  one mid-price and one expensive eatery nearby you can try.

A Capitol Hill affair

So, you’ve met a great guy. You’ve gotten together in your neighborhood, but now he wants you to come try out his. One problem: You’ve only ever worked on Capitol Hill before, never bothered to go out and explore the area.

Blow off some steam

So you’ve moved to Capitol Hill. You’ve explored the new shops and the more quaint ones, taken in the nightlife and eaten at all the restaurants in your neighborhood. 

Steve Livengood and the U.S. Capitol

The United States Capitol Historical Society’s chief guide, Steve Livengood, is friendly and soft -poken upon first meeting him.

The transformation of Barracks Row

Eighth Street SE was the first commercial center in Washington. In 1799, the Navy Yard located next to natural harbor on the Anacostia River was named St. Thomas Bay.