Morning Rundown

H Street streetcar

Capitol Hill Residents Pay Tribute to Activist Will Hill — Friends and family of Will Hill remembered the longtime Capitol Hill activist and neighborhood advocate at a memorial in Hill East Wednesday night. [Capitol Hill Corner]

Dog at H Street NE Bar Accused of Attacking Customer — A woman has filed a lawsuit claiming that Vaughn, a doberman who is regularly seen at H Street corridor bars Little Miss Whiskey’s and Jimmy Valentine’s Lonely Hearts Club, bit her on the face in September. Vaughn is owned by Mark Thorp, who also owns both bars. [Washington City Paper]

Building Housing H Street NE Hardware Store Sells for $2.25 Million — The building at 920 H St. NE that has been the home of Park’s Hardware for 33 years was sold for $2.2 million. [Frozen Tropics]

Capitol Hill Area Restaurants Make List of Best New Restaurants in D.C. — H Street NE eateries Maketto and Sally’s Middle Name and Barracks Row restaurant The Garrison made DCist’s list of the best restaurants that opened in the District this year. [DCist]

Capitol Hill Intersection Where Mayor Announced ‘Vision Zero’ Plan Suffers Bad Pedestrian Design — Mayor Muriel Bowser announced new steps toward the District’s “Vision Zero” initiative to eliminate traffic-related deaths in D.C. from the intersection of 10th Street and Maryland Ave. NE, but locals complain that intersection is not designed well for pedestrians. [Greater Greater Washington]


Morning Rundown

Anacostia River (Photo via Facebook/11th Street Bridge Park)

Semper Fi — Local chef Rob Weland will open a new restaurant, Garrison, on Barracks Row. The eatery will be seasonal American cuisine with a focus on vegetables. [Washington Post]

Homeward Bound — The story of a lost dog who, thanks to Capitol Hill residents, found its owner. [The Hill is Home]

Local Writer Passes Away — Roberta Weiner, a long-time contributor to Capital Community News publications, died at the George Washington University Hospital shortly after midnight last night. [Capital Community News]

Brick House — The renewed Capper Community Center near the Waterfront Metro has gotten a facelift via a new brick exterior. [JD Land]

Photo via Facebook/11th Street Bridge Park


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