Fun time at The Wharf. Día de los Muertos.

The Day of the Dead is a Mexican holiday celebrated throughout Mexico, in particular the Central and South regions, and by people of Mexican heritage elsewhere.

Celebrate the Day of the Dead at The Wharf. We’re taking over Pearl Street for a memorable afternoon with live music by La Unica, beer stations, street food, a photo-booth, and more. Want to get creative yourself? Decorate a sugar skull or get your face painted. Plus, we’re giving out prizes for the best self-painted faces. Save the date now.

Celebrated: Thu, Oct 31, 2019 – Sat, Nov 2, 2019 

Trending Celebrations: Creation of altars to remember the dead, traditional dishes for the Day of the Dead

Significance: Prayer and remembrance of friends and family members who have died

Observed by: Mexico, and regions with large Mexican populations

Bombay Street Food will open its second location this week in Capital Hill.

Capital Hill offers some of the District’s most excellent culinary eateries such as Montmartre, Chiko, and Beuchert’s Saloon and soon will welcome Asad Sheikh’s Bombay Street Food 2. This week Asad Sheikh’s most notable contribution to the culture of his native land, Bombay (Mumbai), and the bright and vibrant flavors of India will expand his original Columbia Heights location to Barrack’s Row.

Bombay Street Foods

The Capitol Hill area has a longstanding reputation for offering the city’s most diverse and culturally rich restaurants. As a long-time resident of the area, I have enjoyed the consistency of choice and experience provided by the inspiring and genius food aficionados.

Capital Hill’s Eastern Market

My 20 years as a real estate agent has brought vast memories of showing my clients the hidden pockets of neighborhoods, including the row homes of Eastern Market, the history of Barracks Row, and the blooming Washington Navy Yard. But the most vivid reflections are the times spent introducing new resident’s tastebuds to the many flavors of my favorite eateries.

Not only clients, but friends.

My next post will review the sites, sounds, and yes, the tastes of the upcoming holidays offered by our community.

John Bratton, The Digital Mayor of Capitol Hill

What makes Washington DC such a Great Place?

John Bratton explains what makes Washington, D.C. such a great area to live, work, and play.  It has become one of the hottest places in the country, with great diversity and a strong housing market. Even when the economy takes a hit, our nation’s capital stays strong in property values and jobs in comparison to the rest of the United States.  That is why you need a realtor who knows the region like John Bratton, let him guide you along the way to finding your dream home in Washington D.C.

John has been working the area long before the notorious Banana Cafe closed and became District Soul Food. It’s important to work with an agent & Broker that knows the past, understands the present and has a keen insight on the future developments.

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