FOX5 Takes a “Zip Trip” to Capitol Hill!

Above: BID President Patty Brosmer along with team members Michael Baxter, Alan Wilson, Jeffrey Turner and Willie Taylor show their love for Capitol Hill moments before FOX5 did a live broadcast from the Eastern Market Metro Plaza.

On Friday, August 21st, FOX5 took a “Zip Trip” to Capitol Hill, broadcasting live from the Eastern Market Metro Plaza and other areas of Capitol Hill from 7:00-11:00AM. The visit to Capitol Hill was part of a series of “Zip Trips” that FOX5 takes throughout the summer to highlight various cities and areas of the Washington, DC region.

The “Zip Trip” highlighted numerous businesses around Capitol Hill, including: Radici, Sapore Oil and Vinegar, District Doughnut, Souk, Howl to the Chief, Capital Teas, Belga Cafe, Sona Creamery, and Bayou Bakery.

In addition, FOX5 broadcast their “Junior Reporter” segment from the Hill Center, and honored Hill Center’s Founding President Nicky Cymrot as Capitol Hill’s “Hometown Hero” for her dedication to helping the community for over 30 years. FOX5 also interviewed the Sabharwal Family (below) for their “FOX5 First 5” segment. Heather and Raj Sabharwal talked about why they love living and raising a family on Capitol Hill while 2 year old Dev and 5 month old AJ looked adorable for the cameras.

FOX5 also captured five of the “must stop” places on Capitol Hill. Click here to view the video, along with the “Hometown Hero,” “FOX5 First Five,” and “Junior Reporter” segments from the Zip Trip. There is also a photo gallery from the Zip Trip on the FOX5 website.

Above: The Sabharwal Family with FOX5’s Wisdom Martin and Maureen Umeh.

Above: The FOX5 morning team samples croissants from Radici, located at 303 7th Street, SE (across from Eastern Market).

Above: Our brand new information tent made its debut at the Zip Trip! Look for our tent, along with our smiling hospitality ambassadors, at the Eastern Market Metro Plaza on weekends.

Above: Chef Bart Vandaele of Belga Cafe was featured during the “Taste of Capitol Hill” segment. Radici Market and Sona Creamery were also featured for the segment.