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09/03/2015 - 12:00am
The US Army Military District of Washington brings Spirit of America to the nation’s capital on Sept. 10 to 12, at the DC Armory in Washington, D.C., and Sept. 18 to 19, in Fairfax, Va. The free two-hour show combines traditional military... >>more
08/31/2015 - 1:52pm
At 6:45 p.m. last night, there was a shooting on the 900 block of Third St. SW. Police investigating discovered a 13-year-old girl and a adult male suffering from gunshot wounds. Both victims are expected to recover. According to police sources, the... >>more
08/31/2015 - 1:45pm
Financial Report The Eastern Market’s June revenues were $66,000, according to the Manager’s Report read during the July meeting of the Eastern Market Community Advisory Committee (EMCAC). South Hall rents were $19, 676. North Hall... >>more
08/31/2015 - 1:12pm
Public charter schools serve almost half of all public school students in the District. They receive over $600 million in local resources from the DC government each year. So, understanding how charter schools spend these resources is important for... >>more
08/31/2015 - 12:42pm
District politicians famously promise, primarily through sloganeering, to connect communities. Their delivery often falls short; neighborhoods remain mostly a string of silos. Former Mayor Vincent C. Gray, for example, repeated with passion his... >>more
08/31/2015 - 11:45am
Attend any meeting on zoning and you will be confronted with a barrage of acronyms: BZA, ZC, PUD, OP, DCRA, OZ, ZA, ZRR, ANC, R-4, C-2-A. It's enough to confuse even those in this town use to the governmental alphabet soup. Before confronting... >>more
08/29/2015 - 12:42pm
Developers building the nearly 6,000 residential units in the greater Capitol Hill pipeline are betting big on rentals. Why? Greater Capitol Hill is poised to add nearly 6,000 new residential units: more than 600 units near the Potomac Avenue and... >>more
08/29/2015 - 10:45am
Hyatt Place Hard Hat Tour In about three months, the newest Hyatt Place in DC will be opening at 400 E St. SW, a mixed-use project developed by E Street Development Group and designed by WDG. I was able to get a hard hat tour of the project from... >>more
07/31/2015 - 12:00am
There was a burglary at 7 a.m. on the 100 block of 15th St. NE. In Other News There was a car stolen on: ·         the There were thefts on: ·         the... >>more
07/30/2015 - 4:30pm
Bringing Us Together: 11th Street Bridge Park It all started with a simple question in the DC Department of Planning. Harriet Tregoning, then the director, wondered what could be done with the piers remaining in the Anacostia River after the... >>more
07/30/2015 - 3:30pm
Long-time Capitol Hill resident Ivan J. Kauffman died on July 15 in Philadelphia, Pa., after suffering a massive stroke on July 4. He was a poet, author, and scholar whose work focused on peace, social justice, and ecumenical dialogue. Mr. Kauffman... >>more
07/30/2015 - 2:30pm
The Eastern Market Community Advisory Committee (EMCAC) struggled to reach a quorum of six at its monthly meeting the night of June 24. There were no minutes available from May’s meeting to approve. There was no report from the Capitol... >>more
07/30/2015 - 2:00pm
Dacha Beer Garden Expansion Request Representatives from Dacha Beer Garden located on 1600 Seventh St. NW attended the ANC 6E meeting and requested support from the commission and the community to allow a substantial change in their existing... >>more
07/30/2015 - 1:41pm
The meeting began with a moment of silence acknowledging Roberta Weiner, a former Hill Rag reporter who covered ANC 6D meetings and passed away in June.   ANC Supports for Capitol Park Tower Redevelopment Plan  Adam Peters, representing... >>more
07/30/2015 - 12:40pm
Indigo Restaurant Sidewalk Cafe Application Commissioner Mark Eckenwiler (6C04), acting on behalf of the chair of the Transportation and Public Space Committee, brought to the ANC an application for a sidewalk cafe at Indigo Restaurant on K St... >>more