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Neighborhood News

05/23/2015 - 12:00am
Getaround, the leading peer-to-peer car sharing community, has announced its expansion to Washington DC, the company’s first East Coast market. Getaround’s expansion to DC follows the company’s recent shift to an entirely on-demand... >>more
05/23/2015 - 12:00am
Initial Waterfront Planning Task Force Meeting is on Wednesday, May 27, 7 p.m. at Blind Whino, 700 Delaware Ave. SW. The Southwest Neighborhood Assembly will describe the purpose of the Waterfront Planning Task Force and collect input from the... >>more
05/11/2015 - 12:39pm
On Sun., May 10, at 2:45 a.m. a woman accepted a ride from a man driving a four-door sedan near 11th & G Streets NE. The car had an Uber cab decal affixed to the left rear passenger vent window. When she entered the car, the driver attempted to... >>more
05/05/2015 - 1:11pm
Located on the corner of 13th and D Streets, the Buchanan School property has a long history. Made up of four buildings (two school buildings, an interstitial building, and an auditorium) built between 1895 and the 1930's, the 2.13 acre site was... >>more
05/05/2015 - 10:42am
A touch of Asia will make its way to Southwest with the debut of a night market called Market SW, which begins operations at Waterfront Station later this month. The developers of Waterfront Station began work in mid-April to convert... >>more
05/05/2015 - 10:12am
Many of us were pleased and relieved when Tommy Wells was named Director of the DC Department of the Environment by Mayor Bowser earlier this year. He is a familiar face to many around the Anacostia, having served from 2007 until this year as the DC... >>more
05/04/2015 - 1:59pm
When it comes to commuting, D.C residents that don’t drive are faced with three choices: Take public transit, walk or bike, or cab. But Boston startup Bridj is hoping to add a fourth: An on-demand bus line that adjusts its... >>more
05/02/2015 - 11:11am
Addressing the FY16 Budget Mayor Bowser released her Fiscal Year 2016 budget in early April, and while 6B is happy with some of its priorities, it’s displeased with others.  Commissioners sent a letter to the DC Council, which has to... >>more
05/02/2015 - 11:11am
Mayor Bowser Visits  Mayor Muriel Bowser and her entire team visited the meeting, taking questions and talking about her priorities, including: “paving a pathway to the middle class,” better schools, more affordable housing and... >>more
05/02/2015 - 11:11am
Route 96 Route Change Spring Worth, a transportation planner from the District Department of Transportation (DDOT), announced that Bus Route 96 will be rerouted up Massachusetts Avenue in June. DDOT, along with the Washington Metropolitan Area... >>more
05/02/2015 - 11:11am
Neighbors Speak Out On ABRA Request Plans to open a new tavern called Trinity with a BBQ cuisine concept were put forth before the commission with a Request for Support of an Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration (ABRA) license from the... >>more
05/02/2015 - 11:11am
Soccer Stadium Clean-Up Plan Inadequate The District Department of the Environment filed an Application to Perform a Voluntary Cleanup Program (VCP) at Buzzard Point, site of the proposed soccer stadium and a new Pepco substation. According to... >>more
05/02/2015 - 10:42am
Finances As discussed in February, personnel changes at the DC Department of General Services (DGS) is affecting how finances are reported to EMCAC. Perry Finney, the new Associate Director of DGS' Portfolio Division, wants Eastern Market... >>more
05/02/2015 - 10:12am
Ward 6 parents have been doing it all for years: organizing fundraisers, yard sales and auctions to help schools out. These parents have been hoping that major fixes to the schools’ infrastructure, particularly at the middle school level,... >>more
05/02/2015 - 9:45am
It does not take a financial wizard to spot the priorities in Mayor Bowser’s first budget: She wants to create more affordable housing, address rising homelessness, and protect thousands of families with children from losing basic income... >>more