Neighborhood News

Neighborhood News

12/06/2014 - 9:42am
The first cold weather of the season has arrived, and believe it or not, that is good news for DC’s homeless families. That’s because this is when families with children have the legal right to shelter. From April until November, the... >>more
12/08/2014 - 12:21pm
And as we enter the holiday season and the close to 2014, I want to revisit the past year’s accomplishments in the Capitol Riverfront neighborhood. Many notable projects, events and retail openings have occurred, and there is certainly more to... >>more
12/08/2014 - 11:42am
The lower two blocks of Barracks Row below the freeway have languished over recent years while the upper three blocks have prospered dramatically. Finally, in November, a slate of new projects was announced that will animate the southern end of... >>more
12/08/2014 - 11:15am
Frigid temperatures might tempt you to hibernate at home, but those who do so will miss out on exploring new local businesses and taking part in cool seasonal celebrations. Krampusnacht and Capital City Symphony’s Annual Holiday Concert and... >>more
12/08/2014 - 10:48am
Over the past seven years, Riverside Baptist Church and Wharf developer PN Hoffman have been in discussions about redeveloping Riverside, located along 7th Street SW from Eye Street to Maine Avenue SW. Riverside has been in Southwest since 1857 and... >>more
12/08/2014 - 10:15am
Picnicking on the lawn enjoying live music at Yards Park, biking the Anacostia Riverfront Trail or kayaking past the Arboretum, we think less and less these days about the industries that once consumed much of the river’s edges. While their... >>more
12/06/2014 - 11:28am
The Transportation and Public Space Committee discussed design proposals for the NoMa Business Improvement District (BID) underpass art project.  The D.C. City Council authorized $50 million in its budget for parks, playgrounds and green... >>more
12/06/2014 - 11:28am
Representatives for Dacha Beer Garden appeared before the commission to request support for Historic Preservation Approval for Renovation and Addition to a Historic Building located at 1602 Seventh St. NW. After Dacha representatives gave their... >>more
12/06/2014 - 11:28am
At its November meeting, ANC 6B voted 5-3 to approve a liquor license for Bayou Bakery, which is moving into the Hill Center’s carriage house.  Concerned with potential pollution, odor, noise, and rats from outdoor trash storage, a number... >>more
12/06/2014 - 11:28am
Richard Jackson, deputy director of community outreach at the District Department of Environment (DDOE) gave an update on the Anacostia River Sediment Project. The DDOE is still doing testing of the river to see what contaminants are there and what... >>more
12/06/2014 - 11:28am
Saying that substantial pieces are missing from the soccer stadium proposal as it has been presented, the ANC voted unanimously to express its misgivings in a letter to the City Council urging it to delay any action on the project until there is... >>more
12/06/2014 - 10:42am
Dues for 2015 During the November 19 meeting of Eastern Market Community Advisory Committee (EMCAC), Independent Community Representative Tom Kuchenburg announced that the Finance Sub-committee will meet during the first week in December to discuss... >>more
12/06/2014 - 10:18am
Home to the Imani Temple, 609 Maryland Avenue NE was put up for sale in 2012. “We’re in a Catch-22 situation where we cannot grow this ministry,” founder George A. Stallings, Jr. told the Washington Post at the time. “We are... >>more
12/06/2014 - 9:17am
Capitol Hill Village’s annual party extraordinaire, the Gala, will take place on Saturday, January 24, 2015—this time at a new venue, the Washington Navy Yard’s Catering and Conference Center. This year’s edition, the seventh... >>more
12/04/2014 - 11:49am
It is hard to drive around Hill East or greater Capitol Hill for long before coming across a former two-story, brick rowhouse that has been added onto with often mismatched brick or siding and that now houses three or more units, instead of one... >>more