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Neighborhood News

09/26/2014 - 10:49am
Frager's Hardware of Capitol Hill has reached an agreement with Roadside Development, LLC, a District based developer, to purchase its property at 1101-1117 Pennsylvania Ave. SE, on Capitol Hill. After development, Frager's will return as... >>more
09/03/2014 - 11:36am
What do you call a candidate that wins an election by one vote? Mayor! Ward 4 Councilmember Muriel Bowser faces a situation qualitatively different from any previous Democratic nominee for mayor. Typically, Wards 5, 7 and 8 provide a cushion of blue... >>more
09/30/2014 - 8:53am
There were burglaries on: the 400 block of 21st St. NE at 2:20 p.m. at a residence; the 800 block of Ninth St. NE just after midnight at a residence. There were thefts on: the 1900 block of Maryland Ave. NE at a condo; the 1500 block of... >>more
09/30/2014 - 8:41am
The 2014 Visitor Parking Passes (VPP) that would have expired on Sept. 30, 2014 will remain valid until Dec. 31, 2014, and residents can apply for 2015 passes starting Oct. 1, 2014, the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) announced Thursday... >>more
09/29/2014 - 12:23pm
On Sept. 27 in the later afternoon, a man knocked on the front door of a home located on the 600 block of Orleans Pl. NE. The resident did not answer. He then went to the rear of the property and kicked in the backdoor. The resident ran out the... >>more
09/22/2014 - 8:41am
On Tuesday, Sept. 30, 6-8 p.m., District officials, representatives from DC United and Akridge will host an Open House/Community Information Forum for the proposed soccer stadium in Buzzard Point. The session will provide in-depth planning... >>more
09/21/2014 - 7:12am
The Wharf Construction Committee met on Sept. 3rd to discuss the development of the Southwest Waterfront. After introductions were made, the floor was opened to review items on the agenda.  The first update to be mentioned was the scheduling of... >>more
09/19/2014 - 7:45am
There were cars stolen on: the 200 block of G St. NE; the unit block of Seventh St. NE. There were burglaries on: the 1900 block of I St. NE at a condo; the 1400 block of L St. SE. There were thefts on: the 2000 block of Rosedale St.... >>more
09/15/2014 - 3:18pm
After many years and a few false starts, The Landsburg Dog Park opened its gates yesterday to an ethusiastic assembly of canine residents. The park is located on Delaware Ave. SW between M and I Streets.  It is roughly 15,00o square feet... >>more
09/15/2014 - 2:28pm
Madison Investments’ proposal for a new four-story, 48-unit condo building at the corner of 11th and I streets, SE in Capitol Hill received support for its initial design concept from Historic Preservation Office staff in advance of the... >>more
09/11/2014 - 10:33am
The District government is seeking a developer to redevelop the approximately 31,000-gross-square-foot Eastern Branch Boys and Girls Club under a 25-year lease, according to a Request for Proposals (RFP) released by the Department of General... >>more
09/10/2014 - 12:00am
“Growing up my father told me, ‘As long as you can fill out a money order, write a check, and count from one to ten, that’s all you need,’” recalls Loretta Kennedy-Adams, a returning citizen. But Kennedy-Adams soon... >>more
09/02/2014 - 2:21pm
Stanton-EastBanc could begin demolition of the former Hine School site in Eastern Market as soon as this fall, assuming the remaining project opponents do not take another run at the appeals process. In the wake of the Hine School decision by a... >>more
08/30/2014 - 11:17am
Intern Reports Three interns, Freddie Potter, Zachary Horowitz (both from the Washington Center), and Dominique Thomas (District Leadership Program), made presentations to highlight their work during the summer. Potter reported his analysis... >>more
08/30/2014 - 10:45am
Many new faces will be coming to ANC 6B at the beginning of next year, as seven out of 10 commissioners will not seek re-election. One, Dave Garrison, resigned earlier this year and moved out of DC. The departure of so many is unusual, even in a... >>more