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Neighborhood News

11/26/2014 - 11:00pm
The National Park Service and the Francis Marion Memorial Project (FMMP) are conducting an Environmental Assessment to evaluate the impacts of establishing a permanent memorial honoring Revolutionary War General Francis Marion. The first phase of of... >>more
11/26/2014 - 6:52pm
Three days of events celebrating the life of former Mayor and Ward 8 Councilmember Marion Barry will take place next week from Thursday, Dec. 4, to Saturday, Dec. 6, officials said. The details of Barry’s memorial events were released today by... >>more
11/26/2014 - 6:47pm
Roadside Development will host a community meeting about the redevelopment of the Frager’s Hardware Store site, 1101-1117 Pennsylvania Ave. SE, at 7 p.m. on Dec. 10 at The Hill Center. The purpose of the Dec. 10th meeting is for the community... >>more
11/26/2014 - 2:07pm
A female pedestrian on the 100 block of of Tennessee Ave. NE at 8:50 p.m. was approached by two men. They forcibly took her purse and cell phone. The victim suffered minor injuries that were treated at a local hospital. In Other News There was an... >>more
11/26/2014 - 1:54pm
A resident of the 1000 block of I St. NE answered a knock on the door of his home. He was shot. Multiple shoots were fired. In Other News There was an assault with a deadly weapon on the 1100 block of 21st St. NE at 10:42 a.m. at a residence. There... >>more
11/21/2014 - 12:48pm
The Riverfront, a new 305-unit, mixed-use building, will bring residential, a new boardwalk section and retail to the Capitol Riverfront directly south of Nationals Stadium. MRP Residential and Florida Rock Properties, Inc.... >>more
11/21/2014 - 12:46pm
A  transformational development proposed for the Anacostia River waterfront in southeast D.C. has the support of Capitol Hill Advisory Neighborhood Commission 6B (ANC 6B), which passed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with... >>more
11/14/2014 - 8:49am
Tavon Barber, 19, of Washington, DC, was found guilty by a jury in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia of charges stemming from a pair of home invasions he committed within a roughly 20-hour period in Northeast Washington, including one... >>more
11/13/2014 - 12:00am
Baseball Square is a proposed development on First St. between M and N Streets SE. There is a 168-room Hampton Inn hotel which is well underway and a 325 unit residential rental building. There will also be a two-story retail structure on the ground... >>more
11/13/2014 - 12:00am
Tim Campbell of the Wharf project presented the project’s construction management plans for upcoming night work on utilities at the waterfront at the October ANC 6D meeting. This will allow work from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m., probably ending at 5 a.m... >>more
11/12/2014 - 12:00am
Jon Whitney, a representative from the District Department of Transportation, says that the 11th Street Bridge project is nearly complete—11th Street SE is paved and the turn lane at 11th and M SE will be finished in November. Accordingly,... >>more
11/12/2014 - 12:00am
Developer Eric Siegel of the Cohen Companies and Cohen Siegel Investors has proposed building an apartment complex at 1333 M St. SE. The project will be a Planned Unit Development, meaning it will receive some zoning relief in exchange for providing... >>more
11/11/2014 - 12:00am
The Department of General Services is now accepting Requests for Proposals for the Eastern Branch Boys and Girls Club building at 261 17th Street SE. Representatives from Dante’s Partners Firm and the National Center for Victims of Crime both... >>more
11/11/2014 - 12:00am
ANC 6B commissioners voted 6-0-2 to protest the Ugly Mug’s application for a substantial change to its liquor license, saying that the bar’s struggles to uphold its existing settlement agreement are reason to deny it additional seating... >>more
11/10/2014 - 8:48am
In a unanimous vote ANC 6A commissioners recommended that the ANC approve the application for a sidewalk café at 1001 H St. NE presented by Ben’s Chili Bowl. The application has the following conditions: closing the outdoor café... >>more