Neighborhood News

Neighborhood News

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
09/19/2014 - 8:27am
A man was working on his computer near the Southwest Library at 4:39 p.m. A pedestrian snatched the computer. The thief handed it off to bicyclist. Both fled the scene. In Other News There was an assault with a deadly weapon on the 300 block of 16th... >>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
08/30/2014 - 10:09am
Where today the parks around the Eastern Market Metro are mostly tired expanses of grass with a few trees, the parks soon could contain an expanded library, formal playground, cafe-style tree bosque and several stormwater management features. The... >>more
08/30/2014 - 9:12am
DC caught the soccer buzz this summer. The World Cup dominated televisions across the city, and DC United played a superb start to the season. The enthusiasm for soccer adds to our cultural fabric and highlights DC’s diversity.   That... >>more
08/12/2014 - 1:35pm
The Wharf Construction Committee met on August 6 to discuss the development of the Southwest Waterfront. Following formal introductions, the floor was opened to review items on the agenda.  Signage has increased along the streets to help guide... >>more
08/12/2014 - 9:24am
Zoning Request Denied Newton Street Development 3, LLC appeared before the ANC 6E Commission’s July meeting to request zoning relief to allow renovation to an existing building for residential use located at 1740 New Jersey Ave. NW. Due to... >>more
08/02/2014 - 12:30pm
ANC 6B Approves &Pizza on Barrack’s Row In May, ANC 6B commissioners voted against &Pizza’s bid for a fast food exception at 405 Eighth Street SE, the building currently occupied by Oxxo Cleaners. Commissioners felt that another... >>more