Neighborhood News

Neighborhood News

11/21/2014 - 1:32pm
On Nov. 20 at 5:50 p.m., a female pedestrian on the 700 block of E St. NE was approached by two black men, one of whom attempted to snatch her purse. The woman resisted. One of the men pulled out a gun and threatened her. She then handed over her... >>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
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
11/13/2014 - 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
11/12/2014 - 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
11/12/2014 - 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
11/11/2014 - 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
11/10/2014 - 8:41am
Speaking at the October ANC 6A meeting, Darren Woodruff, vice president of Public Charter Schools, and Shannon Hodge, executive director of Options PCS, said that in November there will be a vote on a new name and there may be a new staff next year... >>more
11/06/2014 - 2:25pm
On a beautiful November day, bucking national trends, District voters elected native Washingtonian, Democrat Muriel Bowser the next Mayor of the District of Columbia. Bowser received a total of 80,824 votes. With 53.96 percent of the ballots cast,... >>more
11/03/2014 - 11:35am
The boundaries of the Capitol Hill Historic District (CHHD) could expand north and east if neighbors make use of the results of a soon-to-be-released study by architectural history firm EHT Traceries commissioned by Capitol Hill Restoration Society... >>more
11/03/2014 - 10:11am
Buzzard Point Stadium Not a Done Deal Yet DC United is leading the Eastern Conference and headed to the playoffs, but will they be celebrating the news of a new soccer stadium on Buzzard Point this fall? At a soccer stadium open house in late... >>more