Neighborhood News

Neighborhood News

07/31/2015 - 12:00am
There was a burglary at 7 a.m. on the 100 block of 15th St. NE. In Other News There was a car stolen on: ·         the There were thefts on: ·         the... >>more
07/30/2015 - 4:30pm
Bringing Us Together: 11th Street Bridge Park It all started with a simple question in the DC Department of Planning. Harriet Tregoning, then the director, wondered what could be done with the piers remaining in the Anacostia River after the... >>more
07/30/2015 - 3:55pm
August means the dog days of summer are here, and the temptation to escape the sweltering heat by staying indoors can be strong. To do so, however, would mean missing out on a ton of new fun local attractions. Pack your water bottle and head out to... >>more
07/30/2015 - 3:30pm
Long-time Capitol Hill resident Ivan J. Kauffman died on July 15 in Philadelphia, Pa., after suffering a massive stroke on July 4. He was a poet, author, and scholar whose work focused on peace, social justice, and ecumenical dialogue. Mr. Kauffman... >>more
07/30/2015 - 3:03pm
There are still unpacked boxes in his ground floor office but Monsignor Kevin Hart is settling into his new home in the rectory of St. Peter’s Church on 3rd Street SE. Having spent part of his childhood in far Southeast and gone to high school... >>more
07/30/2015 - 2:36pm
Have you ever seen a green goat?  Come to Historic Congressional Cemetery on Capitol Hill on Thurs., Aug. 6, and watch a herd of Browsing Green Goats in action. The goats will spend around two weeks at the cemetery helping to control invasive... >>more
07/30/2015 - 2:30pm
The Eastern Market Community Advisory Committee (EMCAC) struggled to reach a quorum of six at its monthly meeting the night of June 24. There were no minutes available from May’s meeting to approve. There was no report from the Capitol... >>more
07/30/2015 - 2:00pm
Dacha Beer Garden Expansion Request Representatives from Dacha Beer Garden located on 1600 Seventh St. NW attended the ANC 6E meeting and requested support from the commission and the community to allow a substantial change in their existing... >>more
07/30/2015 - 1:41pm
The meeting began with a moment of silence acknowledging Roberta Weiner, a former Hill Rag reporter who covered ANC 6D meetings and passed away in June.   ANC Supports for Capitol Park Tower Redevelopment Plan  Adam Peters, representing... >>more
07/30/2015 - 12:40pm
Indigo Restaurant Sidewalk Cafe Application Commissioner Mark Eckenwiler (6C04), acting on behalf of the chair of the Transportation and Public Space Committee, brought to the ANC an application for a sidewalk cafe at Indigo Restaurant on K St... >>more
07/30/2015 - 12:00pm
New Restaurant on Barracks Row ANC 6B voted in favor of a liquor license for a yet-to-be-named Neighborhood Restaurant Group establishment at 415 Eighth St. SE (where Kraze Burger used to be). The move paved the way for its opening. Headed by... >>more
07/30/2015 - 11:44am
The ANC acknowledged Roberta Weiner, a former Hill Rag reporter, who contributed to the success of the ANC and often took meeting minutes. She passed on June 18.    “The Crime Is Getting Out of Hand” Commissioners expressed... >>more
07/30/2015 - 11:29am
In Search of Blessings Everywhere It’s late morning on a Thursday. I’m sitting in Busboys (Takoma Park) waiting for my friend Susan to make the trip into the District from Virginia. Susan teaches at Marymount University, a school I... >>more
07/30/2015 - 11:16am
Introducing The Bard Representatives from Shakespeare Theater Company (STC) and their developer partner Erkiletian held a community meeting in early July to continue a “dialogue” about their plans for The Bard, a mixed-use development on... >>more
07/30/2015 - 11:00am
DC has a growing population, with residents choosing to stay in the city because of the many services it offers – school choice from having both charter and DC public schools, new libraries and parks, good public transportation, and more.... >>more