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Neighborhood News

03/27/2015 - 1:23pm
Do we need more objective criteria for evaluating demolition permits for historic properties? That question will be addressed in a variety of ways at the inaugural Dick Wolf Memorial Lecture on March 27, 2015. William King, a student at Georgetown... >>more
03/27/2015 - 2:34pm
Hear Me Code, a group that provides free coding lessons for women by women in the Washington area, started in September 2013 with four women around a kitchen table. In just a little over a year that number has increased to 1000 women. Shannon Turner... >>more
03/27/2015 - 2:24pm
Washington, DC, is one of the most expensive cities to live in the country. In fact, it is the second most expensive city to live in, behind Hawaii. A new study, however, shows that the amount of affordable housing units is plummeting, making it... >>more
03/27/2015 - 2:11pm
Despite months of meetings and revised plans, commissioners wrote in a letter earlier this month that the initial request for proposal for the former Boys and Girls Club building at 261 17th St. SE was flawed, as were the plans... >>more
03/26/2015 - 10:30am
On March 25, at 4:30 p.m., Regginald Jackson was arrested on the 2000 block of Rosedale St. NE. He was charged with the offense of assault with a knife. Police continue to ask anyone with information on criminal activities to come forward and... >>more
03/26/2015 - 12:00am
The DC Bar Pro Bono Program, in partnership with the DC Department of Small and Local Business Development, the Washington Area Community Investment Fund (WACIF) and the law firm of Crowell & Moring, is sponsoring a four-part employment law... >>more
03/25/2015 - 11:14am
Notable Arrests On March 24th, at 6:06 a.m., Jason Fratus was arrested on the 1324 block of Massachusetts Ave. SE. He was charged with assault with a deadly weapon.  At 11:30 a.m., Ken Roberts was arrested on the 1100 block of 21st St. NE and... >>more
03/25/2015 - 12:00am
The Metropolitan Police Department has announced the deployment of new photo enforced locations. The deployment locations for the Photo Enforcement Units will be sites where speeding has been identified to be a problem. The 30 day educational phase... >>more
03/19/2015 - 2:02pm
As first reported online by the Washington Business Journal, discussions between Roadside Development, LLC, and Frager's Hardware to redevelop the site of the store's original location have collapsed. The parties remain in contact, but there... >>more
03/19/2015 - 9:59am
A person cleaning their attic on Capitol Hill found some old hand grenades. He brought them into the First District Substation for disposal. According to one neighbor, forty police cruisers closed off six blocks including Marion Park. “... >>more
03/16/2015 - 7:09am
CAS Riegler hopes its proposed mixed-use project at the intersections of Pennsylvania Avenue, 14th Street and Potomac Avenue in SE Capitol Hill will do for the Potomac Avenue Metro area of Capitol Hill what the Whole Foods did for P... >>more
03/12/2015 - 1:00am
In what would be the first residential building south of the Mall and north of the Southwest freeway since urban renewal, Republic Properties has proposed a 15-story, 440-unit residential building at 1399 Maryland Avenue, SW, one of the remaining... >>more
03/11/2015 - 1:00am
During construction, the weekend flea markets, which are managed by two different private entities, will move to Seventh Street, between C Street and Pennsylvania Avenue. “There's already a flea market operated by DGS [the Department of... >>more
03/10/2015 - 1:37pm
The statement by representatives of the new charter schools opening in the former Gibbs Elementary School that the community had an input in the decision for the schools to locate there, sparked tumult last Monday at a public forum. Gibbs, located... >>more
03/10/2015 - 1:00am
Tony Puesan, the owner of HR-57 plans to open an event space on the grassy lot behind Union Market (1309 5th Street NE,). This would not be HR-57’s new permanent home (they are working on a space in NW near the Howard Theatre), but an interim... >>more