Neighborhood News

Neighborhood News

06/26/2014 - 1:02pm
The splash pools at Yards Park are open again. They are now animated with water and available for fun in the sun!  After flooding in the pump room in Yards Park in late April,  all seven pump motors that run the various water features had... >>more
07/24/2014 - 12:21pm
On July 20, at 12:30 a.m., a complainant reported that a subject approached him from behind on the 1000 block of Massachusetts Ave. NE. The subject forced the victim to the ground and placed a small knife on the complainant’s face while he... >>more
07/23/2014 - 3:08pm
Lieutenant Edward Bernat of PSA 506 provided the following tips to prevent being a victim at an ATM: If possible , use the ATM's that are located inside buildings, If you must use an ATM, avoid using it at night. If you use one at night, select... >>more
07/23/2014 - 2:20pm
The Wharf Construction Committee met on July 2 to discuss the development of the Southwest Waterfront. After introductions were made, the floor was opened to review items on the agenda. All community events will continue as scheduled throughout the... >>more
07/16/2014 - 12:40pm
There is further progress in the design of proposed improvements to the Eastern Market Metro Plaza/Park, the six parcels of publically owned land on both sides of Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, between 7th and 9th Streets, SE. Since the summer of 2013, a... >>more
07/16/2014 - 12:37pm
Conditions along the entire 8th Street corridor will soon be improving. The District Department of Transportation just awarded a grant to Barracks Row Main Street for streetscape maintenance.  Though the exact timing on the DDOT maintenance... >>more
07/09/2014 - 9:49am
PN Hoffman (PNH), a developer of urban mixed-use properties and communities across the Washington Metropolitan Area, plans to redevelop the St Augustine’s Church site in Southwest next to The Wharf project providing a new church facing Maine... >>more
07/03/2014 - 1:48pm
After over five years of delay, CSX Transportation’s plans to rebuild and expand the 110-year-old Virginia Avenue tunnel appear to be moving forward, despite the tremendous opposition expressed by District residents at a July 1 public meeting... >>more
07/01/2014 - 4:16pm
Neighborhood planners and community members clashed last Wednesday night regarding the proposed redevelopment of the Southwest neighborhood during a meeting held at the Capitol Skyline Hotel. The Proposed Plan The Southwest Small Area Plan, still in... >>more
06/28/2014 - 12:00pm
Market Growth Reg Godin, Director of Markets and Programs for Fresh Farm Markets, spoke at the June ANC 6E meeting and asked the board to support a permit to operate a new farmers market every Saturday at the northeast corner of K St. and Fifth St.... >>more
06/28/2014 - 12:00pm
ANC 6A welcomed newly elected Commissioner Chris Ward who will replace David Holmes as commissioner of ANC 6A03. Ward, who has lived in the area for over 20 years and owns two greyhounds, said he is happy to be part of the ANC.  Trash troubles... >>more
06/28/2014 - 12:00pm
DC Water Clean Rivers Project Jim Rezba of the DC Water and Sewer Authority gave a briefing on the DC Clean Rivers Project, a long-term plan to control combined sewer overflows (CSOs) into the Anacostia and Potomac Rivers, as well as Rock Creek. The... >>more
06/28/2014 - 12:00pm
Exelon-Pepco Merger On April 30th, 2014, Exelon, a Chicago based Energy Company, and Pepco announced their merger. The new company possess a nearly contiguous service territory from DC through Maryland, Delaware and New Jersey, testified Marc Battle... >>more
06/28/2014 - 12:00pm
Flexibility? Depends How You Look At It When Arthur Capper Houses was demolished with the promise of a new community to replace it, one of the most important principles of the development was that the low-income housing units would be replaced one... >>more
06/28/2014 - 11:12am
Increased Security Barry Margeson, Market Manager, discussed the need for increased security, especially now that Eastern Market is entering its busiest season. The weekend of May 24 saw a cell phone theft and other minor incidents (including... >>more