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
07/28/2014 - 5:34pm
As part of the 11th Street Bridge Project, the District Department of Transportation will close L Street SE, between 10th Street and 11th Street, for approximately one month starting on Tuesday, July 29. The closure is needed for crews to complete... >>more
07/28/2014 - 10:28am
On Saturday, July 26, at 5:00 a.m., the offense of First Degree Sexual Abuse took place on the 500 block of 49th St. NE. An adult female was walking in the area when she was approached by an unknown subject and forced to the rear of the location.... >>more
07/28/2014 - 12:00am
The District Department of Transportation has arranged the full closure of the on-ramp from 2nd Street and C Street SW to eastbound I-695 (Southeast/Southwest Freeway) and southbound South Capitol Street. This closure—which is necessary for... >>more
07/27/2014 - 12:09pm
The next meeting of the Eastern Market Advisory Committee will take place on Wednesday, July 30, 7 p.m. in the North Hall of Eastern Market at 7th St. and North Carolina Ave. SE. >>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
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