Neighborhood News

Neighborhood News

08/28/2014 - 10:57am
On August 26th, 2014 at 4:30 p.m., a burglary occurred at a residence on the 1200 block of I St. NE. The offense was a First Degree Burglary. Commander Jeff Brown of the First District released a statement that offered a detailed description of the... >>more
08/12/2014 - 1:35pm
The Wharf Construction Committee met on August 6 to discuss the development of the Southwest Waterfront. Following formal introductions, the floor was opened to review items on the agenda.  Signage has increased along the streets to help guide... >>more
08/12/2014 - 9:24am
Zoning Request Denied Newton Street Development 3, LLC appeared before the ANC 6E Commission’s July meeting to request zoning relief to allow renovation to an existing building for residential use located at 1740 New Jersey Ave. NW. Due to... >>more
08/02/2014 - 12:30pm
C Street Improvement Project update  In his officer’s report, Chair Nick Alberti announced that the city will soon restart the C St. Improvement Project, aimed to improve traffic flow and pedestrian safety, between 23rd and 16th Sts. NE.... >>more
08/02/2014 - 12:30pm
ANC 6B Approves &Pizza on Barrack’s Row In May, ANC 6B commissioners voted against &Pizza’s bid for a fast food exception at 405 Eighth Street SE, the building currently occupied by Oxxo Cleaners. Commissioners felt that another... >>more
08/02/2014 - 12:30pm
630 D Street, NE Richard Thoreson and his wife, Lucy Brown, want to renovate their property, a row house located at 630 D Street, NE. However, a proposed basement entrance became a major discussion point. Thoreson argued that they suffer from... >>more
08/02/2014 - 12:30pm
DC United Is Heard From While still awaiting any news from the District about its plans for the projected soccer stadium at Buzzard Point, representatives of DC United made a presentation to the Commission, saying that they were actively moving... >>more
08/02/2014 - 12:30pm
Zoning Request Denied Newton Street Development 3, LLC appeared before the ANC 6E Commission’s July meeting to request zoning relief to allow renovation to an existing building for residential use located at 1740 New Jersey Ave. NW. Due to... >>more
08/02/2014 - 11:27am
Business Plan and Market Study Eastern Market Community Advisory Committee (EMCAC) Chair Donna Scheeder asked ANC 6B Commissioners Ivan Frishberg (ANC 6B representative) and Brian Pate (former ANC 6B Representative) to recommend next steps in... >>more
08/02/2014 - 10:22am
There are still five seats – three in ANC6B and two in ANC6D – which currently have no candidates for the fall election.  To become a candidate, a nominating petition signed by 25 registered voters in a candidate’s Single... >>more
08/02/2014 - 9:22am
While Southwest redevelopment projects advance and are considered by both long term and short term residents alike to be “inevitable,” neighborhood planners and community members continue to clash on the best way to proceed while... >>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