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Neighborhood News

01/03/2015 - 9:41am
Francis Campbell can see DC General from his porch on Burke Street SE. The former hospital, now home to the city’s biggest family homeless shelter, looks out at Campbell from the bottom of a hill on Reservation 13, hidden from the Stadium-... >>more
01/23/2015 - 1:05pm
The DC Court of Appeals today denied the petitioners' request for rehearing en banc of their lawsuit objecting to Stanton-Eastbanc's plan to redevelop the site of Hine Junior High School on Capitol Hill. The court's action opens the way... >>more
01/30/2015 - 12:00am
Exercise SOLID CURTAIN-CITADEL SHIELD 2015 will be conducted on naval bases and installations throughout the National Capital Region from Feb. 2-13, 20015. This annual exercise is designed to enhance the training and readiness of Navy Security... >>more
01/29/2015 - 10:54am
On Monday, Jan. 26th, at approximately 4:50 p.m., a drugstore on the 500 block of 12th St. SE was the scene of an offense that could have taken a horrible turn. An individual was seen shoplifting, and when confronted, the suspect pulled out a knife... >>more
01/28/2015 - 9:25am
Residents of a house on the 200 block of 16th St. SE reported a burglary that occurred on Jan. 27, at 6:30 p.m. Police found that the burglars had forced entry into the house through the back door and stole items from inside. Police remind all... >>more
01/23/2015 - 12:47pm
The DC Court of Appeals today denied the petitioners' request for rehearing en banc of their lawsuit attempting to derail the Stanton-Eastbanc's plan to redevelop the site of Hine Junior High School on Capitol Hill. The court's action... >>more
01/16/2015 - 4:52pm
Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen stood in front of the Southwest Public Library today to announce the introduction of his 'Books From Birth' Bill. The legislation would empower the DC Public Libraries (DCPL) to mail each child once a month... >>more
01/15/2015 - 9:01am
The Wharf Construction Committee met on January 7 to discuss the development of the Southwest Waterfront. After introductions were made, the floor was opened to review items on the agenda.  The special events calendar for 2015 will commence on... >>more
01/14/2015 - 11:49am
Police have identified Carol Inman Glover, 61-year-old resident of Alexandria, Virginia, as the decdent in yesterday's L'Enfant Metro smoke incident. Glover is the sister of Market Poultry's owner, Melvin Inman. The cause of her death... >>more
01/13/2015 - 12:21pm
John Capozzi, a former DC Shadow Representative to the US House of Representatives, lives in a house in Hillcrest that many point to as the way of the future. Using solar power and geothermal heating and cooling, it’s less reliant on the... >>more
01/10/2015 - 10:12am
Here are two important numbers for Mayor Bowser and the DC Council to focus on: 22,000 and 20 percent. 22,000 is the number of affordable housing units needed for very low-income DC residents. And 20 percent is the unemployment rate for residents... >>more
01/08/2015 - 1:48pm
A new year for beauty and wellness. Meet the faces behind Capitol Riverfront’s newest lifestyle complex as Aura Spa and Bang Salon host a grand opening celebration on Wednesday, January 21 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at The Yards, 1212 4th St. SE.... >>more
01/04/2015 - 12:42pm
The New Year brings a new generation of businesses to Barracks Row. In 2014 Brent Lightner bought 530 8th Street, SE (formerly the Law Offices of Thomas Queen) and is renovating the building to accommodate Taoti Design’s 25 web designers and... >>more
01/04/2015 - 12:12pm
A new year brings new excitement and promise to the H Street NE Corridor. Fittingly, we have a new local hardware store to help us build our dreams, and two major arts events to help us dream our future more richly. It’s even possible that the... >>more
01/04/2015 - 11:42am
The DC Council unanimously approved the District of Columbia Soccer Stadium Act of 2014 on second reading at their final legislative meeting of the year on December 17, which sets things in motion toward building a new stadium for DC United at 2nd... >>more