The Hill Rag

09/30/2016 - 10:33am
Police arrested Avery Kinney, 24 of Northeast DC, on three counts of Armed Robbery (Gun) in connection to these incidents: on Sept. 9 around 4:50 a.m. on the 1100 block of Fifth Street NE, a man robbed a transgender woman at gunpoint in a car; on Sept. 11 around 4:30 a.m. at the intersection of 11th and I streets NE, a man offered a transgender woman a ride in his car. When he stopped, he pulled out a gun and demanded her purse. She handed it over and left the car; on Sept. 11 around 3:15 p.m... >>more
09/29/2016 - 7:28pm
A developer that showed interest in a proposed 300-bed male halfway house project at 475 School St. SW in Ward 6 may pull its application, according to sources in the DC government and Southwest business community. On Sept. 29, a representative from Geo Group, Inc., called several people who oppose the project and said the group plans to cancel its Request for Proposal (RFP) offer for reentry services to the Federal Bureau of Prisons (FBOP). Geo Group, the second-largest prison contractor in... >>more
09/29/2016 - 9:30am
A man was fatally shot on the 900 block of 10th Street NE around 4 a.m. Police responded to reports of a gunshots and found the man. He died of his injuries.   In Other News At 5:05 p.m., police arrested a woman on the 600 block of Pennsylvania Avenue SE on charges of Theft Second Degree. There were thefts on: the 1100 block of Third St. NE; the 900 block of Fourth St. SW; the 400 block of C St. SW; the 1400 block of South Capitol Street; the 600 block of Pennsylvania Ave. SE; the 500... >>more
09/28/2016 - 1:42pm
The East Building of the National Gallery of Art, which houses modern artworks, has undergone extensive renovations and reinstallations and will open to the public on September 30 after three years of construction. The updates are major, and stunning. A whopping 12,250 square feet was added, making space for an additional 150 pieces of art from the NGA’s collections; there are now over 500 works on display.  The renovations include two towers, a rooftop terrace, chestnut-colored... >>more
09/27/2016 - 9:44am
Robbery on 15th NE Police are searching for a youth that robbed a person on the 700 block of 15th Street NE around 7:10 p.m. The youth is described as a black male about 15-16 years old, 5-foot-3 and wearing a white shirt, tan pants and a short haircut. He was riding a white bicycle. Hit and Run Car Flagged in Hilleast Crash Sunday A driver of a blue Chevrolet Impala was involved in two different car crashes around the Hilleast on Sunday afternoon starting at 2:20 p.m. Police responded to a hit... >>more
09/26/2016 - 2:05pm
Looking for a place to watch or drink during Monday’s first presidential debate? Catch Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump sparring on the big screen from 9 to 10:30 p.m. at these local Hill and H Street stops. Mr. Henry’s Restaurant (601 Pennsylvania Ave. SE) — Get half price on a burger and happy hour drinks from 4 to 7 p.m. and 10 to midnight. The debate party is upstairs.  Capitol Lounge (229 Pennsylvania Ave. SE) —... >>more
09/23/2016 - 3:14pm
A co-working space business signed on as the first tenant to lease a space at the Hine Development’s 700 Pennsylvania Ave. SE site on Sept. 23. The Yard, an office space provider based in New York, leased a 31,500-square-foot space on the second floor of the building. The Yard works with clients in modern professional businesses looking for a luxury office space or private office in a co-working environment. The company provides furnishings, conference rooms, WiFi, lounges and custom d... >>more
09/22/2016 - 8:32am
Collections of items dating back to the 1920s, 30s and 40s offer more than decorations for a home — those items tell a story, according to Marilyn Calza, the curator for the new Found on the Hill (323 Seventh St. SE) shop. Opening on Sept. 24, the store blends her creative discoveries and the vintage décor of the Mindful Restaurant Group’s (MRG) businesses for anyone looking to add a vintage touch to their home.  People can stop by the store from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.... >>more
09/21/2016 - 12:17pm
A commissioner in ANC 6B lost a zoning appeal Sept. 20 over the  Andromeda Transcultural Health clinic at 201 15th St. SE. The appeal to the DC Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA) argued that the Zoning Administration erred when it granted the substance use disorder clinic a permit to operate in the C2-A “general office” zoned building. But the Board of Zoning Adjustment (BZA) denied the appeal, explaining that under the zoning regulation rules from 1958... >>more