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Neighborhood News

08/30/2014 - 9:46am
As time goes by, more and more of us are discovering our neighborhood river, the Anacostia. Whether enjoying the live music on a Friday night at Yards Park, paddling a canoe or kayak through what seems an almost magic wilderness near the Arboretum... >>more
08/30/2014 - 9:12am
DC caught the soccer buzz this summer. The World Cup dominated televisions across the city, and DC United played a superb start to the season. The enthusiasm for soccer adds to our cultural fabric and highlights DC’s diversity.   That... >>more
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

Capitol Hill Community

08/29/2014 - 12:00am
On September 16, at 6 p.m. in Canal Park at Canal and L Streets, SE, the Capitol Riverfront community and nearby DC neighbors will mark the one-year anniversary of the tragic Navy Yard shooting at Canal Park. This memorial service will include... >>more

Arts & Entertainment

08/28/2014 - 3:59pm
Show Dates: August 3 – October 26, 2014 Show Location: 4101 Eisenhower Avenue, Alexandria VA 22304   Alexandria, VA (released: August 28, 2014) – “All Creatures Great and Small” art exhibit opened with an artists’... >>more
08/26/2014 - 7:53pm
One of two engaging new exhibits set to open to the public on September 1st, From Neoclassicism to Futurism: Italian Prints and Drawings, 1800-1925 showcases an oft neglected, yet critical period in Italian art. Comprised of three distinct galleries... >>more

Food & Dining

08/28/2014 - 11:42am
Panorama Baking Company has opened at Union Market. The bakery brings the distingué taste and aroma of Paris to the Union Market District, as pastry chef Damien Le Tyrant offers DC-based Francophiles and bread-lovers alike fresh pastries,... >>more
08/26/2014 - 7:57pm
If you’re a fan of the CSA model, check out the Farm Bus co-founded by Mark Lilly and Suzi Miles-Lilly. Based out of Richmond, VA, they have weekly drop-off locations in Washington, DC at Eastern Market (additional sites in development) each... >>more

Kids & Family

08/26/2014 - 7:50pm
Why Change The System? There many extremely valid reasons for the school boundary changes authorized by Mayor Gray this past Thursday. School boundaries haven’t been comprehensively altered in over 40 years. School closings and reorganizations... >>more

Home & Gardens

08/07/2014 - 10:53am
Every two weeks during the growing season, the sound of mowers and leaf blowers fills the air in Potomac Gardens as a uniformed landscape crew makes its way through the grounds. The men maintaining these grounds are called the Clean Green Team, and... >>more
08/07/2014 - 10:12am
The savvy gardener knows that summer is the perfect time to begin thinking about creating the perfect garden or re-thinking your outdoor spaces.  The process There are several things that you can plan now to make sure that you have to... >>more
08/07/2014 - 9:12am
Is it really true that marigold flowers in a garden provide some kind of protection against insect pests that eat leaves, flowers and veggies? Perhaps only “some kind” of protection. They might do so by actually attracting Japanese... >>more

Real Estate

08/07/2014 - 12:00am
This spring, Hill East community members met with developer Taiwo Demuren and his consultant, Toye Bello, regarding plans to demolish the house located at 1511 A Street, NE and build an 18-unit condominium. Many neighbors raised concerns about... >>more
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