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Archive for July, 2008

Noisy Fun at 14th & W Streets Seven Decades Ago

Many residents of Washington, DC have visited or read about the many Native American sites in and around the city, including sites in Rock Creek Park. Most residents, however, might not think that a well-known Native American may have once occupied their 1880s row house; that fact came as a surprise to the current owner […]

Savoring Sabores

It’s an uptown kind of place — cool, just a bit off mainstream, and definitely hip — serving Nuevo Latino fare. Problem is, unless you know just where to look, you won’t find Sabores easily. Opening last fall to very little fanfare, Sabores is another one of those undiscovered and uncelebrated DC gems that hasn’t […]

Alcoholic Beverage Control Board’s Enforcement of Number of “Seats” Requirements Overturned; Fallout Affects “Pub Crawl” Prohibitions

By Anthony L. Harvey [Note: Photographs accompanying this new story in the print edition can be viewed in the full PDF copy in the Current & Back Issues Archive.] Definitions continue to bedevil the deliberations of the District’s increasingly busy Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Board. From the concept of a “pub crawl” to the question […]

New 9th Street Retailers Seen as the Vanguard of a Resurgence for Shaw East

By Audrey Hoffer [Note: Photographs accompanying this new story in the print edition can be viewed in the full PDF copy in the Current & Back Issues Archive.] “I want good shopping where I live so I don’t always have to go to Wisconsin or Connecticut Avenue,” said Tonya Butler-Truesdale, as she flicked through dresses […]

Historic Iowa Apartments Reinstalls & Celebrates Rebuilt Prized Fountain

By Parker Stanzione* [Note: Photographs accompanying this new story in the print edition can be viewed in the full PDF copy in the Current & Back Issues Archive.] In Logan Circle on Sunday, July 6th, Iowa Condominium residents gathered to rededicate the Iowa’s courtyard fountain in a celebration of community and remembrance. The fountain had […]

MAYORAL EFFORTS TO FREEZE OUT CITIZEN STAKEHOLDERS OUGHT ULTIMATELY TO BACKFIRE COME ELECTION TIME

On the same day we were getting ready to go to press and trying to decide what our topic for this space should be this month, we noticed that the Washington Post reporters who write the “District Notebook” feature which appears in the District Weekly section had picked up on an example of a truly […]

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