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Archive for February, 2009

Marvin: Waffling Around

Imagine a piece of crisply fried chicken perched on top of a waffle, a small ramekin of amber maple syrup to the side. To many people, the concept seems a bit odd, if not on the face of it, unappealing. It’s breakfast and dinner at once, bringing together two disparate foods that, on their own, […]

FEDERAL STIMULUS FUNDS COMING OUR WAY; LET’S HOPE THE CITY COUNCIL DOESN’T SQUANDER THE $$

We are not at all sanguine that the estimated $1 billion the District is projected to receive as its share of federal stimulus money won’t be siphoned off into pet projects of the mayor’s or council members’ favorite community groups, dubious nonprofits, silly pet projects, or what-not. Receipt of these funds will carry a huge […]

Dupont East’s Liquor License Moratorium Set to Expire in March; Opinion Divided on What Next

By Anthony L. Harvey [Note: Photographs accompanying this news story in the print edition can be viewed in the full PDF copy in the Current & Back Issues Archive.] Knives remained sheathed as 50 residents of the East Dupont Circle neighborhood gathered on February 2nd in the basement meeting hall of Foundry United Methodist Church […]

Preservation Board Cases Reveal Sharp Dissents

Preservation Board Cases Reveal Sharp Dissents By Anthony L. Harvey [Note: Photographs accompanying this news story in the print edition can be viewed in the full PDF copy in the Current & Back Issues Archive.] For all its longevity and high profile accomplishments, the District’s powerful Historic Preservation Review Board (HPRB) and its regulatory bureaucracy, […]

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