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Archive for November, 2012

Columbia Heights Saturday Farmers Market Season Ended on the 15th

Still open every Saturday, 9am to 1pm –- but only to the close of its season on December 15th, the Columbia Heights Community Farmers Market vendors are selling fresh locally-grown fruits, vegetables, meats, and dairy products. In addition, there will be art for sale as well as special events, including tastings, live music and dance, […]

“Connections and Confrontations: The Spanish National Photography Prize” (awarded for the years 1994 to 2008)

[from Nov. 2012] To view images full size, left click on each “LATINO/US Cotidiano” continues through May 12th at the 16th and Fuller Streets, NW former Spanish ambassadorial residence. (We reported on this historic building and its restoration and re-purposing for showcasing Spanish arts one year ago. See, “16th Street’s Former Spanish Ambassador’s Residence Being […]

From November 2012 Issue / December issue to post on the 14th

Prepared for InTowner.com by Jo Ricks / Reporting Period: September 2012

The area covered by these listings is bounded by Rock Creek on the west, Upshur Street on the north, North Capitol Street on the east, and Massachusetts Avenue/M Street on the south. SINGLE FAMILY HOUSES (44) [condo & co-op listings follow] 165 Adams St. $444,000 3159 Adams Mill Rd. $800,000 2305 Bancroft Pl. $2,825,000 2319 […]

Shaw Main Streets to Hold its Annual Development Forum

Thu., Nov. 15 (7-8:30pm): Shaw residents are invited to see and hear about the latest development projects about to get underway in central Shaw, along with updates on projects already under construction. This no-charge event will be held at the Watha T. Daniel Branch Library (7th St. at Rhode Is. Ave). Short presentations about their […]

Reopened Historical Society Library Open House Event Announced

Sat., Nov. 17 (12noon-4pm): The Historical Society of Washington, located in the historic former Carnegie Library building in Mt. Vernon Square (enter from K St., NW, bet. 7th & 9th Sts., NW) will be holding a Library Open House to which the public is invited at no charge. Featured will be its new exhibit, “Window […]

DDOT to Brief Neighbors on Impending U Street Disruptions

Tue., Nov. 20 (10am): DC transportation department (DDOT) and its construction contractor representatives for the U Street streetscape project will be holding an informal “field” meeting on the sidewalk in front of Nelly’s Sports Bar at 9th and U Streets to discuss the impacts the construction activities will be having and for residents and business […]

Logan Circle House Tour Celebrates Neighborhood’s Historic and Modern

By Bill Smith* Images accompanying this feature can be viewed in the current issue PDF The Logan Circle Community Association (LCCA) invites DC area residents to attend the 34th Annual Logan Circle House Tour on Sunday, December 2nd from 1 to 5 p.m. This year’s theme – “Celebrate! Logan Circle” –- encourages tour goers to […]

New Restaurants and Bars Along 11th Street in Upper Columbia Heights Are Signs of Neighborhood Gentrification

By Anthony L. Harvey Images accompanying this feature can be viewed in the current issue PDF Last month saw the opening of Maple and The Coupe, two new restaurants at the north end of a burgeoning commercial strip in the northeastern section of Columbia Heights — on 11th Street between Irving and Monroe Streets. In […]

Bicycle Riding on Neighborhood Sidewalks Out of Control

As we were starting to prepare this commentary we received a copy of the Dupont Circle Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC 2B) November meeting announcement which noted, among other agenda items, the following: “Consideration of resolution on bicycle lane renovations and bicycle safety (10 mins).” We fear however, that the focus is primarily on the safety […]