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Archive for June, 2013

From June 2013 Issue / July issue to post on the 12th

Prepared for InTowner.com by Jo Ricks / Reporting Period: April 2013

SINGLE FAMILY HOUSES (42) [condo & co-op listings follow] 204 Bates St. $360,000 100 Bryant St. $1,300,000 1832 Corcoran St. $1,399,500 323 Elm St. $399,900 427 Elm St. $499,000 30 Hanover Pl. $350,000 1759 HarvaRd. St. $673,000 1015 Irving St. $640,000 2012 Kalorama Rd. $2,250,000 705 Kenyon St. $525,000 749 Kenyon St. $470,000 1901 Kenyon […]

What Once Wasn’t: The Dangers of Cut & Paste History

By Stephen A. Hansen* The Internet is a fantastic tool for researching and sharing historical research, yet at the same time, it can easily help perpetuate incorrect information. It seems that once something is published or posted online, it must therefore be true. And once clipped, these errors are simply cut and pasted over and […]

Historic Dupont Circle Main Street Hires New Permanent Director

As we were in the final stages of preparing for June issue publication, the following press release was received which we reproduce in its entirety: “Historic Dupont Circle Main Street has announced that they have hired Bill McLeod to lead the revitalization of this shopping and dining destination in Washington DC. The organization will work […]

Historic Dupont Circle Main Street Hires New Permanent Executive Director

As we were in the final stages of preparing for June issue publication, the following press release was received which we reproduce in its entirety:

Dupont Circle’s Stead Park Athletic Field Redevelopment Seen as Near With Funding Now in City Budget for Start in the Fall

Accompanying images can be viewed in the June 2013 issue PDF By Anthony L. Harvey In a classic example of how the District of Columbia’s budgetary and legislative process should ideally work, a $1.6 million line item was included in the Mayor’s proposed multi-year capital budget –- and advanced with initial Council approval on May […]

Big Step Forward for Fall Completion of New Adams Morgan Soccer Field Welcomed

Accompanying images can be viewed in the June, 2013 issue PDF By Anthony L. Harvey In a lively hour and a half session in the central meeting room at the Marie-Reed Learning Center, more than a dozen citizen activists heard from and questioned staff of the District’s Department of General Services (DGS) who presented final […]

Saturday, June 8: Gay Pride Parade Big Hit With Thousands Along Dupont to U Street Route

Accompanying images can be viewed in the current issue PDF By Phil Carney This year, the crowd was noticeably larger and even more exuberant than ever before — and the weather was perfect. Liked the increased police presence for crowd control and the much increased use of metal barriers; some previous years the crowds have […]

Restaurant Review ~ Del Campo / 777 I St., NW

Bright, bold, bustling, and brimming with smoky aromas, Penn Quarter’s most exciting entry is Del Campo, an Argentinean-framed grilled meats restaurant that stars Victor Albisu. Unfamiliar with his cooking? If you once lunched or dined at BLT Steak, you enjoyed his cooking, for there he was its executive chef. Eager to create his own dining […]

Bicycle Riding on Neighborhood Sidewalks Out of Control: Revisited

When we first addressed this matter in this space last November we noted that the focus up to that point had primarily been about the safety of bicyclists using the designated lanes in the roadways. While agreeing that was –- and continues to be –- a clearly serious issue, what concerned us then was what […]