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Archive for November, 2013

ABC Board Votes to Overhaul, Extend East Dupont Liquor License Moratorium; New Rules Effective Immediately

The following official announcement reporting the Board’s action on the petition to extend the 17th Street moratorium for yet another three years received by The InTowner at 3pm, Wednesday, November 20th:

Zoning Regulations Review Public Hearings Now Underway

Tue. & Wed., Nov. 19 & 20 (6pm): These are the final two DC Zoning Commission public hearings on the proposed re-write of the District’s zoning regulations being held in Room 220-South of One Judiciary Square (441 4th St., NW), starting at 6 pm each evening. The text of the proposed revised regulations is available […]

60th Year of Stead Park to be Celebrated with Anniversary Party

Sat., Nov. 16 (10:30am-12:30pm): Friends of Stead Park will be hosting a family-friendly celebration to commemorate this big anniversary at the park located on P Street between 16th and 17th Streets. Dedicated in November of 1953 and intended to appeal to families, this was the District’s very first unsegregated park. It has been a community […]

Distinguished Artist Recital Series Continues at First Baptist Church Near Scott Circle

Sun., Nov. 24 (4pm): Christopher Houlihan will be the featured organist for this second of three concerts intended to showcase the church’s custom-built, spectacular new organ’s capabilities and glorious sounds which had its debut on September 15th (see report at http://tinyurl.com/lsk8k2l), containing 6,000 pipes in four chambers and two trumpets en chamade and a five-manual […]

Prepared for InTowner.com by Jo Ricks, Realtor / Reporting Period: September 2013

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 (41) [condo & co-op listings follow] 150 Adams St. $597,000 2130 Bancroft Pl. $2,240,000 18 Bates St. $375,000 59 Bates […]

The Lentil: “Poor Man’s Meat”

The chopped onions were sizzling in olive oil and were ready to be added to the pot of lentils simmering on the stove. I measured out a cup of rice, which I mixed in with the lentils. I seasoned the blend with a couple of tablespoons of black pepper. While waiting for the dish to […]

Restaurant Review ~ Satay Club / 4654 Wisconsin Ave., NW

Yum, yum. Looking for good Asian food in DC challenges many foodies: DC is the global melting pot for gastronomy, and possibly nine-tenths of every type of food gets cooked somewhere within the District. So what’s good and what isn’t? If you are a sucker for Asian flavors and can’t find your way, head to […]

Delaying the Start of an Independent Attorney General’s Office is a Terrible Development

“We are engaged in a court battle testing whether the people’s decision to elect their attorney general will be respected by the Council and the Mayor. This fight is about more than any single candidate, or any one election. It is about the fundamental right of the people to chose their own form of government.” […]

Bloomingdale Neighborhood’s Gentrification Seen as Having Successfully Blended in Long-Time Residents, Though Affordability an Issue

Accompanying images can be viewed in the November 2013 issue PDF By Mike Persley* A few years back, Mark Mueller would often wake up in the middle of the night and look out the window of his Bloomingdale home to the vacant house across the road. He’d watch out for people stealing bikes, but sometimes […]

Adams Morgan Liquor Moratorium Expires in 2014; Whether to Extend Yet Again Embroiled in Controversy

Accompanying images can be viewed in the current issue PDF By Anthony L. Harvey With the current prohibition on the granting by the District’s alcohol regulating authorities of new liquor licenses for restaurants, bars and taverns, and nightclubs in the popular nighttime entertainment district of Adams Morgan set to expire on April 14, 2014, the […]