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Archive for April, 2014

Prepared for InTowner.com by Jo Ricks, Realtor / Reporting Period: February 2014

SINGLE FAMILY HOUSES (31) [condo & co-op listings follow]   1636 Argonne Pl. $850,000 1234 Euclid St. $550,000 44 Florida Ave. $475,000 927 French St. $720,000 1700 Hobart St. $1,175,000 1705 Irving St. $702,000 621 Kenyon St. $550,000 2121 Leroy Pl. $3,764,040 429 Manor Pl. $630,000 1532 Marion St. $565,000 3320 New Hampshire Ave. $450,000 […]

Prepared for InTowner.com by Jo Ricks, Realtor / Reporting Period: February 2014

SINGLE FAMILY HOUSES (31) [condo & co-op listings follow] 1636 Argonne Pl. $850,000 1234 Euclid St. $550,000 44 Florida Ave. $475,000 927 French St. $720,000 1700 Hobart St. $1,175,000 1705 Irving St. $702,000 621 Kenyon St. $550,000 2121 Leroy Pl. $3,764,040 429 Manor Pl. $630,000 1532 Marion St. $565,000 3320 New Hampshire Ave. $450,000 1607 […]

Head of Its Class: The Cabbage

The Romans revered it. “Cabbage is a vegetable that surpasses all others,” the Roman statesman Cato, wrote. An opinion that would jolt many of us today who either ignore cabbage altogether or dismiss it as a lowly vegetable. Enjoy them raw dipped in vinegar, Cato urged his readers. They also help with digestion, he added. […]

Restaurant Review ~ Mintwood Place / 1813 Columbia Rd. NW

In Mint Condition. Not at all surprising, the Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington recently announced its finalists for this year’s RAMMY awards, to be handed out in late June. Among those listed is Cedric Maupillier as Chef of the Year. And enjoying his cooking at Adam Morgan’s Mintwood Place would convince even the fussiest eater […]

Public Invited to Share Ideas for Renovated MLK, Jr. Library

Thu., Apr. 24 (5:30-8pm): Starting with a half-hour presentation by the architects that have been selected to completely re-design the interior of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library at 9th and G Streets, NW and followed by a two-hour roundtable discussions, the public will have an opportunity to comment on what kinds of spaces […]

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

Sun., Apr. 27 (4pm): Hector Olivera will be the featured organist performing works Bach, Widor, Dupré, Driffill, Vierne and Meyerbeer for this third 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 […]

Meridian Hill Park and Adjacent Blocks Now Designated as an Historic District

Accompanying images can be viewed on page 1 of the April 2014 issue PDF By Matthew G. Gillmore On March 6, 2014 the Historic Preservation Review Board (HPRB) voted unanimously to designate Meridian Hill as a District of Columbia Historic District. The process of designating the district had taken a number of years, culminating with […]

Controlling Adams Morgan Nighttime Club Crowds, Enhancing Public Safety Focus of Joint Undertaking Among All Stakeholders

Accompanying images can be viewed in the April 2014 issue PDF By Anthony L. Harvey Operation Adams Morgan is an “all hands on deck” initiative that brings together Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) officers and representatives from  other District government agencies to work with the Adams Morgan Business Improvement District (BID) and ABC liquor licensed establishments with […]

Dupont Circle Community Group Fundraiser Success Ensures Further Outreach Growth

By Iris Molotsky* Accompanying images can be viewed in the April 2014 issue PDF As I walked around the night of the auction, someone described it to me as an “international bazaar,” while others enjoyed the food and the jazz supplied by the Yoshi Nishio Trio and some hovered at tables to ensure they were not […]

The Force School: Alma Mater to Presidents’ Son, a Count, and a World-Famous Aviator

By Stephen A. Hansen* Every neighborhood needs a school, and what was once referred to as the “Fashionable West End” (now the Dupont Circle area) was no exception. In 1880, the 12-room Force Elementary School was erected on the south side of Massachusetts Avenue between 17th and 18th Streets, NW and was named for renowned […]