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Archive for November, 2015

Former InTowner Food Writer Joel Denker’s New Book Published

On December 3, 2015, Dupont Circle’s Glen’s Garden Market at 20th & S Streets, NW hosted a preview event of the wonderfully engaging and informative new book by Joel Denker, The Carrot Purple and Other Curious Stories of the Food We Eat. To learn more about this book, visit the author’s “Food Passages” blog. After […]

16th Street’s Church of the Holy City to Present Free Concert

Sun., Dec. 6 (7pm): The Church of the Holy City (16th & Corcoran Sts., NW) will be presenting another in its “Music with the Angels” series. This month featuring winners of multiple piano competitions Michelle Richardson Faith Zùñiga performing works by Beethoven, Prokofiev, and Rachmaninoff. A reception to meet the artists will follow. For more […]

Historic Downtown Church Hosted University of Chicago Motet Choir in Concert

On December 14, 2015, this acclaimed ensemble included the historic Calvary Baptist Church at 8th and H Streets, NW on it East Coast tour where it performed a wide range of works from 16th and early 17th centuries (Palestrina and William Byrd) to American composer Morten Lauridsen’s 1994 reworked Gregorian chant, O Magnum Mysterium, into […]

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The YMCA in Washington: Shifting With the Times

By Matthew Gilmore* To view images full size & high resolution, left click on each  Picture this: the YMCA faces a difficult financial situation. Attendance at its programs and use of its facilities has fallen off and the neighborhood around its building has undergone a vast transformation. Retaining and recruiting members is difficult. The facility […]

Restaurant Review ~ Macon Bistro / 5520 Connecticut Ave., NW

Southern Goodies for Southern Foodies. Perhaps DC restaurant goers remember the Dupont Circle Iola by chef Dan Singhofen. Though that is now closed, the Florida native with strong southern taste buds is now the executive chef at Macon Bistro & Larder on upper Connecticut, located in the historic Chevy Chase Arcade building. That 1925 structure […]

Prepared for InTowner.com by Kevin McDuffie & staff of Coldwell Banker Dupont/Logan ~ Reporting Period: October 2015

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 [condo & co-op listings follow] 9 Adams St. $674,900 1975 Biltmore St. $1,100,000 42 Bryant St. $700,000 1513 Church St. […]

Fire That Wrecked Historic Meridian Baptist Church a Catalyst for New Residential Stock

Accompanying images can be viewed in the November 2015 issue pdf By Larry Ray* How does a tragedy become an opportunity? Maybe the Meridian Baptist Church development with Valor Development Partnership has accomplished this. In 2008, a five-alarm fire completely destroyed the four-story Deauville apartment building in the 3100 block of Mt. Pleasant Street, NW. […]

Adams Morgan ANC Approves Citizens Group Quest for Kalorama Park Historic Designation

Accompanying images can be viewed in the November 2015 issue pdf By Anthony L. Harvey As the last item for consideration at a lively and contentious November meeting of the Adams Morgan ANC, the application from the Kalorama Citizens Association (KCA) for the historic landmarking of Kalorama Park served to expose dramatic differences in feelings […]