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Archive for June, 2017

Prepared for InTowner.com by the Dupont Circle office of Century 21 Redwood Realty ~ Reporting Period: May 2017

The area covered by these listings includes the neighborhoods primarily of Adams Morgan, Mt. Pleasant, Columbia Heights, North Columbia Heights, Petworth & Park View; West End, Dupont, Scott, Thomas & Logan Circles; Dupont East, U Street, Shaw, Le Droit Park, Bloomingdale & Mt. Vernon Square.  SINGLE FAMILY HOUSES [45] condo & co-op listings follow 108 […]

Restaurant Review ~ Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar / 801 9th St., NW

Hot and sizzling. Sizzling in summer’s heat? Why not sizzle more with a hot and spicy Cuban experience, from inspired island food to Latino dancing on weekends? The best remedy for summer (and winter) lethargy and constant cravings for an offbeat food/fun experience is to head to Cuba Libre. Obviously, patrons find a tempting array […]

MPD’s New Chief Shows Enlightened Leadership

Much has changed for the better in DC from the days of the “Chardonnay Lady” in the waning years of the last century. More about her later, other than to say at the start, it was all about police performing their duties getting out of control. Unfortunately, instances of this nature persist even 17 years […]

Plans for Major Rehab, Enhanced Use of Historic Carnegie Library Building Now Moving Forward

Accompanying images can be viewed on page 1 of the June 2017 issue pdf By Matthew B. Gilmore*  On June 1, 2017 the National Capital Planning Commission (NCPC) approved the conceptual plan for the rehabilitation of the Carnegie Library building as proposed by Events DC and Apple. The Commission of Fine Arts (CFA) had previously approved […]

Corcoran Street Safeway’s Sidewalk Café Plan Collapses but Beer and Wine Sales Plan on Fast Track for Approval

Accompanying images can be viewed on page 1 of the June 2017 issue pdf By P.L. Wolff As we reported last November, a big change was coming to Dupont East’s Safeway store at 17th and Corcoran Streets. Already, design plans for a sidewalk café had been filed with the District’s transportation department (DDOT). As for why […]

Gay Bars Evolving into the Mainstream

Accompanying images can be viewed on page 1 of the June 2017 issue pdf By Larry Ray* “The DC Eagle is a bar that is perfect for meeting people and hanging out with friends, with good food, cold beer and more. You can stop by, play a game of pool and watch the game. The […]

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June 18 ~ Virtuoso Organist from Spain to Perform at First Baptist Church Near Scott Circle

Sun., Jun. 18 (4pm): Widely acclaimed by critics as “fearless, exciting, sizzling,” an organist who “instantly connected with the audience” and for whom “[the] audience rose to its feet with applause at every opportunity,” organist Raul Prieto Ramirez will be featured in this early summer’s recital designed to showcase the glorious sounds of the church’s […]

Gay Bars ~ continued from June 2017 issue pdf page 1

To view images full size & high resolution, left click on each DC Eagle During the 1960s a group of men who favored motorcycles and leather began socializing at  Louis’, a restaurant at 9th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue directly across the street from the then new FBI headquarters building. In the basement below the restaurant […]