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Archive for October, 2017

Restaurant Review ~ CIRCA / 21st & I Sts., NW

Circulating with CIRCA. Very few DC restaurants can showcase their brand in more than one destination. But CIRCA, a member of the Metropolitan Hospitality Group, takes that big step out of one neighborhood into a total of five, including Dupont Circle — and chances are there are more to come. That makes finding good American […]

Memories Fade: Washington’s most memorialized (and least known) President

To view images full size & high resolution, left click on each  By Matthew B. Gilmore* The story might be ripped from today’s headlines: a presidential memorial, delayed for years, caught up in Congressional infighting; legislation pending to displace the memorial and replace it with another. A powerful lobby behind the memorial had chosen the […]

October 31 ~ Celebrate Halloween With the Goblins of the Organ

Tue., Oct. 31st (7pm): The First Baptist Church (16th & O Sts., NW) will be offering a free Halloween musical treat to be presented by talented and friendly goblin organists who can’t wait to perform some exciting, brilliant, unusual, clever –- and even scary –- music. These friends of the church’s own organist, Lawrence P. […]

October 2017 Issue / November issue pdf to post on the 10th

Bloomingdale House Tour Featured Late 19th Century Victorian Houses

Accompanying images can be viewed on page 1 of the October issue 2017 issue pdf By Myra Dandridge* On Saturday, October 28th, from 10:30 in the morning through the  late afternoon/early evening arts and letters show and reception, the Bloomingdale Civic Association (BCA) hosted its 6th bi-annual event with the theme being “Victorian Secrets & Modern […]

Corcoran Street Safeway’s Beer and Wine Sales Plan Stumbles; ABC Board Rejects Negotiated Settlement

Accompanying images can be viewed on page 1 of the October issue 2017 issue pdf By P.L. Wolff The DC Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Board has so modified a settlement agreement between Safeway, the Dupont Circle Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC 2B), the Dupont Circle Citizens Association (DCCA), and other neighborhood groups that the parties, on Oct. […]

Bloomingdale Neighborhood’s Appeal Now Well Established; Well-Kept Homes, Thriving Cafés, Community Pride a Draw

Accompanying images can be viewed on page 1 of the October issue 2017 issue pdf By Larry Ray* Sarah, one of the servers at the now decade-old Big Bear Café, located at the northwest corner of 1st and R Streets, NW, calls Bloomingdale “a neighborhood gem.” Coldwell Banker Real Estate Martin Toews agrees: “Bloomingdale is prospering […]

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DC Bureaucrats’ Penchant for Regulating Seems Never-ending Even When Pointless

We recently received a copy of an email sent last month by a DC resident to the director of the District’s health department, Dr. LaQuandra S. Nesbitt, which read, in part, as follows: “My neighborhood of Columbia Heights is requesting that you and your office conduct an investigation into who created the ‘dogs on the […]