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Archive for December, 2017

An Interview with Phil Grabsky About his “EXHIBITION ON SCREEN”™ Project

By Joseph R. Phelan* InTowner: Why do you make art films? Grabsky: I love making films, and have been making films for TV and cinema for over 30 years. Many of those have been films about art in one way or another because the stories are so fantastic, the visuals obviously so powerful and, importantly, […]

Dupont Circle Holiday Windows Competition Winners

To view images full size & high resolution, left click on each By Bill McLeod* Historic Dupont Circle Main Streets (HDCMS) organized its fifth annual holiday windows competition to celebrate the holidays and foster a shopping and dining environment in Dupont Circle. This are Annie’s Paramount Steakhouse for best restaurant decorations, with honorable mention to […]

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

The area covered by these listings includes the northwest DC 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 Squar SINGLE FAMILY HOUSES [59] [condo & co-op listings […]

CIRCA at Dupont Closed Following New Year’s Eve

The owners decided to close this, their very first location, for the reasons stated in their press announcement which we set out in its entirety below: “When we first opened CIRCA at Dupont over ten years ago, we never could have imagined the growth opportunities that our small restaurant in Dupont Circle would afford us. […]

Business Improvement District for Dupont North was Subject of Council Committee Hearing

On December 18th the Committee on Finance and Revenue, chaired by Ward 2 Councilmember Jack Evans, held a public roundtable followed by a public hearing to consider a bill introduced by the council to authorize the establishment and administration of the Dupont Circle Business Improvement District (BID) Commercial properties mostly along Connecticut Avenue north of […]

Restaurant Review ~ Convivial / 801 O St., NW

Being convivial at Convivial. DC foodies who eat out around town surely know the name of this chef, Cedric Maupillier. A native Frenchman who has become a naturalized American (he still retains his French passport), Maupillier moved to the metro area about 15 years ago. Already an experienced and trained chef, he wanted to expand […]

December 2017 Issue / January issue pdf to post on the 12th

DC Attorney General’s Office Slams ANC 2B Commissioners Over Censure Vote Amid Other Signs of Trouble

Accompanying images can be viewed on page 1 of the December 2017 issue pdf By William G. Schulz A harshly worded opinion from the District’s Office of the Attorney General (OAG), released on November 29th, reverses action taken by the Dupont Circle Advisory Commission (ANC 2B) censuring Commissioner Nick Delledonne, which took place at the end […]

Shaw Holiday Traditions Continue with Small Business Saturday and Pop-Up Bars

Accompanying images can be viewed on page 1 of the December 2017 issue pdf By Alexander M. Padro* The beginning of this year’s holiday season saw yet another celebration of northwest DC’s Shaw neighborhood retail renaissance as more than a dozen ribbons were cut for new businesses and public art installations, along with the return of […]

Being Disabled, Getting Around DC Huge Challenge to Overcome

Accompanying images can be viewed on page 1 of the December issue 2017 issue pdf By Larry Ray* “Parking for the Disabled is a nightmare.  First, we need clarification. Second, the parking enforcers need both education and be tested.  Third, we need more disability parking.  Why can’t older folks with disabilities rent parking spaces in front […]