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Archive for March, 2019

Pensions, portfolios, and printing: J. Worth Carnahan in Washington, DC

To view images full size & high resolution, left click on each  By Matthew B. Gilmore*  The November 27, 1901 Evening Star announced the incorporation of The Soldiers and Sailors Historical and Benevolent Society, with “the object of the society. . . [being the] collection of the history of soldiers and sailors who served or […]

March 23 ~ Bloomingdale/McMillan Park Walking Tour Announced

Sat., Mar. 23 (9-11+am; rain date, same time, Sun. 23rd): The following information about another of these highly popular events was received from Friends of McMillan Park (FOMP) which has been in the forefront of oversight concerning the partially (so far) approved historic site development. “Once again, we are fortunate to have our neighbor and friend […]

March 13 ~ DDOT’s Proposed New Residential Parking Regs on Dupont Circle ANC’s Agenda

Wed., Mar. 13 (7pm): Among the matters to be presented at ANC 2B’s regular monthly meeting to be held at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (1717 Mass. Ave, Rm. 500; note: attendees must show photo ID to enter) will be DDOT’s proposed high crash site safety improvements for the intersection at Connecticut […]

Mini-Parks Growing Trend in DC; Parks Dep’t. Focus Increasing in that Direction

Accompanying images can be viewed starting on page 1 of the March 2019 issue pdf By Larry Ray* On Sunday, June 24, 2018, Mayor Muriel Bowser cut the ribbon on the Petworth Meditation Garden. This mini-park (or “parkette,”) is located at the intersection of 13th Street and Kansas Avenue, NW. The parkette focuses on meditation […]

Annual Dupont Circle Gala Event Set; Hilton to Host, All DC Residents Invited

By Bill McLeod* Historic Dupont Circle Main Streets (HDCMS) will hold its 10th annual Spring Fling and Silent Auction on Thursday, March 21st at the Washington Hilton. This year’s event will include a fabulous buffet dinner, silent auction, and smooth  jazz music throughout the evening, once again provided by the Herb Scott Trio. And, as […]

March issue pdf now posted; new on-line content to post within 24 hours

DC Must do Better to Alleviate Disruption to Small Businesses During Street Work

We were quite struck by what Washington Post columnist John Kelly reported on March 5th, as slightly edited below: “The store south of Dupont Circle is called the Proper Topper. . . . “When employees of the shop — which sells hats, clothing, jewelry, gifts and accessories — arrived . . . [on Saturday, the […]

March 2019 Issue PDF

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Spring Fling ~ continued from March 2019 issue pdf page 1

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