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Archive for April, 2019

April 24 ~ Shaw Main Streets Event to Showcase Neighborhood’s Restaurants & Bars

Wed., Apr. 24 (7-9:30pm): To be held at the Howard Theatre (620 T St., NW), this year’s annual celebration of the best food and drink Shaw’s restaurants and bars have to offer is back for an evening of stellar cuisine, cocktails, and beers from 26 chefs, restaurateurs, mixologists, and brewers. (To see the list, click […]

April 25 ~ Dupont Circle BID to Host a Retail Roundtable

Thu., Apr. 25 (8:30-10:30am): Residents and other neighborhood stakeholders are invited to attend the Business Improvement District’s deep-dive into the area’s economy to hear Shop Made in DC’s Stacey Price and The Urban Partnership’s Rich Bradley discuss trends facing retailers, discuss challenges in this market, and share feedback and best practices for success. Because space […]

April 26 ~ Free Noontime Organ Music at National City Christian Church

Fri., Apr. 26th (12:15-1pm): The free, 45-minute)Friday lunch hour pipe organ Spring recital series at National City Christian Church on Thomas Circle, NW concludes the month with Juilliard Doctoral Fellow Colin MacKnight performing his own arrangements of works by Robert Schumann, Claude Debussy, and Franz Liszt. These performances all take place inside the soaring John […]

April 27 ~ 16th Street’s Church of the Holy City to Present Free Concert

Sat., Apr. 27 (7:30pm): The Church of the Holy City (16th & Corcoran Sts., NW) will be presenting another in its “Music with the Angels” series, this month featuring Colombian guitarist Miguel E. Saavedrat. Although he has played the classical guitar repertoire from different periods of the instrument from the Renaissance, to baroque, romantic, and […]

Restaurant Review ~ High Street Café / 1303 Wisconsin Ave., NW

High Hopes for this newcomer. Picking out newcomers in the DC restaurant scene overwhelms dedicated foodies. New ones seem to stream in and open up — and with luck, they will profit and stay around. That’s the foodie hope for this Georgetown newbie. Opened at the end of last year by Manuel Iguina, this eatery […]

Masonic Temple Development Opponents Pin Final Hope on Empty Land Argument Before the HPRB

Accompanying images can be viewed starting on page 1 of the April 2019 issue pdf By William G. Schulz  Dupont East residents who have been hoping to derail plans for a new rental apartment building project behind the Scottish Rite Masonic Temple in the 1700 block of 16th Street, NW had their hopes dashed at […]

DC’s New RFP Process Credited for Former Hebrew Home Project Planning Success; Community Input Had Priority

Accompanying images can be viewed starting on page 1 of the April 2019 issue pdf Ward 4 Councilmember Brandon Todd recently told The InTowner, “I have been impressed and pleased with the depth and breadth of community input that the [Office of Planning’s] Our RFP process has fostered throughout the Hebrew Home redevelopment project. The […]

American Geophysical Union’s Newly Redone Building to Impress at Dupont Village’s Gala

Accompanying images can be viewed starting on page 1 of the April 2019 issue pdf By Lois F. Berlin* Hosting the Dupont Circle Village’s 11th annual major fundraiser on the evening of Friday, April 26th, dubbed a “SOLAR-bration,” will be the American Geophysical Union where attendees will have the opportunity to see its recently and […]

The Mayor’s Budget Raises Many Red Flags

In testimony before the DC Council’s Committee of the Whole on March 25th concerning the Mayor’s proposed fiscal year 2020 budget, DC Auditor Kathy Patterson had this to say: “Mr. Chairman, the budget before you is not fiscally responsible. I applaud the Mayor for her cautionary statements at her swearing-in on January 2, 2019, and […]

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