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Archive for June 15th, 2019

Pedestrians, Bicycles, and Scooters Not Easily Co-existing on Sidewalks, Streets

Accompanying images can be viewed starting on page 1 of the June 2019 issue pdf By William G. Schulz Scooter riders and bicyclists are out in force with summer in full swing. The Washington Post reports a survey that reveals one in six DC residents have ridden a scooter in the past year — a […]

North Dupont Circle Seen as “Stale”; New BID Already Taking Action to Reverse Trend

Accompanying images can be viewed starting on page 1 of the June 2019 issue pdf By Larry Ray* One participant at the recent Dupont Circle BID (Business Improvement District) restaurants roundtable program queried, “What is wrong with North Dupont Circle?” Most of the 18 participants agreed that North Dupont Circle, especially the retail, is stale […]

Gay Pride Parade Reflected Great Progress

Accompanying images can be viewed starting on page 1 of the June 2019 issue pdf By Phil Carney Our neighborhood’s biggest annual event is the Pride parade. I was pleased to see Deacon McCubbin, who in the 1970s started a small Pride block party at 20th and S Streets NW. I could not have imaged […]