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Archive for July, 2019

Reporting Period: May 2019 ~ Prepared for InTowner.com by the sales brokerage of Continental Properties, Ltd.

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 St., Shaw, Le Droit Park, Bloomingdale & Mt. Vernon Square. SINGLE FAMILY HOUSES [66] [condo & co-op listings […]

Washington Welcomes the Automobile: 120-year Romance — Part II, Adoption and Regulations

To view images full size & high resolution, left click on each By Matthew B. Gilmore* In 1900 there were approximately 11,000 horses in Washington, and 40 horse-shoers, and 66 commercial stables. This required a big government investment in street cleaning — $76,000 annually — which paid for 208 men, 20 horses, and 9 wagons. […]

Reporting Period: April 2019 ~ Prepared for InTowner.com by the sales brokerage of The New WSashington Land Company [NOTE: updating delayed; further updating to resume shortly]

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 St., Shaw, Le Droit Park, Bloomingdale & Mt. Vernon Square. SINGLE FAMILY HOUSES [71] [condo & co-op listings […]

DC Programs to Help Residents to Recycle, But . . .

By P.L. Wolff And, it’s that word “But” that leads us to our commentary here. While DC government, particularly the public works department (DPW), has implemented in recent years excellent programs initiated as a result of legislation introduced by Ward 3 Councilmember Mary Cheh, who also chairs the city council’s transportation and environment committee, the […]

Reporting Period: March 2019 ~ Prepared for InTowner.com by the sales brokerage of The New washington Land Company

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 St., Shaw, Le Droit Park, Bloomingdale & Mt. Vernon Square. SINGLE FAMILY HOUSES [42] [condo & co-op listings […]

Restaurant Review ~ La Jolie Bleu / 1560 Wisconsin Ave., NW

Appropriately called “the pretty blue,” the very recently opened La Jolie Bleu in Georgetown will emerge as a magnet for people looking for fresh Mediterranean savory and sweet pastries and tempting beverages. A family-owned business that has had several years of experience selling at local farmers markets, this bright, sparkly place will be familiar for […]

July 2019 Issue / August issue pdf to post on the 9th

Legislation Would Corral E-scooter Use in DC; Some Studies Point to Increased Accident Risks

Accompanying images can be viewed starting on page 1 of the July 2019 issue pdf By William G. Schulz Legislation that would establish strict new rules for electric scooters and battery assisted bicycles in the District of Columbia was introduced by Ward 3 Councilmember Mary Cheh on June 25th for consideration by the city council […]

“Rebirth” of Historic Carnedie Library Sets DC’s Historical Society on a Welcome New Path

Accompanying images can be viewed starting on page 1 of the July 2019 issue pdf By Larry Ray* Long-time Columbia Heights resident George Porter reminisced about his boyhood, taking the 14th Street streetcar south to the Carnegie Library: “I spent all my boyhood there.” Now DC residents can spend time once again at this vintage, […]

Mid City Artists and Room & Board Celebrate Dog Days 2019

Accompanying images, including examples of participating artists works, can be viewed starting on page 1 of the July 2019 issue pdf By Charlie Gaynor* Mid City Artists MCA), a neighborhood art collective, and Room & Board, the modern furniture and home décor at 14th and T Streets, NW, celebrated the “Dog Days of August” with […]