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Homeless ~ continued from page 1

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E-scooters and Bikes Evolve From Fad ~ continued from page 1

Diener noted that Cheh’s legislation would effectively prohibit riding on the sidewalk by requiring that operators set the e-scooters to go no faster than about six mph on the sidewalk. Rob Halligan, another Dupont resident and founder of the online Dupont Forum listserv, characterizes the growing tension between e-bike and e-scooter riders as “smart growth […]

December 2 ~ DDOT’s 20,000 New Scooters Allowable Proposal to be Aired at Dupont Citizens Ass’n. Meeting

Mon., Dec. 2nd (7:30pm):The Dupont East Civic Action Association (DECAA) has circulated to its members, subscribers to the Dupont Circle listserv, and others the following message: “ A storm of controversy arose recently at the proposed introduction of 20,000 scooters into DC and other transportation issues, and Jeff Marootian, Director of DC’s Department of Transportation (DDOT), […]

November 17 ~ Gala Theatre’s Flamenco Festival in Columbia Heights to Close Shortly

Sun., Nov. 17th: This will be the final day of Gala’s 15th annual International Flamenco Festival. Gala bills the hugely popular event as “an exploration of traditional flamenco and its breadth and diversity through contemporary expressions.” First up this season was “Entresueno,” by Flamenco Aparicio Dance Company. On stage during these final days is the […]

Open Streets ~ continued from November 2019 issue pdf page 1

History The first Open Streets event took place in 1974 in Bogota, Columbia. Now more than 400 cities throughout the world are participating — 122 in the U.S., including, for example (in addition to now DC), Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, San Antonio, Atlanta, Ft. Collins, Charlotte, San Francisco, Los Angeles. It is expensive to close roads. Los […]

High Heels ~ photos continued from November 2019 issue pdf page 1

*Phil Carney is a long-time 17th Street resident and community activist, a retired Dupont Circle ANC commissioner, and a recognized photographer and chronicler of the neighborhood’s life and history. Copyright © 2019 InTowner Publishing Corp. & Phil Carney. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited, except as provided by […]

November 3 ~ “Virtuoso Organist Concert Series” Inaugural, Free Recital at First Baptist Church at 16th & O Sts. Announced

Sun., Nov. 3rd (2pm): Launching this first Sunday of every month series will be acclaimed organist Marvin Mills who will present a program starting with J.S. Bach’s Sinfonia from Wir danken dir, Gott, wir danken dir followed by a varied selection of works by 19th century composers, including  a transcription of Modest Mussorgsky’s Pictures at […]

Breaking News: Ward 2 Councilmember Evans Recall Advocates to be Out in Force Gathering Signatures Starting at 9 a.m. on Saturday the 19th Advocates for the recall of embattled Ward 2 Councilmember Jack Evans will be out on the streets Saturday, October 19, to gather signatures for the recall petition citing “pay to play” for […]

Art All Night ~ continued from page 1

 Hundreds of festival-goers created their own paintings and crafts at the Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library and Urban Athletic Club, and even got to paint on performance artist Shanna Lim’s body when she served as a human canvas outside the library. Other DIY art activities included painting a glow-in-the-dark mural on the grounds of the Apple […]