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Gay Pride Parade Reflects Great Progress ~ continued from page 1

As a veteran, I was pleased to see the British Embassy contingent led by military officers, though, as a local, I wish there had been more recognition of local groups by positioning them early in the parade. As always, I was pleased to see Deacon join in the celebration that he long ago started. I […]

Mayor and City Council Honored Gay Rights Pioneer Frank Kameny at June 2010 Ceremony

Early on the morning of June 10, 2010, at the corner of 17th and R Streets, NW, Mayor Adrian Fenty, Ward 2 Councilmember Jack Evans, and leaders of the gay community were joined by a large crowd of neighborhood and city residents as the two-block stretch of 17th Street between R and Q Streets was […]

BID Already Taking Action to Reverse Trend ~ continued from page 1

The other panelist, Angela Rakis, owns a marketing consultancy focused on small business and teaches hospitality and tourism management at Elizabeth Seton High School in Bladensburg, Maryland. She wants her students to realize that they can make a career in the restaurant business. She noted Union Market as a model of allowing entrepreneurs to test […]

Affordable Housing Focus of Committee of 100 ~ continued from page 1

Portner Flats SOME Conway Center Golden Plaza, Inc. & Mission First Housing MANNA, Inc. Jubilee Housing National Housing Trust Communities One of the Committee’s awards to individuals was dedicated to the memory of the late Ann Hargrove, long-time committee member and staunch [planning advocate. Another individual awardee was Mi Casa’s Fernando Lemos. Mi Casa serves […]

UPDATED: DC Attorney General Rules Line Hotel in Adams Morgan Not Entitled for Tax Abatement; City Council Acts

As part of its final action on next year’s budget, the City Council on May 28th unanimously adopted a provision stripping out the $46 million tax abatement set-aside benefiting the Line Hotel in light of the AG’s earlier ruling reported below. Somewhat over 50% of those funds, as reported by the Washington Business Journal were […]

Today, Saturday, 1-5pm — Taste of Dupont

Foodies will have a chance to enjoy some tasty appetizers, entrees, delightful desserts, and drinks as they walk around the neighborhood. Participating locations are: James Hoban’s – 1 Dupont Circle Tiki Taco – 2010 P St. 1 West Dupont Circle Wines & Liquors – 2012 P St. Darlington House – 1610 20th St. Craft Kombucha […]

McMillan Park Project Opponents Dealt Setback by Court Ruling

On Thursday afternoon May 16th, the Washington Business Journal (WSJ) reported that a  “three-judge panel of the D.C. Court of Appeals ruled against a challenge to the McMillan Sand Filtration redevelopment effort Thursday, reaffirming a previous decision by city officials to let the $720 million project move ahead.”

Bikes and Scooters ~ continued from page 1

is not enforcing laws on the books that say cyclists and scooter riders must obey the same traffic laws as automobile drivers. Elderly and disabled people and those with small children and dogs face particular dangers from the increasingly wanton behavior of the two-wheelers buzzing about the neighborhoods. Third District Police Commander Stuart Emerman told […]

Green Spaces ~ continued from page 1

That’s because the HPO report showing the landmark’s boundaries on its second page could upend Perseus’ subdivision of the property, which they say is necessary to build the apartment building as currently designed. And it is designed, in large measure, to contain as many apartments as possible that will generate as much income as possible […]

St. Thomas’ Parish Has its New Church ~ continued from page 1

Contrary to what Dupont residents seemingly understood, the new building facing 18th Street was designed by Georgetown-based architectural collaborative Hickok Cole to accommodate the parish’s worship and community outreach and service spaces exclusively. The main entrance from 18th street opens directly into the first floor Common Room in which are installed parts of the saved […]