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Archive for April, 2008

Harry Wardman Wasn’t the Only Prolific Builder of Washington Row Houses

Many Washington homeowners of houses built around the turn of the 20th century are told by real estate agents and some historians that their houses were likely built by Harry Wardman, and many are advertised as such in local newspapers. While Wardman is responsible for several thousand homes, most of the other prevalent builders of […]

Swimmingly Good: Nage

By Alexandra Greeley  Although there’s not much swimming going on along Rhode Island Avenue at Scott Circle, Nage restaurant — the DC city cousin of one of Rehoboth Beach’s fav hangouts — may get you yearning for the water, but it will also cause you to celebrate the stomach. One chef and a new menu […]

Adams Morgan Liquor License Moratorium Up for Renewal; Proponents Petition Seeking 5-Year Extension & Additional Restrictions Granted

By Anthony L. Harvey  In a powerfully argued 12-page petition, the Adams Morgan Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC), joined by the Kalorama Citizens Association (KCA) and the Reed-Cooke Neighborhood Association (RCNA), formally asked the District’s Alcoholic Beverage Control Board (ABC) at its April 2, 2008 weekly meeting to extend the existing emergency moratorium on new liquor […]

ABC Board OKs 5 More Years for Moratorium

As we were preparing for press, the ABC Board issued its ruling on the petitions for extending the existing five-year liquor licensing moratorium governing the issuance of ABC licenses in Adams Morgan. The Board’s formal ruling, issued late on April 9, following its extensive hearing the previous Wednesday, favored the views put forth by the […]

Haynes Charter School Moving to Georgia Ave. from 14th & Irving Sts.

By Karen Byer* Like many parents before them, Shepard Park residents Christine Martin and her husband had seriously considered packing up their lives and moving to the suburbs where they would provide their children with the kind of quality education that they and every District child deserve. In the midst of considering all the alternatives, […]

CFO BUREAUCRATS BEGINNING TO LOOK LIKE THE GANG THAT COULDN’T SHOOT STRAIGHT

Suddenly we’re confronted with the news, reported on April 7th by the Washington Post that the city is now having to pay an additional $1.2 million “every month because its interest payments have doubled, and in some cases even tripled, on $601 million of . . . bonds. That represents nearly one-seventh of the city’s […]

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