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Archive for May, 2008

Fair Bistro Fare: Ulah Bistro

By Alexandra Greeley Almost directly across U Street from one of the neighborhood’s pioneer restaurants — Addie Green’s The Islander, famed for its Caribbean flair and fare — Ulah Bistro is the third in the restaurant family of owner Med Lahlou, the proprieter of Stoney’s in Logan Circle and Tunnnicliff’s on Capitol Hill. These siblings, […]

The Pharmacist Should Not Have Decided to Drink While on the Job

Anyone who has struggled with a tamper-proof medicine bottle or prescription pill container often recalls the days before such child-proof lids made the job of opening a vial a simple task. What many don’t realize, however, that the debate over labeling and tamper-proofing medicine bottles began well over 100 years ago, a call for change […]


A few days before we went to press the Fair Budget Coalition of the District of Columbia was rallying its followers to gather at the District building to deliver half empty food baskets to every member of the City Council as their way of dramatizing what they view as skewed city budgeting priorities in a […]

City’s Alcohol Board Allows Live Music and Dancing for Two Mt. Pleasant Restaurants Previously Prohibited; Very Few Objections

By Anthony L. Harvey In two dramatic rulings issued on April 23, 2008 by the District of Columbia’s Alcohol Beverage Control (ABC) Board, the provisions in two so-called “Voluntary Agreements” between ABC-licensed Mt. Pleasant restaurants and the Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Alliance (MPNA) which prohibited two of those licensed establishments from providing live entertainment — including […]

U Street Neighbors Plant Trees, Tend to Vermont Ave. Median

By P.L. Wolff Saturday, May 3 was a beautiful sunny spring day, perfect for work in the garden. Instead, Lynn Coffin, President of the Cardozo-Shaw Neighborhood Association (CSNA), joined by Ward 1 Councilmember Jim Graham, DC Chamber of Commerce Director of Visitor Affairs. Robert “Mo” Rouse, and others were out on the triangular plot of […]

Kalorama Village Inaugural Event Set for May 20th

By J.G. & V.C. Huckenpahlery Kalorama Village, Inc., an aging-in-place organization for the residents of Sheridan-Kalorama, Kalorama Triangle and contiguous areas, will be formally launched on May 20 at a reception to be held 5 to 7 p.m. in the Coe meeting room of 2101 Connecticut Avenue. The festivities will include presentations by Tibby Ford, […]

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