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Archive for June, 2010

June 2010 PDF

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SCHOOLS ARE A PRIORITY BUT ARE WE TEACHING STUDENTS HOW TO REALLY THINK?

As we conclude yet another year’s worth of monthly issues and anticipate the start of Volume 42 with the July issue –- the first that will be exclusively on-line but with the same “look” continued in PDF form (just as has been available for the past 10 years in our archive at www.intowner.com) –- we […]

Finding This Old House — 1401 21st Street, NW

All historians seem to love a challenge, and with a recent online auction purchase of an 8-by-10 historical image from 19th century Washington, DC photography studio Underwood & Underwood, this writer had few clues on which to begin research into exposing where the townhouse pictured was and who was pictured on its front steps. The […]

From June 2010 Issue

Tabard Inn Gets Reprieve From Preservation Board Which Wants Modifications; BZA Later Rejects Application for Hotel Use

By Anthony L. Harvey [Note: Photographs accompanying this news story in the print edition can be viewed in the full PDF copy in the Current & Back Issues Archive.] The proposed restoration and rear expansion of five historic, long vacant four- and five-story town mansions in the middle of the 1700 block of N Street, […]

Mt. Pleasant’s Haydee’s Liquor Board Application for Nightclub License Argued at ABC Hearing

By Anthony L. Harvey [Note: Photographs accompanying this news story in the print edition can be viewed in the full PDF copy in the Current & Back Issues Archive.] After 30 minutes of preliminary matters, DC’s Alcoholic Beverage Control Board (ABC) Chairman Charles Brodsky announced a three hour time limit for the May 26th protest […]

Neighborhood Generosity Gives Dupont East’s Ross School Library Big Boost

By Christi Harlan* [Note: Photographs accompanying this news story in the print edition can be viewed in the full PDF copy in the Current & Back Issues Archive.] Neighbors and friends of Ross Elementary School contributed an unprecedented $6,000 to purchase books for the school library during a two-day fund-raiser in late April that also […]

Candy from the Field*: The Sweet Potato – Part II

* These words are the English translation of the Cajun expression, “bon bon du close.” Part I recounted the early history of the sweet potato, native to Peru, which was found far from its origins by Columbus in the West Indies. The “Spanish potato,” as the sweet potato came to be dubbed, reached Northern Europe […]