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Archive for May 12th, 2011

Taste of Mt. Vernon Triangle Event to Showcase Neighborhood Eateries

Sat. May 14 (2-5pm): The emerging Mt. Vernon Triangle neighborhood located just east of Mt. Vernon Square not only boasts a branch of the popular Busboys & Poets and an expansive, upscale Safeway supermarket located in the City Vista development, is also home to a variety of new restaurants and cafés, many of which will […]

HARD CHOICES NEED TO BE MADE BUT DON’T CRUSH THE POOR

It’s times like these that we don’t envy the politicians one whit! We realize they are literally “between a rock and a hard place” as they try to satisfy their constituents and at the same time come up with a plan that will balance the fiscal year 2012 budget –- a truly daunting task in […]

From May 2011 Issue / June issue to post on the 10th

Major West End Re-Development Project Designs Unveiled; Luxury Boutique Hotel for Adams Morgan Continues to Divide

By Anthony L. Harvey Images accompanying this feature can be viewed in the current issue PDF Two, long-simmering development projects in northwest Washington appear to be coming to a rapid boil, with spring and summer Planned Unit Development (PUD) filings expected soon — one in early May, the other no later than July 29th. Both […]

After Four Years of Controversy Christian Science Church Near White House on Track to Get New Home as Part of Office Complex

By Anthony L. Harvey Images accompanying this feature can be viewed in the current issue PDF Another major phase in a convoluted and litigious historic preservation battle centering on the forthcoming demolition of the 1970s Third Church of Christ, Scientist’s Brutalist concrete bunker-style church building in the 16th Street Historic District will begin in late […]

Logan Circle Activist Donates Art to School

By P.L. Wolff Images accompanying this feature can be viewed in the current issue PDF In late April the Phelps Architecture, Construction, and Engineering Public High School installed a fanciful, Craig Kraft neon light sculpture that had been donated by longtime Logan Circle resident Bob Maffin, who is currently president of the Logan Circle Community […]