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Archive for February, 2012

Imaginative New & Beautiful Electronic Music Compositions Performed in Dupont East

Sun., Feb. 26 (3:30pm): The “Music with the Angels” series concert on Sunday afternoon, February 26, 2012  at the Church of the Holy City (16th & Corcoran Sts., NW) was enthusiastically received by an audience treated to a performance by University of Virginia-trained local composer and pianist Elliott Grabill who presented a program featuring, in […]

Prepared for InTowner.com by Jo Ricks Reporting Period: December 2011

SINGLE FAMILY HOUSES (32) [condo & co-op listings follow] 148 Adams St. $410,000 170 Bryant St.      $389,900 52 Channing St. $480,000 1414 Euclid St. $960,000 623 Irving St. $572,100 514 Kenyon St. $340,000 453 Lamont St. $419,000 1710 Lanier Pl. $970,000 737 Morton St. $275,000 1619 New Jersey Ave. $320,000 2211 Ontario Rd. $599,000 […]

Volunteerism to be Celebrated & Undertaken in Adams Morgan

Wed., Feb. 15 (all day & evening): In conjunction with the annual nation-wide Week for Volunteerism, Adams Morgan Main Street is presenting its Random Acts of Kindness Day during which volunteers dressed in shades of red will perform Acts of Kindness. Mellow Mushroom, Tryst, and Amsterdam Falafelshop will be receiving donations of canned and dry items […]

Adams Morgan Residents Confused by New Law for Ward 1 Parking Plan; Neither Council Member Nor DDOT Satisfy Doubts

By Anthony L. Harvey Images accompanying this feature can be viewed in the current issue PDF In keeping with the complexities and contradictions of DC parking rules and regulation, the DC City Council recently passed — in final form –- “emergency” legislation creating an enhanced residential parking program (ERPP) for the residential blocks in Ward […]

Petworth Community Market Announces Plans

By P.L. Wolff Images accompanying this feature can be viewed in the current issue PDF It may still be February but already thoughts of spring are being heard, especially with the speculation that the cherry blossoms might peak earlier this year thanks to our warmer than usual winter. And with that in mind, the Petworth […]

Historical Marker Plaque Dedicated at Cosmos Club; Prototype for More to Come

By Anthony L. Harvey Images accompanying this feature can be viewed in the current issue PDF January 30th saw the celebration by local historic preservationists of the installation of an historical plaque on the front fence of the Cosmos Club, Washington’s pre-eminent social and intellectual organization located on Massachusetts Avenue between Q Street and Florida […]

From February 2012 Issue / March issue to post on the 9th

Dupont East’s 17th Street Retains Parts of its Early-to-Middle 20th Century Past

By Paul Kelsey Williams* Accompanying images can be viewed in the current issue PDF History has a way of repeating itself and in the case of the former townhouse at 1627 17th Street, NW that history involves a shoe store being located in the ground floor today, as it also had been beginning in 1920, […]

Gift of the Gods: The Pear – Part II

Part I portrayed the pear as a noble fruit, cherished by the upper orders of western society. For all their passion for the fruit, Europe’s upper strata still lacked a truly succulent pear. By the middle of the 19th century, cultivators in France and Belgium were breeding beurre (buttery) pears that gradually supplanted the typical […]

Restaurant Review / Lost Society = Found: A Gem

Perhaps the busiest time of the week to drop into — or drop up to on the second floor — Lost Society restaurant/nightclub would be Friday nights. That would be a safe bet, and an even safer bet would be to make a reservation, especially if you are planning to eat there. Otherwise, chances are […]