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Archive for March, 2013

From March 2013 Issue / Apr. issue to post on the 12th

Prepared for InTowner.com by Jo Ricks / Reporting Period: January 2013

SINGLE FAMILY HOUSES (28) [condo & co-op listings follow] 64 Channing St. $701,000 1482 Chapin St. $1,001,000 1752 Church St. $1,525,000 763 Columbia Rd. $635,000 1002 Columbia Rd. $553,900 437 Elm St. $440,000 825 Euclid St. $350,000 2205 Flagler Pl. $620,000 761 Hobart Pl. $333,000 776 Irving St. $391,753 644 Keefer Pl. $575,000 445 Lamont […]

Tanglebank : Childhood Home of Architect Arthur Cotton Moore

By Stephen A. Hansen* A stately house known as “Tanglebank” once stood on the site of the former and future Chinese Embassy Chancellery at the northwest corner of Connecticut Avenue and Kalorama Road. It was built by landscape painter Parker Mann in 1887 and was the early childhood home of prominent Washington architect Arthur Cotton […]

April DC Council Special Election Candidates Forum to Focus on Tenant Rights

Wed., Apr. 10 (6:30-9pm): On April 23rd there will be a special election for the at-large City Council seat vacated by the elevation to the council’s chairmanship of Phil Mendelson. In advance of this, TENAC will be holding an open-to-all candidates forum focusing on issues of importance to all DC residents who are tenants at […]

With Sequestration Now a Reality the City Council Will Need to be Especially Prudent

The good news is that the District’s “rainy day” funds have increased by 46 percent in a single year, and, as reported to the City Council on February 6th by Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Natwar M. Gandhi, fund balance has increased to over $1.5 billion with $781 million in reserve. But the less-than-good news according […]

Contemporary-Styled Low-Rise, Mixed-Use Residential/Retail Building Proposed for Venerable Adams Morgan Exxon Station Site

By Anthony L. Harvey Accompanying images can be viewed in the current issue PDF Adams Morgan’s Lanier Heights and Reed-Cooke neighborhoods are currently experiencing an avalanche of new and precedent-setting commercial and residential development projects — from the new, so-called historic hotel being planned for the old City Paper site, a project that incorporates the […]

Historic Anthony Bowen YMCA to Move Into Exciting New Space

By Ben Lasky* Accompanying images can be viewed in the current issue PDF One of the most historic YMCAs in the country, the Anthony Bowen YMCA, will be reopening to serve everyone in the U Street community either late this month or in April in a state of the art facility which is part of […]

16th Street Morning Rush Hour Bus Service Southbound From Adams Morgan to Increase

By Anthony L. Harvey Accompanying images can be viewed in the current issue PDF In a deftly orchestrated sequence of community meetings, negotiations with transportation planners at WMATA, and carefully crafting recommendations for additional rush hour buses traveling south on 16th Street to the downtown world of work, Dupont Circle ANC commissioners whose single member […]

April DC Council Special Election Candidates Forum to Focus on Tenant Rights

Wed., Apr. 10 (6:30-9pm): On April 23rd there will be a special election for the at-large City Council seat vacated by the elevation to the council’s chairmanship of Phil Mendelson. In advance of this, TENAC will be holding an open-to-all candidates forum focusing on issues of importance to all DC residents who are tenants at […]

The Wild Caper

  As I embarked on this project, my wife, Peggy, mentioned that capers, the subject of my quest, were central to tartar sauce. She was right. To my surprise, I learned that capers are a common ingredient in recipes for the dish. I realized what an asset capers are to tartar sauce. Gastronomer Nigel Slater […]