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Archive for November, 2013

Dupont Circle Village and Neighborhood Businesses Working Together to Develop Age-Friendly Practices

Accompanying images can be viewed in the November 2013 issue PDF By Iris Molotsky* In a first for Washington, the Dupont Circle Village (DCV) and area merchants are working together to develop and introduce age-friendly practices in local stores and professional offices. The project is being funded through a grant from Historic Dupont Circle Main Streets. The […]

The Blaine Mansion at Dupont Circle

By Stephen A. Hansen* The grand red brick mansion just west of Dupont Circle at 2000 Massachusetts Avenue, NW was designed by architect John Fraser and built in 1881 for James G. Blaine, one of the most prominent and powerful politicians of the 19th century. While the house still bears his name to this day, […]

Spain Arts & Culture Presenting “Visual Journeys Back And Forth Between Spain and the U.S.”

To view images full size, left click on each That the artistry of photography and videography is flourishing among Spaniards living and working in both the United States and Spain was once again demonstrated in a terrific 2013 photography show mounted by the Embassy of Spain. And the networking among the artists in this bourgeoning movement […]

16th Street’s Church of the Holy City to Present Special Concert

Sun., Nov. 10 (3:30pm): The Church of the Holy City (16th & Corcoran Sts., NW) will be hosting an “Artist Opportunity Concert,” sponsored by the church’s Music with the Angels Series, featuring cellist Natalie Spehar (www.nataliespehar.com) and violinist Zack Stachowski (http://tinyurl.com/n52mj3q). They will be performing works by the 18th century Italian composer Ignazio Fiorillo, contemporary […]

Logan Circle House Tour Celebrates Neighborhood’s Historic and Modern

By Bill Smith* The Logan Circle Community Association (LCCA) invites DC area residents and visitors to attend its 35th annual Logan Circle Holiday House Tour on Sunday, December 8th, from 1:00 to 5:00 pm. The self-guided house tour includes a Wassail reception from 1:00 pm on hosted at the Studio Theatre, 14th and P Streets, […]

17thStreet High Heel Race ~ Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Over 20 years ago some guys in drag were doing a bar crawl. They stopped at Annie’s restaurant and got even drunker. Instead of sashaying one block to the next bar, they decided to race to it in high heels! That bit of drunken silliness started Dupont East’s 17th Street annual tradition held on the Tuesday night before Halloween. The […]

November 2013 Issue / December issue PDF to post on the 13th

Zoning Regulations Review Public Hearings Now Underway

Nine public hearings on the proposed re-write of the District’s zoning regulations are being held between November 4th and the 20th by the DC Zoning Commission in Room 220-South of One Judiciary Square (441 4th St., NW), starting at 6 pm on the following dates: 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 12th, 13th, 14th, 19th, and 20th.

Zoning Regulations Review (ZRR): Implications for Adams Morgan in the final OP draft

1. ZRR:  Present status and overall outlook for Adams Morgan On July 29 the Office of Planning (OP) submitted its “final” draft of the proposed revised DC Zoning Regulations to the Zoning Commission (ZC).  Thereafter OP continued to comb through it for errors and to issue corrections but also to make changes of format and […]