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Archive for September, 2015

Marie Reed School Modernization on KCA Agenda

Thu., Sep. 24 (7pm): The Kalorama Citizens Association (KCA) will be holding its monthly meeting at Good Will Baptist Church (1862 Kalorama Rd. – to enter, go up the main front steps and bear right to the rear side door). The agenda will include an update on the status of plans for the Marie Read […]

Restaurant Review ~ GBD / 1323 Conn. Ave., NW

Three little letters, GBD: Unless you read the actual translation, GBD could mean nothing to you, unless you came up with Good Bye, Dolly, or something like that. Or unless you are a dedicated DC foodie, who eats around town a lot. Then you will know what these letters really mean — Golden Brown Delicious […]

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Bellevue Becomes Dumbarton House: a moving experience

By Matthew  B. Gilmore* To view images full size & high resolution, left click on each On May 30, 1914 John L. Newbold received a dose of unwelcome news: the following Monday, June 1, the District of Columbia would commence demolition of his fine Georgetown mansion. Newbold did what anyone in his position would do; […]

Adams Morgan Business Climate Benefiting from New Quality Retail, Services and Dining

Accompanying images can be viewed in the September 2015 issue PDF By Anthony L. Harvey For neighborhood-serving commercial establishments in Adams Morgan whose business models and offerings assume patrons from both the community and the Washington area generally, tourist traffic is the canary in the mine — no sound or appearance of tourists and business […]

North Columbia Heights Losing Churches as Demographics Evolve, Though Some Stay

Accompanying images can be viewed in the September 2015 issue PDF By Larry Ray* The North Columbia Heights (NCH) neighborhood is ever evolving, reflecting the transformation of the District of Columbia. What became of many of the churches is a telling part of this evolution. The Early Years The neighborhood is located in the northern […]

Dupont West Liquor License Limits Lifted for All ABC Categories Except Nightclubs

Accompanying images can be viewed in the September 2015 issue PDF By P.L. Wolff First adopted by the Alcohol Beverage Control Board (ABC) in 1994 and amended several times, on August 12, 2015 the West Dupont Circle Moratorium Zone was, effectively, not further renewed by the Board when it ruled that only the prohibition on […]

Law & Order: How Much Force Should Police Employ?

The recent chaotic appearance by Mayor Bowser in Southeast to publicly address the epidemic of gun violence in the city, largely in the poorer neighborhoods where jobs and services and amenities are seriously lacking, turned out to be a debacle of the first order. The crowd that joined with the press to (hopefully) hear from […]

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