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Archive for July, 2016

Mrs. Cole’s Bay Window: Parking, streets, trees, projections, and the Secretary of War

  To view images full size & high resolution, left click on each By Matthew B. Gilmore* What is that space between the curb and the sidewalk (or even some entire front yards in certain neighborhoods)? Who owns it, controls it, manages it? The term of art from the late 19th century for this intermediate […]

“Hand to God” Delivers a Blasphemous Summer Punch at Studio Theatre (1501 14th St., NW)

By William G. Schulz Welcome to Mount Logan Lutheran Church of Cypress, Texas. This God-fearing (sort of) congregation of (mostly) sinners is the setting for Studio Theatre’s season finale, “Hand to God,” the hilarious and blasphemous Broadway hit from playwright Robert Askin. Studio’s Stage 4 is the setting for an immersive theatre experience that delivers […]

July 2016 Issue / August issue PDF to post on the 12th

Developers of Hotel Project in Burgeoning “NOMA” See Efforts Stymied by Artists Group

Accompanying images can be viewed in the July 2016 issue pdf By William G. Schulz* After paying $7 million in 2015 for a distressed industrial building in an area widely considered to be urban blight, developers Brook Rose and Dennis Lee expected that their plans for an innovative new hotel there would be at least […]

Columbia Heights Retail Center That Opened in 2008 Sustains Itself During 2016’s Challenging Retail Environment

Accompanying images can be viewed in the July 2016 issue pdf By Larry Ray* Have the dreams been fulfilled? The west side of the 3100 block of 14th Street, NW in the heart of Columbia Heights has anchored this community since the area transformed from rural to urban. (See “Columbia Heights Transitions from Rural to […]

Gay Pride Parade Big Hit

Accompanying images can be viewed in the July 2016 issue pdf By Phil Carney As we have for two decades, Scoop the dog who advocates for pet owners to clean up after their dogs and Dupont Circle Citizens Association (DCCA) joined in the Pride celebration and marched in our biggest annual neighborhood event. After days […]

Prepared for InTowner.com by Kevin McDuffie & Staff of Coldwell Banker Dupont/Logan ~ Reporting Period: June 2016

The area covered by these listings is bounded by Rock Creek on the west, Upshur Street on the north, North Capitol Street on the east, and Massachusetts Avenue/M Street on the south. SINGLE FAMILY HOUSES [62] [condo & co-op listings follow] 1817 Belmont Rd. $1,795,000 526 Columbia Rd. $550,000 773 Columbia Rd. $648,300 1221 Euclid […]

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Pepco-Exelon Merger Visited Once Again

Unfortunately, we find it necessary to once again vent about this merger, now officially approved by the DC Public Service Commission (PSC) and vigorously being implemented by the giant Chicago-based Exelon Corporation. We have editorialized againstthis travesty on three different occasions starting in June of 2015 and most recently two months ago. (See “Pepco-Exelon: the […]

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