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Archive for May, 2017

Prepared for InTowner.com by the Dupont Circle office of Century 21 Redwood Realty ~ Reporting Period: April 2017

The area covered by these listings includes the neighborhoods primarily of Adams Morgan, Mt. Pleasant, Columbia Heights, North Columbia Heights, Petworth & Park View; West End, Dupont, Scott, Thomas & Logan Circles; Dupont East, U Street, Shaw, Le Droit Park, Bloomingdale & Mt. Vernon Square.  SINGLE FAMILY HOUSES [43] condo & co-op listings follow 49 […]

June 15 ~ Heurich House Museum’s “History & Hops” Series Continues

Thu., Jun. 15 (6:30-8:30): Hosting this month’s program will be artist and designer Mike Van Hall, whose work is regularly featured by Stillwater Artisanal, Aslin Beer Co., and DC Brau breweries. Designing under the brand “Committee on Opprobriations” in a modern graphic style, Van Hall has created some of the most unique and memorable can […]

Restaurant Review ~ Et Voila / 5120 MacArthur Blvd., NW

Searching for a classy, intimate restaurant with high-end cuisine? Put the Belgian-French eatery, Et Voila!, on your calendar. Something of a DC old-timer, the petit bistro is somewhat off the restaurant radar in town, what with all the new openings around the District. Its location also is not in the thick of things. Along MacArthur […]

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Historic Preservation Board Rebuffs Meridian International Developers

Accompanying images can be viewed in the May 2017 issue pdf By William G. Schulz* “It’s too damn tall.” Those were the words of ANC 1C Chair Ted Guthrie as well was the refrain of many Meridian Hill Historic District community members at a contentious hearing of the DC Historic Preservation Review Board (HPRB) on […]

Community Gardening in DC Promoting Social Activism, Nutrition, Learning, Understanding

Accompanying images can be viewed in the May 2017 issue pdf  By Larry Ray*  Community gardening is a huge trend in the District of Columbia. The DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) asserts it oversees more than 30 of these gardens. Why is this? Is it an act of social activism?; is it an […]

Dupont Circle Village’s Annual Silent Auction Featured 1960s Nostalgia, Music, Food and More

Accompanying images can be viewed in the May 2017 issue pdf  By Iris Molotsky* The huge red inflated LOVE in the center stage in the ballroom set the mood for the evening. The theme for the Dupont Circle Village’s Friday, April 28, 2017 fundraising gala — a trip back to the ’60s — was “Peace, […]

Our Mayor Needs to Concentrate on the Urgent` Priorities; She Seems to be Unaware About This

Regular readers of our commentaries know that we have consistently argued for and applauded fiscal restraint by our city government so as to ensure that programs, services and policies that advance the kind of progressive society we taxpayers stand behind will have the resources necessary to achieve these goals. In short, we urge vigilance to […]

Selling the Eyes of the Public – Washington Wages War on Billboards

To view images full size & high resolution, left click on each By Matthew B. Gilmore* Technological advances in outdoor advertising have again outstripped regulatory control. Washingtonians are once again struggling to control advertising in and adjacent to public space. To the surprise of some, perhaps, this struggle has been going on for well over […]

May 19 ~ Acclaimed Glee Club to Present Concert at Thomas Circle

Fri., May 19 (7:30-9pm): The University of Michigan Men’s Glee Club is touring this spring in celebration of the University’s bicentennial anniversary. The final concert of the tour will take place inside the soaring John Russell Pope-designed sanctuary of the National City Christian Church on Thomas Circle. Featured will be works celebrating the bicentennial, including […]