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Archive for January, 2018

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

The area covered by these listings includes the northwest DC 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 [55] [condo & co-op listings […]

DC Denies Raze Permit for Gas Station in Petworth

Readers will recall our extensive report last April about the problem of disappearing gas stations in the city. As a kind of follow up (though with no InTowner connection other than effectively updating and adding new information to our earlier report), is the just recently published Washington Business Journal report by Katie Arcieri who covers […]

Restaurant Review ~ Bistro Aracosia /5100 MacArthur Blvd ., NW

Capturing a prominent Palisades neighborhood corner location, once held by another eatery, newcomer Bistro Aracosia showcases Afghan cuisine in a strikingly elegant setting. And it seems that both décor and food — as well as a very courteous staff — are making a big splash with its exotic fare. If a recent lunchtime experience is […]

Beware the Verizon DC Fiber-Optic Scam

Early last year, Verizon’s DC telephone land line customers received a “Notice of copper retirement” letter stating, “Our plan is to retire copper facilities in your area on or after March 31st, 2017. To continue to provide your service, [emphasis ours] Verizon will have to move your service to these fiber-optic facilities.” Another way to […]

Bureaucratic Fog Shrouds $46 Million Tax Abatement for Line Hotel; Developers Not Yet Met Requirements, Say City Officials

Accompanying images can be viewed on page 1 of the January 2018 issue pdf By William G. Schulz* The newly opened Line DC hotel in Adams Morgan has not yet met the conditions of its $46 million real property tax abatement agreement with the DC government, says David Umansky, a spokesman for the District’s Office of […]

Concerns That Occupational Licensing Kills Opportunities for Lower Income Workers

Accompanying images can be viewed on page 1 of the January 2018 issue pdf By Larry Ray* DC resident David wonders, “ I have been spiritual for all of my life helping as many people as possible. So, what would be the challenge of becoming a licensed DC minister? I found the challenge was coming up […]

January 2018 Issue / February issue pdf to post on the 9th

Canaletto and the Art of Venice: Exhibition on Screen

By Joseph R. Phelan* Last month in these pages, I interviewed Phil Grabsky, the filmmaker behind the “Exhibition on Screen” series of documentaries shown in movie theaters around the world. Based upon landmark art exhibitions, the latest season opens with “Canaletto and the Art of Venice,” a high-definition celebration of one of the most beautiful […]

Dupont Circle ANC Commissioner Speaks Out on Censure of Fellow Commissioner

By William G. Schulz* Dupont Circle ANC 2B Commissioner Daniel Warwick — who was traveling in China — responded to questions posed by The InTowner in the wake of an opinion issued by the DC Office of the Attorney General, which, as we previously reported, < http://intowner.com/2017/12/11/dc-attorney-generals-office-slams-anc-2b-commissioners-over-censure-vote-amid-other-signs-of-trouble> declared null and void the ANC’s censoring of […]

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