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Archive for October, 2018

October 26 ~ Free Noontime Organ Music at National City Christian Church

Fri., Oct. 26th (12:15-1pm): The free, 45-minute)Friday lunch hour pipe organ recital series at National City Christian Church on Thomas Circle, NW will be  organist David Brock rounding out the month with a program featuring all five movements of Charles-Marie Widor’s Symphony No. 5 in F minor and concluding with the well-known toccata. These performances […]

1845—Washington’s First Thanksgiving

Editor’s Note: Matthew Gilmore has taken an autumn break & with Thanksgiving less than 30 days from now in mind, we decided this would be a good time to revisit his story from last year — particularly since it was 170 years ago this month that the first-ever Thanksgiving Day proclamation was issued. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ To […]

October 27 ~ 16th Street’s Church of the Holy City to Present Free Concert

Saturday evening at 7:30 p.m. the Church of the Holy City (16th & Corcoran Sts., NW) will be presenting another in its “Music with the Angels” series. Featured will be returning saxophonist Zulfugar Baghirov and accompanying will be pianist Ramin Amir Arjomand. For more information, call (202) 462-6734 or visit the church’s website. Admission is […]

October 30 ~ Annual 17th Street High Heel Race to be Kicked Off by the Mayor

Tuesday evening, starting at 7:00 p.m., revelers will already be gathering & staking out primo spots for viewing the always entertaining pre-race parading of imaginative and often outrageous costumed participants along the three blocks between P and R Streets, NW. Then, on the stroke of 9:00 at R Street the signal will be given and […]

Restaurant Review ~ Smoked and Stacked / 1239 9th St., NW

Hearty eats!!! Opened more than a year ago just north of Mt. Vernon Square in the bustling Shaw neighborhood, where good eats have become a number one draw, the Smoked and Stacked (sort-of) restaurant offers tasty bites. The brainchild of Marjorie Meek-Bradley, a former participant/contestant of the famous Top Chef program, she has created a […]

Reporting Period: September 2018 ~ 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 [46] [condo & co-op listings […]

We Endorse Elissa Silverman for Another Term on the City Council, Despite the Mayor’s Anger

We have pretty much continued to like how at-large Councilmember Elissa Silverman has continued former at-large member David Catania’s role as the council’s de-facto “junkyard dog” by holding city bureaucrats feet to the fire when it is necessary. She has been a diligent watchdog on behalf of us taxpayers, especially attentive to taking seriously her […]

Bike, Scooter Riders Demand Safety, Right of Way in DC’s Shifting Urban Transit Scene

Accompanying images can be viewed starting on page 1 of the October 2018 issue pdf By William G. Schulz Thirty-one-year-old Ryan Ha bounded down the steps of his 17th Street, NW row house on a recent Sunday morning, a Bird electric-motor scooter held aloft over his right shoulder. Asked if he was keeping the scooter […]

Annual Dupont Circle House Tour to Feature Variety of Houses & Condos, Historic Belmont Mansion to Host Tea; Cavanaugh Sculpture Tour to be Special Feature

 Accompanying images can be viewed starting on page 1 of the October 2018 issue pdf By Gordon Alt & Karol Stanley* This year’s 51st annual Dupont Circle Citizens Association (DCCA) house tour taking place on the afternoon of Sunday, October 21st will feature architectural gems and late 19th and early 20th century houses and apartments, […]

New Apartments Slated for 15th & S Streets; Developer Seeks Controversial DC Tax Break

[Updated 10/25/18: report of community opposition inserted following copyright notice at end. *] Accompanying images can be viewed starting on page 1 of the October 2018 issue pdf  By William G. Schulz  A community meeting to discuss plans for a 150-unit apartment building on a vacant lot behind the iconic 16th Street, NW Masonic Temple […]