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Archive for June, 2019

Restaurant Review ~ Zeppelin / 1544 9th St., NW

 Sushi on Steroids. When you look around DC for new/new restaurants, you will find something from almost every cuisine. If you adore Japanese food and drink — sushi, yakatori, tempura, saki — you’ve probably scooted around town to DC’s numerous Japanese eateries. But hold on! The new Zeppelin restaurant in the Shaw neighborhood has opened […]

June 2019 Issue PDF

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Pedestrians, Bicycles, and Scooters Not Easily Co-existing on Sidewalks, Streets

Accompanying images can be viewed starting on page 1 of the June 2019 issue pdf By William G. Schulz Scooter riders and bicyclists are out in force with summer in full swing. The Washington Post reports a survey that reveals one in six DC residents have ridden a scooter in the past year — a […]

North Dupont Circle Seen as “Stale”; New BID Already Taking Action to Reverse Trend

Accompanying images can be viewed starting on page 1 of the June 2019 issue pdf By Larry Ray* One participant at the recent Dupont Circle BID (Business Improvement District) restaurants roundtable program queried, “What is wrong with North Dupont Circle?” Most of the 18 participants agreed that North Dupont Circle, especially the retail, is stale […]

Gay Pride Parade Reflected Great Progress

Accompanying images can be viewed starting on page 1 of the June 2019 issue pdf By Phil Carney Our neighborhood’s biggest annual event is the Pride parade. I was pleased to see Deacon McCubbin, who in the 1970s started a small Pride block party at 20th and S Streets NW. I could not have imaged […]

Scooters Need to be Reined in Council Must Act

One of our lead stories this month revisits the matter of bikes and scooters, a topic we previously reported in October 2018. In light of the rapidly increasing use of motorized scooter in DC since last year – and of the increased awareness by residents of hazards to pedestrians (not to say anything about hazards […]

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Gay Pride Parade Reflects Great Progress ~ continued from page 1

As a veteran, I was pleased to see the British Embassy contingent led by military officers, though, as a local, I wish there had been more recognition of local groups by positioning them early in the parade. As always, I was pleased to see Deacon join in the celebration that he long ago started. I […]

Mayor and City Council Honored Gay Rights Pioneer Frank Kameny at June 2010 Ceremony

Early on the morning of June 10, 2010, at the corner of 17th and R Streets, NW, Mayor Adrian Fenty, Ward 2 Councilmember Jack Evans, and leaders of the gay community were joined by a large crowd of neighborhood and city residents as the two-block stretch of 17th Street between R and Q Streets was […]

BID Already Taking Action to Reverse Trend ~ continued from page 1

The other panelist, Angela Rakis, owns a marketing consultancy focused on small business and teaches hospitality and tourism management at Elizabeth Seton High School in Bladensburg, Maryland. She wants her students to realize that they can make a career in the restaurant business. She noted Union Market as a model of allowing entrepreneurs to test […]