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Archive for October, 2019

Reporting Period: lAugust 2019 ~ Prepared for by the sales brokerage of Continental Properties, Ltd.

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 St., Shaw, Le Droit Park, Bloomingdale & Mt. Vernon Square. SINGLE FAMILY HOUSES [51] [condo & co-op listings […]

October 2019 Issue / November issue pdf to post on the 8th

Breaking News: Ward 2 Councilmember Evans Recall Advocates to be Out in Force Gathering Signatures Starting at 9 a.m. on Saturday the 19th Advocates for the recall of embattled Ward 2 Councilmember Jack Evans will be out on the streets Saturday, October 19, to gather signatures for the recall petition citing “pay to play” for […]

Restaurant Review ~ Martin’s Tavern / 1264 Wisc. Ave., NW

Georgetown is home to one of the city’s oldest and possibly most honored restaurants, known formerly as Billy Martin’s Tavern, but now just as Martin’s Tavern. Indeed, considering the upsurge in local eateries, the fact that this icon of DC’s glory days still operates and gathers hungry crowds is a testimony to its local fan […]

November 15 ~ Free Noontime Organ Music at National City Christian Church

Fri., Nov. 15th (12:15-1pm): The free, 45-minute) Friday lunch hour pipe organ Winter recital series at National City Christian Church on Thomas Circle, NW continues   ff ythe new month  with New York City organist Phillip Lamb will devote an entire program to works of Louis Vierne. Then on the 15th, Benjamin LaPrairie, Associate Director of […]

November 17 ~ Dupont Little Flea Market Open for Business on Sundays

Sun, Nov. 17th (10am-4pm): At the corner of 19th and Q Streets, NW, next door to Diego’s Hair Salon and catty-corner from the Hotel Dupont – one will delight in this year-round grouping of vendors who have built a strong following since its debut in May. Owner John Harvey has for sale a wide range […]

Office of Planning Set to Rollout Controversial Comp  Plan Update; Affordable Housing Advocates Wary

Accompanying images can be viewed starting on page 1 of the October 2019 issue pdf By William G. Schulz DC Council has set the stage for the rollout on October 15th of the bulk of the updated Comprehensive Plan to guide future development in the District of Columbia. It promises to be a policy wonk’s […]

Art All Night in Shaw Drew Record Crowds

Accompanying images can be viewed starting on page 1 of the October 2019 issue pdf By Alexander M. Padro* Almost 30,000 people flooded the streets and alleys of Shaw for eight hours on the night of September 14th, when Shaw Main Streets presented its eighth annual Art All Night festival in the neighborhood. This was […]

Bricked Alleys, Sidewalks: Lovely? Historic? Expensive? Dangerous?

Accompanying images can be viewed starting on page 1 of the October 2019 issue pdf By Larry Ray* “The sidewalk is the most public of public spaces,” writes UCLA Professor Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris in her 2011 book, Sidewalks: Conflict and Negotiation over Public Space. What a conundrum in choosing sidewalk and alley material! Local officials must […]

The Verizon DC Fiber Optic Scam Revisited

In the Office of Peoples Counsel’s (OPC) September on-line newsletter sent to its thousands of subscribers, the following item, headlined “Verizon Customers: You Have a Right to Keep Copper Landline Telephone Service,” was included: “OPC continues to receive a number of calls from consumers expressing concerns that Verizon Washington representatives have insisted that they must switch […]