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Archive for December, 2019

Reporting Period: November 2019 ~ Prepared for InTowner.com 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 [59] [condo & co-op listings […]

“Adoration of the Shepherds” by Giorgione at the National Gallery of Art

Joseph R. Phelan* One of the most delightful things to do around the holidays is to visit an art museum and look at a few of the paintings that tell the stories we commemorate on these days. Over the past 20 years, I’ve enjoyed taking such tours. In my experience, by far the most popular […]

E-scooters and Bikes Evolve From Fad to Serious Urban Transport Option

Accompanying images can be viewed starting on page 1 of the December 2019 issue pdf By William G. Schulz From a fad for cool kids that popped up on DC streets some two years ago, dock-less, electrified bikes and scooters have made their way from Millennial-generation swagger to serious consideration as modes of urban transport—and […]

Fast Food Disappearing in DC as Fast Casual Options Take Hold

Accompanying images can be viewed starting on page 1 of the December 2019 issue pdf By Larry Ray* Leaving a long day at work or maybe it’s 3 a.m. and you have been partying, you have a fast food greasy craving: chicken, fries, burger. You may be at a loss here in the District of […]

Homeless Encampments Increasingly Stirring Moves for Humane Solutions

Accompanying images can be viewed starting on page 1 of the December 2019 issue pdf By P.L. Wolff In its November 29th issue, the Washington Post reported that the District “has one of the highest rates of homelessness in the country. According to a recent count, the number of homeless families in the District dropped […]

Can DCRA be Fixed?

In its November 18th story headlined “Changes sought after D.C. agencies failed to act on complaint of illegal rooming house,” the Washington Post reported that among others testifying at a city council oversight hearing that Monday, the witness speaking on behalf of the DC Tenants Union offered this stark assessment: “The DC government might as […]

December 2019 Issue / January issue pdf to post on the 10th

Restaurant Review ~ Brasserie Liberté / 3251 Prospect St., NW

Elegant Eats!! Driving around DC, especially in Georgetown, one can hardly avoid the sight of so many restaurants. As people must note all the time, the local restaurant scene offers every kind of setting and cuisine. One of the most recent to enter the local culinary scene is the elegant Brasserie Liberté on Prospect Street […]

December 2019 Issue PDF

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Homeless ~ continued from page 1

As one Dupont Circle resident told The InTowner, “I am not heartless when it comes to people’s plights and contribute responsibly, but permitting . . . [living on the streets] is neither caring or responsible.” (Emphasis ours.) On November 21st, during National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, Mayor Bowser’s office announced that she had hosted […]