Our local public secondary schools, Deal Middle and Wilson High, got off to a good start this week with a solar eclipse viewing. Thanks to generous donations from local science museums and organizations and parents, more than 3,000 students...
Like most D.C. communities, Shepherd Park deals with the complexities of encouraging new businesses and integrating them into the neighborhood. Our proximity to Montgomery County, with its regulations regarding liquor licenses and hours of operation, has brought a number...
There likely is no need for green infrastructure to be installed on the west side of Wisconsin Avenue NW, based on the findings of Walter Groszyk, the Citizens Association of Georgetown’s expert on sewers and water in our neighborhood....
Advisory Neighborhood Commissions Meeting Notices and Agenda Highlights To find links to your ANC’s website, click here. Visit the District’s ANC office to see maps of commission boundaries by ward. ANC 1B Lower Columbia Heights, Lower Georgia Avenue, Shaw, U Street, Pleasant Plains The...
The D.C. public schools will open for the academic year Aug. 21, the day of the solar eclipse, and both of our local elementary schools, Murch and Lafayette, will have eclipse-watching activities. Murch Elementary will begin its second and final...
We in Shepherd Park are very fortunate to have many places and activities that are both interesting and free. The Montgomery College Planetarium on Fenton Street in Silver Spring — just a short walk away — will host a...
The West Heating Plant is back in the news. The design for the West Heating Plant has been revised to emphasize louvers that create an interesting pattern on the sides of the building. The Levy Group will make a...
Advisory Neighborhood Commissions Meeting Notices and Agenda Highlights To find links to your ANC's website, click here. Visit the District's ANC office to see maps of commission boundaries by ward. ANC 1B Lower Columbia Heights, Lower Georgia Avenue, Shaw, U Street, Pleasant Plains The...
Organized “villages” in D.C. help meet the needs of a growing population of seniors so they can successfully live in their own homes. In addition to the services we discussed in last week’s column, Northwest Neighbors Village runs a...
On Aug. 2, Shepherd Park lost Rosemary Eloise Reed Miller, one of its longtime community residents and activists. Many in D.C. knew her as the owner of the former Toast and Strawberries, a fashion boutique in the Dupont Circle...

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