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By: Elaine Bole D.C.’s Second District Police Department continues to document a high number of thefts from vehicles, warned Lt Jerome M. Merrill in recent emails to neighborhood listservs. The Second District covers much of the Northwest quadrant of...
Georgetown has become the latest neighborhood to join the DC Main Streets program, with a planned focus on attracting and maintaining small businesses along the neighborhood’s Wisconsin Avenue corridor. The Georgetown Main Street group has received a one-year, $175,000 grant...
The Palisades might not be the first place that comes to mind when thinking of locations to shoot a movie, but for Shoshana Rosenbaum, it provided a supportive environment to film her narrative short, “Hide and Seek.” Rosenbaum’s nine-minute movie,...
The lively, sometimes raucous, discussion in Tenleytown about the proposed redevelopment of a church’s property as a Sunrise senior living facility continued last Thursday at a community meeting. Jonathan McHugh, who sits on Advisory Neighborhood Commission 3E (Tenleytown, Friendship Heights),...
Controversial plans to redevelop Woodley Park’s Marriott Wardman Park Hotel and surrounding lawn have become more uncertain, as developer JBG is said to be amid negotiations with a prospective buyer for the site. An as-yet-unknown buyer is currently undergoing a...
Stores and restaurants across D.C. are set to celebrate “Small Business Saturday” this week with discounts and giveaways, part of an annual event to encourage residents to shop locally. Held the first Saturday after Thanksgiving every year across the country,...
Public transportation options between Washington City and Alexandria abound in 2018, but they all depend on land routes and the burning of fossil fuels. This week, in honor of Presidents’ Day, we look back two centuries to a time before...
Plans to redevelop Georgetown’s vacant West Heating Plant into a luxury condo building may face further delays, with the DC Preservation League launching a second bid to grant landmark status to the 1940s industrial facility. The Historic Preservation Review Board...
After complaining for more than a year about problems associated with the renovation project at Duke Ellington School of the Arts, neighbors are now looking toward more decisive action. Residents who live near the Burleith campus at 35th and R...
A river doesn’t exactly run through this Georgetown home, but it comes pretty close. The white brick row house at 3626 Prospect St. NW has been extensively renovated and reconfigured to focus attention on what is arguably one of the...

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