By Spring Valley-Wesley Heights Citizens Association officers and other community members After a dispute over a 10 percent spike in American University’s undergraduate enrollment that violated its campus plan agreement with the D.C. Zoning Commission, the university entered into a...
On July 20, a neighborhood working group convened by Rick Murphy of Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E (Georgetown, Burleith) met with representatives of the D.C. Public Schools, the D.C. Department of General Services and MCN Build, the general contractor for...
By Muriel Bowser When I took the oath of office as mayor, I pledged to build a D.C. that gives all Washingtonians a fair shot. I committed to making homelessness in D.C. rare, brief and nonrecurring. I said — and...
I would like to respond to Michael Kent’s July 12 letter to the editor, “Superfresh parcel needs redevelopment.” Most residents of American University Park and Spring Valley we know have moved to those neighborhoods to enjoy the peace and quiet...
It’s time to put to rest the myth that trading on-street parking for bike lanes is bad for business . Despite the many community voices in support of the proposed Water Street NW bike lanes at the June 29 meeting...
Randy Speck, chair of Advisory Neighborhood Commission 3/4G (Chevy Chase), is to be commended for standing up for trees in our neighborhood in general, and for observing that Cafritz Enterprises has apparently not lived up to its promise to...
The Current’s June 28 article “Long in the works Klingle trail crosses the finish line” is tragically short on perspective. For over 150 years District of Columbia residents living on the east and west sides of Rock Creek used...
By Troy Kravitz and Jonathan McHugh Before American University and the surrounding community there is an opportunity — and an obligation — to build a functional, productive relationship. The opportunity is bolstered by new leadership, both at the university and...
Before developers unsheath their sledgehammers to raze 4000 Wisconsin Ave. NW — a large, reasonably attractive, rather youthful structure — how about shaking a leg and rebuilding the American University Park site a mile or so away that once...
I cannot believe The Northwest Current’s June 28 front-page photo that showcases an instructor giving ukulele lessons to young students. Am I the only one who noticed she was scantily clad? What kind of message does that send? Adults...

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