The Friends of Chevy Chase Circle group is to be commended for matching the funds dribbled out by the National Park Service; however, I don’t believe they should proceed as outlined in The Current’s Aug. 9 article “Northwest parks...
Recent articles and comments regarding reduction in services and poor performance by the D.C. Department of Parks and Recreation officials at various locations here in Northwest Washington are prime indications why construction of an outdoor swimming pool at Hearst...
In the Viewpoint column in the Jan. 24 edition, Louis Nevins laments the fact that D.C. income tax law regarding deductions allows only itemized deductions permitted under federal rules. Thus, for 2018, D.C. filers will no longer be allowed to...
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...
On Saturday, Sept. 23, at 1:30 p.m., we will gather at the Palisades Community Church for a memorial service for Mat Thorp, a Palisades resident since 1962 and a beloved member of our community. A reception will follow at...
The Wisconsin Avenue Baptist Church and Sunrise Senior Living project on Tenley Circle will be a meaningful new addition to the community. This new building will fulfill two important missions — to provide for the ongoing religious and spiritual...
Getting “high” is easy here in D.C.’s Northwest. All it takes is a casual stroll to the District’s official highpoint – its highest point of natural elevation – located in Fort Reno Park, a few blocks from the Tenleytown shops...
Ann Heuer’s May 17 Viewpoint concerning open government in D.C. reminds me of Florida’s “Sunshine” law, which requires that all meetings of decision-making or advisory public entries must be noticed and open to the public (with exceptions for such...
Regarding The Current’s July 26 article on the proposed mixed-use development of the Superfresh site, the purported scaleback by the developer is nothing more than a smaller supermarket. Otherwise, the six-story project remains the same. I am personally not convinced...
In regard to The Current’s Sept. 6 article “Vacant embassies draw attention from Norton,” I agree that the District has a problem, given the U.S. Department of State’s failure to recognize that adequate housing is extremely rare here. I hope that...

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