I live in Georgetown, in a small house. Last fall, D.C. implemented new zoning regulations governing house sizes to protect people like me from being swamped by our neighbors’ desire to build hulking additions. In theory, my neighbor can’t add...
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 Karl A. Racine The new report from Ward 3 D.C. Council member Mary Cheh regarding a politically connected city contractor and the District’s Department of General Services has again raised concerns among many District residents about the influence of...
I would like to comment on The Current’s Nov. 15 article “Safety fixes eyed for Massachusetts.” There are many issues with the city’s plans for Massachusetts Avenue between Waterside Drive and 20th Street NW that were not discussed...
I’d like to respond to Mary Bienvenue’s July 12 letter to the editor, “Recent front-page photo was inappropriate.” When I looked back to the June 28 issue, I was initially perplexed as to what the problem was; our opinions of...
By Stephen Gardner A major goal of Advisory Neighborhood Commission 3D is making our work as volunteers more open to residents of the communities we represent. In its April 26 edition, an article in The Current noted that the ANC...
In a divisive world, it is theater, music and dance that remind us of our common humanity. Carla Huber — founder and producing/artistic director of the In Series — brings intimate, affordable opera, zarzuela and cabaret to those fortunate...
It is a shocking fact of life that if you visit any property in Northwest Washington that is owned by American University (AU) and you park on a public street in a legal parking space rather than in an...
Thank you for your Oct. 11 article about the pending leaf blower legislation. Many D.C. homeowners grew up watching “ChemLawn” and “LawnDoctor” ads on TV, but we must recognize that the Earth’s climate warming is real and human activities...

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