Author Archive for Odochi Ibe

Neighborhood News Roundup: Tree’d Off Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
What’s the Word?: Members of the Petworth email list used social media Tuesday morning to get information after being stuck underground after what they thought were explosions on the orange and blue metro lines. “I am stuck underground after [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: Stripped Down Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
I’m In Love With a Stripper: Park View DC has found a stripper even Grandma would welcome in her home. After buying a used radiator to put in a newly renovated back sleeping porch, the blogger was looking [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: Flash Mob Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
Racks on Racks on Racks: A member of the Tenleytown email list has a great gift for anyone who is overwhelmed with all of the videotapes and DVDs in their home. “I have 6 Elfa DVD racks and [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: Reefer Dreams Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.

Reefer Madness: A reader of the Bloomingdale blog added a bit of snark to the conversation on the redistricting of  the neighborhood in a letter to ANC Commissioner Hugh Youngblood.  The self-proclaimed “senior member” of the community proposed an alternate [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: Mad Cow Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
Examine This: Members of the Shepherd Park email list are feeling a bit overwhelmed with the number of newspapers left on their lawns. After a resident noticed a large amount of copies of the Examiner left on neighborhood lawns, [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: Garbage Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
Another Ward’s Garbage is Still Garbage: The city has put in used parking meters on Martin Luther King Jr, Ave in Anacostia's Business District, according to Congress Heights on the Rise. Pictures of the “new” meters do [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: Batty Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
X-Rated: Frozen Tropics announced that a new restaurant would be coming to H Street NE called “Xclusive.” Readers question the name and whether it will be a nightclub or strip club. One commenter poked fun at the venue's name, [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: Undercover Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
Not So Grand Larceny: Members of the New Hill East email list are having trouble with car break-ins. After being hit for the second time one member voiced their frustration, "[I] don't know about the others, but [...]

Demolition Derby

The 1000 block of Euclid Street NW looked more like a scene out of Transformers Friday afternoon, with broken glass and debris from several cars lining the street. According to residents in the area, around 2:00 a.m., an unidentified man who they believe to be intoxicated came speeding down the street colliding with about eight [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: Your Receipt, Please Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
Not So Safeway: Members of the Chevy Chase email list were discussing the legitimacy of a new Safeway policy that requires shoppers to have their bags and receipts checked while leaving the building. The new strategy was implemented [...]

Today in Weird Newspaper Covers

The Washington Post Express may need some help in the math department after their front page subtracted 6.3 billion people from the global population in a story about the world hitting the 7 billion mark. Journalists may not always be that great at math, but this is taking it a bit too far. Unfortunately, the [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: Good Eats Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.

What's for Dinner in Navy Yard? According to JDLand, the vacant restaurant space on 100 M St. NE may finally be getting leased for the first time in three years. There are rumors about what restaurant will take over the [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: Lock it Up Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.

No, But Really, It'll Get Stolen: In Shaw, in a post titled "Yo bike gonna get stolen," warns against the dangers of chaining bikes outside. Apparently, a bike locked outside the Shaw-Howard Metro station is slowly being [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: Occupy Penn Quarter Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.

Color Me Bad: The Georgetown Metropolitan reports that Vornado Realty Trust, which owns the Georgetown Park Mall, is removing many of its stores, “taking out over 12% of Georgetown’s small independent businesses." The blog's post brought mixed opinions [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: Sans Cupcake Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.

Cupcakeless: There were no Curbside Cupcakes for Congress Heights on the Rise when the blog tried to venture onto Saint Elizabeths yesterday to patronize the food truck. The campus, the new home for the Department for Homeland Security, is [...]

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