Posts Tagged ‘Barry Farm’

How D.C.’s Plan to Save Low-Income Housing Went Wrong

I thought New Communities would work. I was wrong.

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Major League Baseball may be about to suspend players like Alex Rodriguez over connections to a [...]

Our Morning Roundup: Do You Appreciate Your Local Record Shop?

The Washington Teacher thinks Rhee might be done:
"From the looks of the online comments on The WaPo website, it seems like Rhee has lost favor with many of her former supporters. I remember when Rhee first came to DC to reign as Chancellor of our public schools over two years ago. At that time Rhee's [...]

Our Morning Roundup: NIMBYS Almost Ruin Everything

Frozen Tropics reports that the H Street Festival almost didn't happen. Why? Because of one NIMBY who thought the festival permits might not have been in total compliance. The blogger calls out the NIMBY by name:
"For a few hours there it actually looked like Bobby Pittman (a well known local gadfly) might be able to [...]

Our Morning Roundup: Policing Indifference

Frozen Tropics has more info on the recent mugging of Capital City Diner's owners. The owners post their own account here. As many of you know by now, the two claimed they were robbed while walking home on Bladensburg Road NE. This is just a small excerpt from their account (you really should read the [...]

Our Morning Roundup: How Well Do The Police Respond The Day After A Shooting?

Georgetown Metropolitan reports that JFK's first house in Georgetown is up for sale: "From 1947 to 1949, then Congressmen John Kennedy lived at 1528 31st. St. with his sister Eunice Kennedy. Most recently it has been the home of Republican Whip Roy Blunt. He has announced that he’s running for Senate in Missouri next year, [...]

Our Morning Roundup: Real World D.C. Edition

The Anti-Real World DC blog is gonna have to do better than this post:
"Deja vu? More like deja poo. See, I've already lived in a city that had a Real World house. I've already had to deal with reengineering my social life around 7 douchebags who fail to represent anything more than [...]