Posts Tagged ‘Buzzard Point’

District Line Daily: The Other Local Soccer News

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D.C. officials and local soccer supporters packed the Wilson Building yesterday to attend the first [...]

District Line Daily: Game Time

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District officials and D.C. United executives have nearly finalized an agreement to build a 20,000-seat soccer [...]

Will the 14th and U Farmers Market Survive the Reeves Center Land Swap?

Planning for the redevelopment of the Reeves Center may be in its nascent stages, but area residents are already agitating to ensure that the neighborhood's Saturday farmers market at 14th and U survives the potential leveling of the D.C. government-owned building.
The city announced in July that it plans to swap the Reeves Center, which houses [...]

The Needle: The King Rules

The King Rules: Sports Illustrated's Peter King will no longer use the offensive real name of the Washington Pigskins in his offshoot blog, MMQB. +5
Buzz It Out: The word "buzzard" in Buzzard Point brings back bad memories, and some people are trying to change the name for rebranding purposes. -1

Ballers and Cents: Why Is the District Helping Buy Land for a D.C. United Stadium?

When it comes to stadium financing, the private sector ain’t what it used to be.
Consider the Verizon Center. When Abe Pollin, the former owner of the building and its primary tenants, the Washington Wizards and Washington Capitals, died four years ago, every tribute made sure to note that he’d paid to construct the downtown arena [...]

D.C. United Signs On For Two More Seasons At RFK

The AP reports that D.C. United—which has played at RFK Stadium since 1996—just signed a contract to play two more seasons at the aging venue, as it seeks greener pastures down at Buzzard Point. There, developers hope to build out a new neighborhood, the Post noted:
The stadium would have team offices, a club venue and [...]

Our Morning Roundup: The Joy Of The Mandatory DCPS Meeting

Harry Potter and the Urban School Nightmare wonders if their insurance covers insanity. This is awesome:
Yesterday we had our monthly staff meeting after school. Interestingly enough, the first thirty minutes of this mandatory whole-school meeting were dedicated not to raising test scores, preparing for IMPACT observations, or discussing important events coming up at our school. [...]

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