Posts Tagged ‘Deanwood’

In Deanwood, a Neighborhood Market Stands Up for the Good Old Days

Irvin Parker likes to sit in a chair by the window of his corner store on Sherriff Road and 46th Street NE, a particularly good vantage point to scan both the inside of his modest market and the neighborhood that has changed outside.
Parker, 69, is the second generation of his family to run Deanwood’s Suburban [...]

From Arts Desk: An Uptick of Support, a Downturn in Health for Black Cat Bill

Ryan Little has been keeping up with Willy Turner—a.k.a. "Black Cat Bill"—and has some discouraging news to report on the health of the 14th Street NW fixture:
Last Friday, Turner was moved from Deanwood Rehabilitation and Wellness Center to critical care at Prince George's Hospital Center. Hospital staff couldn't share any details about Turner's illness due [...]

Neighborhood Watch: Deanwood Metrorail Service May Be Cut Short

The Issue: The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) has proposed service reductions for the Deanwood Metrorail station, leaving some residents none too pleased. In an effort to balance its budget, WMATA proposed several ways to cut spending and spare riders another fare hike (though some people favor increased fares). One option is to close [...]

Obama In Ward 7

President Barack Obama, accompanied by the first lady, stopped by a Habitat for Humanity project today on 54th and Clay Streets NE near the Richardson Dwellings.
Here's the pool report, filed by Anna Fifield of Financial Times:
The president and Mrs Obama on Friday afternoon went to a Habitat For Humanity housing project in Deanwood, north-east Washington [...]

Ex-DCer Seeks Artificial Ben’s Chili Bowl Experience

On Ask MetaFilter, a lament:
"Ben's chili is the food of the gods. Sadly, I no longer live anywhere near Ben's, and so I want to try to make it myself. Although I'll probably be adding beans, to make it more meal-like (since I most likely won't be pouring it on hot dogs and french fries). [...]