Posts Tagged ‘Georgia Avenue’

Petworth Commenters Mobilize Against “Poor People”

Last year, Central Union Mission attempted to bring its 128-bed homeless shelter to the 3500 block of Georgia Avenue, but was shot down by Ward 1 Council member Jim Graham and a group of residents in a rather shameless case of NIMBYism. "Good news!!! Central Union Mission is not moving to Georgia Avenue in Ward [...]

Our Morning Roundup: Fences Coming Down

Prince of Petworth reports that finally(!) the fences have been removed from Malcolm X Park. Grass is still dry. But you are now free to play soccer or toss a baseball freely. Rejoice.
New Columbia Heights spots a possible illegal bar on Georgia Avenue. Jim Graham is so on this.

Neon Preservation Society

Lately, a few bloggers have started to worry over/debate/curate the slow fading of the District's old signs. As storefronts change hands, as strip malls get demolished, residents start scratching their inner Pelecanos and mourning the old-timey signs and neon that once made their block a little more interesting.
The Triangle has a really beautiful shot via [...]