Posts Tagged ‘H Street NE’

Photo: Man with Bowler Hat

1200 Block of H Street, NE.  March 25th.  © 2012 Matt Dunn

The Needle: Book ‘Em Danno Edition

Kiwi Watch: The National Zoo clucks over its latest addition, a kiwi chick that hatched overnight: "As devoted kiwi cam watchers may already know, a second kiwi chick hatched yesterday, March 7! At 4:15 a.m. that morning, the cam still showed a pipping egg. By the time keepers arrived just before 6 a.m. they found [...]

The Needle: Who Wants It? Edition

Who Wants To Buy A Diner?: Having your restaurant close up shop for lack of business is no great indignity; dining is a tough market, after all. But having to sell it on eBay afterwards must sting a bit. The erstwhile Capital City Diner is doing just that, though. The good news: It could be [...]

District Cancels Contract With Streetcar Makers

Washington Business Journal reports that the District has canceled its $8.7 million contract for two streetcars with Oregon-based United Streetcar LLC.
Apparently another bidder, the Inekon Group, asserted that the contract was improperly issued:
Inekon built the District's first two streetcars. It offered to build the next two, slated to run on the H Street/Benning Road line, [...]

Photo: Dan

H Street NE, October 11

H Street Festival

H Street Festival Gallery.  Sept. 17th.  © 2011 Matt Dunn

Photos: Tricked Out Car

800 Block 13th Street, NE.  © 2011 Matt Dunn

The Needle: ¡Viva Los Redskins! Edition

Garbage Good As Gone: When is a pile of trash sitting on the sidewalk not a pile of trash sitting on the sidewalk? Apparently when the D.C. Department of Public Works declares it's not there anymore. Calling 311 about garbage might lead to the case being "closed," but that only means it's been investigated—not removed. [...]

Photos: Sneaker Con

Sneaker Con Gallery, 1333 H Street, NE.  August 6-7.  © 2011 Matt Dunn

Photos: DC Variety Show

Photo: X2 Portrait

X2 Bus, 8th and H Street, NE. © 2011 Matt Dunn

The Needle: Drunks R Us Edition

Tipsy Tenth: Ever feel like the drivers around you are incompetent or blind? Turns out, they're probably just drunk. A AAA Mid-Atlantic survey finds one in ten drivers admits to driving drunk in the last year alone. Since only die-hard drunk drivers are likely to volunteer to a AAA researcher that they've done it, odds [...]

The Needle: No Snow For You Edition

Nomageddon: The East Coast is virtually paralyzed today, crippled by snow from Boston to Raleigh, N.C. Except here in the District, where we got the cold and the wind that accompanied all the snow, but nothing else. Since we're willing to bet a high percentage of people in the region have new snow shovels this [...]

The Needle: Streetcars Back On the Chopping Block Edition

Ho, Ho, Ho: Now you can do your holiday shopping on your way to watch a Georgetown Hoyas basketball game—the downtown holiday market opened up again today. Vendors, including crafters and local restaurants, will be out from noon to 8 p.m. until Dec. 23. (A few generations ago, of course, going shopping along 7th Street [...]

October: The Month In Photos