Posts Tagged ‘hill east’

Meet the People Who Piss in My Alley on the Way to ShamrockFest

Ah, ShamrockFest, where legions of young people celebrate the full sweep and majesty of Irish culture by getting drunk in a parking lot. Every year, they come in droves to RFK Stadium, presumably leaving large swaths of Northern Virginia unoccupied. And a significant portion must spend the morning pregaming, for when they exit the Stadium-Armory [...]

Anatomy of a Dog Poop Listserv Fight

Neighbors arguing about how to deal with dog poop is a phenomenon as old as dog poop itself. Today's episode of dog-poop feuding comes courtesy of Hill East's email list, which includes all the components  of a classic dog-poop debate. Would you like to discuss dog poop with your neighbors? Consider following Hill East's model. [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: Burrowing Wasp Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
Not the Bees! Not the…Oh, Wait, They Aren’t Bees: As previously noted, Chevy Chase parents have voiced concerns about a proliferation of bees terrorizing their toddlers at a sandbox in Lafayette Park. But one reader on the neighborhood email [...]

“Hell No, We Won’t Go to Ward 7″

With the first vote on the city’s new redistricted ward map set for Thursday, Ward 6 Councilmember Tommy Wells and his supporters brought bullhorns to Lincoln Park last night to protest the proposed 17th Street dividing line that would send the eastern edge of Capitol Hill into Ward 7.
As Housing Complex's Lydia DePillis has pointed [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: Everyone Wants to Live in Ward 6 Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
We Won't Go: The Hill is Home has been all over the consideration of parts of Ward 6 (Hill East, Near Southeast) being moved to Ward 8—better known as Marion Barry's preferred method by which to increase the size [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: All Creatures Great and Small Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
H Street Story: Frozen Tropics links to a piece in the most recent edition of Wilson Quarterly called "New to the Neighborhood," about gentrification and displacement on and around H Street NE (the author lives, specifically, in Rosedale.) Commenters [...]

Eliminating The Kinks: Loose Lips Daily

As much local politics as humanly possible. Send your tips, releases, stories, events, etc. to lips@washingtoncitypaper.com. And get LL Daily sent straight to your inbox every morning!
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT—"No Last Call For SoberRide, After All," "Not Guilty! Judge Exonerates Defendants In Robert Wone Case," "Watch Fenty Dance To Go-Go," "World Cup Roundup," "Community [...]

Morning Roundup: The Rehabilitation Friday (It’s Friday!) Edition

Good morning, Friday! I'm in a better mood today, don't worry.
If you missed our item yesterday on post-snowstorm parking spot hogging—the one with that photograph of the handmade sign promising that anyone who parks in the signmaker's spot better have a "good spare"—check it out.
According to one commenter on that post, some genius was selling [...]

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