Posts Tagged ‘LeDroit Park’

It Rained. D.C. Hasn’t Washed Away Yet. People Tweeted.

The rain is falling, D.C. is under a flood warning until 3 p.m., and a flash-flood watch is in effect until tomorrow at 6 a.m. While the city hasn't seen any extreme flooding today, according to DC Water spokesman John Lisle, the agency has a crew on the streets monitoring two adjacent neighborhoods that typically experience [...]

D.C.’s Overwhelmed Hypothermia Workers Didn’t Pick up This Homeless Woman, So She Sheltered in a Grocery Store

On Monday evening, when temperatures in D.C. dipped to just 10 degrees, Kidan Habtmicael saw a homeless woman lying outside on the sidewalk near Rafael Grocery Deli, the store she runs on Florida Avenue NW.
Habtmicael called an ambulance around 5:30 p.m., but when the medics arrived, she says, they only gave the woman a blanket and [...]

The Needle: ‘Kraut Comeback

Water 5 Water: Good news for Ward 5 residents soaked by flooding caused by summer storms: Mayor Vince Gray will announce a task force tomorrow aimed at solving flooding in LeDroit Park and Bloomingdale. +1
Obama!: All signs suggest that Barack Obama is eating at Adams Morgan's Mintwood Place tonight. Adams Morgan's dining scene needs the [...]

District Line Daily: Fancy Theaters in MoCo

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Dark news today, Washingtonians: Montgomery County is lapping us in the comically luxurious cineplex race. [...]

Photos: Prince Charles at Common Good City Farm

The Needle: Duke of Rothesay Edition

Wales, D.C.: The royal wedding was more or less swept out of the news by Seal Team Six Sunday night. Which may explain the relative lack of fanfare with which His Royal Highness Prince Charles, heir to the British throne (also duke of Cornwall and Rothesay, among other titles) and father of the recently celebrated [...]

Photo: Prince Charles

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Neighborhood News Roundup: In Transit Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
Parking Fairies: From the Bloomingdale blog comes an announcement by a local resident who has convened a "parking focus group" because, "...CM Thomas and Dr. Johnson expressed that they wanted to empower members of the community to take charge [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: Inaugural Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
Chainification: While it's always nice to see empty storefronts filled in, new tenants can occasionally be, well, underwhelming. The former Popeye's space in Adams Morgan will soon house a 7-11, reports The 42 Bus, and a new Corner Bakery [...]

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