Posts Tagged ‘Logan Circle’

District Line Daily: Money Street Corridor

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Food and beverage sales in the Logan Circle/14th Street Corridor in 2013 came in at $68 [...]

The Needle: Get Back

Fab Four: Fifty years ago on Feb. 11, the Beatles performed for the first time in the United States at the Washington Coliseum. To celebrate, there will be tribute concerts throughout D.C., including one for 2,000 fans at the very same time and place that the Brits first performed. +4
Not Safe-for-Eating-Way: The Safeway in Brightwood closed [...]

Is This Ridiculous? Logan Circle Apartment Building Plans to Have Lots of Feng Shui

There had been no immediate plans to revive former City Desk reporter Will Sommer's ongoing feature "Is This Ridiculous?," but when a new ritzy Logan Circle condo touts that it's incorporating feng shui principles into its design, it raises the question: Is this ridiculous?
The Logan Circle neighborhood is already overflowing with pricey apartment buildings; in [...]

The Washington Post’s Guide to Being a Millennial

The Washington Post published its first part in a series of articles investigating an invasive creature that has taken over the District in record numbers: millennials. 
The introduction to the "March of the Millennials" series, which will run throughout the week, says this "entitled" generation has been covered and dissected by just about every [...]

Reminder: The Logan Circle Rat Summit Is Tonight

Tonight's the night. The Advisory Neighborhood Commission presiding over the Logan Circle neighborhood is hosting its "Rodent & Sanitation Education, Training and Awareness Summit" tonight.
D.C.'s rat problem—long a visible and persistent issue across the city—seems to have only gotten worse along 14th Street NW recently thanks to the proliferation of new restaurants, according to the summit's organizers.
The gathering [...]

Police: Logan Circle Is Still Among D.C.’s Safest Neighborhoods

Metropolitan Police Department Chief Cathy Lanier and Ward 2 Councilmember Jack Evans tried to reassure the 60-plus Logan Circle residents at Wednesday's ANC 2F meeting that the neighborhood was still one of the safest in the District, despite two recent shootings and a spate of robberies involving a stun gun.
Crime in the District, Lanier and Evans [...]

14th Street Plans Rat Summit

Home to Le Diplomate and oyster bars, the 14th Street corridor also plays host to rats that lurk in back alleys, snatching the leftovers from open dumpsters at your favorite restaurants.
Rodent problems aren't new to D.C., nor are they particularly unique to Logan Circle, but as the number of restaurants in the neighborhood has exploded, [...]

Pizzoli’s Pizza Bandit Pleads Guilty

The viral star of a mugging caught on camera pleaded guilty Friday to charges relating to a bizarre armed robbery last May at Logan Circle's Pizzoli's Pizzeria.
James E. Wade, 30, will be sentenced in November and faces up to 30 years in prison for the armed robbery charge.
In May, Wade casually approached two men eating outside [...]

Logan Circle Dog-Poisoner Probably Does Not Exist

Logan Circle dog owners can walk their pets in peace tonight—the Washington Humane Society has confirmed that there is no reason to believe a serial dog poisoner is roaming the neighborhood.
The Humane Society began looking into the issue last week after hearing a report that veterinarians at Friendship Hospital for Animals had found 22,000 milligrams [...]

Logan Circle Robbery Video Taken Off YouTube

The YouTube clip of a Logan Circle robbery that we've all been gawking at this week has been taken down. The Metropolitan Police Department had posted the security camera footage of two men being robbed while they dined al fresco at Pizzoli's Pizzeria on 12th Street NW on its YouTube channel, racking up more than 24,000 views and [...]

District Line Daily: D.C.’s Most Dangerous Intersections

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If you're driving through Washington, you might want to avoid New York Ave. and Florida Ave. [...]

The Needle: Ambulance Shutdown

Broken Down: A D.C. ambulance carrying a man shot by police shut down yesterday, thanks to a device meant to keep the ambulance within environmental standards. -3
Touchdown: Pigskins quarterback Robert Griffin III and his fiancee's thank-you notes to fans who bought gifts from their registry make the best of an awkward situation. +1

Photos: United House of Prayer Memorial Parade

Slideshow.  6th Street, NW.  May 25th.  © 2013 Matt Dunn

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Logan Circle, April 19

District Line Daily: Unusual Lawsuit

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D.C. corrections officer Walter Sampson is suing the department for failing to accommodate his PTSD, which [...]

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