Posts Tagged ‘Mount Vernon Square’

Washington’s Top Bros Want a New Roommate

Update, 11/2: The Office of Human Rights says the ad is not a violation of discrimination laws.

A new ad seeking "a renaissance bro" for a Mount Vernon Square apartment has a lot going for it, but respect for personal boundaries isn't one of them. "My roommate and I are 29 years old...and can basically describe [...]

Photos: Chuck Brown’s Homegoing

Slideshow. Walter E. Washington Convention Center, May 31. © 2012 Matt Dunn

Photos: United House of Prayer Parade

Slideshow.  6th and M St., NW to Logan Circle.  May 26th.  © 2012 Matt Dunn

Neighborhood News Roundup: There is Trouble With the Trees Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.

Isengard on 18th Street: If you think the recent street construction on 18th Street NW has made for a sudden lack of shade, you’re not alone. One reader on the Adams Morgan email list wonders, “Has the destruction of [...]

Today in D.C. History: Nativist Know-Nothings Riot at D.C. Polling Places

On June 1, 1857, members of the American nativist Know-Nothing Party carried out one of the District’s more unusual election day tactics, placing a cannon outside a polling station at the Northern Liberties Market, where the City Vista condos at 5th and K streets NW stand today.
The Know-Nothing Party was fiercely anti-Catholic and anti-immigrant, established [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: What the World Needs Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
Just in Time for Free Cone Day: Even though Georgetown University and its neighbors can't get their acts together to establish an easy and coherent process for the university's campus plan, there's one recent plus for local neighborhood development: [...]

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 [...]

This Week’s Page Three Photo

700 Block of L Street NW, September 3

Our Morning Roundup: Anne Frank Diary Saved From Culpeper Censors

Culpeper County school administrators welcome back Anne Frank!
Some school hack had decided to ban Frank's diary from the county's school curriculum. This was a bad idea as well as an unpopular one. WaPo writes:
"Director of instruction James Allen last week told The Washington Post that the definitive edition of the diary would not be used [...]

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