Posts Tagged ‘neighborhood news roundup’

Neighborhood News Roundup: Your Mom Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
Slow Your Roll: In response to Washington Post columnist Courtland Milloy's latest inflammatory column—which suggests that speed and red-light cameras impede drivers from indulging in fast rides—a member of the East of the River email list writes, "The abuse [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: In the Garage Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
Generation Gap: "The other day a 29 year-old resident of our neighborhood was beaten so savagely that he has lost the power to speak," reports a member of the New Hill East email list. "Some citizens attended a meeting [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: Very Hungry Caterpillars Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
Parsing Caterpillars: In a thread titled "Parsley caterpillars," a member of the Brookland Kids email list asks, We recently got back from vacation and today I went to clip some parsely. There is barely any leaves left and [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: Ornamental Tree Pruning Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
Of Cats and Men: On the LeDroit Park email list, a member writes, "Does your cat fly into murderous rages when mice are present? Is it sweetie-pie safe around small children, but a mighty killer of mice?" She continues, [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: Dog Urine Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
How Bizarre II: "This scam drug addicts have been using at least 20 years to strong arm people into giving them money," writes an MPD 4D member, in request to a query about a stranger knocking on another member's [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: Very Upset Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
In Georgetown, Camera Finds You: "Help solve a mystery," reads the title of a post on the Georgetown Forum email list. In the message, a member explains, "I was walking home from CVS when attached to a telephone pole [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: Bizarre Occurence Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
Rerouting: "I thought this had dissipated with the the new double lines, but last week at dusk a car entered under the bridge on Aspen heading toward Blair Road and pulled into the left hand lane. We [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: Lackluster Vegetables Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
Shabby Tomatoes: Of the neighborhood's farmers market, a member of the Adams Morgan email list writes, "I'm an avid fan of the area's farmer's markets, and I live literally down the street from the one in Adams Morgan, but [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: Tomato Aficianado Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
Stop Traffic: On the Tenleytown email list, a member reports, "I was driving this evening at around 8pm on 43rd Place near the intersection with River Road when I noticed a woman taking a photo of my [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: TLC-Correct Edition

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

Little People, Big World: Without the context of "Fischer Price" in the subject line, a request from a member of the Georgetown email list could strike a nerve. The member writes, "If you are selling or want to get [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: Post It to YouTube Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
Poop Panopticon: Dogpiles continue to plague members of the Tenleytown email list. Writes one, "We are having a major problem with people not picking up after their dogs in the alley behind our house. I just came home and [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: Squirrel Chasers Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
SIX (6): On the FairlawnDC email list, a member writes, "A few months back, there was a discussion on the board about DC deploying more speed cameras. Some people supported the increased number of them as traffic calming [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: Very Worrisome Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
A Murder: "Today in the early afternoon, my husband and I noticed a large black crow lying dead in the street (on 28th Street between Military Road and Newlands) as we drove by. We both commented on it, and [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: The Champagne Room Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
Pole Dancin' Pedicure: "There is a nail salon in the area that offers a private room for parties that includes a pole for dancing," writes a member of the Takoma Park email list. Another member adds, "They do not sell [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: It’s the Principle of the Thing Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
Park in My Backyard: The ongoing conversation on the Petworth email list regarding what kind of restaurants the neighborhood needs has devolved, unsurprisingly, into calls for more parking. For example, one member writes, "Since I moved to Petworth in [...]

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