Posts Tagged ‘neighborhood news roundup’

Neighborhood News Roundup: McLean Gardens’ Great Cats Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
Reckless Kids: On the Brookland Kids email list, a member reports, "I just wanted to let you know about an incident this evening (9pm). A group of 6 kids (3 female teenagers and 3 male children) were walking by [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: So Beware Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
Brain Drain: "The new trees DDOT has planted are wonderful. The watering pans are not," writes a member of the New Hill East email list. "They have 4 or 5 pinholes for drainage that just don't work. [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: ET Phone Home Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
War of the Cable Companies: "As Direct TV customers already know, they've lost programming due to an ongoing battle with Viacom, so I think that's just the motivation I need to finally move on from Direct TV," writes a member [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: High-Speed Chase Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
Drag City: "Can someone from MPD shed light on the high speed chase that occurred on D St NE last night around 8:40 p.m.?" writes a member of the ANC 6A email list. Explains the MPD 1D commander, "Yesterday [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: Poop Bag-Handed Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
Nice Try, Poophands: "Caught Red Handed... well not red handed. Rather poop-bag handed. A woman with dark brown hair pulled back into a bun, between 30-40 years old just walked past my house walking a blond labrador. In her [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: Your Actions Are Thoughtless Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
By Tomorrow: "If you own a Black Pontiac...please move your car from our private spot. We are exhausted right now, but tomorrow you will be ticketed and towed," writes a member of the McLean Gardens email list. "Your actions [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: Poor Little Trees Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
Cleveland Park Problems: "I'm embarrassed I'm complaining about this, but I know I'm not the only one. My daily Washington Post delivery is routinely in the ivy/bushes — not nearly half-way to our front door. But our New York [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: Poop Trees Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
A Funky Kind of Person, Indeed: Last week, a member of the Columbia Heights email list wrote, "Has anyone else been disgusted by the sight of bags of dog poop tied onto tree branches on the 3400 Block of Holmead [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: Persistent Voices for Change Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
New Blood vs. Petition: After several members of the Brookland email list post with their rants about the lack of power, a member sends this message: "OK PEOPLE!!! Let's get this done! We need honest, ethical people who sincerely want [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: Every Day Should Be Arbor Day Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
Outsnaked: "I do not know if we can post photos but this snake is in my front door now. Can anyone shed some light on what kind it is? I am a bit startled," writes a member of the [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: So Special Edition Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
All-Caps Everything: We thought our grandmas were the only members of the rarefied class who still can't figure out the caps-lock button. But an overly excited member of the Shepherd Park email list proves us wrong: "WE CAN'T CHANGE [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: Poop and Alcohol Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
Eight Years and Counting: In a message titled "Poop & alcohol," a member of the New Hill East email list attaches a photo and writes, "This brown area is a huge defecation by the drinkers who also left behind [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: Stolen Armful of Hydrangeas Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
Daisy Chain Gang: As if a probe by the New York Times wasn't enough, the Cleveland Park/Chevy Chase/pan-Upper Northwest flower thief's shenanigans continue to blow up conversation on neighborhood email lists. This, yesterday, from the Glover Park Community Gardens [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: A Good Brushing Edition

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

Call the Right Number: On the Columbia Heights email list, a member writes this request to Ward 1 Councilmember Jim Graham: "Since you are on the Metro Board can you get Metro to clean the area around the South entrance [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: Rabies is Serious Business Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
Chevy Chase at the Bat: After responses to her initial posting about a bat caught inside her house, a member of the Chevy Chase email list writes this note: "I called Phil Ardizzone of AT&R Trapping Service. He checked [...]

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