Posts Tagged ‘Noise’

Citizen Vigilante Group Forms to Combat Noise in Dupont

The Dupont Circle neighborhood may no longer be D.C.'s epicenter of cool, but according to at least one local group, the area's club-goers are still plenty loud.
The D.C. Noise Control Act limits noise levels at night to 60 decibels—which is about the roar of a normal conversation—and the newly formed D.C. Nightlife Noise Coalition says the [...]

Quiet D.C.

Hey D.C., shut up already.
The 161 members of the community message board Quiet D.C. want a little peace. Recently, they've wondered if the loud sirens the D.C. police and fire department are using are always necessary. A noise abolitionist who identifies herself as Deborah writes:
The sirens from fire, ambulance, and police [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: Everyone Wants to Live in Ward 6 Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
We Won't Go: The Hill is Home has been all over the consideration of parts of Ward 6 (Hill East, Near Southeast) being moved to Ward 8—better known as Marion Barry's preferred method by which to increase the size [...]

The Blotter: GWU Student Dies From Fall

Fatal Fall: A George Washington University student has died after falling from a fifth-floor dormitory window, according to the GW Hatchet. On Sunday at around 4 a.m, Taylor Hubbard, 20, fell from a window located in Guthridge Hall. Cops believe there was no foul play involved. The Hatchet talked to one of the students who discovered [...]

Our Morning Roundup: Winter Mix Edition

The Post says that today's snowfall could be the biggest in years. Then there's the story's second graph: "The winter wonderland will be fleeting, though, with the snow predicted to dissolve into sleet and freezing rain later in the day, possibly affecting the evening drive."
New Columbia Heights reports that a new coffee shop has opened [...]