Posts Tagged ‘renovations’

Today in D.C. History: Renovated Eastern Market Reopens After Devastating Blaze

On June 26, 2009, hundreds of people waited in line to get their first look at the new and improved Eastern Market on Capitol Hill. More than two years earlier, a three-alarm fire blazed through the beloved Adolf Cluss-designed building, destroying much of the interior and its original vendor stalls, leaving behind a charred [...]

Take a Vivaldi-esque Virtual Walk Through Wilson High School’s Metal Detectors!

Woodrow Wilson Senior High School in Ward 3 is currently undergoing major renovations, and when the modernization of the school's Tenleytown campus is complete in fall 2011, it will be quite an impressive place for students to learn.
How do I know that? Because D.C. Public Schools have put together a fun virtual video tour of [...]

Seeing Red on the Red Line…Still

So on Wednesday morning, the lovely people at WMATA issued a press release stating that the Takoma station will continue to close at 10 p.m. every night until July 19th.  They amended the statement with another one this morning, stating that tonight, the station will stay open until 3 a.m., the normal closing time on [...]

Our Morning Roundup: Debating the Trey Joyner Vigil

New Columbia Heights seems to enjoy the opening up of a liquor store at Sherman and Fairmont, writing "it's convenient for folks in that area." This is just interesting. Liquor stores in gentrifying neighborhoods–as well as wine store openings—are accepted, draw excitement even. In other areas, say areas still struggling to get more than one [...]

Raven Redesign To Provide More Space; Dive Bar Now Will Include Heated Toilet Seats

DC Mud has done some great reporting on the renovations going on at one of the District's few real dive bars. There's been much blog talk about the changes at the Raven. I worried about what the Raven would mean with new retro lighting, etc. Now comes DC Mud with more info and actual interviews [...]