Posts Tagged ‘Rhode Island Avenue’

District Line Daily: Rhode Island Land Rush

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H Street NE is over. The hot new gold rush for area developers is on Rhode Island [...]

Today in D.C. History: Metro Red Line Opens First Segment

Thirty-five years ago this week, Metro started operations on its first rail segment, the Red Line between the Rhode Island Avenue and Farragut North stations.
On Saturday, March 27, 1976, the subway opened to much fanfare, offering free rides to the more than 50,000 people who showed up to see what was considered at the time [...]

Our Morning Roundup: Hot Hot Heat Edition

Good morning, people! Hope everyone had a wonderfully relaxing weekend, and you're not sitting somewhere in your office sunburned and wondering what happened exactly. Either way, it's almost the weekend again! The District's looking at a high of 101 degrees for today. Don't worry, it won't get there until about 3 p.m., and it'll only [...]

Neighborhood Watch: Larger-Than-Life Billboards Moving Into Ward 5?

The Issue: A “Got Milk?” ad splashed across the side of an eight-story building–new District landscaping? Ward 5 Councilmember Harry Thomas Jr. has proposed “Special Signs” legislation, allowing them in commercial/industrial areas of his ward, including along heavily trafficked Rhode Island and New York Avenues NE. Thomas’ bill comes on the heels of Mayor Adrian [...]

Neighborhood Watch: Rally to Save Rodent-Infested Safeway on Rhode Island Avenue NE

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The Issue: Edgewood neighborhood residents will rally at 11 a.m. [...]

Photos: Friday, the Avenue

Rhode Island Avenue

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