Posts Tagged ‘Tenleytown’

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Wisconsin Avenue NW, February 10
 

Man Hits Up Every Capital Bikeshare Station, Because YOLO

Just because you've seen one Capital Bikeshare station doesn't mean you've seen them all. Unless you're Paul Wasneski and you have actually seen them all—all 245 of them.
Wasneski, a 34 year-old Navy Yard resident and public-transit aficionado, went on a three-weekend mission to hit up every Capital Bikeshare dock. As proof, he took photos at each [...]

Flower Thief Returns to Foil the New York Times

The return of spring also means the return of Washington's most refined criminal mastermind: the Upper Northwest flower thief. For years, the flower thief has terrorized the gardeners of Chevy Chase, Cleveland Park, and Tenleytown, ripping off their flowers for resale. So far, though, the thief has evaded capture.
This being Washington, what to do with [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: There is Trouble With the Trees Edition

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

Isengard on 18th Street: If you think the recent street construction on 18th Street NW has made for a sudden lack of shade, you’re not alone. One reader on the Adams Morgan email list wonders, “Has the destruction of [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: If Your Maple is Infested Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
Damn Bugs Whacked Him: From the Tenleytown email list comes this urgent warning: "Our sugar maple is severely infested with aphids. The newly grown tender leaves are dropping everywhere. They are on the underside of the leaf, initially little [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: Fire Ants & Drug Lords Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
Would You Like a Sweeping Generalization With Your Taco?: 14th & You observers the opening of El Centro D.F., 14th Street NW's newest restaurant, which coincided with Cinco de Mayo. (In case you hadn't heard: El Centro D.F. serves [...]

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 [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: All Creatures Great and Small Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
H Street Story: Frozen Tropics links to a piece in the most recent edition of Wilson Quarterly called "New to the Neighborhood," about gentrification and displacement on and around H Street NE (the author lives, specifically, in Rosedale.) Commenters [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: Happy Paws Dance Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
Legalize It? In response to a post from a Crestwood email list complaining about teenagers smoking marijuana in a car last Friday, another fires back, "I got stoned a few thousand times when I was a kid on your [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: Cat’s Meow Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
#four26dc: Happy voting to those who head out to the polls and cast a ballot for the At-Large D.C. Council election today. Bryan Weaver, who snagged the City Paper endorsement, also has the favor of at least one local blog. [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: Not Just For the Late Night Shots Crowd Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
More Than the Sum of Tom-Tom: The Very Cherry AdMo Pop-Up Shop sprung up to fill the empty space on 18th Street left by Uptowner Deli, but members of the Ward 1 email list are crediting it with more [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: Not My Tulips! Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
These Tulips Are Not For You: Inspired by a sign on a neighbor's garden asking passerby not to pick the flowers, Park View D.C. ponders whether guerilla floristry is becoming endemic: "Has anyone else had a problem with passersby [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: Hide Your Lilacs Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
More Like Bladensburg Parkway: Frozen Tropics reports that Denny's will open its second D.C. location at 17th Street NE and Bladensburg Road (its first is on Benning Road in Deanwood). Commenters aren't completely convinced that the chain should be [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: Un-hearty Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
Tag, You're It: Park View D.C. looks at the prolific work of neighborhood tagger "nero"—with pictures!—intending to highlight why his graffiti is a blight on the neighborhood. But some commenters feel that publicly shaming the tagger isn't the best [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: Neighborly Concerns Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
Hug a Grad Student Today: Of much discussion on the Brookland email list has been what to do with the Colonel Brooks Tavern, a neighborhood institution that some feel should stay, and some feel should go. While the conversation [...]

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