Author Archive for Aaron Wiener

Walmart’s Coming to Skyland, Which Means Skyland Development Will Go Forward

The mega-development, more than 10 years in the works, will go ahead now that there's an anchor tenant.

The Plexies: The Winners and Losers in D.C. Real Estate and Development in 2014

The best, the worst, and everything in between in D.C. development news.

Morning Links

D.C.'s hottest housing market in 2014: Mount Pleasant. [UrbanTurf]
Rent Adrian Fenty's old Crestwood home for $4,700 a month. [WBJ]
Fewer D.C.-area motorists are dying. Cyclists and pedestrians, not so much. [DCist]
Rich and poor people bike more than those in the middle. [GGW]
Demolition underway, L'Enfant Plaza begins its major overhaul. [SWTLQTC]
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Appeals Court Upholds Homeless Families’ Right to Private Shelter

The court rejected an appeal by the city, which argued that the homeless families couldn't bring the suit.

D.C. United, Buzzard Point-Area Neighbors Strike a Deal

It's not quite the $5 million neighbors wanted, but it's enough to satisfy some of them.

Real-Time Bus Arrival Info, Coming Soon to a Stop Near You

Put away your phone: The bus shelter will tell you how long you have to wait.

Morning Links

Everything you need to know about D.C. in 2014. [WCP]
The D.C. Council approves the D.C. United stadium deal... [LL]
...and the Hill East and 5th and I NW developments. [WBJ]
The Farragut "virtual tunnel" is a success; do we need more? [GGW]
A big-name partnership at the Old Post Office: Donald Trump and José Andrés. [Y&H]
A big-name partnership in D.C. [...]

Water Testing Reveals Petroleum Contamination; Four Schools Closed (Updated)

Don't drink the water yet if you live in parts of Shaw or Logan Circle.

If You Live in This Area, Don’t Drink the Water

There were two reports of a petroleum smell in the water today.

Morning Links

So far this winter, D.C. has sheltered 59 homeless families at the Days Inn, and counting. [DCist]
Administration's plan calls for double the debt of Council's to fund stadium deal. [WBJ]
Troubled Howard University Hospital will partner with troubled United Medical Center. [Post]
How the Southeast Boulevard looks now, and how it could soon look. [JDLand]
Bike lanes coming to [...]