Posts Tagged ‘anacostia park’

Reel Talk

Chuck Patterson turns his gaze to the river as his line grows taut. “Man, you must be good luck!” he chortles as he reels in an 18-inch catfish. It’s the third one he’s caught in six hours of fishing today.
He inspects his catch. “Does that look clean to you?” Patterson asks. “It sure looks clean [...]

A Design Contest for the Anacostia Waterfront?

"Active and abandoned industrial sites, rail lines, a commercial port, and a highway...physically and psychologically separated from the lives of most residents."
Does that sound like a riverfront you know?
Well, those words were actually written about the part of the Mississippi River that runs through Minneapolis, which is about to be remade into a [...]

Ousted Solar Decathletes Amp Up Pressure to Stay on the Mall

Bumped from the Nation's front yard, the teams competing in 2011's Solar Decathlon aren't leaving quietly.
Besides a petition drive that's now gathered over 6,000 signatures, there's now an organized campaign to get public officials to pressure–or force–the Departments of Energy and the Interior to reverse their decision to move the event in the interest of [...]