Posts Tagged ‘anc 8e’

Gridlock in Congress Heights: A Promised Neighborhood Transformation Gets Messy

“I can sum it up in one word: abandonment.”

ANC Results of Note

Now that the dust has settled over at BOEE–all you teeth-gnashing overnight should have just gone to bed and waited for the morning, honestly!–let's look at some of the Advisory Neighborhood Commission races that have been relevant to Housing Complex's world (this isn't comprehensive–if I haven't mentioned a race, that doesn't mean it's not important).
In [...]

Peaceoholics at War: Nonprofit Finds Dealing With At-risk Youths a Lot Easier Than Wrangling With Neighbors

Jauhar Abraham proudly surveys the ongoing construction at 1300 Congress St. SE last Friday afternoon, standing back to avoid clouds of dust.
“It’s gonna be nice,” he says—all-wood floors, ceramic tiling, private bathrooms. “Not the way all these projects are set up.”
The crew performing the renovations looks somewhat different from the one working on developer [...]