Posts Tagged ‘Canal Park’

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The support crew had already removed the red carpet, so Mayor Vince Gray trod gingerly across the ice, from the Olympia ice resurfacer he’d been driving to the festive crowd of neighbors, public officials, and Washington Capitals cheerleaders. He stepped inside the airy Park Tavern restaurant for a snack of smoked salmon, charcuterie, and cider [...]

A Sneak Preview of Canal Park

Even for D.C.'s fastest-changing neighborhood, this week is something of a landmark. On Friday, Mayor Vince Gray will cut the ribbon on the Capitol Riverfront's Canal Park. It's been a long time coming: Gray's predecessor Adrian Fenty unveiled a watery design for the park back in 2007 (mimicking the canal there that once connected the Anacostia [...]

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