Posts Tagged ‘column’

Can Anacostia Plan Redevelopment in Advance?

Now that some growth is coming to the neighborhood, residents hope to manage it.

Own Goal: The D.C. United Stadium Faces a Skeptical D.C. Council

The Council thinks the mayor's office is "thumbing the nose at the legislative branch" on the stadium deal.

No Preservations: Money Perverts the Historic Landmarking Process

A neighborhood group dropped its application to landmark a Southwest building after being offered $60,000 in cash.

Shelter Skelter: Why Shuttering D.C. General Won’t Be Easy

The city finally has a plan to close the D.C. General homeless shelter. But it raises as many questions as it answers.

Rescue Mission: The Coast Guard Hasn’t Done Much for Ward 8

The U.S. Coast Guard's move to the St. Elizabeths campus was support to revitalize Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue SE. But neighbors have hardly noticed its presence.

Preaching to the Test: The Mayoral Candidates on D.C.’s Public Schools

Muriel Bowser, David Catania, and Carol Schwartz on solving D.C.'s biggest puzzle

Is the City to Blame for Anacostia’s Vacant Properties?

Anger at a public art installation led to an outpouring of frustration among Anacostia residents at the city-owned vacant property in their neighborhood.

The Unusual Retail Tactic That Could Transform Rhode Island Avenue NE

Commercial strips far from Metro stations are struggling. Could "transitional retail" be the answer?

Why Is Developer JBG Publishing a Vanity Newspaper?

If the D/City newspaper around 14th Street NW has made you think the neighborhood is hip, then JBG's gambit is working.

Zone Defense

It took just 20 minutes from the time Mayor Vince Gray announced his planned overhaul of the city’s public school assignment system last Thursday for the boos to start raining down on the DC Urban Moms and Dads online discussion forum. “Well, that sucks,” was the first reaction, from a Crestwood resident posting anonymously. “Just [...]

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