Posts Tagged ‘progress’

Dupont Triangle Getting Rehabbed

I and others have complained a lot about the way the National Park Service treats its little scraps of land throughout the District. At least now, the Park Service appears to have decided to overcome its typical aversion to partnerships with small local non-profits and work with Historic Dupont Circle Main Streets—using funds obtained from [...]

GSA Sees the Light, Will Make Employees Pay For Parking

To date, employees of the General Services Administration have all be able to park for free at their federal office buildings. Come August, that'll change. This all-staff email went out recently:
MEMORANDUM FOR ALL GSA EMPLOYEES IN THE NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION
FROM: CATHLEEN C. KRONOPOLUS, REGIONAL COMMISSIONER, PUBLIC BUILDINGS SERVICE, NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION
SUBJECT: Important changes to parking [...]

ANC Votes to *Relax* West Dupont Moratorium Zone

In a refreshing and heartening display of flexibility, Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2B voted last night to lift the prohibition on new restaurant-class liquor licenses in the moratorium zone west of Dupont Circle.
After a series of meetings, a committee of the ANC produced a report evaluating the current moratorium, which expires later this month. While the [...]

ABRA Makes Progress in the Direction of the 21st Century

The Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration has a new website, just launched today! Shedding the hurky-jerky D.C. government interface of yore, it's now got a DDOT-like smoothness and sleek design.
Appropriately, the home page photo is of Pizza Mart in Adams Morgan, drunk-land ground zero.
Don't pop the champagne corks yet, though; it doesn't appear to have any [...]

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