15 Jun 2016

Local Politics:

Del. Norton Asks NPS to Create DC Park Portal

You know how most of DC’s parks are actually controlled by the National Park Service? This is something that is neither here nor there –it is what it is– until we have things like the federal government shutting down and no one (literally, NO ONE) coming to clean up the garbage at our parks, for […]


29 Jan 2016

History:

A New Landmark for Capitol Hill

Today, in an unsurprising 7-0 vote, the District’s Historic Preservation Review Board voted to add another building to its inventory of historic sites. Buildings on this list are, “deemed worthy of recognition and protection for their contribution to the cultural heritage” of Washington, according to the introduction to the 2009 list. At that time, there […]


10 Sep 2013

Hill Buzz

H Street Great Street announced that there will be a meeting TONIGHT on the state of Capitol Hill parks that are managed by NPS. Urban Turf passed along the news that Douglas Development may be trying to bring a furniture store like Crate and Barrel to H Street NE. DCist reported on the grant awarded […]


15 Feb 2013

East Side of Lincoln Park Set to Close for 90 Days

On February 25, 2013, the National Park Service will shut down a large portion of the eastern side of Lincoln Park for a large-scale repair/rehabilitation project.  The closure is scheduled to last 90 days (until May 27th).  This, of course, means that just as the weather will start to warm up, both playgrounds, the large grassy […]


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