30 Apr 2013

Hill Buzz

Work is starting again on the Capitol Hill Oasis project on NE. Get details at Housing Complex and Urban Turf. Reservation 13 coverage: Housing Complex looked at the background, renderings and why neighbors are frustrated with developer plans, and ANC Commissioner Brian Flahaven shared additional details about the plans. ANC Commissioner Kirsten Oldenburg posted ANC 6B’s comments on the Barney […]

04 Dec 2012

Hill Buzz

Frozen Tropics and DCist reported that MPD made an arrest in the murder of June Lim. Housing Complex took a look back at the changes that have happened in Near Southeast in the last many years, including the removal of the Arthur Capper/Carrollsburg housing project. JDLand announced that the owners of Zest will be opening […]

27 Jul 2012

Violent Attack at Congressional Cemetery

On Monday July 23, an employee of Congressional Cemetery returned from lunch at around 1:45, locked up her bike, and headed to the gate house. As she did, a young shirtless man, approximately 25 years old, came up to her and made some sexually suggestive remarks. The employee ignored him as best as she could […]

12 Jun 2012

Hill Buzz

This is a short one this week and focuses (mostly) on posts from our local ANC commissioners’ blogs. –The Washington Post wrote about the neighbors’ opposition to the CSX project. –ANC Commissioner Brian Flahaven expressed his frustrations after the ANC 6B Transportation Committee meeting on the status of the Capitol Hill Transportation Study. –ANC Commissioner […]

07 Jun 2012

Redskins Take Richmond Over Reservation 13

Did you hear that? That was the collective sigh of the Hill East neighborhood upon hearing news that the Redskins will move to Richmond instead of Reservation 13 (the former site of the D.C. General Hospital). On Wednesday, news broke that the team had been lured to Virginia for development of a new practice facility. […]