12 May 2010

Fences, then Flowers on the Horizon (Finally!) for the 13th Street Community Park & Garden

Was it really more than two years ago that the sign for the 13th Street Community Park & Garden went up after the official groundbreaking? Neighbors who have been waiting expectantly for the materialization of the public park may actually soon have something to celebrate. Construction fences will be installed and demolition is expected to […]

21 Apr 2010

University High Charter Rejected; International Graduate University Remains in Limbo

Plans by individuals associated with the International Graduate University to open a new charter school on the large campus behind Safeway on Fourteenth Street SE were thwarted Monday night when the DC Public Charter School Board (PCSB) announced the city’s newest approved charter schools. Only four of the twelve proposals were accepted, and University High […]

10 Mar 2010

Neighbors Go On Record about Proposed University High Charter School

Things are heating up as the monthly meeting of the DC Charter School Board (DCCSB) approaches. The proposal by the University High Public Charter School (UHPCS) will be discussed, and members of the public will speak during the comment period, which is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 16th. The comment session will […]

13 Feb 2010

The Chair in “Your” Parking Space: Illegal

A DC Alert recently went out announcing the snow emergency will be lifted at 5 pm today. At that time, drivers will once again be permitted to park their vehicles on marked snow emergency routes. Also of note is the following reminder: “While residents continue to dig out from the back-to-back snow storms, they are […]

03 Feb 2010

Calling All Walkers: DC Seeks Pedestrian Activists

Last year, Councilmember Tommy Wells introduced legislation to create a Pedestrian Advisory Committee (PAC), a volunteer advisory body modeled on the the Bicycle Advisory Committee. The PAC convenes soon and each Councilmember will nominate one person to the board. To date, more than 50 people have applied to represent Ward 6. You can submit an […]

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