21 Feb 2014

Pave Paradise and Put Up a Parking Lot

In a high density area with little public space greenery, the Wylie Street Community Garden is a small, urban oasis. Located just north of H Street at 13th, NE, and diagonal to the R.L. Christian Library site,  the garden sits on an undeveloped end lot owned by the H Street Community Development Corporation (HSCDC) but […]

10 Jul 2013


Great Streets Recipients Announced

Here is a bit of news that we can all appreciate for years to come: recently, the Washington DC Economic Partnership, a 501(c)3 organization that promotes and stimulates local business in the District of Columbia, announced the 2013 recipients of the Great Streets Grant Initiative Program. This program distributes more than $1.25 million among different […]

07 Mar 2012

Nosy Neighbors

A regular roundup of interesting miscellany from our fellow neighborhood bloggers. While you’re eating your grilled cheese, mini taco and/or cupcake, read Borderstan‘s update on the Council bill proposing food truck vendors charge a 10% tax (like non mobile restaurants). In Shaw has been doing some digging into old census maps and is sharing some […]

03 Nov 2009

Councilmember Tommy Wells Talks Development with THIH

Recently, THIH spoke about a range of issues with our local councilmember, Tommy Wells.  We have separated the discussion into four topics: transportation, development, crime and schools.  Over the course of this week we will be sharing the contents of the discussion.  Today we will focus on development. There have been no shortage of posts […]

10 Jul 2009

Who's on the Hill?

Courtesy of our fellow neighborhood non-profit census firm Social Compact I was able to get my hands on a ‘drill down’ report for the neighborhood surrounding Eastern Market.  The report delivers some very interesting facts about the population in a one mile radius around Eastern Market (H Street to the Anacostia River, the Capitol to […]

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