02 Jun 2016


Ward 6 Neighborhood Update from Councilmember Charles Allen

Spring seems to have passed us by and we’re going straight into summer. Maybe you’re like me… I welcomed the summer heat by going straight to a splash park on Saturday with my family to cool off and enjoy. Remember that outdoor pools and splash parks are now open! Also, let’s give Shaw Main Streets […]

02 Oct 2015


Homeless Children Playground Projects Brings New Life to DC General

It can often seem that news about DC General focuses on the many problems with the site and the city’s plan to close the homeless shelter. But this won’t happen for years. Until then, it will remain home to hundreds of families. Many of those residents include children and teens who, like any child or teen, […]

05 Nov 2010

Reservation 13 Update – A Social Services Dumping Ground

I don’t remember my Dante well enough, but I believe community meetings are featured in the 4th ring of Hell, correct? I bring this up, because last night, Councilmember Wells hosted a meeting to discuss with neighbors ongoing developments at the former DC General site collectively known as Reservation 13. Two main issues are facing […]

19 Apr 2010

“Center for Opportunity” Proposed for Historic Gales School

If you’ve driven on Massachusetts Avenue NW near Union Station in the past few years, you’ve noticed an old building facade being held up by metal braces.  The historic Gales School at 65 Massachusetts Avenue NW has been empty and crumbling for years, but the DC Department of Real Estate Services just closed a proposal […]

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