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D.C. Might Be Buying The Dog Park In Columbia Heights After All
Blog 12 hours ago
D.C. Might Be Buying The Dog Park In Columbia Heights After All
Source Dcist

As of last week, the unofficial dog park at 11th and Park Road NW in Columbia Heights looked like its days were numbered. Now, it has a new leash...

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D.C. Parks Are The Best In The Country, According To One Ranking
Blog 19 hours ago
D.C. Parks Are The Best In The Country, According To One Ranking
Source Dcist

D.C. snagged the top spot on this year’s ParkScore, the Trust for Public Land’s annual ranking of urban parks and recreation opportunities in the...

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That Dramatic Petition About Noise Complaints At The Pie Shop, Explained
Blog 1 day ago
That Dramatic Petition About Noise Complaints At The Pie Shop, Explained
Source Dcist

H Street Northeast pie purveyor and indie-music haven Dangerously Delicious sent an urgent message over Twitter last Wednesday. “We, an established...

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Here's What Amazon's New HQ2 Campus In Virginia Could Look Like
Blog 5 days ago
Here's What Amazon's New HQ2 Campus In Virginia Could Look Like
Source Dcist

This week, Amazon submitted a proposal for its new Arlington campus, which will contain two 22-story towers, retail space, and a new public park...

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Sarah Jessica Parker Will Help You Shop For Shoes At Her MGM National Harbor Store This Week
Blog 1 week ago
Sarah Jessica Parker Will Help You Shop For Shoes At Her MGM National Harbor Store This Week
Source Dcist

After an eight-hour brunch with my three very different but still very close friends, I got to thinking about shopping. In D.C. we shop for locally...

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Mayor Bowser And D.C. Council Spar Over Airbnb Regulations
Blog 1 week ago
Mayor Bowser And D.C. Council Spar Over Airbnb Regulations
Source Dcist

D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson is threatening to withhold building permits for government building projects if Mayor Muriel Bowser fails to...

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Morning Roundup: Letting Children Paint A Senior Housing Complex Didn't End Well
Blog 2 weeks ago
Morning Roundup: Letting Children Paint A Senior Housing Complex Didn't End Well
Source Dcist

“I can’t use curse words but I’d like to,” said one resident of a senior housing complex, after kids were invited to paint parts of the building. ...

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D.C. Council May Hike Cost Of Residential Parking Permits
Blog 2 weeks ago
D.C. Council May Hike Cost Of Residential Parking Permits
Source Dcist

Several members of the D.C. Council’s transportation committee think the $35 residents pay each year for most residential street parking is way too...

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Crystal City Is Making Moves To Gobble Up Surrounding Neighborhoods
Blog 3 weeks ago
Crystal City Is Making Moves To Gobble Up Surrounding Neighborhoods
Source Dcist

Crystal City is hungry to expand its borders. The Arlington neighborhood may soon include parts of Pentagon City and the entirety of Arlington’s...

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Realtor Charged In A Wonky Case Involving Bribery, Home Sale Data, And An FBI Agent
Blog 3 weeks ago
Realtor Charged In A Wonky Case Involving Bribery, Home Sale Data, And An FBI Agent
Source Dcist

A Maryland realtor and a North Carolina-based FBI agent are facing federal bribery charges for allegedly working with a D.C. official to get inside...

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Most 'Gentrifying' Cities Aren't Actually Experiencing Displacement. But D.C. Is, Study Finds
Blog 3 weeks ago
Most 'Gentrifying' Cities Aren't Actually Experiencing Displacement. But D.C. Is, Study Finds
Source Dcist

Washington, D.C. is one of the few major cities in the entire country where gentrification is actually displacing people from their neighborhoods,...

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A Food Co-op Is Being Developed By And For Residents Of Wards 7 And 8
Blog 4 weeks ago
A Food Co-op Is Being Developed By And For Residents Of Wards 7 And 8
Source Dcist

Wards 7 and 8 have more than 150,000 residents, and only three of the city’s 49 grocery stores. (For comparison, Ward 7 has just as many grocery...

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If Howard Students Don't Like Dogs On The Yard, 'Then Move The Campus,' Neighbor Tells Fox 5
Blog 1 month ago
If Howard Students Don't Like Dogs On The Yard, 'Then Move The Campus,' Neighbor Tells Fox 5
Source Dcist

Earlier this week, DCist reported on Howard University students’ frustration over the way that neighbors use The Yard at the center of campus as a...

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New Neighbors Keep Walking Their Dogs On Howard's Campus. Students Say It's Disrespectful
Blog 1 month ago
New Neighbors Keep Walking Their Dogs On Howard's Campus. Students Say It's Disrespectful
Source Dcist

The Yard at Howard University looks like a typical college campus quad: a set of criss-crossing cement paths bisecting large grassy patches,...

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New Bar Skybox Has A Retro Vibe And City Views. But First, An Elevator Ride Through A Luxury Apartment Building
Blog 1 month ago
New Bar Skybox Has A Retro Vibe And City Views. But First, An Elevator Ride Through A Luxury Apartment Building
Source Dcist

You can look out on 14th Street NW from picnic benches or barstools at Skybox.Rachel Kurzius / DCistSkybox features a 360-degree roof.SkyboxSkybox...

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In D.C.'s Wealthy Neighborhoods, There's A Bank On Seemingly Every Corner
Blog 1 month ago
In D.C.'s Wealthy Neighborhoods, There's A Bank On Seemingly Every Corner
Source Dcist

For almost 100 years, the corner of Wisconsin and P streets in Georgetown was home to the legendary Neam’s Market. It’s where diplomats bought...

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Go-Go Music Is Back At Shaw's Metro PCS Store
Blog 1 month ago
Go-Go Music Is Back At Shaw's Metro PCS Store
Source Dcist

By mid-day Wednesday, “Bustin’ Loose” was blaring out of the Shaw Metro PCS speakers, the sign that a decades-long D.C. tradition will continue....

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'This Is The Sound Of Florida And Georgia Avenue': Go-Go Fans Are Trying To Bring The Music Back To Metro PCS
Blog 1 month ago
'This Is The Sound Of Florida And Georgia Avenue': Go-Go Fans Are Trying To Bring The Music Back To Metro PCS
Source Dcist

On a block called “Chuck Brown Way,” go-go music blasted through speakers on Monday evening. Hearing the sounds of D.C.’s favorite funky genre at...

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Lulabelle's Sweet Shop Was Broken Into For The Second Time In Two Weeks
Blog 1 month ago
Lulabelle's Sweet Shop Was Broken Into For The Second Time In Two Weeks
Source Dcist

Lulabelle’s Sweet Shop on Upshur Street NW got broken into and burgled for the second time in two weeks on Sunday night. Thieves made off with the...

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Public Libraries Will Take Over The Anacostia Museum's Exhibit On Gentrification
Blog 1 month ago
Public Libraries Will Take Over The Anacostia Museum's Exhibit On Gentrification
Source Dcist

Last month the Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum closed on short notice for seven months of renovations. Now, its curators are disassembling...

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Shaw's Metro PCS Store Has Been Forced To Turn Off Its Go-Go Music, Owner Says
Blog 1 month ago
Shaw's Metro PCS Store Has Been Forced To Turn Off Its Go-Go Music, Owner Says
Source Dcist

For 24 years, Donald Campbell has been playing go-go music from his Metro PCS storefront in Shaw, at the corner of 7th Street and Florida NW. Until...

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D.C.’s Attorney General Is Aggressively Going After 'Slumlords'
Blog 1 month ago
D.C.’s Attorney General Is Aggressively Going After 'Slumlords'
Source Dcist

The walls of Dania Rivera’s apartment building have a unique feature. “I have a saying that these walls, it’s like they’re pregnant and they’ll...

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D.C. Missed A Key Americorps Deadline. Now Local Nonprofits Could See Major Cuts
Blog 1 month ago
D.C. Missed A Key Americorps Deadline. Now Local Nonprofits Could See Major Cuts
Source Dcist

A missed deadline could end up costing D.C. millions of dollars in federal funding for programs that help low-income communities. The District...

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Mayor Unveils Long-Awaited Cultural Plan
Blog 1 month ago
Mayor Unveils Long-Awaited Cultural Plan
Source Dcist

The D.C. government introduced a mammoth project on Thursday evening: The city’s first-ever Cultural Plan. The 224-page document describes the...

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A New Home Goods Store Is Replacing Bazaar Spices In Shaw
Blog 1 month ago
A New Home Goods Store Is Replacing Bazaar Spices In Shaw
Source Dcist

A hole at the Atlantic Plumbing building created by the departure of Bazaar Spices will be filled by The Neighborgoods, a home goods and gift...

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Another Shaw Store Bites The Dust: Bazaar Spices Is Closing This Month
Blog 1 month ago
Another Shaw Store Bites The Dust: Bazaar Spices Is Closing This Month
Source Dcist

Bazaar Spices announced it will be closing its storefront location and online shop on March 31. In the meantime, customers can say goodbye to the...

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This Bill Would Let D.C. Buy The RFK Campus. But What Would The City Do With It?
Blog 2 months ago
This Bill Would Let D.C. Buy The RFK Campus. But What Would The City Do With It?
Source Dcist

Under a bill that D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton plans to introduce in Congress next week, D.C. would be able to purchase the RFK property at...

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The City Just Got One Step Closer To Seizing The Wendy's In The Middle Of Dave Thomas Circle
Blog 2 months ago
The City Just Got One Step Closer To Seizing The Wendy's In The Middle Of Dave Thomas Circle
Source Dcist

Frosty lovers in Northeast D.C. may soon need to go beyond so-called Dave Thomas Circle to get their fix, but neighborhood groups are rejoicing at...

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D.C. Has Had the Most Gentrifying Neighborhoods In The Country, Study Finds
Blog 2 months ago
D.C. Has Had the Most Gentrifying Neighborhoods In The Country, Study Finds
Source Dcist

When it comes to the intensity of gentrification across the country—at least over the first 13 years of the 21st century—the District tops the list...

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HQ2 Critics In Arlington Are Still Trying To Delay The County Board's Vote
Blog 2 months ago
HQ2 Critics In Arlington Are Still Trying To Delay The County Board's Vote
Source Dcist

On Saturday afternoon, the Arlington County Board is slated to vote on a $23 million incentive package for Amazon, linked to increased hotel tax...

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