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Hill Buzz

November 6th, 2012 · No Comments · Capitol Hill

All We Can Eat reported that District Taco is looking to open a location in the former Yes! Organic Market space on Pennsylvania Ave, SE early next year. In Curbed DC’s latest “Bar Crawl Living,” the feature focused on apartments and houses within crawling distance from Union Pub. JDLand announced that Gordon Biersch is officially […]

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Streetcar News Roundup

April 9th, 2012 · 4 Comments · Capitol Hill, H Street, Near Northeast/Atlas District

There has been a flurry of news in the last few days regarding the upcoming and highly anticipated H Street/Benning Road streetcar line, currently slated to start running in Summer 2013.  After a somewhat disastrous hearing in front of the D.C. Council, where DDOT Director Terry Bellamy admitted that they may not have enough streetcars […]

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Streetcar Update

December 8th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Capitol Hill, H Street

You all know I LOVE a good streetcar meeting. I think my first post for THIH was about the near-mythical streetcar. I  have been watching this drama unfold for the past 5 years with glee. I come from a theatre background so I can’t help it.  Positions such as “The WIRES of DOOM that will […]

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Lost Capitol Hill: The Columbia Street-Railway Company

September 26th, 2011 · 3 Comments · Capitol Hill

Last week’s H Street festival showed, once again, what a vibrant neighborhood this has once again become. Still missing in the picture are, of course, the light rail cars for which the tracks have been laid. And that’s a pity, because it was street cars that made H street what it was originally. Today, we’ll […]

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H Street Businesses to Receive Streetscape Relief

July 20th, 2011 · 7 Comments · H Street

Last week, Councilmember Tommy Wells announced that $723,000 would be made available to H Street, NE, businesses affected by the recently completed streetscape project. In a press release, CM Wells said, “Businesses like George’s Place and Mason’s Barber Shop are long‐time businesses on H Street NE and institutions on this corridor. There’s no doubt the […]

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