ANC Monday: Gas, Water, Ginkgos, Car Barn, Exorcist Steps

November 29, 2018

On the agenda: “Landmarking Application for Capital Traction Company Union Station and Part of the 36th Street NW Right-of-Way,” aka the Car Barn and the Exorcist Steps.

Ginkgo Tree Brouhaha in Town

October 29, 2018

The decision to cut down two female gingko trees on the 2700 block of Olive Street in Georgetown ignited an email conversation around town and the city.

ANC Monday: Montrose Park, Magnolias, Exorcist Steps

October 27, 2018

Just in time for Halloween, the application to the Historic Preservation Review Board for the landmarking of the Exorcist Steps will be discussed at tonight’s ANC meeting.

Traffic Plans for Foggy Bottom Shared

October 22, 2018

There was lively discussion around a controversial proposal to close off the parkway to motor vehicles under the Kennedy Center River Terrace, reserving that stretch for pedestrian and bicycle use.

Five Reported Gas Leaks in One Day

October 4, 2018

ANC member Jim Wilcox has been in contact with Jack Evans, Georgetown’s representative on the D.C. Council, and Washington Gas’s director of corporate public policy about the rising concerns.

ANC Monday: Small Cell Design, Rodents, Paddle Pub

September 28, 2018

Among the presenters at tonight’s ANC meeting will be Gerard Brown, program manager of the Rodent and Vector Control Division of DC Health.

New Sports Venue Opens at St. Elizabeths

September 24, 2018

A partnership with Events DC and Monumental Sports, the 4,200-seat arena will house the WNBA’s Washington Mystics and the new NBA G League affiliate the Capital City Go-Go.

Initiative 77 Pros, Cons Face D.C. Council

September 17, 2018

Today is the day! Monday, Sept 17, the proponents and opponents of Initiative #77 — the so-called Fair Wage Act — face off in front of Washington DC’s city council […]

Council May Overturn Tipped-Employee Minimum Wage Vote

September 13, 2018

In July, a majority of Council members co-introduced a bill to overturn Initiative 77. Mayor Bowser also came out against the vote’s outcome. That resolution will be taken up at the Sept. 17 Council meeting.

Initiative 77 Saga Continues

July 12, 2018

Council members and Republican members of Congress want to reject the initiative, approved June 19, which would grant all D.C. workers, including tipped workers, a $15-an-hour minimum wage by 2020.