Tuesday May 14
Rebuilding Place in the Urban Space
Mistaking run of the mill "nimbyism" for racism
The Post's online RootDC section has a piece that ran in the paper a few days ago, " Squabble over U Street restaurant offers close-up on city's constant change ," about how resident opposition to the noise from outdoor seating at The Islander, a many decades old Caribbean restaurant in the U Street corridor is racially-driven. From the article: ... (more)
Gears in motion for bikes lanes in Hyattsville
Hyattsville resident Jim Groves, 46, said he used to ride his bike to his job in Washington D.C., until he got hit by a car in Brookland in an area with no bike lanes.
Federal Capital Partners Teams With Self Storage Zone to Convert Washington, DC, Food Bank
Federal Capital Partners , a Chevy Chase, Md.-based real estate investment company, has partnered with Self Storage Zone, an Orlando, Fla.-based operator and developer of self-storage facilities, to convert a former food bank into a three-story self-storage operation.
The Washington Post
D.C. special election results liveblog
Coming to you live from the D.C. Board of Elections in beautiful One Judiciary Square in Washington, it's the results of the 2013 special election! Polls closed at 8 p.m. and the first results, from early voting, should be released shortly.