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  1. Kittens stolen months ago in D.C. still missingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Examiner.com

    The brown tabbies were taken Feb. 9 from an adoption center at the Petco in the city's Columbia Heights neighborhood. Three days later, the city's Metropolitan Police Department said it had arrested and charged a male juvenile with the theft and was continuing to look for the kidnapped kittens.

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  2. Strict pop-up, conversion limits now in effect in many D.C. neighborhoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... among others, portions of Capitol Hill, Shaw, Logan Circle, Lanier Heights, Mount Pleasant, Bloomingdale, Columbia Heights and Petworth. Below are the basics of the amended R-4 rules. For a good explainer on what it means, check out this FAQ from ...

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  3. Historic former embassy, long slated for condo conversion, sold to Dallas-based developerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Business Journal

    The former Italian Embassy on 16th Street NW, the subject of a long planned condominium conversion that just can't get going, has sold to an active residential development company that may shift gears. Dallas-based Mill Creek Residential Trust closed Tuesday on the $16.2 million acquisition of 2700 16th St. NW, a 44,000-square-foot lot on the border of Adams Morgan and Columbia Heights that includes the historic 35,000-square-foot embassy building.

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  4. Free home buyer workshop scheduled in Columbia HeightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | The Washington Post

    ... workshops. The workshop is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at 3326 14th St. NW in the District's Columbia Heights neighborhood. Michele Lerner is a freelance writer. To pass on a tip or news item, contact us at realestate@washpost.com and put ...

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  5. Bourbon Coffee to take over Pound the Hill and other brewed newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | The Washington Post

    ... mean Finkelstein won't have to continue his weekly 12-hour power roasts to prepare for the Arlington and Columbia Heights farmers markets, where he sells dozens of bags of beans every Saturday. "We just don't have the capacity for that kind of ...

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  6. D.C. residents line up in Columbia Heights for affordable housingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | TBD.com

    WASHINGTON Hundreds of D.C. residents lined up Northwest D.C. early Friday morning in an attempt to grab an application for a unit in an affordable housing community. A total of 400 applications will be available for one and two bedroom apartments in the Columbia Heights Village Apartments, a Section 8 and Section 42 affordable housing community.

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  7. All Opinions Are Local: A high demand for bilingual education in D.C.Read the original story

    Thursday Jun 11 | The Washington Post

    Seven D.C. public schools and six charters teach children in two languages, not one. It's an approach that helps native and non-native English speakers and poor and affluent children alike, the latest research shows.

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  8. The search for vintage furniture, made easierRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | The Washington Post

    Tarek Anandan and Valentine Hacquard were spending weekends driving around, searching for a coffee table for their 1919 Wardman rowhouse on the border of Petworth and Columbia Heights. "We knew what we wanted, and we were picky," says Anandan, describing what they were looking for as "the potentially impossible blend of mid-century lines with a touch of deco flair, plus a drawer for remote controls."

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  9. All Opinions Are Local: "Pop-up" restrictions get last-minute revisionsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 9 | The Washington Post

    Jim, a homeowner in Columbia Heights who wants to add onto his row house , might be in trouble. New rules limiting homeowners' ability to divide a house into more than two units or build a "pop-up" on top just got even stricter as the District's Zoning Commission took its final vote.

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  10. Trans In Transition: Finding Friends And Community In D.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 6 | National Public Radio

    Ruby Corado sits on the porch of Casa Ruby, a drop-in and service center for transgender people in Washington, D.C., while many of her clients, friends and employees hang out in front. Corado also runs another venue nearby, a house for homeless transgender adults.

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  11. Renters Week 2015: What $4,000/Month Can Rent You in Washington, D.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | Curbed

    Welcome to Curbed Comparisons , a column that explores what one can rent for a set dollar amount in various Washington, D.C. neighborhoods. Is one man's studio another man's townhouse? Let's find out! Today's price: $4,000/month .

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  12. Kelly: The ballad of the fiddle that traveled 3,000 miles - and then was stolenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... someone smashed the driver's-side rear window of Jimmy's Honda Civic while it was parked in the District's Columbia Heights neighborhood and helped himself to the fiddle. The thief also stole $300 in cash from the car's center console. Every day it ...

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  13. A $100 weekend in Washington, D.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... and tip, before taking the Metro to my brother's house in Maryland. On Saturday morning I emerged from the Columbia Heights Metro stop to follow the neighborhood's Heritage Trail, one of 15 quite manageable neighborhood walks available for download ...

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  14. Minneapolis Aquatennial fest is cut to 4 days in JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Gallery: July 22, 2009: A child emerged from a giant blow-up caterpillar set up in the parking lot of First Baptist Church on Hennepin Ave. before the Aquatennial torchlight parade. Gallery: The Pirates of the Cow-ribbean milk carton boat competes in the final race of the afternoon at Lake Calhoun Park in July 2014.

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  15. Risers'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | The Washington Post

    A young woman is riding a bicycle through Columbia Heights, Shaw and other Washington neighborhoods where so many immigrants live. The scene shifts to marchers in front of the White House chanting "No more deportations."

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  16. An 11-Year-Old And A Grandmother Describe What It's Like To Be Grilled By Immigration AgentsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2015 | ThinkProgress

    Over the past two weeks, at least three immigrant families in the Latino-heavy Washington neighborhood of Columbia Heights stated that they received disturbing, early-morning home visits from the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency. One 11-year-old child, a U.S. citizen, said she felt uncomfortable when an immigration agent reportedly asked if she had been inappropriately touched and made her 17-year-old brother take his shirt off to inquire about his tattoos. 5 comments

  17. Stop comparing Washington to Game of ThronesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2015 | Politico

    ... help "map DC to Westeros and Essos" and "designate a leadership plan for each kingdom." "I, for one, think Columbia Heights is the perfect Winterfell," one of the organizers told WCP - and c'mon, Mac, snap out of it. On its best day, Columbia ...

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  18. As aging D.C. rowhouses are renovated, scores of alleged construction, permit problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | The Washington Post

    When Patricia Simon and T.J. Snowhite bought a renovated condominium in Northwest Washington 16 months ago, the couple thought the place had just the right touches. The master bedroom had a skylight.

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  19. As aging D.C. rowhouses are renovated, scores of alleged construction, permit problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | The Washington Post

    When Patricia Simon and T.J. Snowhite bought a renovated condominium in Northwest Washington 16 months ago, the couple thought the place had just the right touches. The master bedroom had a skylight.

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  20. Suit against D.C. rowhouse renovators claims shoddy work, permit problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... lawsuit catalogues numerous problems homeowners said they found after they moved into a Hofgard home. At a Columbia Heights property, rear decks were built without approval from the city's Board of Zoning Adjustment; guardrails on stairways leave ...

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