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In the Southwest Waterfront neighborhood in the District, you can easily walk or bicycle to the water's edge, shops, Metro station, library and playground. Residential streets are peaceful and tree-lined. Comment?
Washington's long-delayed 17th Street flood barrier is scheduled to be tested Friday when officials from the Army and the National Park Service install the metal apparatus across 17th Street, near Constitution Avenue. Seventeenth Street, between Constitution and Independence avenues, near the World War II Memorial, will be closed in both directions from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Army Corps of Engineers said. Comment?
Last week in this space, Answer Man explored the names of two combustible-sounding roads in Prince George's County - Powder Mill Road and Old Gunpowder Road - and recounted the history of an accident-prone gunpowder mill that once operated in Bladensburg, Md. All of this put him in a rather explosive frame of mind. Comment?
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Tuesday it plans to test the installation procedures for the new 17th Street flood levee on the National Mall this week or next week. The levee is designed to keep flood waters from flowing north on 17th Street from the Tidal Basin and surging into parts of downtown Washington. Comment?
According to new data from Climate Central, the Washington, D.C. area is almost guaranteed to undergo a catastrophic flood by the year 2100. ( Jason Aldaga By the end of this century, as sea levels rise, as much as $7 billion worth of property in the District will routinely be threatened by storm-driven floodwaters, according to a new analysis, including 1,000 homes, three military bases and a broad swath of the Mall. Comment?
America Airlines Flight 77 crashed into the Pentagon 13 years ago on Thursday, the third plane hijacked by terrorists to strike major American targets that day. It struck at 9:37 a.m. - after two airliners had crashed into the World Trade Center towers in New York, but before the massive structures collapsed, killing thousands. Comment?
The "isolated" nature of Buzzard Point is the latest point of contention in soccer-stadium debate. Comment?
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