Rock Creek Park Newswire (Page 5)

Rock Creek Park Newswire (Page 5)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Rock Creek Park. (Page 5)

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  1. Unearthing African American HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2017 | The George Towner

    ... the installation of historic markers is planned are along the C&O Canal, at the Georgetown waterfront and in Rock Creek Park. Longtime Georgetown resident Neville Waters, president of the Mt. Zion Cemetery/Female Union Band Society, pointed out the ...

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  2. Want to check all the bike-share options at once? There's now an app for that.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2017 | The Washington Post

    ... Department of Transportation, the companies are supposed to keep the bikes from being parked on the Mall, in Rock Creek Park, on private property, and from crossing the river into Virginia, but that hasn't stopped some users.

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  3. A bit of Zurich in a house across from Rock Creek ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2017 | The Washington Post

    ... two years for Barnes to bring the project to completion. Because the property is across Oregon Avenue from Rock Creek Park, the design by architect Charles Warren of Teass-Warren underwent rigorous scrutiny by the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts. ...

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  4. 10 D.C. area hikes worth traveling to, mappedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2017 | Curbed

    ... more active, though, with some hiking trails. Already , Curbed DC has looked at a few notable hikes along Rock Creek Park, but let's look a little further and find some other hikes worth seeking. From Rock Creek Park to the Theodore Roosevelt ...

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  5. The Arctic: What's at StakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2017 | Sierra

    ... where she developed a love of the outdoors which she maintains in Washington, D.C. through regular visits to Rock Creek Park and the wild places beyond. Thanks for signing up for the Insider ! Look for emails from insider@sierraclub.org every other ...

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  6. What are the best places in the D.C. area for hiking?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2017 | Curbed

    ... tdoors, where do you go? Washington, D.C., has a good number of options for hiking, from the Valley Trail in Rock Creek Park to Theodore Roosevelt Island, but how do you narrow them down to the favorite few?

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  7. Tour to showcase cutting-edge Washington-area homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2017 | The Washington Post

    The tour will include a house on Chesterfield Place NW in Washington that's inspired by the surrounding trees of Rock Creek Park. Although the Washington region may be better known for its brick Colonial-style stately houses, some gems of modern architecture can also be found in the area.

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  8. Where to collect fall leavesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2013 | The Washington Post

    Rock Creek Park has 32 miles of trails, many of them with spectacular views. Hooray for fall! Okay, you've waved goodbye to summer and said hello to school.

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  9. DC Public Schools Transformed After Decade of Reform?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2017 | NBC Washington

    ... many schools. The racial achievement gap persists: white students attending schools in neighborhoods west of Rock Creek Park score higher in achievement tests than African-American and Latino students in poor parts of town. "Teacher turnover is ...

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  10. First-Ever Modern Home Tour Set for DC-Metro AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2017 | PRWeb

    ... Home Tour. Participating architects and designers, and featured neighborhoods include: (1) Hidden away near Rock Creek Park, see a modern home designed by Travis Price Architects, which features a street side facade of copper, and a park side rear ...

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  11. Nobu Opens Sept. 12 at 25th & MRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2017 | The George Towner

    ... and a sushi bar - along with private event spaces. There is an outdoor dining space overlooking a section of Rock Creek Park that is not yet ready. At the far end of the dining room, a convertible private dining space gives way to open-air and ...

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  12. Only in D.C.: What to do when your neighbor is a foreign governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2017 | The Washington Post

    ... by Serbia, Sri Lanka and Pakistan located in Kalorama, a tony neighborhood of grand homes perched above Rock Creek Park in the city's Northwest quadrant. "The offending properties are a public embarrassment to the neighborhoods, to the District of ...

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  13. Every Kid in a Park: Youth Blog Series: Post #5 NicoleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2017 | Sierra

    ... take a short walk with my dogs and playing basketball with my mom when we have free time. Have you visited Rock Creek Park or some of the other national parks or monuments around Washington D.C.? If so, what did you like about them? I went to the ...

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  14. 'Chandra Levy: An American Murder Mystery' could inspire someone to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | Fox News

    In May 2001, Chandra Levy left her Washington, D.C. apartment and was never seen alive again. And while the 24-year-old's remains were found a year later in Rock Creek Park, the circumstances surrounding her disappearance and death still remain a mystery today.

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  15. Let the sun shine in: Remembering the Summer of Love on an old posterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Paul Kopsick found this poster among several in an attic he was helping to clean in Chevy Chase, D.C. It's a poster for a "Human Be-In," held on April 30, 1967, on the P Street Beach in Rock Creek Park. Paul Kopsick of Fairfax County, Va., was helping a buddy clean out an attic in Chevy Chase, D.C., when his friend reached for a pile of tattered, rolled-up posters to stuff them in a trash bag.

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  16. Beach Drive/Rock Creek Park Trail Rehabilitation project enters Phase IIRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2017 | TheWashCycle

    I missed it, but last weekend there was a block party on the newly paved section of Beach Drive that celebrated the end of Phase I and the beginning of Phase II of the federal portion of the Beach Drive/Rock Creek Park Trail rebuild. Jeremy Barnum, with the National Park Service, said contractors with the project are taking on adjacent roadwork and DC Water projects and are putting more into widening and rehabilitating the multi-use trail.

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  17. Rock Creek Park message board hackedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2017 | The Washington Post

    For the second time in a week, an unknown person hacked into a flashing message board along Beach Drive in the District and posted a profane message directed at President Trump, along with one that said "Kill Nazis." Motorists and pedestrians saw the sign in Rock Creek Park shortly after 7 a.m. Guy Hill said he was jogging south on Beach Drive near a picnic area when he saw the sign, which said "[Expletive] Trump."

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  18. Instead of traffic note, motorists get anti-Trump and 'Kill Nazis' messages on hacked signRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2017 | The Washington Post

    For the second time in a week, an unknown prankster hacked into a flashing message board along Beach Drive in the District and posted a message with a profanity directed at President Trump, along with one that said "Kill Nazis". Motorists and pedestrians saw the sign in Rock Creek Park shortly after 7 a.m. Guy Hill said he was jogging south on Beach Drive near picnic area 7 when he saw the sign, which said "F- Trump," and snapped the photo.

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  19. Op-Ed Contributor: Cure Yourself of Tree BlindnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2017 | The New York Times

    ... air. Trees can also tell us how well we're managing our environment today. Many eastern forests, including Rock Creek Park, the wild green vein running down Washington's center, have an understory dominated by American beech. Beeches are slow to get ...

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  20. In Maryland's Kensington, neighborliness is a thing of the presentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Located a short car ride from two Metro stations, Kensington in Montgomery County, Md., offers potential buyers easy access to nearby Rock Creek Park and proximity to downtown Washington via Connecticut Avenue. The moment Emily Talaga stepped inside the house on Morrell Court in Montgomery County's town of Kensington, images of her childhood came rushing back, she said.

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