She is moving on to a new position in DC government working for the Deputy Mayor for Public Safety. I'm quite positive she will do an outstanding job there. Here’s her letter…Read More
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After almost six decades on Upshur Street, Philip’s Shoe Repair is closing its doors as the owner, Philip Calabro is retiring. The last day for the store is November 18th. The DC Mayor and Ward 4 Councilmember will presenting Philip with a certificate of appreciation on the 11th.Read More
At long last, some of Petworth’s filthiest and broken up alleys are getting a facelift, thanks to Mayor Muriel Bowser’s Alleypalooza. This is the sixth phase of the city's ongoing initiative to focus on alley repair within DC, and will run from mid-October through mid-December. So far, the city has repaired more than 400 alleys through the program in the past several years.Read More
Those buzzing orange or yellow street lights keep the stars hidden from view at night, but they also help keep people safe on the street and alleys. When they break, getting DC to fix them can be a real challenge, to put it mildly.
To help address that, the Mayor's office is pushing a "week-long effort to identify street light outages across the District," according to a press release sent out yesterday by the Mayor's office. Along with the street light initiative, they're also launching "Text to DC311" as a new way of reporting issues for repair.Read More
After many years and a $140 million renovation budget, Roosevelt High School, home of the Rough Riders, opened for students on Monday, August 22nd. The new class will graduate in 2021. Read some of the statements made at the ribbon cutting and see some pictures.Read More
With Christopher Shorter, Director of the Department of Public Works to Mayor Muriel Bowser and a conversation about budget issues and the renovations of the Hebrew Home on Spring Road, it was a long meeting. Notes and photos are provided thanks to Glen Lam.Read More