Archive for February, 2007
It’s time to turn our attention to the two teams that play at the Verizon Center (aka “The Phone Booth”) and we’ll start with the Washington Capitals, a team that finds itself 14th out of 15th in the Eastern Conference and in the Southeast Division basement. The offense is working but the defense needs help […]
We’re concerned about the first update because 627 H St NW (former China Doll building) is supposed to be razed. The public space permit probably means that the sidewalk on that side of H St NW will be closed. And add “after hours work” on top of that and we’re wondering what this all means […]
DCRA’s latest permit report shows that 615-617 I St NW was approved for razing as of 2/15/07. Undoubtedly, this is related to Gould’s 600 Massachusetts project which will be built next to NPR‘s headquarters.
WaPo’s Marc Fisher weighs in on the $50M Pollin is requesting for the VZ Center upgrades. Ed Note: Another WaPo article describing the specific improvements requested by Pollin is here.
Turns out that the heli cover was to monitor a VIP convoy heading from Constitution Ave up 6th Street. We were there to capture the action.
As of 5:30 pm, what looks to be an MPD helicopter has been circling the Penn Quarter for over 1/2 hour. If anyone has any reports, please send them in. Earlier in the afternoon at 4:30 pm quite a few sirens could be heard in the area.
The PQNA (Penn Quarter Neighborhood Association) informed us that the current PQ’s PSA (Patrol Service Area) is being looked at by the MPD (Metropolitan Police Department) for splitting into smaller areas. The Penn Quarter is in the First District and is part of PSA 101 which really encompasses most of the downtown area west of […]