Archive for May, 2009
We woke up this morning with bleary eyes and a heavy head. It took a couple of pieces of burnt toast and several cups of black coffee before we felt good enough to put this post together. But just like last year, it was worth it. Despite the high price and (once again) terrible food, [...]
Photo of the Week honors go to Karon who tagged this photo of National Portrait Gallery stepsitters with ‘pqliving’. Other tags suggest this picture was taken with a Holga camera which means real black and white film was used – we really liked the artistry! Gives the photo that old time feel to it. Tag your [...]
It is. But this isn’t a yard sale nor an eviction. No T-shirt uniformed street teams promoting Blackberrys to government workers. No ad-hoc charity lovers selling Krispy Kreme donut boxes for $5 in front of the Metro escalators. No sidewalk floormat signs that appeared until DCRA put the kibosh on them. Enter Zipcar, the popular [...]
Civilian Art Projects – Artist Talk: Erick Jackson & Ken Ashton Thursday, May 28, 2009, 6:30pm – 8:30pm 406 7th Street NW, Third Floor National Building Museum – CityVision Final Presentation Hear the students of Charles Hart Middle School and Howard Road Academy present their innovative development plans, developed in collaboration with the DC Office [...]
We don’t know the facts of this photo; we’re simply using it to illustrate an ugly situation many in PQ may be facing: eviction. If that’s what this photo represents, it’s the first one we’ve seen in this area in recent memory. It could certainly be an anomaly, as we’ve seen an eviction or two in all the DC [...]
DDOT announced today parking restrictions and temporary lane closures in the vicinity of 7th and H St NW due to restoration work scheduled for the Chinatown Arch. The majority of the work is currently planned between the hours of 9pm and 5am and last for 8 weeks.