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  1. Read all about it: Wilson High’s newspaper tackles crowding, DACA and more

    In today’s paper, the DACA decision strikes a chord, Wilson’s demographics change, Wilson football sees success and more! pic.twitter.com/BTEGcT433Y — The Wilson Beacon (@thewilsonbeacon) September 29, 2017 It’s been a while since we called attention to the journalism at Wilson High School’s student-run newspaper, The Beacon. Last year, we told you about the student reporting [R…
  2. Fall foliage hikes, school fairs, Halloween fun: Things to do in the neighborhood in October

    How much fall fun can you pack into one weekend? We’ll have plenty of chances to find out this month. Luckily, these activities are all local so you really could do it all! Many of these events are free and are for all ages unless otherwise noted in the descriptions. October 8 Fall foliage stroll…
  3. Barks and Brews photos and other fall updates from Van Ness Main Street

    by Mary Beth Ray President, VNMS Board Fall in Van Ness has started with a bang – Barks and Brews was a tremendous success. But there’s more in store – from fun events to long-term projects to improve our retail and streetscape. Here’s an overview, which we hope will entice you to join in our […
  4. Neighborhood in the news: Hillary Clinton #StandsWithComet; a “shelter-in-place” at Murch

    She supported Comet during Pizzagate: Last year, neighbors and friends of Comet Ping Pong showed up in force to support the restaurant and other businesses on the block as they endured a barrage of threats from conspiracy theorists. And we’re just now learning that Hillary Clinton was one of those friends. During Clinton’s September 18th…
  5. Here’s a rare chance to see the ruins of a Forest Hills Civil War defense site

    Mel Elfin wrote in the introduction to Forest Hills, a history of the neighborhood published in 2006 by Arcadia Press, “…the most important role of Forest Hills during the Civil War was to keep open the lines of communication between Fort Reno and Stevens.” Ann Kessler wrote in May that three sites in Forest Hills [&#…
  6. Rock Creek Conservancy won’t be moving into 3101 Albemarle

      by Marlene Berlin When PG and Bobby Gottfried purchased 3101 Albemarle Street last year, they endorsed the historic landmark nomination submitted by the Forest Hills Neighborhood Alliance and proposed higher density development along 32nd Street as a means of maintaining the house on a large portion of its original lot. A highlight of their…