District of DeBonis: Neighborhoods

Posted at 10:17 AM ET, 08/07/2013

No amphitheater for Chuck Brown Park

The city scaled back the plans announced by Mayor Vincent C. Gray at Brown's May 2012 funeral.

By Mike DeBonis  |  10:17 AM ET, 08/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arts, Music, Neighborhoods, Politics

Posted at 11:24 AM ET, 07/22/2013

Freeway pylon paint job cost $50,000

"Water Pylons" didn't hold up to the elements and began peeling after just a few months.

By Sadie Dingfelder  |  11:24 AM ET, 07/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arts, Neighborhoods

Posted at 06:07 PM ET, 12/17/2012

Mary Cheh raises environmental objections to Ivy City bus plans

The D.C. Council member is the second to reject city plans to locate a cahrter tour bus lot in Ivy City.

By Mike DeBonis  |  06:07 PM ET, 12/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Neighborhoods

Posted at 12:49 PM ET, 12/13/2012

Kenyan McDuffie urges Gray to drop Ivy City bus plan

The Ward 5 council member said he prefers "a proposal that invests in the wellbeing of Ivy City residents."

By Mike DeBonis  |  12:49 PM ET, 12/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Neighborhoods, Politics

Posted at 02:42 PM ET, 12/12/2012

No 'Plan' for Ivy City, says Vincent Gray

Vincent Gray rejects the suggestion his administration is trying to move poor residents out of town.

By Mike DeBonis  |  02:42 PM ET, 12/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Development, Neighborhoods, Politics

Posted at 03:01 PM ET, 10/05/2012

And SoMo was its name-o

Adams Morgan neighborhood leaders want a new name for the neighborhood's southern areas to stick.

By Mike DeBonis  |  03:01 PM ET, 10/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Branding, Neighborhoods