A number of new stores and bars have opened on 9th Street in the past two months. Since I haven't posted about them individually, I put together a round-up of the openings (including Reformation Fitness, 9th & Beats, Simon Vintage Furniture and Homegoods, A&D, and Daryl Carter), which you can read below.
Saturday, December 29, 2012
Thursday, December 27, 2012
The agenda has been announced for the Wednesday, January 2, 2013, meeting of ANC 6E. The meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the Shaw Library, 1630 7th Street, NW.
This meeting is the first of the newly redistricted , which includes the majority of the Shaw neighborhood. (The rest of Shaw remains in .) The ANC 6E portion of Shaw was previously part of the former .
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) 2C voted this evening to support the proposal of Baywood Hotels for the redevelopment of Parcel 42, a District-owned property located at the northeast corner of 7th and R Streets, NW. The Baywood Hotels consists of a 102-room hotel, 22 units of affordable housing, and ground floor retail which is expected to be occupied by .
The ANC vote was 2 in favor (Chairman Alex Padro and Commissioner Kevin Chapple), 1 opposed (Commissioner Rachelle Nigro), and 1 abstention (Commissioner Doris Brooks). The main factors that appeared to weigh in support of the Baywood proposal were the number of jobs the project would create and the sense that a 24-hour hotel operation would increase security at the corner.