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Resident wants affordable units isolated in new U Street building

The overconcentration of affordable units is explicitly prohibited in the D.C. Municipal Regulations. But the bid to replace Portner Place, a Section 8 housing complex on U Street, appears to fly in the face of that philosophy.

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 11:12am EDT

Tags: real estate, apartments, section 8, U Street

U Street Flea Market survives winter hiccups

The grand opening for the U Street Flea Market is now scheduled for March 29

Monday - 03/10/2014, 03:32am EDT

Tags: D.C., U Street, flea market

King of the beer gardens: El Rey opens on U Street

El Rey, a Mexican beer garden and taqueria, will officially open on U Street on Friday, Jan. 10.

Wednesday - 01/08/2014, 08:04am EST

Tags: El Rey, beer garden, U Street

D.C. to get its second Trader Joe's

Coming soon to the U Street corridor: D.C.'s second Trader Joe's.

Monday - 04/29/2013, 11:16am EDT

Tags: grocery store, grocery shopping, Trader Joe, retail, U Street

14th Street most dangerous for cyclists, pedestrians

There are more collisions involving cyclists and pedestrians along 14th Street Northwest, than anywhere else in the District, but a DDOT review finds a "very high percentage" of the crashes in that corridor and across the city are caused by drivers, cyclists or pedestrians behaving badly.

Wednesday - 02/20/2013, 04:05am EST

Tags: max smith, U Street, 14th Street, bicycling, D.C., dangerous roads


National Symphony to spend week on DC's U Street

The National Symphony Orchestra is making its home in Washington's U Street, Shaw and Logan Circle neighborhoods this week.

Tuesday - 01/08/2013, 04:45pm EST

Tags: National Symphony Orchestra, U Street, howard theatre

2 D.C. neighborhoods honored by arts group

Two District of Columbia neighborhoods have been included on a list of the nation's best communities for the arts.

Monday - 01/07/2013, 01:56pm EST

Tags: ArtPlace, Adams Morgan, U Street

Virginia Ali: The 'heart and soul' of Ben's Chili Bowl

From riots to presidential visits, 78-year-old Virginia Ali shares the long and storied history of her husband's iconic D.C. restaurant Ben's Chili Bowl.

Tuesday - 12/04/2012, 04:14pm EST

Tags: Bens Chili Bowl, U Street, restaurant, Bill Cosby, Barack obama, riots, Heather Brady

3 men shot outside U Street NW nightclub

D.C. police say three men were shot outside a nightclub in the district's popular U Street corridor.

Monday - 12/03/2012, 05:00pm EST

Tags: U Street, Indulj Restaurant

Italian food boom coming to 14th Street corridor

Who doesn't love some good, old-fashioned comfort food? Now, a trendy D.C. neighborhood will be getting it's own Italiano flair.

Sunday - 09/16/2012, 08:14am EDT

Tags: restaurants, 14th Street corridor, Logan Circle, U Street

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