Surveying a few pending tidbits that share a common theme:
* BIG STICK
: I figured I'd better finally provide own photo of the restaurant's new signage, at right (click to enlarge
). Is it open? Not quite yet, though there are apparently private soft-opening events coming before long.
* 1333 M
: I'm pretty sure I don't get paid enough to watch all 3 1/2 hours of Monday night's zoning hearing on Cohen/Siegel's planned three-building 673-unit project
on the east end of M Street, though I did survey a few moments here or there. Was it approved? Not quite yet: the commission had a series of items it wants more details and tweaks on, and the project will be back before the board in January. HillNow wrote about the list of community benefits the developer agreed to
in its Memorandum of Understanding with ANC 6B.
* DC WATER
: There had been some talk last week
of Ward 5 councilmember Kenyan McDuffie wanting to use eminent domain to get rid of a trash transfer station on W Street NE and then moving there a portion of the DC Water operations
currently at 1st and O SE--which would help allow Forest City to move forward on its movie theater and residential plans
. Does this mean that the movie theater is coming soon? Not quite yet: during Tuesday's marathon council meeting, McDuffie withdrew the measure
because of a lack of support.
And one that I couldn't figure out how to shoehorn into the motif: