The Week Ahead …. And Photos of Upcoming Openings

Bereft of Its Cosi Sign, and on the Way to Reopen as Pret A Manger this Spring

At 3rd and PA Ave SE: Bereft of Its Cosi Sign, and on the Way to Reopen as Pret A Manger this Spring

See posting on CHC here:  http://bit.ly/MDldx4

 

A New Sign at 425 8th Street Heralds the Near Opening of a BOA Outlet

A New Sign at 425 8th Street Heralds the Near Opening of a BOA Outlet

And Medstar Urgent Care Center Gets Closer to Opening Across from Eastern Market

And Medstar Urgent Care Center Gets Closer to Opening Across from Eastern Market

Their Hours

Their Hours (click to enlarge)

The Week Ahead…..

by Larry Janezich

Monday, February 10

ANC 6D meets at 7:00 pm at 1104 4th Street SW.  At press time, the agenda was not available.

Tuesday, February 11

ANC6B meets at 7:00pm in Hill Center for its regular February meeting

Among the routine items on the agenda scheduled for en bloc approval on the consent calendar:

Raze permit for 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue SE in anticipation of construction of new 41 condo building.  See CHC post here:  http://bit.ly/1nRojMu

Unenclosed sidewalk café for District Taco at 656 Pennsylvania Avenue SE

Other items on the agenda:

Request for relief from the parking space size requirements a new 41 apartment building at 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue. As above, see CHC post here:  http://bit.ly/1nRojMu

Authorization for coordination of rat abatement on Eastern Market Metro Plaza

Call for application for projects to be funded by the FY14 Performance Parking Zone Community Benefits Program

Tuesday, February 11

Councilmember Muriel Bowser chairs an Economic Development Performance Oversight hearing at 10:00am in the Wilson Building at 1350 Pennsylvania Ave, NW, to hear testimony from the DC Department of Housing and the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development.  A representative from ANC6B will likely testify, to express concern regarding DMPED’s transparency in relation to the Hine development.  Oliver Hall, attorney for the Hine Coalition, who filed a FOIA which required intervention of the Mayor’s Office before DMPED responded to it, will likely testify as well

Live video is available here:  http://dccouncil.us/videos/

Wednesday, February 12

ANC6C meets at 7:00pm at the Heritage Foundation, 214 Massachusetts Avenue NE. An agenda was not available at press time.

Thursday, February 13

ANC6A meets at 7:00pm in Miner School, 601 15th St. NE .

Among items on the agenda:

Request for relief for floor to area ratio requirements in connection with planned construction of a sports bar at 1362 H Street, NE, provided that the following conditions are met by the applicant: 1) all trash is stored indoors; 2) loading occur at the rear of the building; 3) no amplified music be played on the roof deck; 4) roof deck hours not extend beyond 11 p.m. from Sunday through Thursday and 12 a.m. on Friday and Saturday; and 5) any signage for the building be in keeping with the character of H Street and the architectural context of the building.

Request for relief from requirement that there be a minimum lot area of 900 square feet for each residential unit, from the lot width and size requirements for a row house being converted back to residential use, and from the court width and area requirements, in connection with the conversion of the church at 819 D Street, NE and two adjoining row houses into a residential development, provided that any contracts for sale or lease of the residential units restrict the number of residential parking permits to be issued to residents to no more than six and that this restriction be recorded as a covenant in the land records.

 

 

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  1. Wendy Blair

    “So, you know, majority rules” was the lame conclusion drawn by Council Member and Mayoral Candidate Muriel Bowser at her DMPED oversight hearing today. She calmly acknowledged testimony that DMPED hid crucial information upon which two government groups acted. She seemed unperturbed that a slim majority of ANC6B had given a green light to the enormous Hine School Development, greatly influencing the Zoning Commission’s later acceptance of it — when both key votes were based on lies.
    While extolling the “importance of government openness”, this Mayoral candidate is untroubled that a developer’s lies led to “very important” decisions, saying she would “work to get the information for you” — and moved on to another topic.