by Tim Regan August 5, 2015 at 10:40 am 0

Heurich House, photo via heurichhouse.org

Dupont residents will be able to freely explore parts of the historic Heurich House at 1307 New Hampshire Avenue NW this Friday at 6 p.m.

The museum will admit patrons into its first floor and Brewmaster Studios as part of this month’s First Friday Dupont.

Additionally, local artist and museum gardener Kellie Cox will sell her artwork in the museum’s conservatory during the event.

The museum lies within the former home of Christian Heurich, one of D.C.’s most famous brewery owners. For more information about Heurich and his legacy, visit the museum’s website.

Photo via HeurichHouse.org

by Borderstan.com October 23, 2012 at 7:00 am 1,261 1 Comment

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Crime news from Dupont-Logan-U Street.

There was an early morning gun robbery on Tuesday, October 23, at New Hampshire Avenue and V Street NW. The incident occurred around 1 am and involved two men with guns wearing ski masks.

From DC Police Alerts:

“3D Robbery GunNew Hampshire Av & V St NW LOF 2BMs wearing blue jkt, blk masks armed w/ 2 handguns DO NOT TAKE ACTION CALL 911 W/EVENT #I20120535070. Sent on: 10/23 01:08”

You can sign up for alerts through Alert DC and get alerts  by e-mail, cell phone, pager or wireless PDA. When signing up, you can select alerts on crime, transportation, utility outages/issues, government closings, breaking news, DC-sponsored events and Amber Alerts. You can follow the DC Police on Twitter @DCPoliceDept.

You can get more information about crime in the Borderstan area through the MPD listservs for the Second and Third Districts on Yahoo! Groups.

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by Borderstan.com September 25, 2012 at 8:00 am 1,337 0

From Rachel Nania. Check out her blog, Sear, Simmer & Stir. Follow Nania on Twitter @rnania, email her at rachel[AT]borderstan.com.

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Meridian Hill Park. (Luis Gomez Photos)

On Wednesday, September 26, DC’s Department of Transportation (DDOT) will attend ANC 1B’s Transportation Committee meeting to unveil its design to reconfigure the intersection of New Hampshire Avenue NW, Florida Avenue NW, 15th Street NW and W Street NW.

This four-way intersection is at the southeast corner of Meridian Hill Park.

The meeting will take place at 7 pm at the Thurgood Marshall Center (1816 12th Street NW). All interested community members are encouraged to attend.

ANC 1B stretches from 16th Street NW to 2nd Street NW and includes most of the U Street corridor. For a map of the area, visit ANC 1B’s website. More information on Wednesday’s meeting is also available on ANC 1B’s website.

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by Borderstan.com February 8, 2012 at 6:00 am 0

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“New Hampshire Mart” is by Jen Morrissey from the Borderstan Flickr pool.

Photos of the Day are pulled from the Borderstan Reader Photos pool on Flickr.

Today’s photo, “New Hampshire Mart” was taken by Jen Morrissey on January 1.

If you don’t already have a Flickr account, you will need to sign up for one, and then join the Borderstan Reader Photos group. Already a Flickr member? Join the group! You can submit up to five photos per day in the Borderstan reader pool. We are looking for photos from D.C.’s Dupont, Logan and U Street neighborhoods.

by Borderstan.com February 14, 2009 at 9:02 pm 0

With a little luck, Borderstan dog owners will have a second enclosed dog park nearby this spring. (The enclosed Shaw Dog Park at 11th and R NW has been open for several months.) The city broke ground on Tuesday to turn the triangle park at 17th-S-New Hampshire NW into an official park for dogs. In attendance were D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty, Ward 2 Councilmember Jack Evans and ANC Commissioner Jack Jacobson (ANC 2B04). Jack Jacobson/Friends of Jack has the story. Dcist also has the story.

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