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New basketball court coming to Capitol Hill


I have been frustrated. Emails have been sent to Councilman Tommy Wells and the D.C. Parks department. Questions have been asked of the neighborhood kids and construction workers installing a breathtakingly nice football/baseball/soccer field. When is our basketball court at … Continue reading

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For ballers, nowhere to turn in Capitol Hill


There is no legitimate place to play basketball in the southern half of Capitol Hill and Hill East. The area’s most active outdoor basketball courts, at the Watkins Recreation Center, have been used as a storage ground for construction equipment … Continue reading

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In D.C. parks, take a seat; just don’t get comfortable


There is a fantastic little triangular park bounded by Massachusetts Avenue, 17th and C Streets SE, complete with a playground, views of exquisitely painted rowhouses and the most uncomfortable damn benches in the world. Our society seems overly concerned with … Continue reading

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Wild Washington: Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens


Heat radiates off rowhouses, subways screech beneath you and vermin of all shapes and colors creep in the shadows of Washington. Around every corner there is at least one reminder that you are in a huge city. But from Rock … Continue reading

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