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Ward 8

Following are all UrbanTurf articles filed under Ward 8, from most recent to least.

The Group That Plans to Give Ward 8 Residents a Seat at the Economic Development Table

The Group That Plans to Give Ward 8 Residents a Seat at the Economic Development Table

Nena Perry-Brown | March 1st 2021

In order to ensure residents of DC's Ward 8 benefit from development there, the Ward 8 Community Economic Development Initiative is planning for the... read »

Mayor Proposes New Grocery Store Incentive for Wards 7 and 8

Mayor Proposes New Grocery Store Incentive for Wards 7 and 8

Nena Perry-Brown | January 27th 2021

As proposed, this bill would make it easier for grocery stores in Wards 7 and 8 to get a certain class of license to sell beer, wine, and spirits. ... read »

DC Greens Plans Urban Farm in Ward 8

DC Greens Plans Urban Farm in Ward 8

Nena Perry-Brown | November 21st 2019

The effort is one of the latest plans to address food access disparities east of the Anacostia River. ... read »

Name Aside, East End Grocery Incentive Program Appears Destined for Funding

Name Aside, East End Grocery Incentive Program Appears Destined for Funding

Nena Perry-Brown | June 17th 2019

Ward 7 councilmember Vincent Gray announced the availability of funds for a program to increase investment in grocery stores east of the Anacostia... read »

East of the River Residents Aim to Reclaim Their Neighborhoods

East of the River Residents Aim to Reclaim Their Neighborhoods

Nena Perry-Brown | May 30th 2019

A conversation about whether to retain the East of the River moniker turned to one about neighborhood pride and who rebranding serves. ... read »

Will the 11th Street Bridge Park Community Land Trust Soon Make Its First Purchase?

Will the 11th Street Bridge Park Community Land Trust Soon Make Its First Purchase?

Nena Perry-Brown | March 11th 2019

Three years after the idea of a community land trust was floated by the group behind the 11th Street Bridge Park, the trust could be making its... read »

A Proposed Solar Array Would Deliver Power to Ward 8

A Proposed Solar Array Would Deliver Power to Ward 8

Nena Perry-Brown | January 25th 2019

GRID Alternatives Mid-Atlantic is proceeding with a zoning application which would pave the way for construction of a "Community Renewable Energy... read »

Nine Acres, 15% AMI: A Steeply-Affordable Redevelopment Planned for Ward 8

Nine Acres, 15% AMI: A Steeply-Affordable Redevelopment Planned for Ward 8

Nena Perry-Brown | June 14th 2018

A proposed redevelopment in Washington Highlands would serve households earning an average of 15 percent of area median income. ... read »

More Retail and Metro Improvements For Massive Poplar Point Redevelopment

More Retail and Metro Improvements For Massive Poplar Point Redevelopment

Nena Perry-Brown | October 10th 2017

In preparation for zoning review, Redbrick Partners adds more retail and a more pedestrian-friendly streetscape to a planned five-building... read »

Ward 8 Residents Want Commercial Site Rezoned to Residential

Ward 8 Residents Want Commercial Site Rezoned to Residential

Nena Perry-Brown | October 6th 2017

ANC 8A has filed a map amendment application in hopes of preventing construction of a storage center and paving the way for future residential... read »

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