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Mary Cheh speaks at a Washington Nationals event

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Ward 3 Councilmember Mary Cheh will hold a “Chat with Cheh” constituent event Sunday at Cleveland Park’s Firehook Bakery and Coffeehouse, she announced on Facebook. (more…)


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Kwame Brown

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D.C. Council chairman Kwame Brown (D) and at-large member Phil Mendelson (D) send their children to John Eaton Elementary School in Cleveland Park, and are the only council members whose children attend non-charter public schools, the Washington Examiner reported Monday. (more…)

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ANC commissioner to resign

The Cleveland Park/Woodley Park advisory neighborhood commission will have to fill a vacancy this October when one of its members resigns. (more…)

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The Cereal Bowl's abandoned storefront

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Chipotle Mexican Grill is seeking to open a restaurant in Cleveland Park and has applied for a zoning exception to do so. (more…)

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The exterior of Medium Rare

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The Cleveland Park/Woodley Park Advisory Neighborhood Commission voted unanimously Tuesday to oppose steakhouse Medium Rare‘s application to operate valet parking at its Connecticut Avenue restaurant. (more…)

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Noodles & Company's Indonesian Peanut Sauté

Noodles & Company's Indonesian Peanut Sauté. Photo by Mark H. Anbinder.

Noodles & Company is planning to put a fast casual pasta restaurant in Woodley Park, but it has to secure a zoning exception first. (more…)

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Mayor Vince Gray’s 2012 budget proposes a slew of public library projects, including a renovation for the Cleveland Park Neighborhood Library in 2016.

The library is one of three slated for a renovation that would qualify it for LEED Silver certification, a set of environmentally-friendly building standards, the Washington City Paper’s Housing Complex blog reported.

The renovated Cleveland Park library might be part of a mixed-use project or co-location with other property uses, Housing Complex said.

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