A victim told News4 he and several of his friends, all men in their 20s, were listening to music on the back deck of a home in the 3800 block of Jocelyn Street NW in the Chevy Chase neighborhood around 10 p.m. when they saw two men in ski masks approaching them.
Foggy Bottom residents have long been frustrated with GW students living off-campus. Noisy, late-night parties and messy, trash-strewn properties have elicited multiple complaints to the University’s administration. Neighborhood residents have largely panned previous efforts to make off-campus students more accountable.
Two hundred years ago Sunday, roads out of Washington, D.C., were clogged with wagons hauling household belongings, bank cash, even government documents. Citizens of the capital city were on the run in the face of invading British forces. Along with the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attack and the attack on Pearl Harbor, Sunday marks one of the darkest days in United States history.
Economic forces in the city make it all too easy to supply housing for high-income urbanites, not the cheap kind that once was plentiful in D.C. What’s more, even the ways in which the city harnesses the taxes from those luxury buildings — by subsidizing developers who build units affordable to low-income people — hasn’t filled the gap.