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Matthew B. Gilmore

Monthly Archives: May, 2015

DC Employment data April 2015

[quick visualization of the data] Click here for PDF: DCemploymentapr2015r http://dhcd.dc.gov/release/district-columbia-economy-adds-3800-jobs-april. Wednesday, May 27, 2015 District of Columbia Economy Adds 3,800 Jobs in April Washington, DC – The District of Columbia Department … Continue reading

May 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

D.C.’s Growth Has Slowed, Leaving Other Boom Cities to Take the Spotlight

Originally posted on District, Measured:
Several months ago we reported that D.C.’s population boom is slowing. The city’s been growing for almost a decade, with the biggest population increases happening…

May 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Washington DC Obscura Day events May 30, 2015

A GLOBAL CELEBRATION OF UNUSUAL PLACES OBSCURA DAY: MAY 30, 2015 Explore the hidden wonders of the world with Atlas Obscura http://www.atlasobscura.com/obscuraday2015 What is Obscura Day? It’s more than 150 … Continue reading

May 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

The federal government is a stabilizing factor in the District’s economy, but its role is getting smaller

Originally posted on District, Measured:
In March of 2015, for the first time since September 2011, the number of federal civilian employees working in the District showed an increase. If…

May 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Humanitini: DC’s New Americans? Thursday, May 21, at The Coupe

Originally posted on Park View, D.C.:
Here’s a local opportunity to participate in the Humanities Council of Washington, DC’s Humanitini Program. On Thursday, May 21, the next program will…

May 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Calendar of upcoming events added to blog

Observant visitors to this blog will notice “Upcoming DC History Events” listed at the foot of the blog (scroll down) or on the far right column (scroll down) of any … Continue reading

May 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Arlington County House History Research Guide

A while back I had the opportunity to work on some Arlington County house history research. The resources in Arlington have their familiar analogs (in some part) with those in … Continue reading

May 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Civil War Washington panel at Upshur Street Books-May 15, 2015

Friday, May 15 at 7:00pm in EDT Upshur Street Books 827 Upshur St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20011 https://www.facebook.com/events/376965989163879/ Upshur Books and History Press Present a panel featuring historians … Continue reading

May 13, 2015 · 6 Comments

Independent Bookstores of Washington DC – followup

Temporary “pop-up” bookstore in NoMa. as a followup to: https://matthewbgilmore.wordpress.com/2015/05/06/independent-bookstores-of-washington-dc/ Seize the book at Turning the Page’s new “pop-up” used bookstore in NoMa! You may know that education nonprofit Turning … Continue reading

May 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Independent Bookstores of Washington DC (updated)

Here’s a list of names, locations, and URLs of independent bookstores in Washington DC–new and used). Begun for  the May 2, 2015 celebration of the first Independent Bookstore Day (inspired by … Continue reading

May 6, 2015 · 1 Comment