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News for the Community: Origins of Washington’s Neighborhood Newspaper Tradition

News for the Community: Origins of Washington’s Neighborhood Newspaper Tradition By Matthew B. Gilmore* http://intowner.com/2018/04/29/news-for-the-community-origins-of-washingtons-neighborhood-newspaper-tradition/ Hill Rag, the Georgetowner, Northwest Current (and more recent targeted Georgetown, Foggy Bottom, and Dupont editions), the Southwester, and The InTowner itself (and … Continue reading

April 30, 2018 · Leave a comment

Carpe Librum bookstores – new locations (2018)

Carpe Librum is excited to announce that we will now have TWO pop-up locations in D.C.! Located in the Winston House Apartment building at 2140 L St.NW, our newest pop-up … Continue reading

April 25, 2018 · Leave a comment

Bob Ellis – retires

[Sad news–Bob has been a tremendous resource at the National Archives] This from Bob Ellis: To everyone on H-DC: I am retiring April 27, 2018. I don’t know who will be … Continue reading

April 16, 2018 · Leave a comment

News for the Capital and the Nation: Politics and Washington’s Daily Newspapers

What Once Was News for the Capital and the Nation: Politics and Washington’s Daily Newspapers PUBLISHED: MARCH 21ST, 2018 Full column here: http://intowner.com/2018/03/21/news-for-the-capital-and-the-nation-politics-and-washingtons-daily-newspapers/ Click this to find our archive of What … Continue reading

March 22, 2018 · Leave a comment

Irish Washington DC – 2018 revised update

originally here: https://matthewbgilmore.wordpress.com/bibliography-irish-washington-dc/ New Swampoodle history blog post-Feb 4th, 2018:  Making Washington’s “Swampoodle”: Irish Neighborhood in the Tiber Valley Swampoodle history blog post resources: What Once Was–Making Washington’s “Swampoodle”: Irish Neighborhood in the … Continue reading

March 14, 2018 · Leave a comment

Welcome Pierre – This Friday March 9, 2018

Welcome Pierre – This Friday Don’t miss out! Major L’Enfant’s arrival in Georgetown to design the Federal City on March 9th, 1791, was both unexpected and unheralded. Join this group … Continue reading

March 7, 2018 · Leave a comment

Carpe Librum is back for Pop-Up Book Sale! March 14-16, 2018

Carpe Librum is back for Pop-Up Book Sale! Come one come all, March 14-16, 2018. All books are under $5, see event for more details. Share with the friend who … Continue reading

March 1, 2018 · Leave a comment

Washington Loves a Parade

Washington was founded with civic celebration in mind and there’s none better than a parade.  Pennsylvania Avenue has hosted most of these, including the presidential inaugural (such as seen in … Continue reading

February 7, 2018 · Leave a comment

Making Washington’s “Swampoodle”: Irish Neighborhood in the Tiber Valley

Making Washington’s “Swampoodle”: Irish Neighborhood in the Tiber Valley PUBLISHED: FEBRUARY 4TH, 2018 Click this to find our archive of What Once Was articles.   By Matthew B. Gilmore* As … Continue reading

February 6, 2018 · 1 Comment

Federal Income Tax bracket revenue visualization

  Discussions of the recent tax cuts debate benefits to various groups of taxpayers and statistics abound about how much the top 1% or 5% (or similar) pay in taxes. … Continue reading

January 28, 2018 · Leave a comment
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