OMA + OLIN design selected for the 11th Street Bridge Park. (Photo credit:

Design For 11th Street Bridge Park Chosen

After a seven month nationwide competition, the winning design for a planned park on the old 11th Street Bridge that connected D.C.’s Capitol Hill and Anacostia neighborhoods has been chosen.


This storefront in Anacostia displays debris that is supposed to resemble art, but neighbors say it is disrespectful. (Photo Credit: Matt DelSignore/All News 99.1)

Controversial Art Display in Anacostia is Made of Debris, Trash

People in the District of Columbia’s Anacostia neighborhood are confused and upset over two storefronts that have been filled with trash and debris for an art installation.


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Mayor’s Proposal Would Phase Out Use of Styrofoam in D.C.

Twenty years ago, Jim Foster says, the Anacostia Watershed Society was busy trying to get tires out of the river. Now that the big stuff is more or less gone, and dumping has been made a felony, AWS’s focus is on the smaller stuff.


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Fire At Anacostia High Scool, Two Firefighters Injured, School Evacuated

There was a fire at a local high school and the D.C. Fire Department says one of its own was hurt combating the flames.


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DC Cracks Whip On Taxi Company

A local cab company has been ordered to shut it’s doors, permanently after conducting untrustworthy business practices. This spells bad news for all other D.C. taxi companies in the near future.

99.1 WNEW–01/25/2012