Columbia Heights building owner seeks to jack up rent to make capital improvements. [New Columbia Heights]

Nitpicky streetcar critics are making a good project look bad. [GGW]

A loopy approach to mixed-use development. [designboom]

Adams Morgan’s one of America’s 10 best neighborhoods, and Pennsylvania Avenue’s one of its best streets. [Post]

But the latter needs a lot of work. [WBJ]

Rhode Island Avenue pedestrian bridge should be done by year’s end. [DCist]

The wisdom of switching to taxis for MetroAccess. [GGW]

West End/Foggy Bottom is one of America’s most expensive areas for renters. [UrbanTurf]

With new fiscal year underway, low-income residents try to get their utilities turned back on. [WJLA]

Today on the market: 1BR Adams Morgan condo—-$329,000