All Things Current -- Sept. 30, 2015

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The news, features and other content found in the Sept. 30, 2015, edition of The Current Newspapers, which is distributed to homes and businesses in Northwest Washington, D.C. Email currentnewspapers@gmail.com to subscribe to the newsletter; contact newsdesk@currentnewspapers.com for other inquiries.

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<ul><li><p> All Things Current: What you'll find in your Sept. 30, 2015, edition</p><p>BUSINESS The River Inn lost a long-running battle with the Foggy Bottom community yesterday, as the D.C. </p><p>Board of Zoning Adjustment concluded that a sidewalk cafe is an improper expansion of commercial activity at the boutique hotel. (Dupont Current, Foggy Bottom Current)</p><p> Located inside The Carlyle hotel in Dupont Circle, the Riggsby restaurant offers an upscale take on childhood nostalgia. (Dupont Current) </p><p>EDUCATION With Sidwell Friends slated to buy the Washington Home's Tenleytown campus, both the private </p><p>school and the elder-care institution expect great benefits from the $32.5 million deal. (all editions) </p><p>HISTORIC PRESERVATION The owners of a 19th-century farmhouse at 2207 Foxhall Road NW will be able to relocate the </p><p>structure elsewhere on their property to make room for a new two-story home and detached garage behind it, following a decision by the Historic Preservation Review Board last Thursday. (Northwest Current, Georgetown Current, Dupont Current) </p><p>RECREATION Rock Creek Park reached its 125th anniversary on Sunday but the birthday party was as much a </p><p>preview of the next 125 years as a celebration of the ones that came before. (all editions) </p><p>ON THE MARKET (all editions) The three units of a newly constructed boutique condo building on Blagden Alley NW draw on the </p><p>area's turn-of-the-century charm at prices ranging from $599,000 to $999,000. </p><p>OPINION (all editions) Editorial: A $60 million incentive package to keep Advisory Board Co. in the District shows great </p><p>promise, and we hope it stands up to the appropriate D.C. Council scrutiny. Editorial: Signs directing tourists from the Foggy Bottom Metro station toward Georgetown are a cost-</p><p>effective common-sense approach to addressing to the neighborhood's lack of its own subway stop and the sort of initiative we'd like to see sprout up across D.C. </p><p> Sherwood: The party's over for a once-promising Nationals season. </p><p>SPORTS (Northwest Current, Georgetown Current) St. Johns outlasted Good Counsel 29-23 in a triple-overtime thriller on Friday night, spoiling the </p><p>Falcons homecoming festivities and marking the second time the Cadets have won a football matchup between the two teams over the last three seasons.</p><p> Wilson's girls soccer team is hoping its long-running DCIAA successes will also translate this season into a state championship title. </p><p>DISPATCHES (all editions) Lafayette reflects on its temporary building, St. Albans debuts new athletics facilities, and other </p><p>reports from local schools. </p><p>ALSO IN THE CURRENT Crime report Advisory neighborhood commission reports and agendas Reports from local citizens associations Calendar of the week's events Classified ads and service directory</p></li><li><p>Email us to receive this newsletter every Wednesday. </p><p>The Current comes out in print every Wednesday and is posted online on Thursdays at currentnewspapers.com/archive.php and issuu.com/currentnewspapers. To reach The Current with a news tip,correction, advertising inquiry, or other question or comment, email newsdesk@currentnewspapers.com or call 202-244-7223. </p><p>The Current Newspapers5185 MacArthur Blvd. NW, Suite 102Mailing address:Post Office Box 40400Washington, D.C. 20016-0400Copyright 2015, The Current Newspapers, all rights reserved</p></li></ul>