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Topic - L'Enfant Plaza
L'Enfant Plaza is a complex of one governmental and three commercial buildings, as well as the "La Promenade" shopping mall, in the Southwest section of Washington, D.C. The plaza is located south of Independence Avenue SW between 12th and 9th Streets SW (9th Street actually runs underneath the centers of the buildings on the easternmost side of the plaza). It was built perpendicular to L'Enfant Promenade, a north-south running street and pedestrian esplanade which replaced 10th Street SW. The plaza is named for Pierre (Peter) Charles L'Enfant, the architect and planner who first designed a street layout for the capital city. It was dedicated in 1968. - Source: Wikipedia
In the four years since Fojol Bros. started to feed the masses gathered for President Obama's first inauguration, the D.C. streets have welcomed close to 200 food trucks.
The battle to regulate upstart food-truck entrepreneurs in Washington might be coming to a head. The D.C. Council's Committee on Business, Consumer and Regulatory Affairs is scheduled to hold a public round table to finalize the regulations under which food trucks can operate in the District.
Instead of serving meals, the colorful food trucks that usually offer lobster rolls, piping-hot slices of pizza or spicy empanadas were closed on Monday — a demonstration of what the lunch hour could be like under new regulations proposed by city officials.
Metro will keep its trains running for an extra hour Sunday night when the Washington Redskins take on the rival Dallas Cowboys at home in their drive for a playoff spot.
Metro's much-anticipated Rush Plus service, a new Metrorail schedule intended to bring more commuters to more places on more trains, begins Monday.
The mechanical failure Tuesday that shut down a section of the transit agency's Blue and Orange lines and stranded passengers for hours underground was caused by brake equipment failure, Metro officials said Wednesday.
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At the top of the escalator Sunday at the Foggy Bottom-GWU Metro station, Justine Jayet paused in relief as she steadied her large suitcase and descended to the rail platform.