Neighborhood in the News


In case you missed them, here are a few stories we came across this week covering the greater Tenleytown area that we thought were worth a second look.

  • Plant life that is springing up in the dark tunnels and stations of the Metro system isn’t some effort at greening the subway. The prevalence of Venus Maidenhair Ferns, including in the Tenley Metro station, is a sign of water issues that consistently challenge the Metro system. ~ In Damp Metro Tunnels, Prehistoric Plants Thrive
  • In lighter news, it seems recent Tenleytown addition Burger Tap and Shake is earning a loyal following among American University students. Here’s one student’s take on the restaurant. Spoiler Alert: the boozy milkshakes are a big hit. ~ Burger Tap and Shake: Your New “Pub” Destination