Mt. Washington

In brief: Hot Metal Flats, green design awards and more

Hot Metal Flats will break ground this week Oxford Development will break ground on the Hot Metal Flats—a new 115-unit apartment building—this Friday, according to Oxford’s Mark Grasso. Located on the lot b...

Eat/Drink: Leona’s ice cream sandwiches, Altius and more

Katie Heldstab and Christa Puskarich, founders of Leona's Ice Cream Sandwiches, are crafting summer treats that are both delicious and accessible (low lactose!). And check out the new spot on Mt Washington by the owner of the highly-regarded Bistro 19.

Mt. Washington

Most go to Mt. Washington for the views and take in the sweeping panorama of our glittering downtown skyline in the embrace of the mighty rivers. USA Today named it one of the 10 most beautiful views in America. But Mt. Washington is so much more than a scenic view. More than 8,000 people live in this eclectic and diverse neighborhood, a community of contrasts where million dollar mansions and modern condos are only blocks from single family dwellings, red bricks and row homes that have been in families for generations.