Category Archives: Beautification

Good News? About the Renovations of the Florida Avenue Park

Today, Council Member Thomas’ office notified me of the progress being made on the renovations of the Florida Avenue and First St. Park.  The park may be under renovation as early as July through October of 2011. Some neighbors from … Continue reading

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Your Involvement Makes All The Difference

We all benefit from making our neighborhood safer and more attractive. Working recently with several investors that have chosen to open their business north of our community, the key has been “the neighborhood”. Investors look at the attractiveness and cleanliness … Continue reading

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Examiner: D.C. to ticket litterers

By: Freeman Klopott 04/27/11 8:05 PM Examiner Staff Writer Follow Him @FKlopott Andrew Harnik/Examiner file Tossing a cigarette butt on a D.C. sidewalk could soon mean getting a pricey ticket from a police officer.The D.C. police department is starting a … Continue reading

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Who Will Lead Neighborhood Beautification Project?

We need a hero!!! Okay just someone that wants to encourage others to beautify their yards, tree boxes and back yards through flowers and planting. Flower Power is an annual tradition in our neighborhood. Flower Power is organized through a … Continue reading

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Florida/Firs ST Park Update

Department of Parks and Recreations was scheduled to provide an update on the renovations at the park during our last Civic Association meeting. The reason the presentation did not take place is because DPR is because a larger community meeting … Continue reading

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Save the Dates – Our Neighborhood is Alive

Monday, April 4 at 7pm Bates Area Civic Association Meeting, Mt. Sinai Church on Q and 3rd ST NW – if you attend one meeting only, this may be it. Guest list for the Civic Association Meeting Include:

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DPW Online Chat – March 30, on Grafitti Removal

Have you seen more instances of graffiti around the District of Columbia or in your neighborhood? Has your home ever been tagged with graffiti? Are you familiar with DPW’s free graffiti abatement program and other initiatives to help property owners … Continue reading

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ANC5c01 report to BACA

MARCH 7, 2011 The last month has been a very active one in Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) 5C generally and our Single Member District (SMD) ANC5C01 in particular. ANC 5C FEBRUARY MEETING The last meeting of the ANC took place … Continue reading

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DPW Call for Sites for Graffiti Mural

Graffiti is an issue in areas of our neighborhood. What do you think of DPW’s proposal? CALL FOR MURAL SITES For the 2011 MuralsDC program The DC Department of Public Works (DPW) is looking for mural sites in Wards 1, … Continue reading

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