I don’t know if you all are as excited as I am about this, but the Giant is supposed to open November 1. And CityMarket leasing office opens in June, according to the City Market at O blog. http://citymarketato.blogspot.com/
From neighbor Bradley Thomas: All welcome for this free Christmas Eve program that I am participating in. In fact, there are two of us Bates Area residents performing that night. Ronald Compton, who lives in the 1500 block of First Street, will be playing the drums. It’s a very nice event for families and it … More Join us for Christmas Jazz!
Squeaky (brown, female) and Charlie (grey, male) were found with their sibling Labor Day weekend in Truxton Circle. They were soaking wet and scared after a late summer storm. After they were brought in, it became clear they were very young, so they were bottle fed for several weeks before they were weaned. Since then … More Two foster kittens could be yours!
This from Mac: We have a very sweet orange cat that has moved into our back yard at 33 N St., NW. It’s so affectionate and craves human contact so we think it must have been someone’s pet. It’s been living in our backyard now for several weeks now. We love the cat and would … More Lost Cat on N St.
Interested in forming a BACA Parents/Kids group? It seems we have quite a baby boom in the neighborhood these days! Many of us are already members of the Bloomingdale Kids List, but it would be great to get to know more parents in our neighborhood. If you are a parent of a young child in … More BACA Parents Group
WTOP 103.5 FM, Brookland Heartbeat newspaper, and the League of Women Voters of the District of Columbia are sponsoring THE WARD 5 CANDIDATE DEBATE. The debate will take place Saturday, March 3rd at 3:00 PM at Catholic University. Doors open at 2:30 PM. All are welcome and invited to attend. The debate will be between … More Ward 5 Candidate Debate March 3rd
Thanks to P St neighbor John for pointing out this story: Today’s Washington Post lists the 31 lowest-performing schools in DC that “should be turned around or closed.” (That’s “Tier 4,” or worst category.) Eighth on the list is “Community Academy Public Charter School Amos III – Armstrong Campus (CAPCS).” Story by Bill Turque, page … More WP: CAPCS needs a turnaround
via Mixed Use Indeed: ShawEast Dog Park breaks ground at KIPP/USSoccerFoundation/Roadside athletic fields at Bundy Park | CCCA. An old sign will soon be replaced to indicate that dogs will at least be permitted to enjoy this section of the field at Bundy Park. KIPP DC has put everything in place and has begun the … More ShawEast Dog Park breaks ground at KIPP/USSoccerFoundation/Roadside athletic fields at Bundy Park | CCCA
Thanks to neighbor Ilyssa for bring this new news to our attention: A new bar at 7th and T St is coming. It’s called “All Souls” and it is owned by a former manager of Zaytina’s and Jaleo. Pretty cool! Prince Of Petworth » A Conversation with David Batista, Owner of ‘All Souls’ Neighborhood Bar … More New Shaw Bar coming at 7th and T St NW
Hey all, As discussed at Monday’s BACA meeting there’s in the works a Wine Bar to be called Snitch Eye proposed at 3rd and Florida Ave NW. I’m reading about it everywhere: at Mari’s In Shaw blog, Prince of Petworth, on Snitch Eye’s Facebook Page and on the BACA Facebook Group page (Note: you can … More Wine bar proposal for 3rd and Florida Ave NW