Flower Power Photos

  Are you wondering what those winning gardens look like, or maybe recalling fond memories of the reception?  Chances are many of them are included in these great photos taken by our BACA neighbor, Jason Miccolo Johnson (plus a few from the reception that I took).  Many thanks to Jason for capturing the beauty of our gardens … More Flower Power Photos

Proposed law to better count DC’s vacant buildings

This new law would mean a better count of DC’s vacant buildings by David Sheon and David Gottfried   •   June 29, 2016 “DC probably has a lot more vacant and blighted properties than its official count says, largely because of loopholes in the counting system. A bill before the DC Council is aiming … More Proposed law to better count DC’s vacant buildings

Tomorrow (6/25): BACA’s Flower Power Garden Walk and Reception!

Flower Power 2016 is almost here! The following sponsors have generously donated gift certificates, food, and beverages….  Think delicious BBQ and sides plus cookies for the reception, in addition to other options … plus prizes for the yards voted as most beautiful! Please join us to meet and catch up with your neighbors and enjoy … More Tomorrow (6/25): BACA’s Flower Power Garden Walk and Reception!

This Saturday: Flower Power garden walk and reception

BACA’s annual Flower Power garden walk and reception is only 5 days away! Please join us to meet and catch up with your neighbors and enjoy viewing many nice gardens – tours start at 1:00 and the reception starts at 2:30. You may purchase tickets online here, or purchase them for $10 each with cash … More This Saturday: Flower Power garden walk and reception

Tonight @7:00: MPD Commanders of 5th & 3rd Districts at Bloomingdale Civic Association Meeting

From ANC Commissioner and Bloomingdale CA president Teri Janine Quinn: Commander Fitzgerald (for 5D) and the 3D Commander will attend the Bloomingdale Civic Association meeting tonight to address the spike in crime in our areas.  She welcomes Bates residents to attend and participate in this meeting because we share the same PSA and, more importantly, there … More Tonight @7:00: MPD Commanders of 5th & 3rd Districts at Bloomingdale Civic Association Meeting

Wicked Bloom/DCity and Uncle Chip’s at Flower Power!

Have you marked your calendar for Saturday, June 25th, yet?  At BACA’s Flower Power 2016 post-walk reception, we anticipate having great food from our Bates-area businesses, Wicked Bloom and associated DCity Smokehouse, as well as Uncle Chip’s at the reception.  Thanks to them for their generous donations!  If you haven’t already visited them, you’ve been missing … More Wicked Bloom/DCity and Uncle Chip’s at Flower Power!