Howdy neighbors, new and old – Do you want to become more involved in BACA and help encourage our vibrant community? Do you know someone who you think would be great at organizing speakers for meetings, projects, and/or events, but you would just like to help out?? BACA officer nominations will be solicited at our Monday, July … More Seeking BACA Officer Nominations
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
Flower Power votes for the best gardens have been tallied – there are 6 winners: 2 back yards, 2 front yards, and 2 tree boxes! The winners will be announced at this Monday’s BACA meeting – July 11, 7:00-8:30 pm, Mt. Sinai Church at 3rd and Q St, NW. Winners who are present at the … More Flower Power Winners
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
Thanks to everyone for coming out to Flower Power on Saturday! A big shout out to our neighbors Wicked Bloom and DCity Smokehouse (N. Capitol) for such a generous donation of delicious wings, rib tips and potato salad! Thanks also to Uncle Chip’s (N. Capitol) for delicious cookies and to Sunset Wine and Spirits (1st … More Flower Power 2016: Thanks for participating!
Need some supplies to beautify? There were several shade, part shade/sun, and full sun plants left over from last Saturday’s beautification day. They are free for BACA residents to plant in tree boxes or other public spaces; first come, first serve. Pick one up while enjoying the Flower Power reception at 61 P St NW … More Free plants and mulch for BACA residents
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!
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
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
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!