Here’s an interesting tidbit from ten years ago, referring to the CAPCS facility on 14th St and the use (or misuse) of DC government bonds to open a school, only to have it leased out for other uses… “Just last December , the community thought it would be welcoming the Community Academy Public Charter School to … More Leasing out CAPCS– history repeating itself?
Ok, so the neighborhood was the big winner, all participants are winners, etc, but for those who could not attend last month’s BACA meeting, below are the results from the Garden Walk. Thanks again to everyone affiliated with Flower Power, and we will look forward to working with all of you next year! Large Yards: … More Flower Power Winners
Come out and help beautify our neighborhood as we prepare for the Flower Power Garden Walk next month! On June 6th, we will be outside starting at 9am, picking up litter, pulling weeds, and tidying up our blocks. We’ll meet at 1st and P Sts, by the Armstrong School, to begin, but feel free to … More Community clean-up June 6th!
Nominations will be accepted through May 29, so if you’d like to nominate yourself or your neighbor(s), you can access the form here and then either e-mail it to email@example.com or print and drop it off at 308 P St. And tickets are now on sale for the Garden Walk and Reception– this is a great … More There’s still time for Flower Power nominations!
In addition to the flyers that are being and will continue to be distributed throughout the neighborhood, you can now fill out and submit nominations electronically. Click here for the form, and then send it to firstname.lastname@example.org Make sure you help all of the nice yards and treeboxes out there get the recognition they deserve, … More Nominate your neighbors for Flower Power!
Just a reminder that Old City green (9th & N Sts NW) is offering a 20% discount for BACA residents on Friday, May 8, from noon-7pm! Just mention “Flower Power” and pick out all the plants, trees, and tools you might need this year to get your garden and tree box going. And remember, get … More Discount for BACA residents at Old City Green this Friday!
BACA’s annual Flower Power is now under way! To support our beautification efforts: Ø Old City Green Garden Center (9th and N St NW) is offering a 20% discount for BACA residents! *Applies to purchases on May 7th and 8th— watch for flyers with more info* Ø DC DPW will make mulch available to our … More Flower Power events next week, May 7-9!
There is free compost for the taking, courtesy of DC Dept of Public Works, at the corner of 1st and P (by CAPCS/Armstrong School). If you want to improve your soil, or get planters and window boxes ready for summer plantings, go ahead and grab some before it disappears. And remember that Flower Power is … More Come and get your compost
Want to clean up that tree box in front of your house? Or show off the hard work you’ve put into your yard? Interested in trying your hand at urban gardening? We’re happy to announce that plans have been set for BACA’s Flower Power 2009–a neighborhood beautification effort which will culminate with a garden walk followed by a reception … More Get ready for Flower Power 2009
Thanks to Ms. Blalock of CAPCS for pulling notes together from this recent meeting– the “Armstrong Working Group” is simply the folks who signed up in February to meet from time to time with CAPCS as a way to keep our community better informed, and to communicate our concerns to CAPCS. The initial meeting of the … More Summary of Armstrong Working Group Meeting- Mar 9