See this tweet and pic: thebestdistress @thebestdistress 1h House fire across the st from my house in #bloomingdaledc. left but red and still here #truxtoncircle pic.twitter.com/NrD6Q1Taba 6:55 PM – 27 Aug 2014
See this tour: SMART DESIGN: DC’S DUNBAR HIGH SCHOOL September 10, 2014 | 6:00 – 7:30 PM (the tour will start promptly at 6:00) While NW DC’s Dunbar HS has a reputation as one of the region’s best known historically African-American high schools, for many years the school’s design and layout were far from an urban … More Coalition For Smart Growth tour of Dunbar — Wednesday, 09-10-2014
This is a repost from August 18, 2014. This meet-and-greet this afternoon is in the Bates Area — and is not an endorsement of candidates.
Holy cool! Your friendly website moderator used Word Press to create the BACA site and blog. The site has a feature that automatically converts the blog to use in mobile formats like the Iphone and Ipad. I just checked out the Ipad format and was really jazzed at how it looks. Check it out by … More Check out the BACA site on IPAD
A couple of us who play music have been wondering – any rehearsal space near here? Wouldn’t have to be fancy, but a drum kit on premises would be essential; probably soundproofing as well. If you own or know of any likely spots, let me know in comments, please.
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
One of our 4th St neighbors Ilyssa is on the Board at the Perry School Community Services Center. They do a lot of great work for the kids in our community. She asked me to let you know of this party being thrown as a fundraiser. Sounds fun. I’d love to take a tour of … More Perry Center party
The big and long-empty dwelling (once a church) at 304 Q St. NW is finally for sale. We spent quite a while getting the city to get the owners to clean up the property, secure the building and otherwise prevent further deterioration. I’m glad it’s on offer and hope someone buys it for some worthwhile … More More Vacant Property
District Government “Monster Trucks” Compete Saturday, April 18, at RFK Public Invited to Free Exposition of Safe and Savvy Driving Techniques The District Department of Public Works (DPW) and the Department of Transportation (DDOT) invite the public to their 11th annual professional equipment “Roadeo” competition Saturday, April 18, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at RFK … More District Government “Monster Trucks”
Did any others read the North Capitol Heartbeat? ANC 5C recalled 4 grants, one of them being from the Bates Area Civic Association and another from Bloomingdales. The organizations failed to use the grant money and/or failed to account for all funds spent. I think that it would be nice for all of us to … More BACA Grant Recalled