A look at what's going on in Trinidad, on H Street, and in the larger area north of Capitol Hill.

Friday, May 22, 2015

Tweets, Info, & Audio From the 5/12 ANC 5D Meeting

I wanted to make sure to get this post out in time for people to review it preparation for tonight's special ANC 5D meeting that takes place at 7pm at 1805 Bladensburg Road. I assembled some tweets and helpful details about the meeting and put them into Storify. You can also listen to the entire meeting (which ran nearly FIVE HOURS) on the Ward 5 Archive.

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Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Sign-Up for the JO Wilson Farm to Family CSA Program

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Image courtesy of the JO Wilson Farm to Family CSA Program 

Interested in a CSA AND want to help a local school? The JO Wilson (660 K Street) Farm to Family CSA Program could be a good fit for you. The food deliveries start May 27th, so you should turn in your form ASAP if this is the CSA for you (they ask for form submission by tomorrow).

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Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Shooting in the 1900 Block of I Street

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From the MPD-5D Yahoo! group:

On Monday, May 18, 2015, at approximately 10:51 pm, Fifth District officers responded to the 1900 block of EYE Street, Northeast for a shooting.

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Monday, May 18, 2015

ANC 5D Commissioners Call Special Mtg 5/22



Fifth District Police Headquarters
1805 Bladensburg Road
Friday, May 22nd – 7PM

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Advisory Neighborhood Commission Single Member District 5D02 Mtg 5/23

1210 Holbrook Terrace

Advisory Neighborhood Commission
Single Member District 5D02
Community Meeting with Commissioner Keisha L Shropshire

Saturday, May 23, 2015, 1-3pm
Trinidad Recreation Center
1310 Childress Street
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Thursday, May 14, 2015

Jimmy Valentine's 8th Anniversary Bash 5/24


It's hard to believe it's been eight years since Jimmy Valentine's (1103 Bladensburg Road) opened its doors. The funky bar has a bit of a cult following and Playboy even praised it as one of "America's greatest late-night bars." It also teams hosts an annual for neighborhood youth programs.

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Weekend East City Event Round Up: The “Other” Edition

Spectator becomes the spectacle this Saturday at Pleasant Plains Workshop as photographer Ann-Marie VanTassell explores NASCAR's fan base.  Image courtesy Pleasant Plains Workshop

 Thursday, May 14 

Wild Hand Workspace – 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Join the artists at Wild Hand Workspace for an open studio event at the Brookland Arts Walk. Artwork from APT50 will be on display.
Wild Hand Workspace is located at 716 Monroe St. NE
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Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Annual Trinidad Neighborhood Garden Tour 5/17 [Updated w/Map Link]


It's time again for the Annual Trinidad Neighborhood Garden Tour. This is a great chance to hang out with neighbors and see what others have done with their green space.

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Pink Up Breast Cancer Fundraiser at Gallery OonH 5/16


The full fundraiser runs from 8-11:30pm. It is preceded by a workshop (1-2:30pm). More on that workshop:
An introduction to, "the art of the tease" with Virginia's premier Burlesque studio, Boom Boom Basics Burlesque & Performing Arts Studio! This hour and a half class will cover basic moves such as glove peels, boa work, walks, struts, bumps & grinds, and more with a following discussion on the spirituality and empowering effects and harnessing goddess energy through burlesque. No dance experience is required. Please wear comfortable exercise/yoga type clothing to include a pair of sturdy heels, feather boa, a pair of opera length gloves.  This class open to women only.

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Monday, May 11, 2015

MPD Seeks to ID & Locate a Suspect in Intent to Commit a Sexual Offense

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Suspect Sought in Kidnapping and Assault With the Intent to Commit a Sexual Offense:
Area of 11th and G Streets, Northeast

(Washington, DC) - The Metropolitan Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in identifying and locating a suspect in reference to a Kidnapping and Assault With the Intent to Commit a Sexual Offense in the area of 11th & G Streets, Northeast.

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Non-Fatal Double Shooting 1200 Block of Bladensburg Road

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Shooting 0130hrs in the 1200 Bladensburg RD NE 2 Male victims conscious and breathing CALL 911 W/ EVENT # I20150252052
— dcalerts (@dcalerts) May 11, 2015

According to WUSA9 both men were shot in the leg.