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

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Trinidad Neighborhood Association Community Clean-Up 5/30

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You can learn more about the Trinidad Neighborhood Association on their website.

Joe Cole Rec is located at 1299 Neal Street.
Trinidad Rec is located at 1310 Childress Street.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Joe Englert to Open Beer Garden/Coffee Roastery w/ Bouldering on Mt. Olivet

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Google image of 1240 Mt. Olivet Road

The Washington Business Journal reports details on Joe Englert's latest venture that combines beer, coffee, and bouldering...and is next to Mt. Olivet Cemetery. The property is at 1240 Mt. Olivet Road and is the former home of Strauss Photo Technical Service. This is on the Ivy City side of Mt. Olivet Road (pretty much across the street from Kovak's). A beer garden at this location is sure to draw the attention of ANC 5D Commissioners, but please note that it is actually located in ANC 5C04 (Jackie Manning's SMD). Proximity alone will almost certainly mean we'll soon see Joe Englert (or someone else from the venture) presenting in front of ANC 5D.

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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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