H Street Organic Market only opened up in the former Z Mart space after many months of anticipation back in June of last year. In February a car crashed through their front window. And now they’ll be closing early this week. Thanks to all who emailed. Updates when we learn who takes over the space.
Ed. Note: When your gardens start to get full of tomatoes, cucumbers, whatever you’re growing – send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with Garden Haul in the title and please include the neighborhood where you grew it.
Above: “Yikes, apparently I grew a lot of grapes! Plus other stuff. In Truxton Circle/Bates area.”
“On Sunday morning, August 2, 2015, at approximately 5:23 am officers from the Fifth District responded to the 800 block of 18th Street NE. When the officers arrived they observed an adult male suffering from gunshot wounds. Shortly later, the male victim succumb to his injuries. There is no suspect information at this present time.
Anyone who has information regarding this case should call police at 202-727-9099. Additionally, information may be submitted to the TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411.”
“On July 31, 2015, at approximately 2310 hours, an adult male was walking in the 6300 block of 5th Street, NW, when heard gunshots and realized he had been shot in the right foot. The victim was transported to a local area hospital for treatment.
Anyone with information concerning this offense is asked to contact the MPD Command Information Center at 202-727-9099.”
“Join WABA for an afternoon of Choose Your Own Adventure Scavenger Hunt on the Anacostia River seeking hidden treasure, forgotten islands, ancient ruins, and natural wonder. You and your team will compete for prizes in this family friendly treasure hunt in DC’s back yard. Come prepared for riddles, unexpected challenges, trickery and exploration. Silliness encouraged. Costumes rewarded. Bike savvy kids welcome.
You and YOU ALONE are in charge of what happens in this a. There are dangers, choices, and consequences. You must use your numerous skills and much of your intellect. Choose right and reap endless rewards.
Scoring Points & Prizes
When you check in (3:00 – 3:15 pm), your adventure begins with a choice to determine your path. From there, you’ll be off riding in search of treasure and glory guided by clues, riddles, and new decisions. At each step, your eam will collect points towards some fun prizes.
Date: Saturday August 1
Time: 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Check In: RFK Stadium on the Anacostia Riverwalk Trail
What to Bring
– a bike
-a helmet (required for participation)
-at least one teammate (up to 4 per team)
-a costume fitting of a treasure hunter (optional, but encouraged)”
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