10/24/14 4:45pm

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From an email:

“On Saturday from 12-2 we will be doing a pumpkin painting at Brookland Pint (716 Monroe St, NE)! While supplies last, we will be handing out pumpkins and supplying paint for the kids to decorate! This is the start point for the annual “Boo-land Halloween Parade” which will have the kids heading over to Turkey Thicket park to end.

On Monday Meridian Pint (11th and Park Rd, NW) will have a craft & cider happy hour. Halloween arts & crafts will be provided alongside complimentary hot apple cider for the kids. This our third annual event and is sure to be a ton of fun again!”

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10/24/14 3:30pm

If you have any animal/pet photos you’d like to share please send an email to princeofpetworth(at)gmail(dot)com with ‘Animal Fix’ in the title and say the name of your pet and your neighborhood. Your photos will go into the queue (usually 3-4 weeks wait) and will be posted in the order I receive them. If you’ve already entered your pet and would like to do so again – that’s no problem – just space the entries out a bit. Please try to send horizontal photos 640×480 (medium size on your iphone) if possible. If you’re not using an iphone any size is fine.

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“Teddy Roosevelt at the Bardo cornhole field.”

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“Sinclair napping in a too small bed…because little brother Sebastian has laid claim to the larger bed.”

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10/24/14 3:10pm

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From WMATA:

“This weekend, Orange, Silver, Blue, Yellow and Green line trains will operate at regular weekend intervals, except at three stations: Greenbelt, Landover and New Carollton. Red Line trains will operate every 24 minutes with additional trains providing service about every 12 minutes between Medical Center and NoMa-Gallaudet from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Early Opening Sunday for Marine Corps Marathon
Metrorail will open two hours early, at 5 a.m., on Sunday, October 26, for customers traveling to the Marine Corps Marathon. The closest Metro stop to the start of the race is Pentagon on the Blue and Yellow lines. Riders may want to consider using Pentagon City as an alternate station due to potential crowding at Pentagon.

Red Line trains will operate as follows throughout the weekend (10PM Fri – Closing Sun):

Between Shady Grove & Glenmont: every 24 minutes
Between Medical Center & NoMa-Gallaudet: every 12 minutes Saturday and Sunday from 9AM-9PM only

Work Performed: Track, rail tie, insulator renewal & joint elimination between Medical Center & Grosvenor and Takoma & Forest Glen.

Orange Line
Regular weekend service EXCEPT on Saturday at Landover & New Carrollton only

On Saturday, Orange Line trains will operate:

Between Cheverly and Vienna at regular Saturday intervals (every 12 minutes 9AM-9PM)
At Landover and New Carrollton only, trains will arrive and depart every 20-25 minutes between 9AM-9PM

On Sunday, Orange Line trains will operate at regular weekend intervals.

Blue Line
Regular weekend service; extra trains on Sunday

Green Line
Regular weekend service EXCEPT at Greenbelt Station on Saturday and Sunday (Buses replace trains at Greenbelt only)

On Saturday and Sunday, free shuttle buses will replace Green Line trains between Greenbelt and College Park. Riders using shuttle bus service should allow 15 minutes additional travel time.

Green Line trains will operate at normal weekend intervals between College Park and Branch Ave.

Station Closed: Greenbelt

From MPD:

“The Metropolitan Police Department and US Park Police wish to advise the public and members of the media of the following street closings in conjunction with the Marine Corps Marathon. These events are scheduled for Sunday, October 26, 2014.

This event is scheduled for Sunday, October 26, 2014. The race begins at 8:00 am in Arlington, Virginia, and then crosses the Potomac River into the District of Columbia. The following streets along the race route will be closed beginning at 4:00 am and are expected to re-open by 1:00 pm (more…)

1248 C Street Southeast

This rental is located at 1248 C Street, Southeast. The listing says:

“Charming one bedroom with fireplace and patio, in townhouse with one other unit.Walk to Eastern Market Metro, Eastern Market and the best of restaurants, the Capitol,Smithsonian and Federal office buildings. Washer-dryer. CAC. Pets case by case.”

You can see more photos here.

This 1 bed/1 bath is going for $1,850/Mo.

10/24/14 2:30pm

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“Dear PoPville,

Yesterday afternoon (22 Oct) on the 36 bus our driver announced that starting Monday (27 Oct) all buses would be delayed. He said there were several reasons- all buses could not go above 25 MPH, they could not start moving if anyone was still standing near the driver (like adding money to their Smartrip) and they would have to limit stops to pick up passengers if there were too many people standing. The driver mentioned something about a new contract trying to force the old employees out because they make too much. He also mentioned something about a new 3 strike policy that would automatically turn a violation into two day suspension. Have you heard anything about this? These don’t seem like the worst ideas considering the stories I’ve read on PoPville.”

10/24/14 2:10pm

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Divorce in DC – can you recommend lawyers or other resources?:

“Hi all: Has anyone been through a divorce in DC or have a knowledge of the process? City websites have not been useful thus far. It would likely be a No Fault divorce, if I understand the terms correctly. We’ve been married ~2yrs, both live in DC, have no children or joint financial accounts. Only major joint expense is home we purchased in 2009.

As we’re on fairly good terms, I’d like to keep the process as fast and cheap as possible, hence considering mediation and/or No Fault, but I’ve also been advised to first consult w/an expert, and one that has my interests in mind to someone that has my interests in mind. (Plus, its just easier to talk w/a real person sometimes.) Also may want to hire someone to do the paperwork.

So: anyone done this before? Any recs on info resources, lawyers, etc? Tips, things to watch out for? Any help much appreciated. I feel overwhelmed.”

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