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From DC Streetcar:

“May 17, 2016 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Carnegie Library, 1st Floor
801 K St NW

The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) along with The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) invite the community to a public meeting Tuesday, May 17, 2016, to discuss an upcoming Environmental Assessment (EA) for the proposed Union Station to Georgetown Streetcar Transportation Improvements.

Following the successful launch of the DC Streetcar on February 27, 2016, this EA process considers alternative approaches to extending the existing line from Union Station to Georgetown. The study will evaluate the environmental and cultural effects of the proposed improvements. The study is being conducted in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) and Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 (NHPA), and will be released by DDOT, FHWA, and FTA in the winter of 2017. (more…)

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Paisano’s website says:

“Paisano’s is a gourmet pizza delivery chain that truly offers something for everyone on the menu. When you pass our menu around the dinner table at home or around the conference room at work, we guarantee that everyone will find something that they like.

From our dough to our pizza sauce to our pasta, we make almost everything that we deliver to your home or office fresh and from scratch daily. We focus on delivering a high-quality product with a relentless focus on customer satisfaction.

The first Paisano’s opened in the Shoppes at Fair Lakes in Fairfax, VA in June of 1997. Since then, we have expanded by adding multiple company-owned locations as well as franchises. Our management team has decades of experience in food service and has grown Paisano’s into one of the premier food establishments in Northern Virginia.

We are very active in our local communities because we care about our customers and the communities that have embraced us over the years. Thank you for your continued support and patronage.”

You can see their menus here.

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1815 Wisconsin Ave, NW

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“Making new friends can be difficult — so let the library help!

Join the Georgetown branch of DC Public Library for this platonic spin on speed dating, designed to introduce you to a series of potential pals in a high energy, low pressure way.

Please register to participate at bit.ly/geofrienddate

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1077 Wisconsin Avenue, NW

Yesterday folks were very excited to learn that they’d be able to soon get some Simit (Turkish Bagels) in the District. Turns out soon meant really soon – they’re now open (Monday-Thursday 7-8, Friday-Saturday 7-9, Sunday 8-8) and of course you can get more than just Simit – thanks to the owners for sending us the new menu for DC: (more…)

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1077 Wisconsin Avenue, NW

An update on those Turkish Bagels we heard about in December. They’re very close:

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“Simit is a traditional bread eaten throughout the Balkans and Mediterranean for breakfast and as a snack during the day. Often called a “Turkish Bagel,” Simit are actually softer and lighter on the inside and crunchier on the outside than a bagel.”

Check out their menu here.

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Also a Lilly Pulitzer “Resort Wear & Chic Beach Clothing” is coming next door:

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