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Brian Farrow. Photo by Ron Cowie

As America’s next president is inaugurated, all eyes will be on DC. Many artists will be asking themselves what America means to them. For this one-night-only event, DC’s creative community won’t hold back.

A unique DC arts festival will take place on inauguration weekend at the new Edgewood Arts Center at 3415 8th St NE. MY AMERICA: DC Creates – Innovates – Unites will feature musical performances and visual art from artists based in the DC metro area. This evening festival will be open to all ages from 7-10pm on Saturday, January 21st, 2017. (more…)

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680 Rhode Island Ave, NE Rendering courtesy of Gensler

Epic news for Edgewood (Eckington, Brookland, and Brentwood) from a press release:

“Alamo Drafthouse Cinema today announced its first Washington, D.C. location at MRP Realty’s Bryant Street development along the Rhode Island Avenue corridor. The 44,000 square-foot theater is set to open in 2019 and is the fourth theater for franchisee Cojeaux Cinemas.

“We are extremely pleased to have found a great Alamo Drafthouse Cinema location along the dynamic Rhode Island Avenue corridor of Northeast D.C. MRP Realty had the vision to re-integrate this property into the community in a way that helps its citizens reap the benefits of D.C. revitalization,” said Anthony Coco and Joseph Edwards, co-owners of Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, Washington D.C. “Every seat will be a luxury recliner and each auditorium will include Sony 4K Digital Cinema projection and top-of-the-line sound. Our commitment to the overall experience is evident through our from-scratch, in-house prepared food and extensive draft craft beer selections available both in the theater and at our stand alone bar Glass Half Full.” (more…)

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2801 8th Street, NE

From an email:

“There’s a new trivia night in town at the Dew Drop Inn!  Stop by on Tuesday nights at 8:00 for questions ranging from pop culture to hard science, current events to ancient history, geography to psychology to Hermione, and everything in between.  The rotating group of hosts, previously of the long-running trivia night at the Argonaut, write all their own questions and bring their own personal quirk and pizzazz each week. (more…)

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This house is located at 2422 2nd Street, Northeast. The listing says:

“LOCATION! LOCATION! LOCATION! RUN DON’T WALK BECAUSE THIS ONE WILL NOT LAST! THIS HOME FEATURES 2 BR 2BA, CENTRAL A/C AND HAS A ENGLISH BASEMENT WITH KITCHENETTE. HARDWOOD FLOORS THROUGHOUT, NICE PATIO AND YARD. THIS HOME IS IN MOVE IN CONDITION. COME SEE TODAY! NOTE: NEW ZONING REG ALLOWS YOU TO RENT YOUR LOWER UNIT WITHOUT A C of O. PERFECT FOR 1ST TIME HOMEBUYER OR CASH FLOW INVESTOR!”

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This 2 bed/2 bath is going for $489,950.

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2801 8th Street, NE

From an email:

“Farm to Feast Pop-up at Dew Drop Inn, September 24th, 2016

Come see us from 5pm-9pm for belly warming, Oktoberfest style food and cold German beers!

District meat lovers, we will be able to sample the Currywurst, served hot off the grill. These will not only be made with Catoctin Mountain Farms bratwurst , they will also have a touch of German love grilled inside. For DC vegetarian and vegan, they will be making something special! Using the pulp from MisFit Juciery’s beets and crafting their own Beet-wurst. Yes, you heard right, that is a Beetwurst. Also available are crispy potato pancakes and German spiced popcorn.”

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via google maps

From MPD:

“The Metropolitan Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division Sexual Assault Unit announced an arrest in the First Degree Burglary, First Degree Sexual Abuse, Aggravated Assault, and Kidnapping offenses that occurred in the 300 block of Channing Street, Northeast, on Wednesday, August 24, 2016.

At approximately 1:30 am, an unknown suspect entered a residence, and then physically and sexually assaulted a resident. Neighbors heard the resident in distress and called 911. Members of MPD arrived on the scene and the suspect refused to let the resident leave and held her against her will. Responding officers were able to gain entry and rescue the resident and place the suspect under arrest.

On Wednesday, August 24, 2016, 29-year-old Iray Dejaun Turner, of Washington, DC was arrested for First Degree Burglary, First Degree Sexual Abuse, Aggravated Assault, and Kidnapping charges.”

400 Evarts Street Northeast

This unit is located at 400 Evarts Street, Northeast. The listing says:

“Renovated 1 BR condo in the heart of Brookland w/nice LR/DR, Kit w/ss appl, BR w/large closet, & full BA w/finished floors throughout & in-unit W/D. Pet-friendly building w/exercise room/bike storage & community courtyard. Less than a mile to Catholic U & Metro. Steps to markets, cafes, park & Trinity College. Unit’s location in building keeps utility bills low. Ask for more details.”

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This 1 bed/1 bath is going for $199,900 ($168 monthly fee.)

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This rental is located at 217 Adams Street, Northeast. The listing says:

“LARGE Beautifully Renovated Apartment just blocks from the Rhode Island Ave metro station! One bedroom plus a den offers endless possibilities in this space. Fresh paint throughout, updated floors, high end washer and dryer in unit. Ceiling fans. Off street parking. Don’t miss out! This apartment won’t last long!”

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This 1 bed/1 bath is going for $1,500/Mo.