“At approximately 10:45 PM, an armed carjacking occurred in the 1800 block of A St SE. As the victim was getting into his vehicle, he was approached by two suspects armed with handguns, who ordered him out of the car. The two suspects entered the vehicle and were joined by two other males who were standing nearby. The four suspects fled North on 18th St with the victim’s vehicle. This case is being actively investigated by the First District Detectives Office. Anyone who may have information is asked to call the MPD Command Information Center at 202-727-9099.”
Ed. Note: On Tuesday night approximately 9:20pm there was an armed carjacking in the 1300 block of Constitution Ave, NE.
“Events DC, the official convention and sports authority for the District of Columbia, announced on Monday evening, the details of two conceptual plans for the 190-acre RFK Stadium-Armory Campus site, with design concepts by OMA New York, led by partner Jason Long, in partnership with DC-based program management team, Brailsford & Dunlavey. Located in the Southeast corridor of the District, the transformational vision for the iconic RFK Campus delivers holistic concepts for the site that leverage the District’s waterfront, provide neighborhood serving amenities and connect the current site with increased and sustainable green space, flexible recreational fields and natural access to pedestrian-friendly paths. The conceptual planning effort also envisions phasing the implementation of short-term and long-term program elements for the site.
Stitch Design Concept courtesy OMA
“After extensive planning, outreach, public input and involvement, the entire Events DC board and staff are so proud to present these two conceptual plans for the RFK Stadium-Armory Campus,” said Max Brown, chairman of the Board of Directors for Events DC. “Our vision for the Campus’ future –which is aligned with community wants and needs – is to create a special and amazing place that celebrates the District of Columbia’s beauty and history – while also acting as a shining example of urban living that can attract residents and visitors, while at the same time, maintain the rich and strong local identity that currently is appreciated and valued by all of us.”
Stitch Design Concept courtesy OMA
Events DC, in collaboration with OMA New York and Brailsford and Dunlavey, participated in a series of stakeholder and community engagement sessions that focused on capturing input on a new urban vision for the 190-acre Campus surrounding the historic RFK Stadium, Festival Grounds and the DC Armory. The site benefits from its positioning adjacent to the National Mall axis, prominent neighborhoods and its access to a waterfront gateway along the Anacostia River which has been underutilized for decades. (more…)
“WHAT: Events DC, the official convention and sports authority for the District of Columbia, will host a citywide community meeting to unveil initial concepts for the RFK Stadium-Armory campus redevelopment project. The conceptual designs will feature anchor facilities, recreational spaces and connectivity across the 190 acre site, creating a sense of place for the Campus that resonates with the surrounding community and across the District.
The meeting will be led by Events DC as well as the project management team from Brailsford and Dunlavey and the architectural firm, OMA.
WHEN: Monday, April 4, 2016 from 6:30pm – 8:30pm
WHERE: Walter E. Washington Convention Center – West Salon
801 Mount Vernon Place, NW
Washington, DC 20001
TRANSPORTATION: Take the Metro yellow or green lines to Mt. Vernon Sq. / 7th St – Convention Center station
“The National Cannabis Festival today announced De La Soul as the headlining performer for the inaugural event taking place on April 23, 2016, at the Festival Grounds at RFK Stadium in Washington, D.C. Lead-up performances by dancehall sensation Jesse Royal, Thievery Corporation’s Congo Sanchez, DC gogo favorites Backyard Band and local reggae group Nappy Riddem will set the tone for an afternoon of art, advocacy and education in celebration of progress on ending cannabis prohibition. (more…)
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“I understand the reader reported the multi-vehicle crash was related to a police pursuit, however that is not the case.
One vehicle struck several other vehicles and then struck a parked vehicle.
At this time, two people have been transported to area hospitals.
The incident is being investigated, preliminary information suggests that the driver may have experienced a medical emergency.”
A reader reports:
“Just a heads up – I live on 14th and East Capitol SE. Around 1030 this morning, there was a loud “woooosh” sound that I thought was strange, but just the wind. Turns out, while a funeral was going on and many older parishioners were exiting the church, there was a stolen car leading police on a high speed chase. The driver of the vehicle lost control of the car at 14th and East Capitol, crashing into 4 other cars. The driver was taken to the hospital, and it appears that no one was seriously injured.”
Alert DC tweeted:
“MPD reports that the 1300 Blk. of East Capitol St SE is also closed in reference to the accident at 14th and E. Capitol SE.”
just a stock photo of a liquor store sign I like because of the contrast with the church
the liquor store- the blight of a NE DC neighborhood
“I live in a row house in an otherwise seemingly quiet part of NE DC near Stadium Armory. The place is great except for the corner of 18th and D St NE where two businesses (the Parks Economy Market and Master Liquor) attract a crowd socializing in and around the outside area for hours into the evening.
Shattered glass, beer cans, food waste and food wrappers litter the sidewalks around the areas surround C St NE and D St NE from 17th St NE to 21st St NE. Cars pull up blasting music almost always with a heavy bass line. Other times men are shouting at each other incoherently about sports or news or whatever else is on their minds. Often this is accompanied by a haze of marijuana. Other times you might find someone slouched over the sidewalk completely drunk and on the ground. On the weekends things turn even more colorful.