bird attack
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“Dear PoPville,

This may sound out of left field but I promise I am not making it up. I have a small (ten pound) dog and live near the Petworth metro. Near where I live, there is a bird that every time I walk past where it hangs out, it dives at my dog, 2-3 times until we are past where it is nesting. This isn’t a big bird, it is about 4-5 inches long I would guess so very clearly has no chance of picking up a ten pound animal. Does anyone have any idea what is going on here? I thought it was a fluke the first time, but it has since happened on three different occasions.”

Ed. Note: The bird must have a nest there right? I was once dive bombed ruthlessly while trimming some bushes. Turns out there was a nest in the bushes. My old neighbor made fun of me for years afterwards. Imagine me waving clippers over head while running around the yard in circles.

Or could this be something else?

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Yoga DC: YogaWorks Grand Opening Party

Sponsored By YogaWorks.

YogaWorks 14th Street Grand Opening Party July 16. Free Yoga, Raffles & More!
Plus, first yoga class for FREE during the month of July.

Created By BlankSlate

Spending the weekend in DC? You’re invited to YogaWorks 14th Street NW’s Grand Opening Party from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 16.

The Grand Opening Open House will offer free yoga classes (schedule below), mini private yoga sessions, free food and drinks, henna tattoos, and a raffle with prizes.

Yoga DC: YogaWorks Grand Opening Party

YogaWorks’ new 2,000-plus-square-foot facility is located at the base of View 14, a new luxury building north of Logan Circle in the U Street Corridor. The center includes a practice room, locker rooms, and a retail boutique with yoga apparel, accessories, mats, beauty items, organic snacks, and superfood essentials.

Free yoga classes at the open house include:

10-10:50 a.m.: Hot Vinyasa with Keith Golden

11-11:50 a.m.: Align and Refine with Kim Weeks

12-12:50 p.m.: Power Flow with Amanda Starr Bean

1-1:50 p.m.: Intermediate Flow with Viveka Om

Come experience the YogaWorks difference. Stop by any time during the month of July and your first class is free.

RSVP for the YogaWorks Grand Opening party here or stop by the studio to say hello.