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Announcements August 29, 2015 at 10:30 am

Found- Lost dog Quincy and 9th st nw

Lost male dog found on Quincy St NW and 9 St NW by petworth metro. Very friendly seems like a puppy only about 20 lbs. May be a golden retriever or lab mix. Wearing lime green harness but no tags. Contact if you have any info

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Events August 27, 2015 at 11:06 pm

6th Annual Michael Jackson Birthday Celebration This Saturday at 9:30 Club

Come out and celebrate the life and legacy of Michael Jackson on what would have been his 57th birthday. DJ Dredd throws DC’s biggest celebration each year, featuring all the music, remixes and videos to dance and sing along to. It all goes down this Saturday, August 29th at the 9:30 Club at 815 V Street NW.

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Announcements August 27, 2015 at 9:59 pm

Alley repaving

Anyone have any experience living with alley repaving? Ours is supposedly being redone in the next few months. We are basement tenants with no access on the street and we’re wondering how it works since the city apparently says it will take two months. Anyone have experience with alley construction?

Announcements August 27, 2015 at 8:46 pm

Want to Adopt the Sweetest Dog?

Hi,

My friend’s neighborhood is fostering the sweetest dog who was rescued from a high kill shelter in Georgia

The dog’s name is Lucy, and she is around 2/3 years old, female, and is a mix of Bulldog, Boxer, Lab, and Hound. She is great on leash, house trained, and is so nice! She is fine with other dogs while on leash, but she would need to be adopted into a home where she is the only pet.

Information about her back round, personality (again sweetest dog ever!), adoption fee, and breed can all be found on https://www.petfinder.com/petdetail/30925406. The organization that Lucy is being adopted out of is called, Homeward Trails. You can view their website at http://www.homewardtrails.org. The dog adoption forms can be found at: http://www.homewardtrails.org/adopt-a-pet/adoption-forms/

Please feel free to share. Also if you know of other locations to post Lucy’s information, please let me know!

Respectfully,
Samantha
srose1291@gmail.com

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Schools and Education August 27, 2015 at 12:26 pm

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We are now hosting mentor trainings for our class of 11th Grade Navigators! This two-year mentoring relationship will include: monthly staff facilitated workshops, weekly email exchange, and weekly phone calls.

RSVP for one of our upcoming mentor trainings on

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chris@cpfe.org

202-682-6020 ext. 230

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Events August 27, 2015 at 9:57 am

iPhone 6 Found

My wife found an iPhone 6 on her way to work this morning near the corner of Rock Creek Church Road and Harewood Road NW. If this phone is yours, contact the front desk at Washington Yu Ying Public Charter School at 202-635-1950.

Announcements August 26, 2015 at 2:00 pm

There's a lost cat on 11th St NW!

Spotted: an adorable black & white cat hanging around the 3100 block of 11th Street in Columbia Heights (across from Tubman elementary). The neighbors started noticing him/her 2 days ago – SUPER friendly, affectionate, well kept, etc… Clearly a pet, but has no collar.

Unfortunately, we can’t take it into our home – we plan to schedule a pickup to the WHS, but would rather find the owner! Please let me know if you have any information or recognize this little furball!

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Announcements August 26, 2015 at 2:00 pm

comparing apartment buildings near Mt Pleasant/Adams-Morgan

I’m looking at pretty comparable 1-bedroom apartments in the Chalfonte (Harvard and Argonne, off 16th), the Argonne (same), and the Park Meridian (16th and Euclid). The sizes and prices are similar enough that the decision really comes down to building quality. Does anyone have recent experience with any of these buildings? If so, can you speak to pests, management responsiveness (or management attempts to screw renters), heating/cooling issues, noise, construction, or anything else that might be relevant? Thank you!

Events August 26, 2015 at 10:48 am

DPR Doggy Pool Day

Has anyone heard anything about a doggy pool day this year? It is usually announced by now.

Announcements August 25, 2015 at 6:27 pm

Stolen Bike

If anyone sees a red Mongoose Sahara with a car club on the inner frame and no bike seat – please let me know. It was stolen from the 100 Block of 15th Street NE today. I think the “club” and the absence of a bike seat might make it too much trouble to ride far – so who knows, maybe I’ll get lucky and they will dump it!

Announcements August 25, 2015 at 3:28 pm

LOST DOG (Basset Beagle Mix) Brooks IVO 16th & Belmont NW

Hello, We lost our short legged brown and white basset beagle mix dog at 1000 Tuesday morning August 25th. He was last spotted on 16th NW and Belmont. He was a stray before we adopted him, so can be skittish if chased. He is a very good dog, so if you find him, let him come to you. His name is Brooks. Please call text or email if found. 202-365-8120 bcglander@gmail.com Thanks! Brian

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Real Estate August 24, 2015 at 10:53 pm

Landlord trying to start a boarding house – help!

Hello!

I live in a group house in Petworth, 3br upstairs plus a basement w/ 1 br. Previously (for at least 2+ year) this house was rented to a group and the housemates would find a tenant to fill an open spot. This past May, a tenant moved out of the basement and we began looking for someone to fill her spot. The landlord then decided that she would do some work to the basement so we stopped looking.

Now, instead of doing renovations, she is insisting on finding a tenant for the basement space herself, and keeping us out of the process. This person would share all common spaces with us. We are very concerned about a stranger moving into our home, especially since one of us is a transwoman. Everyone in the house is currently on a separate (identical) lease.

We are a collective group house with norms and collective expectations, shared food and chores etc, we are NOT a boarding house and do not wish to become such.

Has anyone else experienced something like this? Is there a legal route so that we can choose our own housemate?

Thanks!

Public Safety August 24, 2015 at 12:45 pm

Man Threatening Bikers on 8th St. SE Barracks Row (500 block)

While I was riding my bike home to Eastern Market from my gym at Navy Yard around 8:15 this morning, a man walked out into the middle of the street in front of my bike. He had this crazy look on his face and he stared at me intently as he walked out into the street in front of me. I slowed down and tried to maneuver around him, but he lunged at me as though he was going to hurt me or pull me off of my bike.
I screamed at him and tried to ride the other way and sideswiped a car, which was stopped because the crazy man and I were in the middle of the street. Thankfully I was able to get away unharmed. I reported the incident to metro police, and I spoke with one of the officers who patrols in the area, and he said that he would look out.
If you’re riding in that area, please stay extra alert! I’m concerned because there have been other recent reports of people being attacked on their bikes (a pregnant woman was stabbed in the arm on her bike in SE about a month ago). I usually choose to ride on Barracks Row because there are lots of people around. I will probably avoid that street from now on and take a different route.

Announcements August 24, 2015 at 12:18 pm

Garrison Elementary Outdoor Yoga Fundraiser – Saturday August 29 9-10AM

This is the last week to register for Garrison’s outdoor yoga fundraiser! The class will take place on Saturday, August 29 from 9-10 on the grounds of Garrison Elementary (1200 S Street NW). Make sure to register by noon Thursday, August 27.

Garrison’s Parent Teacher Organization has various fundraising events throughout the year to support extra-curricular activities like field trips and cultural events. This year, the PTO plans to launch a Saturday Art Workshop in partnership with Wolf Trap. But NONE of these activities can take place without your support.

For only $20, you can help a neighborhood school while doing something good for your body and your soul.

To register, go to: http://www.charityauctionorganizer.com/auction/outdooryoga

To keep up to date about the event (including lots of cool prizes that you can win), go to our Facebook Event page at: https://www.facebook.com/events/438931059629535/

Announcements August 21, 2015 at 1:44 am

Lost Dog on Calvert and Connecticut

Found a sweet, well-tempered, blond dog on the corner of Calvert and Connecticut at approximately 11pm tonight.

Animal rescue couldn’t pick him up until much later, so I took him over to the Washington Humane Society on New York Ave for safe keeping. He has no tags, but a micro chip that may not be registered or have out-of-date information.

Feel free to contact me at 540-327-4984 with any and all questions, comments, and concerns.

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Replied on August 29, 2015 at 10:30 am

Found- Lost dog Quincy and 9th st nw

Lost male dog found on Quincy St NW and 9 St NW by petworth metro. Very friendly seems like a puppy…
Replied on August 27, 2015 at 11:06 pm

6th Annual Michael Jackson Birthday Celebration This Saturday at 9:30 Club

Come out and celebrate the life and legacy of Michael Jackson on what would have been his 57th birt…
Replied on August 27, 2015 at 9:59 pm

Alley repaving

Anyone have any experience living with alley repaving? Ours is supposedly being redone in the next …
Replied on August 27, 2015 at 8:46 pm

Want to Adopt the Sweetest Dog?

Hi, My friend’s neighborhood is fostering the sweetest dog who was rescued from a high kill s…
Replied on August 27, 2015 at 5:14 pm

3rd Annual Boundary Stone Bike Ride: 9/19/15

and here’s the link to register: https://www.bikereg.com/bsride2015
Replied on August 27, 2015 at 5:12 pm

3rd Annual Boundary Stone Bike Ride: 9/19/15

Update: the ride will now leave from Jones Point Park. Same time – wheels up 9:30am!
Replied on August 27, 2015 at 12:26 pm

Got wisdom? We need long-term MENTORS for motivated low-income students!

Nationally, 41% of low-income students will enter college, while only 8% will finish by their mid-2…
Replied on August 27, 2015 at 10:47 am

LOST DOG (Basset Beagle Mix) Brooks IVO 16th & Belmont NW

Brooks is still in the same area. Someone just reported him asleep on their front port on fairmont …
Replied on August 27, 2015 at 9:57 am

iPhone 6 Found

My wife found an iPhone 6 on her way to work this morning near the corner of Rock Creek Church Road…
Replied on August 27, 2015 at 8:39 am

LOST DOG (Basset Beagle Mix) Brooks IVO 16th & Belmont NW

Just confirmed that the sighting from this morning, 27 August is new. That is two mornings in a row…
Replied on August 27, 2015 at 5:08 am

LOST DOG (Basset Beagle Mix) Brooks IVO 16th & Belmont NW

Thanks Alexis! I also just received a text this 0310 this morning (Aug 27th) that he was spotted o…
Replied on August 26, 2015 at 2:33 pm

LOST DOG (Basset Beagle Mix) Brooks IVO 16th & Belmont NW

I saw him this morning at 11th and Euclid. Tried to grab him, but he was running really fast! I fol…
Replied on August 26, 2015 at 2:06 pm

comparing apartment buildings near Mt Pleasant/Adams-Morgan

To clarify — I’ve looked at Yelp and other review sites, but the reviews are largely ol…
Replied on August 26, 2015 at 2:00 pm

There's a lost cat on 11th St NW!

Spotted: an adorable black & white cat hanging around the 3100 block of 11th Street in Columbia…