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A nearby neighbor in Pleasant Plains has been using a generator all night every night (and often throughout the day) for the past few months. In the beginning, we thought that maybe they had a generator as a back-up because perhaps they forgot to pay the bill and were waiting for re-installation from the electric company or something. However, as the weeks, then months pass, the noise from the generator that goes on every night without fail has us wondering … is this legal?
Do any of the Pleasant Plains neighbors hear this, too, and wonder what is going on? The house is on Sherman Ave and not under construction, and the few times I have been home during weekdays or have noticed over weekends, the generator generally stops running by noon and doesn’t kick back up until close to night-fall. We live with open windows and no air conditioning, so despite it being several houses away, the hum of the generator comes right to our ears every night. I don’t even want to think about gas that the thing may be throwing off. However, I do wonder if there are any DC laws governing the use of generators after hours and for any length of time.
A Pleasant Plains resident missing out on some sleep”
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You are cordially invited to the Washington Opera Society’s exclusive Christmas/Hannukah Party!
We are pleased to welcome our great opera stars to the company!
Juliette Di Bello, Manuela Tomasz Korossy, Kristin Sampson from the NY City Opera Company, and Kevin Short of the Metropolitan Opera.
Don’t miss this unique holiday concert of seasonal favorites and hit arias from the operatic repertoire sung by our cast of stellar singers. Maestro Benichou will bring his infectious energy as he leads the WOS Festival Ensemble in an evening sure to remember. Glad tidings!
You are cordially invited to the Embassy of Austria for a thrilling evening with Mozart. What a better way to spend Christmas and Hannukah! Our full orchestra and lead singers, some of whom sing at the Met, will appeal to teens as they begin their journey to the classics! We expect to be sold out soon…..
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Under the Gracious Patronage of H.E. Petra Schneebauer, Ambassador of Austria
Julien Benichou, Conductor
Kevin Short as Figaro
Manna K. Jones as Susanna
Stephen Powell as Count Almaviva
Laquita Mitchell as Contessa
Anna Kelly as Cherubino
Maggie Polglaze as Barbarina
John Gibney as Bartolo
Leah Heater as Marcellina
Christopher Jon Hartung as Antonio & Don Curzio
Narration provided by Robin Phillips
Embassy of Austria
3524 International Court NW
Washington, DC 20008
Doors Open/Cocktails 6:30 pm
Performance including Intermission 7:15 pm
Wine Reception with Heavy Hors d’oeuvres 9:15 to 10:30 pm
Box Seats $250
Orchestra Reserved $150
Seniors (over 65 years old) Unreserved $80 [sold out]
Students with ID $50
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