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Make it Mount Pleasant Hand Made Crafts & Vintage Market Plus Holiday Party this Sunday

by Prince Of Petworth December 5, 2013 at 3:15 pm 8 Comments

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Photo by PoPville flickr user rockcreek

From an email:

Make it Mount Pleasant
Sunday, December 8, 2013
11 am to 5 pm
Mount Pleasant St. NW

Visit Mount Pleasant Street on Sunday, December 8th for a day of entertainment and a chance to gift yourself and others. From nail polish to wallets to retro furniture, 20 local vendors will showcase their uniquely made wares at the Handmade Craft and Vintage Market.

Plus make sure you head down the street to Lamont Park for a holiday party featuring Santa, The Three Kings, and Hanukkah puppet shows. And to top it off, local businesses will provide specials throughout the corridor.

Mount Pleasant is known for its eclectic local businesses, its art and music communities and its DIY spirit. Come enjoy a great day in one of DC’s most dynamic neighborhoods.

Beats will be provided by local DJs:
Zombie
The Pinstriped Rebel
Rockactivo
Wanako
Mezkla”

  • Ward One Resident

    The weather is supposed to be crap-tastic on Sunday (sleet, snow, freezing rain). Any word on a “rain” date for these events?

    • Anonymous

      I thought you folks were invincible and/or invencible! A little sleet never stopped no Mt. Pleasanter!

  • Anonymous

    Aww, “invencible.” Is Mount Pleasant pretending it hasn’t already driven out all the Spanish-speakers?

    • Anonymous

      They must’ve driven you out, because you’ll still hear more Spanish than English when walking down Mt. Pleasant Street these days.

      • Anonymous

        That’s the help.

        • Anonymous

          You might have overheard my neighbors – family members work in a bank, school, hotel. Or my other Spanish speaking neighbors that work for a non-profit and for a government agency.

    • E in Mt. P

      Awww, when’s the last time you’ve been there, or do you base your snark solely on misinformation?

      Look at all this driving out going on!: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/groundbreaking-ceremony-of-the-monsenor-romero-apartments-in-the-mount-pleasant-community-of-washington-dc-213872421.html

    • Anonymous

      If you look at the 2000 vs 2010 census (most recent comprehensive stats we have) you will see that the white non-hispanic population of MtP increased, the black non-hispanic population decreased, and the hispanic population decreased very slightly, that is, remained more or less constant. Most, not all hispanic MtP residents are concentrated in the rent-controlled apt buildings between 16th and Mt Pleasant streets and they don’t seem to be going anywhere fast!

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