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“The DC Community Heritage Project House History Workshop gives community historians, of any skill or knowledge level, an overview of the DC Public Library Washingtoniana Division’s collection. Participants will learn how to research the history of their own home or any other historical property through sessions on:
- DC Maps – Led by historian and editor of the H-DC listserv Matthew Gilmore
- Historic Building Permit Database – Led by historian, author, and tour leader, Brian Kraft.
- Photo Archives and Resources of the Historical Society of Washington, DC(HSWDC) – Led by Photo Librarian at the DCPL Washingtoniana Division, Michele Casto and Anne McDonough, Library and Collections Director, HSWDC.
- Microfilm Records – Led by historian and archivist Jerry McCoy of the DCPL Washingtoniana Division
- Neighborhood Context/DC Digital Museum – Led by Jasper Collier, Curator of Digital Collections, Humanities DC.
- Built in 1878;
- Owned by Mary A. Kuehling;
- Built for an estimated $3000 (roughly $67,000 in 2010 dollars);
- And occupied as a semi-detached family home.
1336 U Street, NW previously home to Newtown (and Tabaq before them) “Welcome to Hawthorne, a four-story bar and DJ-focused venue at the intersection of 14th & U Streets with…
Update: “We’re sad to announce that Celebrate Petworth tomorrow has been cancelled.” “September 23, 2023 // 11am-5pm on the 800 block of Upshur Street NW Celebrate Petworth is a free…
If you get a photo with any of your shirt/merch on your travels – please send a photo with where you went to my email at [email protected] thanks! Thanks to…
“Dear PoPville, George Washington University maintains the Community Counseling Service Center and is currently accepting new clients. This underutilized resource serves to make mental health access available to all who…
District Cutlery is celebrating their 10th and 11th anniversaries this week (we forgot last year) and offering customers 25% off all sharpening services. Walk-in service at Union Market is welcome or you can make arrangements for mail-in service on their website. Typical turn-around is less than an hour (but sometimes the queue gets long).
DMV’s professional chefs and passionate home cooks have trusted the District Cutlery with their knives for over 10 years. You can see pictures of their work @districtcutlery Instagram. They also specialize in sharpening styling shears, scissors and smaller garden tools and axes.
Girls in Gear is a Non-Profit that teaches girls age 5+ life skills through bike skills. We aim to get your girl to fall in love with herself, her friends, and her bike! Registration is open across the DMV for our eight-week program that starts the weekend of September 23rd. Programming runs for 90 minutes once a week on a weekend morning.
All abilities of riders – balance bikes, training wheels, two wheels, road-bike pros and everything in between – are welcome. We are non-competitive and focus on having fun no matter what your level of riding is. We pride ourselves in being a low-cost program and also have a no-questions-asked scholarship policy that includes bikes and helmets if needed.
DMV Sites Fall 2023:
LiLi The First FALL COLLECTION is so grand and exceptional, they needed two days to celebrate it.
Saturday – OPEN HOUSE, cookies and cocktails with newly arrived collections from Paris, Tokyo, Turin, Tel-Aviv and NY.
Sunday – MEET THE DESIGNER,