1213 U Street, NW Photo by JP
“Just walked by Ben’s and it looks like they’ve completely white washed over the mural on the alley side. I literally think they did in in the dead of the night because the guy was still painting at 7 am.”
Ben’s website says:
“The mural alongside Ben’s was painted in 2012. Now, after 5 years of braving the elements, its time to refresh and repaint the mural and we want your input! Below you will have the opportunity to pick your top 6 nominees from those listed below. You may also pick your favorite group of people, write in a name for consideration, and write in a complete group of your own. Thanks for your support and suggestions for our 2017 Mural.”
Nominees for the new mural include:
Charlene Drew Jarvis
Eleanor Holmes Norton
Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias
Jesse Jackson Sr.
John F Kennedy Jr.
Marion Barry Jr.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Mayor Muriel Bowser
Taraji P. Henson
Vote for your top 6 here.
Photo by Caroline
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