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by Prince Of Petworth December 7, 2017 at 10:05 pm 0

From an email:

“My friends over at Drafting Table (14th and Q in Logan Circle) are hosting a toy drive and fundraiser (Friday) to support the KIDS Mobile Medical Clinic/Ronald McDonald Care Mobile’s Annual Toy Drive.

Join us at Drafting Table for a Toy Drive and Fundraiser to support the KIDS Mobile Medical Clinic/Ronald McDonald Care Mobile’s Annual Toy Drive. Please bring a new, unwrapped toy OR monetary donation. Drafting Table will also donate 10% of sales to the Toy Drive.

Wear your best ugly sweater for a chance to win a $50 gift card! Winner will be announced at 8pm.

The KIDS Mobile Medical Clinic/Ronald McDonald Care Mobile’s mission is based on the belief that every child, regardless of financial means, deserves high-quality, comprehensive, continuous health care, delivered in a respectful, caring and family-centered environment. The Annual Toy Drive is an opportunity to meet with patients outside of the typical clinic setting, which further enhances the solid relationship built between families and the KIDS Mobile Medical Clinic.

This Toy Drive and Fundraiser is an opportunity for Drafting Table to bring community members together and help DC families in need – we would love for you to help us, help them!”

1529 14th Street, NW

by Prince Of Petworth December 7, 2017 at 4:15 pm 0

via google maps

From the Mayor’s Office:

“Today, Mayor Bowser announced 2500 14th Street, NW as the site of the Ward 1 Short-Term Family Housing program, marking another step forward in the Administration’s effort to close and replace DC General Family Shelter with dignified, service-enriched programs across all eight wards.

“Ending homelessness is a citywide challenge that requires a citywide solution. Today, with the selection of the Ward 1 short-term family housing site, we are one step closer to closing and replacing DC General,” said Mayor Bowser. “We are grateful for the partnership of Councilmember Nadeau and the Commissioners of ANC 1B, and we look forward to continuing to work with the Ward 1 community as we move forward with this exciting project.”

The Ward 1 site is the final location selected in the District’s citywide plan to close and replace the aging and isolated DC General Family Shelter. The site plan includes 35 short-term family housing apartment-style units to support families experiencing a housing crisis; 15 units of permanent supportive housing for seniors; and improvements to the Rita Bright Family and Youth Center, which is also located at the site. Construction at the site is slated to begin in January 2019 and be completed by the spring of 2020. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth December 7, 2017 at 3:45 pm 0

“Dear PoPville,

Happy gift guide season! 826DC has some new products we’d love to share with your readers. There’s a little something for everyone, and 100% of proceeds benefit our free writing programs and publishing opportunities for DC youth. Readers can shop the full inventory here and learn more about getting involved with our programs here on our website.

For those not familiar: (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth December 7, 2017 at 3:15 pm 0

1037 33rd Street, NW courtesy EastBanc Inc., Jamestown LP and Acadia Realty Trust

From a press release:

“Five cutting-edge, growing retailers are giving Georgetown a shot. EastBanc Inc., Jamestown LP and Acadia Realty Trust announced today a curated collection of storefronts that are entering into the D.C. market and opening their first showrooms in Georgetown’s shopping district. Up-and-coming brands, Illesteva, State & Liberty, AUrate New York, Rapha, and MacKenzie-Childs, have picked Georgetown as the ideal home to reach D.C. trendsetters, area fashionistas and visiting shoppers. These in-demand, emerging merchants have chosen our nation’s capital to expand their merchandising enterprises outside of their home operations headquartered in New York, Michigan and London. All of the lease agreements, with the exception of State & Liberty, may extend indefinitely beyond their initial term and could be a permanent addition to the Georgetown shopping scene.

3025 M Street, NW. Rapha, “bringing its passion for the sport and culture of cycling” courtesy EastBanc Inc., Jamestown LP and Acadia Realty Trust

Eyewear designer Illesteva is launching their first D.C. pop-up on December 1 at 3306 M Street NW, which will operate in Cady’s Alley through April at least. Men’s clothing store State & Liberty introduced a short-term shop at 3035 M Street NW with doors remaining open until the end of December. In early November, jewelers AUrate New York debuted its first D.C. pop-up at 3263 M Street NW and will stay up and running until at least March. Cycling clothing and accessory retailer Rapha has just unveiled its first D.C. location, a pop-up Clubhouse located at 3025 M Street NW, which will be open through February at least. Designer goods and handcrafted furniture shop MacKenzie-Childs has already launched its first pop-up outside of New York at 1037 33rd Street NW, and it will operate until July, 2018. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth December 7, 2017 at 2:55 pm 0

If you have any animal/pet photos you’d like to share please send an email to princeofpetworth(at)gmail(dot)com with ‘Animal Fix’ in the title and say the name of your pet and your neighborhood.

“This is Moose,and he roams Petworth!”

“New roommate adventures in U-Street Corridor with Indy and Lucky.”

“Finn (@ogcorgiboyfinn) from Takoma after wrapping 42 donation boxes for So Others Might Eat (SOME). SOME has an annual holiday shoebox drive to provide the homeless with toiletries, hats, gloves, and more. You have until Friday, Dec 8 to drop off the shoeboxes and items to SOME if interested. But SOME takes other donations (clothing, food, household items, etc) year round! More info here and here.”

by Prince Of Petworth December 7, 2017 at 2:25 pm 0

North Capitol and H Street, NW

The following was written by PoPville contributor David McAuley, founder of Short Articles about Long Meetings.

Gonzaga College High School (19 Eye Street NW) will ask DC liquor licensing authorities for a tavern license. However, teachers there should not start looking forward to a day when the faculty room has a mixologist to help take the edge off.

Stephen Neill, Gonzaga’s “Senior Vice-President for Advancement”, along with an attorney, appeared at the December 5 meeting of Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) 6E/Shaw to reassure that the school was not going to become a tavern. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth December 7, 2017 at 2:00 pm 0

This rental is located at 1808 4th Street, NW. The Craigslist ad says:

“$3400 / 3br – LeDroit SFH For Rent!

Rent a beautifully renovated 3-bedroom, 2-bath semi-detached townhouse​ in historic Ledroit Park at Florida Ave and 4th St NW! Updated kitchen and brand new bathrooms. Built in the 18​90s. Hardwood floors, 12​-​foot ceilings, and original ​details and ​wood moldings throughout. Lease Terms: – Available immediately. – Minimum 12 month lease. – Credit check is required and the cost is $40/applicant. – No pets or smoking. – Rent: $3,400 – Security Deposit: $3,400″


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