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“On Saturday, February 10, 2018, Cupid Charities will being hosting the Cupid’s Undie Run in the District of Columbia. In conjunction with this event, there will be street closures that motorists should take into consideration:
Saturday, February 10, 2018 from 3:00 pm to 3:45 pm
· 14th Street, between K & H Streets NW
· 15th Street, between K & H Streets NW
· Service roadway on K Street (south side), between 14th & 15th Streets NW
· I Street, between 13th & 15th Streets, NW
· Vermont Ave NW, between H & I Streets NW
All street closures and listed times are subject to change based upon prevailing or unexpected conditions.
Saturday, February 10, 2018 the following parking restrictions will be in place from 10:45 am to 4:00 pm. There will be no parking allowed on the following streets: (more…)
The quote that created the new title for our series:
At the RNC meeting at the Washington Hilton:
“Chinese Americans really love Bushes”
Cmon let’s be friends!
As overheard on the 70 bus:
“Elderly woman to the security guard while trying to charm her way out of paying for the bus: Who hurt you, baby? Who done you wrong?”
Ride with me, bro.
On a Saturday afternoon in January, as an ambulance screams along 10th St. NW toward U St., a guy in his 20s (no earbuds) takes his time crossing 10th, making the ambulance slow down.
As the guy gets to the other side of the street, a voice from the ambulance megaphone blasts out: “Next time you don’t get out of the way, you’re riding with me, bro.”
Many more after the jump. (more…)
From Jackie Lee’s :
“Sunday at 2 PM – 8 PM
116 Kennedy Street NW
Come treat your sweetie (or yourself!) at Jackie Lee’s Valentine’s Day Pop-Up market. Local vendors will be selling art, crafts, apparel and more!
DJ Dianamatic will be providing the tunes and the kitchen is open for brunch till 3 and dinner starting at 5!
~Confirmed Vendors~ (more…)
Photo by PoPville flickr user Erin
From an email:
“The DC Superior Court wants to update the public on an oversight that resulted in jury summonses for the week of January 29 and February 5 not being mailed in a timely way. The Court has taken steps to prevent any recurrence. More importantly, the Court reports that not one trial was delayed due to an unavailability of jurors.
“We appreciate everyone who serves jury duty throughout the year, but I want to especially thank those who served the past two weeks on such short notice,” said DC Superior Court Chief Judge Robert E. Morin. (more…)
If you have any animal/pet photos you’d like to share for the regular fix 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. AdoPtville is run by two volunteers who compile these pets weekly from local shelters.
Sometimes when life gets a little ruff, you need some help from your friends. Carrie and Jazzy’s owner passed away unexpectedly, and they find themselves in need of a new home. Carrie is approximately 9 years old, and Jazzy is about 3 years old. They are both good with other dogs and kids, are house trained, and are very sweet girls with moderate energy levels. They need to go to a home together, so Rural Dog Rescue will reduce the adoption fee to make sure these lovely ladies find the right new family. To find out more about Carrie and Jazzy, check out their pages here or email [email protected]
Toby (a/k/a Toby Too) is too cute, too sweet, and too years old (was that too much?)! Obviously Toby is incredible handsome, but he’s also playful, snuggly, and affectionate! He’s very fond of having his ears scratched, so will help you relax by hanging out on your lap while you do it! He’s a goofy, fun boy looking for his fur-ever home. He finds change and chaos a little unsettling (don’t we all?), so would do best in a calmer environment, but he gets along with other cats and love love loves his people! You can find out more about and apply to adopt Toby here or email his foster family at [email protected]
“I accidentally left the keys to my car in the car door last Friday evening and someone stole my car (Corner and 3rd and T St NE). I caught it on my security camera, and from the footage it looks like my neighbor stole my car! I filed a police report and provided the footage to the police, but they don’t seem to care about the video. What good is the security footage if the police won’t act on it?? Seems like a waste of money since the city paid me $400 for system. (more…)
This rental is located at 1230 13th Street, NW. The Craigslist ad says:
“$1895 / 1br – Renovated 1BR with W/D in unit! MARCH RENT FREE! OPEN HOUSE 2/10 1-4!
Located at 1230 13th St NW right in the heart of Northwest Washington’s Logan Circle.
OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 10th from 1pm-4pm. We are open Monday – Friday from 8:30 am-5:00 pm. Walk-ins are always welcome!
Available early March: Renovated first floor 1 bedroom apartment, $1895/month all utilities included. Updated kitchen with dishwasher and granite. W/D in unit and wood flooring. LOTS OF LIGHT! Parking available at an extra cost. (more…)
When the NPS reopened the the part of Beach Drive that had been closed for road work, they made a miraculous adjustment to the traffic flow from NW DC to downtown by removing the Southbound stop sign at Beach Drive and Piney Branch Parkway. It was a huge improvement to the morning commute by relieving congestion in the lane of the vast majority of southbound traffic during rush hours when Rock Creek Parkway is geared to move as many cars south to downtown as quickly as possible by keeping traffic moving unobstructed in the direction of the vast majority of rush hour drivers’ commutes.
But in the past several weeks, that stop sign has returned, and brought the congestion with it. (more…)
By: Mimi Montgomery
Photo by Nathan Castellanos
FRIDAY, FEB. 9
BUBBLY, PLEASE: If your New Year’s resolution was to entertain more often, go to this: The St. Regis will host a cocktail class covering how to make the best champagne cocktail. You’ll learn to recreate plenty of recipes at home, and try some, too. Everyone gets to sample the cocktails they make, and there will be appetizers and a parting gift. (The St. Regis Hotel, $85, 4 – 6 p.m.)
PARTY LIKE AN OLYMPIAN: Let the games begin! Kick off the Olympics by watching the Opening Ceremony at Wunder Garten’s dance party. There will be themed cocktails like the Triple Lutz and the Downhill Chaser, a DJ, and prizes for the best costume (so break out those ski jackets). If you can’t make it, come by throughout the games to watch events on the spot’s TVs. (Wunder Garten at NoMa, 6:30 – 11 p.m., FREE)
WRITE ON: The Muslim Writers Collective is hosting its monthly open mic tonight. The theme is Love & Heartbreaks, so if you have something to say in the midst of Valentine’s Day season, sign up to share your songs, poems, or essays. Don’t want to get on stage? Come hang out and listen to the stories in-person. (Thurgood Marshall Center, 7 – 8 p.m., $7)
HAWT DAWG!: Free. Hot. Dogs. Yes, you read that correctly. Go by The Pig at lunch today, where they’ll be giving away 100 of their Boss Hogg Dogs free of charge. These bad boys come with smoked gouda, Cognac mustard, and foie gras aioli, so it’s worth it to elbow people out of your way en route. (The Pig, 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m., FREE)
Photo by Erin Kelly
SATURDAY, FEB. 10
YOU’VE GOT MAIL: This is way better than Hallmark – come to the National Postal Museum to make a Valentine for your boo or BFF. They’ll provide the supplies, and afterwards, you can head to the museum’s stamp store, pick out your favorite, and send the card right then and there. Who said snail mail is dead? (Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., FREE)
MOUNTAIN WINE: Cork’s wine tasting series continues this month with a new focus: mountain wines. Come by to taste and learn all about vinos from the mountains of France, Italy, and Spain. On top of the wine flights, there will be small plates, too, and you’ll leave with enough knowledge to host a wine tasting of your own. (Cork Wine Bar & Market, 2 – 3:30 p.m., $40) (more…)