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I have a question for the readership about DDOT No Parking permits. I’m moving out of an apartment that doesn’t have a loading dock, so I applied for and received a standard DDOT No Parking Permit for a moving truck. I applied for the permit on 7/22 for an 8/31 move out day. My permit is good for one day from the hours of 7am to 4pm. I went to the police station to print the signs on 8/9. So far, feeling pretty good and happy that I’m ahead of the game…
Just yesterday, No Parking signs were posted on my street effective for 8/20 – 8/31 for “Local Paving by DC/DDOT/GOVT”. These signs say they were printed on 8/15 – after I applied for and printed my permit.
What should I do about the overlapping day? I will need my moving truck to be parked on the street on 8/31 based on my scheduled move and my approved permit, but now DDOT has rights to restrict parking on that day for paving. You would think that the permit system would flag this conflict for one of us.
I realize that they might complete the paving ahead of schedule, but in my experience, they are just as likely to wait until the last day of their permit – the day we overlap – to do this work, which would throw a wrench in my moving plans to say the least.
Any advice on who to contact to get the actual paving schedule for this specific block and to make sure there won’t be a conflict? I tried calling the phone number listed on the DDOT permit that was posted to no avail. I’d rather not have to reschedule my whole move at this point.”
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St. Mary Armenian Church will hold its 75th Annual Armenian Fall Food Festival October 6-7 from 11am – 8pm at St. Mary Armenian Apostolic Church (4135 Fessenden St. NW). Traditional Armenian Food will be available for both Carry-out and Dine-in including Lamb and Chicken Kabobs, Cheese Boreg, Baklava and a wide variety of other delicious dishes. Traditional Armenian music and dancing on Saturday night and unique artisan vendors throughout the festival. Outdoor dining space is available as well as free on street parking. Can’t join us to dine-in? Order via link for carry-out with the link above.
At Generation Hope, we’re dedicated to supporting teen parents in college as they work toward earning their degrees. We are in need of caring child care volunteers for upcoming events on Saturday, October 21st (in Washington, DC), and Saturday, November 4th (in Arlington, VA). Join our growing volunteer community and support us at an event this fall!
At all of our events, we provide free onsite child care for the children of the teen parents we serve, creating a nurturing environment for the kiddos while their parents learn valuable life skills and build community.
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DC 20’s & 30’s Singles Happy Hour
You all asked, and were delivering! Our sold out September Singles Happy Hour was such a success, were throwing another! This time we are hosting at an even better venue, with a larger