“By the end of that day…, 98 people lay dead, crushed beneath the fallen timbers and concrete of the roof of the Knickerbocker Theatre. Structurally unsound, it had caved in under the weight of nearly two feet of snow.
Because the streets were nearly impassable, the moviegoers had mostly trudged on foot to the theater at Columbia Road and 18th Street NW. The crowd, which had been snowbound for days, was young and festive. There were many, many children.”
Thanks to B. for sending: “No driver inside. At 17th and K. Yes MD tags.”
From Councilmember Allen’s office: “Recognizing the growing demand for electric vehicles far outpaces the current charging infrastructure in the District, Councilmember Charles Allen is introducing legislation to put the District…
D. reports: “Last night on H St, 7:30 pm. White car ran a red light and hit a black SUV (not pictured) and then the white car spun in to…
Thanks to Allie and Phil for sending Sunday: “The State of the Union fence is up around the Capitol, but the grounds are accessible for now.”
One of the oldest, youth-led Black History Month film festivals in the Washington Metropolitan area returns for its 20th year, free and open to the public with suggested donations. Solutions Through Film leverages the power of film as a medium