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100 V Street, SW courtesy Capitol Riverfront BID

From the Capitol Riverfront BID:

“Grab your popcorn! The Capitol Riverfront BID will host a special drive-in movie theater experience, set to launch Sept 25 and run until October 30 at the Akridge Lot in Buzzard Point. Located at 100 V Street SW, the Capitol Riverfront Drive-in will transform the Buzzard Point parking lot into an outdoor cinema with six showings of hit movies. Beginning today, Washingtonians can visit riverfrontdrivein.eventbrite.com to register for select date(s) – space is limited to 75 cars per movie, so guests are encouraged to register early.

“We recognize the challenges the District has faced over the last few months, and we wanted to create an experience where residents and visitors alike could gather for an entertaining activity while still maintaining a safe distance,” said Michael Stevens Capitol Riverfront BID president. “The Drive-in is one small way we’re supporting the communities we serve.”

The family-friendly contact-free experience will launch with Selma, a film honoring the legacy of the late Congressman John Lewis and the Voting Rights marches, a historic movement that still resonates with the Black Lives Matter movement today. Read More

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Photo by Richard Brundage

From AlertDC:

“The National Weather Service Reports the Coastal Flood Warning for the District of Columbia Will be Effect from Tuesday, August 4th at 3PM EDT until Wednesday, August 5th at 3AM EDT.

WHAT: One to two feet of inundation above ground level
expected in low lying areas due to tidal flooding.

WHERE: Shoreline in the District of Columbia.

WHEN: From Tuesday, August 4th at 3PM EDT until Wednesday, August 5th at 3AM EDT, especially around the time of high tide.

IMPACTS: The unprotected area on the Southwest Waterfront at
the DC Seafood Market is expected to flood. Water is expected
to approach parts of the Hains Point Loop Road, but it will
likely be closed. Read More

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via Captain White’s Seafood

Thanks to Henry for passing on the very sad news from Captain White’s Seafood:

“Captain Whites is Mourning today for our Captain, our leader, a Husband, a Father, mentor, the hardest most dedicated, passionate, loving man.
Billy Ray White
07/16/1955-07/14/2020

He was involved in a fatal car Accident.
He will forever and always be in our hearts and minds. Every day when we come to work he is everywhere and in every detail. He truely loved every customer he ever waited on or had the pleasure of meeting.
He will never be forgotten and always will be missed.

Captain Whites Legacy will continue on Read More

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4th and O Street, SW Photo by McKenzie

From MPD:

“We are currently investigating gunfire that occurred at 4th & O Sts SW at approximately 2:10 PM. No one was injured by gunfire. Roads are closed in the area while we investigate. Anyone who witnessed this event or has video is encouraged to call 202-727-9099.”

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