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Emma succinctly asks: “Best sports bars in DC?”
Where are your favorites these days? For which particular sports?
“Proposed NPS plan that includes removal of 1,200 trees.” via Casey Trees
Thanks to J. for passing on from Casey Trees:
“Calling all Casey Trees Advocates – Save Trees in Rock Creek Park
Your Advocacy is Needed TODAY:
Tell the National Park Service (NPS) not to cut down 1,200 trees in Rock Creek Park by submitting comments on their plan to rehabilitate the Rock Creek Golf Course. Your comments are easily submitted through NPS’ online form.
Guidance on how to provide comments and a recommended template are provided further down in this article.
What is Happening: Read More
photo by Pablo Raw
From the National Gallery of Art:
“The beloved winter tradition returns! The 2023–2024 Sculpture Garden Ice Rink season will run from Monday, November 20, through March 3, 2024 (weather permitting).
Managed by Guest Services, Inc., the ice rink invites visitors to skate among the museums on the National Mall. Skaters will be surrounded by monumental sculptures from modern and contemporary artists including Louise Bourgeois, Alexander Calder, Tony Smith, Roy Lichtenstein, and Roxy Paine.
To celebrate the start of the skating season, the ice rink will host figure skaters from Team USA for pop-up performances at 6:00 and 7:00 p.m. on opening day, November 20.
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photo by DCbmyers
From a press release:
“Today, the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development (DMPED) announced the selection of a team to perform a Sports Study to support DMPED’s work to plan, coordinate, and support professional and recreational sports in Washington, DC. The team selected to lead the Sports Study is Jones Lang LaSalle Americas Inc (JLL) and the Robert Bobb Group. Read More
Thanks to Nolan and a couple other readers for sending: “In an interesting turn of events, Swingers Navy Yard on Half Street is now permanently closed after just 8 months. Dupont location is staying open.” Read More
From the Welsh:
“In the DC area this Saturday morning?
Come watch the Wales v Georgia #RWC2023 match at the Tight Five Pub with us and the Georgian Embassy!
Kick off is at 9am ET”
The listing says:
“The whispers and excitement of one of the most coveted estates available for purchase has arrived. Tucked away in the private enclave of exclusivity in Bethesda, Maryland, 8913 Holly Leaf Lane is the “above the rim” offering that sets the bar for real estate in the DC-Metro region. Read More
From the Trust for the National Mall:
“The game for everybody in the place for everybody! The Trust for the National Mall and @Humana are bringing pickleball to the #NationalMall this September 28- 30.
Free court sign-ups go live at 12 PM ET. Learn more here.
Pickleball is Coming to the National Mall Read More
photo by Erin
I’ve Googled extensively but haven’t been able to find a list of bars in DC that are showing US Open Tennis. We ventured to Millie’s over the weekend and the vibe was great, but it wasn’t Metro friendly and took us an hour to get there. Hoping someone has a recommendation for a Metro friendly bar airing the US Open…that also hopefully has decent wine, bar food and like minded tennis fans.” Read More