Thanks to Heather and Claire for sending from Park View: “Gigantic squash after all of the rain. From Bruce Monroe Community Garden.”
Please send your great garden hauls via email to [email protected] with Garden Haul in the subject line and let me know what you’ve grown and what neighborhood you are in. Entries will be accepted now through Labor Day. Cheers, thanks and happy gardening!
My wife’s car was parked on R near 16th, and we found this note on the windshield, nicely wrapped in a plastic bag on a rainy day. And the car in front of us had Maryland plates too!”
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“Waffles in Dupont”
14th and Fairmont St, NW
The whole complex has chain link fencing around it and all of the first floor windows are boarded up.
People were living there just days before. Any clue what happened to these apartments?”
From the USDA, Located outside USDA Headquarters on the corner of Independence Avenue and 12th St, SW:
“If you haven’t made it out to the USDA Farmers Market yet, mark your calendar and join us! Friday will be a day that you don’t want to miss!
In celebration of National Farmers Market Week, join the USDA Farmers Market for this special one-day event on Friday, August 12th from 9 AM – 2 PM. The USDA Farmers Market will be expanding our weekly market offerings to include special guests, additional exhibitors, a recipe demonstration, family-friendly activities, a petting zoo, a face painter, kids activities and prizes at our Produce Pals tent, and much more! Read More
When heavy rains comes, my back add on room and front covered basement deck occasionally have sludge come up. Read More
photo by dullshick
“Can we do something about Community Forklift? Can we petition to Washington Gas? Not sure if anyone knows about how to fight these battles but we cannot let them close down.. so sad!”
Community Forklift writes:
“Did you see yesterday’s DCist article about Community Forklift’s search for a new location? Learn more about Community Forklift’s history, our team, the people we serve, and more about why we need to find a new home. In short, the landlord of our current location, Washington Gas, plans to discontinue commercial use of the site and so we’ll need to relocate at some point. We aim to stay open in our current building until a new site is located, though, so please continue to visit us at 4671 Tanglewood Dr. in the Edmonston/Hyattsville, MD, area! Read More
919 18th St, NW just south of K Street
Mochica and Chifa DC, “fast casual Peruvian and Chinese-Peruvian”, had now opened. Thanks to a few readers for sending the update at the old Devon and Blakely space.
Check out their menus here.
828 Upshur Street, NW, previously home to Himitsu and many others
Thanks to Brian for sending from the Navy Yard Harris Teeter.
*This series features any pets in a backpack/bag/vessel. On metro, or not. Corgi, or not, and often NOT a corgi but the series started with corgis and I can be obstinate…send your finds to [email protected]