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Joining the annals of awesome animals hitching rides comes an instant classic. And a corgi no less.

Thanks to Lex for sharing this awesomeness:

“Saw this woman on a bike, with a corgi, in a backpack (!!) near the Georgia Ave metro this morning. I don’t know who she is, but she and her doggo are clearly doing things right. Definitely put a smile on my face first thing in the morning!” Read More

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where New York Avenue and N Street NE meet at North Capitol Street

From a press release:

“It’s a question as old as philosophy itself: Which came first, the chicken or the egg? In NoMa, it turns out, they arrived simultaneously. This week, the NoMa Business Improvement District (BID) is installing The Chicken and the Egg, a two-piece sculpture, on a U.S. National Park Service (NPS) property at the southeast corner of the New York Avenue and North Capitol Street intersection. The public artwork is the first realization of the BID’s Gateways Project (nomabid.org/gateways), a long-term effort that will use art to transform key intersections around NoMa. Read More

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“The public will be able to experience “Apollo 50: Go for the Moon” July 19 and 20 from viewing areas on the National Mall in front of the Smithsonian Castle between Ninth and 12th streets. The viewing area will be outfitted with full sound, projection screens and a 40-foot-wide recreation of the famous Kennedy Space Center countdown clock. The free show will run three times on both nights-9:30 p.m., 10:30 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. More information about the viewing area and show times can be found here, or text Apollo50GO to 888777 for live updates the day of the show.”

Thanks also to JJ for sharing some shots from last night: Read More

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From WMATA:

“Solar panels capable of powering 1,500 homes will soon be installed at four Metro-owned facilities. In a request for proposals (RFP) issued today, Metro is offering a 15-year solar ground lease to develop and operate solar photovoltaic (PV) power systems on surface and rooftop parking lots at Anacostia, Cheverly, Naylor Road and Southern Avenue stations. Read More

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