Love it. Thanks to the Adams Morgan BID for sharing from the alley behind the SunTrust bank.
Photo by Peter Hershey (@peterhershey)
Thanks to Peter for sharing this instant classic ‘notes from your neighbor’. I really needed this.
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
Photo by PoPville flickr user Eric Wilfong
“Today, the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) announced a four-month demonstration pilot for motor-driven cycles, also known as mopeds, as part of the District’s continued commitment to foster new shared mobility options. Read More
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
“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
“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
Photo by Sarah Kane
Sarah writes last night: “Any idea what’s going on with the Washington Monument tonight??”
DC Boy writes us: “From this morning on my run into work. The picture doesn’t do it justice. It was very awe invoking.” Read More
Thanks to Ben Levine for sending this badly needed awesomeness.
Thanks to Jake for sharing with us over the weekend:
“This morning at the Barbie Pond, the Barbie King made an appearance and gave my girls free Barbies. Kudos to that guy”