photo by Miki Jourdan
“On Friday, October 21, 2022 and Saturday, October 22, 2022, the Howard University Homecoming Weekend will take place in the District of the Columbia. In conjunction with this event, there will be parking restrictions and street closures that motorists should take into consideration:
The following streets will be posted as Emergency No Parking for the Howard University Homecoming Parade on Saturday, October 22, 2022, from 6:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.: Read More
2251 Sherman Ave. NW and 2047 Ninth St. NW rendering via Howard University
From Howard University:
“Howard will transform the 1.85-acre site, currently used as parking lots for the University, into a 10-story building with up to 500 residential units, 27,000 square feet of retail, and 246 below-grade parking spaces, as well as amenities for Howard University community members… Read More
Thanks to Thomas for sending: “I was surprised to look out from my apartment and find two bald eagles perched on the field lights over Banneker Park across from Howard University. Read More
2714 Georgia Avenue, NW
The placard for Sankofa says:
“A new Retailer’s Class C Tavern with a seating capacity of 83 and Total Occupancy Load of 136. Summer Garden with 53 seats.”
For those not familiar: “Since 1998, Sankofa has been a cultural center, bookstore and cafe devoted to people of African descent”
Ed. Note: Sankofa also applied for a liquor license back in 2011. Not sure if that went ever went through or not.
via google maps
“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Third District seek the public’s assistance in identifying and locating suspects and a vehicle in reference to an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun) offense that occurred on Thursday, May 27, 2021, in the 400 block of W Street, Northwest.
At approximately 7:39 pm, members of the Third District responded to the listed location for the report of a shooting. While responding, members were informed that a shooting victim had arrived at a local hospital. Officers responded to the hospital and located an adult male receiving treatment for non-life threatening injuries.
The suspects and vehicle were captured by a nearby surveillance camera and can be seen in the photos below: Read More
2610 Georgia Ave, NW
A new liquor license placard for Shaleafa’s Kitchen says:
“A new class C Restaurant serving vegan cuisine. Seating Capacity of 12, Total Occupancy Load of 15. The License will include an Entertainment Endorsement to provide live entertainment.”
From Howard University:
“Following a comprehensive national search, Howard University today proudly announces the appointment of Phylicia Rashad as dean of the recently reestablished College of Fine Arts, effective July 1, 2021. In this role, she will report to Provost Anthony K. Wutoh. An alumna of Howard University, Rashad graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s in fine arts. Read More
2851 Georgia Avenue, NW
Thanks to Sam for sending: “Saw a sign for a new Atomic Wings on GA Ave, just north of Howard.” Read More