Photo by PoPville flickr user Eric P.
“Metro is advising bus customers of the potential for major delays in the area of Gallery Place this afternoon due to road closures.
This morning Metro was advised by the DC Metropolitan Police Department of a previously unscheduled demonstration at the intersection of 7th and H streets NW (Gallery Place) this afternoon/evening that may draw large crowds, closing streets to vehicular traffic. According to MPD the following street closures are likely starting as early as 4 p.m.: Read More
Over the past two weeks, an early morning Jump bike user is regularly blocking the entire bike rack next to my office. I’ve noticed similar poor parking jobs with Jump bikes in multiple places throughout the city while riding. Read More
Thanks to Aaron for passing on from DPR:
“Due to the intense heat this week, Mayor Bowser announced that select outdoor pools and splash parks will remain open until 9:00 p.m. through Sunday, July 21.
Banneker (2500 Georgia Avenue, NW)
Ward 2: Read More
Thanks to Adam for sending:
“Spotted this Public Service Announcement at the NoMa Metro Station today. Looks like Metro has started an anti-manspreading campaign, which I’m very much for. And this display made me laugh aloud.”
Photo by Cleo Panda
Congratulations, you’ve made the metro riders hall of shame!! You lack an ounce of common courtesy. Well done.
Cleo writes, correctly:
“No! (shoe wearer settled in & happily shifted feet around, constantly touching the rider who attempted to move away for most of ride.)
Saturday June 29th
Howard Community Day/HBCU 5K run
Street closures: Read More
Photo by PoPville flickr user Tim Brown
From the Mayor’s Office:
“In anticipation of the District of Columbia’s Independence Day celebrations, the Bowser Administration will test the District’s Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) system on Saturday, June 22, 2019, between 11 and 11:30 a.m. The purpose of this test is to evaluate the District’s ability to send information during an emergency to a targeted geographic area – in this case, the National Mall, where most of the July 4 festivities take place. Read More
The Soapstone Valley Trail is one of the primary routes I use to go east/west on my Walkabouts. It is looking especially lovely these days and you ought to hit it too from time to time for an easy little hike to restore your soul. It leads right into Rock Creek for even more awesome hikes for those looking for longer excursions.
Have a look: Read More
1401 Maryland Ave, NE
Thanks to Anne for sending. Theories? Wild conjecture?
Ed. Note: Since it comes up on all Chick Fil A stories, allow me to include this post from a June 2018 story written in Huffpost titled: If You Really Love LGBTQ People, You Just Can’t Keep Eating Chick-fil-A.
11th and Park Road, NW
Lots of folks are bidding their final farewells to Meridian Pint before they close after tomorrow. Long story short, I’m told they’re running out of food today. But fear not, you can bring your own food tonight if you are planning on stopping by after 5pm for the Caps game.
This has been a public service announcement by the Prince of Petworth blogging network.