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April 28th, 2017

Creamery, Vet Hospital, Linens Store Coming to Hine Development

Stanton Announced the Leases for the North Building

Ice cream, a veterinary hospital and a home linens store are coming to the North Building of the Hine Project redevelopment on the 700 block Pennsylvania Avenue SE, Stanton Development announced April 28.

The project signed the leases for each of the new tenants—Trickling Springs Creamery, District Veterinary Hospital and Antiochia—and expect to have the spaces open by the late fall in 2017.

CAG Opens New Site in Hill East

The Substance Abuse Clinic Has Worked on the Hill For Nearly 30 Years

The Holy Comforter St. Cyprian Community Action Group (CAG) officially opened its doors at its new headquarters in the Hill East at 124 15th St. SE April 28.  The CAG’s new Harold J. Gordon Building will house its administrative offices and host its educational programs for those suffering from substance abuse.

Eight Thefts Reported Thursday

Crime Blotter — April 27

At 4:40 p.m., police arrested a woman on the 700 block of H Street NE on charges of Theft Second Degree.

In Other News

There were thefts on:

  • the 1900 block of Benning Road NE;
  • the 600 block of 24th St. NE;
  • the 600 block of H St. NE;
  • the 700 block of H St. NE;
  • the unit block of G St. SW;
  • the 400 block of Eighth St. NE.

There was a theft from a car on the 700 block of Third St. NE.

There was an assault with a dangerous weapon on the 1300 block of H St. NE.

The Blotter is based on the reports posted on April 27, 2017 by the MPD to the 1D Listservand 5D Listerv.

April 27th

DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities Grants Applications Available

Guidelines and applications are now available for the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities (CAH) FY18 grant programs for the spring/summer application cycle.
 
Grants currently available for individuals include: Arts and Humanities Fellowship Program (deadline,  May 26); Projects, Events or Festivals-Cycle 1 ( deadline, June 9); Public Art Building Communities-Cycle 1 (deadline, June 16); Art Bank: The Washingtonia Collection (Deadline, June 23).
 
Grants currently available for organizations include: Arts Educat

Why You're Fighting

All I can say is: Sorry,

        that she died without my name.

Now, I'll tell you the whole story

        and where I would place the blame.

It's not true, what some are saying,

        that I failed to heed her plea.

I was serving in the army

        far away across the sea.

When her letters turned more somber,

A Hill resident, the author believes that the appreciation of art should not be influenced by the vagaries or prejudices of biography.

Grab a Book and a Cupcake on Independent Bookstore Day

Fairy Godmother Bookstore, East City Bookshop Celebrate April 29

Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day with your Capitol Hill bookstores this Saturday, April 25.

Fairy Godmother Children’s Bookstore (319 Seventh St. SE) is celebrating with free books for children from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Children can get one free copy of a used, out of print or slightly worn book ranging from toddler to young adult level. Fairy Godmother has served Capitol Hill as an independent bookstore for more than 33 years.

April 26th

DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities Grants Applications Available

Guidelines and applications are now available for the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities (CAH) FY18 grant programs for the spring/summer application cycle.
 
Grants currently available for individuals include: Arts and Humanities Fellowship Program (deadline,  May 26); Projects, Events or Festivals-Cycle 1 ( deadline, June 9); Public Art Building Communities-Cycle 1 (deadline, June 16); Art Bank: The Washingtonia Collection (Deadline, June 23).
 
Grants currently available for organizations include: Arts Educat

Robin Robertson joins National Capital Bank of Washington as Retail Banking Director

The National Capital Bank of Washington has announced that Robin Robertson has joined the Bank as Senior Vice President, Retail Banking Director for its Washington metropolitan branch network. Robertson has over twenty years of banking experience in branch management and branch operations, as well as bank marketing, most recently with Cardinal Bank, where she was Director of Marketing.