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March 25th, 2017

11th Street Bridge Park Tour

On Thursday, March 30, 5:30 to 7 p.m., learn about the 11th Street Bridge Park, a project of Ward 8 based nonprofit Building Bridges Across the River at THEARC that puts inclusivity and equity first, provides meaningful and rich cultural programming to District residents, and is working to improve the lives of residents in some of our most underserved communities.
 
The tour starts with a presentation inside the Miracle Theater, 535 Eighth St.

March 24th

Bowser Launches Initiatives for Missing Youth Cases

The Six Initiatives Focus on Prevention, Solving and Investing in Youth Programs

DC Mayor Muriel Bowser created several new initiatives March 24 to solve the perceived increase in the number of missing youths that have appeared on DC Police’s missing persons reports in the last few weeks.   

MPD has upped their social media alerts of youth lost or missing in the District as of late. The increase in reports has alarmed the public, sparking community meetings and calls on the District’s leadership to do a better job of finding and preventing these youth from disappearing.

March 23rd

Bayou Bakery Closing on the Hill

Pineapple and Pearls Cafe May Move In

Sad news for the Hill — Bayou Bakery will close its coffee bar and eatery on the Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital’s lot (901 Pennsylvania Ave. SE) sometime in the next two months. Owner David Guas announced the closure in a statement March 23.

“The Capitol Hill neighborhood is a great community, and it felt very much like New Orleans to me in so many ways,” Guas wrote. “I have a strong love affair with the building — one with outstanding character, amazing history, and a connection to my hometown.”

March 22nd

11th Street Bridge Park Tour

On Thursday, March 30, 5:30 to 7 p.m., learn about the 11th Street Bridge Park, a project of Ward 8 based nonprofit Building Bridges Across the River at THEARC that puts inclusivity and equity first, provides meaningful and rich cultural programming to District residents, and is working to improve the lives of residents in some of our most underserved communities.
 
The tour starts with a presentation inside the Miracle Theater, 535 Eighth St.

Eastern Market Call for Volunteers

The Eastern Market Community Advisory Committee (EMCAC) is looking for volunteers to serve on the Capital Improvements, Finance, Market Operations and Marketing and Promotions Committees. If you are interested, send a statement of interest and your contact information to Donna Scheeder, Chair, Eastern Market Community Advisory Committee at Donna_scheeder@comcast.net. 

Woman Fatally Stabbed in Home Near H Street NE

Police Are Searching for the Victim's Car

A woman was fatally stabbed in a house on the 600 block of 14th Street NE around 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 21. Police identified the woman as 34-year-old Corrina Mehiel of Burnsville, N.C. 

DC Police are looking for the victim's car — a blue 2004 Toyota Prius with a Kentucky license plate, number 722RMY. There is also a yellow diamond-shaped sticker on the bumper under the license plate. Acting Chief Peter Newsham said Mehiel was temporarily staying at the home in Northeast. She was last seen alive Sunday night the Corcoran Gallery of Art (500 17th St. NW).

Mild DC Winters Grow Hefty Rats

Notes from the ANC 6B Meeting with DC DOH

Rats. Capitol Hill has them and residents aren't happy. To answer some questions about what seems like a growing problem, the March 21 meeting of Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) 6B Outreach & Constituent Services Task Force focused on the infestations around the Hill.

March 21st

Voters: Possible New Primary Date in DC

Allen Proposes Primary Date in June 2018

DC voters: mark your calendars a few months earlier for the 2018 primary elections, including for the upcoming mayoral race. Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen (D) introduced a bill March 21 that would permanently place the primary election day for DC on the third Tuesday in June.