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Archive - 2014

December 7th

Waterfront Academy

School Notes - November 2014

Children's Spanish Book Fair, Dec 8-9

December 6th

Brent Elementary

School Notes - November 2014

Christmas Tree & Holiday Sale

Hilly Awards Winners Announced

The winners and runners up of the Hilly Awards were announced tonight at the annual Hilly Awards Gala hosted by CHAMPS, Capitol Hill's Chamber of Commerce, at St. Mark’s Church.

The Hilly Awards are awarded to businesses in the Capital Hill neighborhood based on nominations and votes from the community. Over 400 businesses were nominated this year.

A final list of nominees is comprised of the businesses that got the most nominations. The community then votes in a second round to determine the winners.

NoMa Underpass Art Project Discussed in Detail

November ANC 6C Meeting Report

The Transportation and Public Space Committee discussed design proposals for the NoMa Business Improvement District (BID) underpass art project.  The D.C. City Council authorized $50 million in its budget for parks, playgrounds and green space in the NoMa neighborhood in May. At a previous Transportation Committee meeting, community members expressed concerns regarding how the plans would impact public safety, specifically the intensity of the lights proposed and the narrowness of sidewalk space.

The December meeting is at Dec. 8, at 7 p.m., not the second Wednesday as usual. Heritage Foundation, 214 Mass. Ave. NE.

Renovation Request For Dacha Beer Garden

November ANC 6E Meeting Report

Representatives for Dacha Beer Garden appeared before the commission to request support for Historic Preservation Approval for Renovation and Addition to a Historic Building located at 1602 Seventh St. NW. After Dacha representatives gave their presentation of the historic preservation project, the commission was asked to comment on the addition to the building. Plans call for restoring the Seventh St. façade by putting in original arch wood windows and rebuilding the historic balcony.

ANC 6E will meet again at 6:30 p.m. on Dec. 2 at the Northwest One Library, located at 155 L St. NW. 

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ANC 6B Supports Bayou Bakery Liquor License

November ANC 6B Meeting Report

At its November meeting, ANC 6B voted 5-3 to approve a liquor license for Bayou Bakery, which is moving into the Hill Center’s carriage house. 

November ANC 6A Meeting Report

Richard Jackson, deputy director of community outreach at the District Department of Environment (DDOE) gave an update on the Anacostia River Sediment Project. The DDOE is still doing testing of the river to see what contaminants are there and what can be done to address them. The process is scheduled to last until 2015. So far, 336 samples have been pulled from the river, including sediment, surface water, shellfish, fish and crayfish.

ANC 6A meets on the second Thursday of every month at Miner Elementary School. The 6A committees meet at 7 p.m. at the following dates: Alcohol Beverage and Licensing, third Wednesday Tuesday of every month at the Sherwood Recreation Center. Community Outreach, third Monday of each month, Maury Elementary School.Economic Development and Zoning, third Wednesday of each month, Sherwood Recreation Center. Transportation and Public Space, third Monday of every month, Capitol Hill Towers. Please visit for the latest information regarding meetings

ANC 6D Calls for Delay in Soccer Stadium Plans

November ANC 6D Meeting Report

Saying that substantial pieces are missing from the soccer stadium proposal as it has been presented, the ANC voted unanimously to express its misgivings in a letter to the City Council urging it to delay any action on the project until there is action on the local community’s needs. 

The next meeting of ANC 6D will be held on Monday, December 8th, 7 PM, at 1100 4th Street SW, 2nd floor conference room.