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07/25/2017 - 12:52pm
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) announced Tuesday that she will submit a bill to extend the District of Columbia’s lease for Robert F. Kennedy Memorial (RFK) Stadium with the National Park service by 50 years. The Congresswoman said the extended time will provide the long-term control of the site necessary to secure financing for development planned by Events DC. Events DC has presented plans that currently include multipurpose fields, a market hall, a sports and recreation... >>more
07/25/2017 - 11:32am
The District Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) First District announced Tuesday that a second arrest was made in a shooting that took place Monday July 10 on the 1300 block of I Street NE. On July 10, police responded to reports of gunshots at the above address. They found a one-year-old boy who had been shot several times. His injuries were not life-threatening. He was transported to hospital for treatment. On Tuesday, police announced that they had arrested a 27-year-old man from Southeast... >>more
07/25/2017 - 11:14am
After a busy weekend for First and Fifth District MPD, Monday was a relatively quiet day for crime on the Hill. At 9:17 a.m. Monday, a woman was arrested on the 800 block of 18th Street NE on charges of Threats to Kidnap or Injure a Person. Thefts from Cars There were thefts from cars on the following blocks: The 500 block of I Street SW The 1400 block of G Street SE Reporting Illegal Activity Prompt and detailed reporting of suspicious activities helps prevent crime. If a citizen sees... >>more
07/24/2017 - 5:26pm
There seems to be a tacit understanding between Frank Iero fans and the artist himself: loyalty and intensity know no bounds. Show goers lined up as early as late afternoon to ensure a prime concert participation spot last Friday night at U Street Music Hall, a basement venue with a capacity of 500. The stage can be seen easily even from the very back, but this crowd, which included young high schoolers as well as late day punks…..some of whom had travelled from North Carolina or Georgia... >>more
07/24/2017 - 10:52am
On Friday July 14th, the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) held the ‘Top 100’ banquet and awards ceremony in Nashville, Tennessee. Music on the Hill (801 D St. NE) was honored as one of the top 100 music stores in North America, a distinction they have held for the past two years. This year, Music on the Hill was also one of three finalists in the "Top Emerging Dealer" category, which recognizes music stores who have opened in the past five years. Music... >>more
07/24/2017 - 10:23am
Friday At 9:17 a.m. Friday, a man was arrested at the First District Substation on charges of Operation of All-Terrain Vehicles and Dirt Bikes. At 9:27 a.m. Friday, a man was arrested at the First District Substation on charges of Operation of All-Terrain Vehicles and Dirt Bikes. At 6:20 p.m. Friday, a woman was arrested on the 1900 block of D Street SE on charges of Threats To Do Bodily Harm. At 6:14 a.m. Friday, there was a robbery on the 1900 block of M Street NE. At 10:37 p.m. Friday,... >>more
07/21/2017 - 12:17pm
Ryan Smith, Head Coach of the Phil and Jeanne Nationals in the Capitol Hill Little League (CHLL), won the Smoothie King Coach of the Year Award for his commitment to the kids and service to CHLL. He was chosen amongst more than 92 other coaches and received 43 votes, making him the clear favorite in the CHLL community. The award was presented Saturday July 15 at a Smoothie King store in Northwest. The award is sponsored by Leagueside and Smoothie King. A Nationals dad said that “Coach... >>more
07/20/2017 - 12:57pm
This week is Ward 6 week! Join Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen (D) for a week's worth of events showcasing the things that make Ward 6 an incredible place. From Monday, July 24 through Sunday, July 30, residents of the ward are invited to check out a variety of great events and see all that Ward 6 has to offer. Many events are free and only require an RSVP to participate. Monday morning, at 11 a.m., Councilmember Allen will read a story during a special storytime at the Southeast Library... >>more
07/20/2017 - 12:46pm
The families and children of the Capitol Hill non-profit organization Home Do will set up a lemonade stand on Sunday July 23, from 1 to 4 p.m. in front of 717 North Carolina Ave. SE, just a block east of Eastern Market. The profits will go to support the work of Home Do founder Dong Kim, known by Capitol Hill children as Master Dong, in his work helping Syrian refugees. Dong’s and his work were the subject of a profile in the June issue of the Hill Rag. In 1996, Dong established a not-for... >>more
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