Neighborhood News

08/24/2017 - 11:30am
An ANC 6B Special Call Meeting to consider the future status of Seventh Street SE will take place at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, August 29th. The meeting is the third public meeting to consider the topic this month. ANC 6B Chair Chander Jayaraman (6B08) welcomed all who wished to attend, and said that he was looking forward to hearing public comment. "This is a very important issue in the community," he said, "that is why we have called this meeting." The Eastern Market Community... >>more
08/24/2017 - 10:29am
At 9:03 a.m. Wednesday, a woman was arrested on the 600 block of H Street NE on charges of Second Degree Cruelty to Children. At 4:45 p.m. Wednesday, a woman was arrested on the 1800 block of Benning Road NE on charges of Aggravated Assault. At 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, a man was arrested on the 1700 block of Gales Street NE on charges of Possession with Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance. At 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, a car was stolen on the Unit block of Fifth Street SE. At 6:39 p.m. Wednesday... >>more
08/23/2017 - 3:21pm
The 2017 DC Shorts Film Festival will call the Hill home for their closing weekend, Friday September 15th through Sunday September 17th. Competitions, panels and film screenings will take place at the Miracle Theater (535 Eighth Street SE) and at the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW) at 545 7th Street SE. On Saturday and Sunday the films that were presented with jury and audience awards through the week will be shown in two different versions of the “Best of DC Shorts Showcase,”... >>more
08/23/2017 - 1:59pm
Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) Youth and Family Services Division, Physical and Sexual Abuse Branch announced that an arrest has been made in a Misdemeanor Child Sexual Abuse offense that occurred on Wednesday December 7, 2016 in the 1800 block of East Capitol Street, Southeast. At about 4:00 p.m. on that date, an unknown suspect engaged in sexually suggestive conduct with a juvenile victim as the victim walked in the 1800 block of East Capitol Street Southeast. On... >>more
08/22/2017 - 12:07pm
Between 75 and 100 residents of the Hill attended the Eclipse Viewing Party at the DC Public Library Southeast Branch (403 Seventh Street SE) on the afternoon of Monday August 21st. The District experienced an 81 percent eclipse that peaked at about 2:42 p.m. in the afternoon. It was not a complete eclipse, but it is a rare occurance and the neighborhood was rightfully fascinated. Beginning at about 2:30 p.m., each group was given free protective eclipse glasses and invited to watch the eclipse... >>more
08/22/2017 - 11:37am
Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) First District have made an arrest in an attack with a knife that took place Friday August 18 on the 1200 block of Delaware Avenue SW. At around 11:00 p.m., two people approached a person at that address. In the course of the fight that followed, one of the suspects pulled a knife and stabbed the victim before running away. The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. On Friday, August 18... >>more
08/21/2017 - 12:39pm
Labyrinth Games and Puzzles (645 Pennsylvania Ave. SE) is co-sponsor of the third annual WashingCon tabletop game convention coming to the Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center (300 Reservoir Rd. NW) this Saturday and Sunday, September 9th and 10th. Over 1,200 game fans of all ages are expected to attend. WashingCon offers hundreds of chances to try face-to-face gaming, from party games to complicated strategy as well as fun games and activities for kids. Labyrinth owner Kathleen... >>more
08/21/2017 - 12:30pm
Join the Southeast Branch of the DC Public Library (403 Seventh St. SE) on Monday, August 21 for a viewing party during the partial solar eclipse of the sun. On Monday at 2:42 p.m., the District will experience an 81 percent eclipse of the sun. Although it will not be a total eclipse, it is an extremely rare phenomenon. Those who attend the viewing party will receive a free pair of eclipse glasses to view the eclipse in the Southeast Library garden. The event is for the whole family--all are... >>more
08/21/2017 - 10:17am
At 3:00 a.m. Friday, a woman was arrested on the 1200 block of Canal Street SW on charges of Threats to Kidnap or Injure a Person. At 7:35 a.m. Friday, a  man was arrested on the 1200 block of I Street SE on charges of Aggravated Assault. At 12:03 p.m. Friday, there was a robbery on the 1700 block of L Street NE. At 12:35 a.m. Saturday, a woman was arrested on the 1200 block of Delaware Avenue SW on charges of Assault with a Dangerous Weapon. At 12:44 a.m. Saturday, there was an assault... >>more