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All about the Edgewood Neighborhood of Washington, DC

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Thursday, October 16, 2014

Single-Lane Road Closures on Rhode Island Ave NE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
 
Media Contact: Reggie Sanders — 202-437-0809,reggie.sanders@dc.gov
 
***TRAFFIC ADVISORY***
 
Single-Lane Road Closures on Rhode Island Ave., NE
Between Reed St., NE to 4th Street, NE,
Inbound Curb Lane Closure on Rhode Island Avenue, NE, until October 24, 2014
The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will institute one-lane closures fromThursday, October 16th, to Friday, October 24th, from 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM, on the inbound curb lane on Rhode Island Avenue, NE. This will allow DDOT to perform electrical conduit installation work within the sidewalk area along Rhode Island Avenue. This work is a part of the construction project for the pedestrian/bicycle bridge over CSX Railroad tracks and travels between the Metropolitan Branch Trail and Rhode Island Avenue Metro Rail Station.
For more information, contact Project Manager Mohamed Dahir at (202) 671-4627.

First Screening of Digitally Remastered "Halloween (1978)" on Oct 25


Rhode Island Row, in DC’s Brentwood neighborhood, will be the first venue to screen the digitally remastered “Halloween (1978)” film on a 20-foot outdoor jumbo screen on Saturday, October 25th at 7 pm. This version has never before been available to the public. More details are attached and found here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1474993732789773/.

The event will feature an outdoor beer garden and food by Bergami’s Pizza. This event is 21 and over.

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

New Bike Repair Shop in NE DC

There is a new shop focusing in used bikes and repairs in NE DC and they are having a fundraising gala. They are located at 314 Randolph Pl NE and are already open!

Here is their website:


Here is the link to the gala:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gearin-up-gala-tickets-13488655933

Use code "Bratsandbrew2014" to save $5 on gala before Oct 10th.

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Meet the Makers panel discussion at DC Public Library

DC Public Library (MLK library) on Mon, Oct 20th at 7 pm.  We have the CEO of Techshopand author of “The Maker Movement Manifesto,” Mark Hatch joining Phyllis Klein ofFabLab DC for a panel discussion about makerspaces and libraries.  

Friday, October 3, 2014

Water Outages Tonight

DC Water just posted a list of blocks with water outages tonight until tomorrow morning. The link below details all the blocks. 

@dcwater: #Ward5:We're repairing valves tonight along 4StNE &RI Ave. Plan for water outages @CM_McDuffie http://t.co/xYNbuGQ7ua http://t.co/lg9KnfUy5d

REMINDER: Tomorrow is Neighborhood Cleanup Day!

Tomorrow, October 4th, is
the monthlyEdgewood neighborhood cleanup and BBQ, and the weather forecast looks great. Please come out and join your neighbors if you can. 

We meet in front of the Rec. Center (300Evarts St. NEat 10:30. The cleanup is sponsored by the Friends of Edgewood, and occurs the first Saturday of each month at this time and place. We provide bags and gloves, and plus grilled hot dogs and soft drinks afterward, around noon. Come join friendly neighbors old and new, to clear litter from our neighborhood and chat about local news, etc. Free food and drink for volunteers.

You're invited to stop by and say HI, even if you only have a little time and can't stick around for lunch, or can only help for a couple minutes. If you can't come out at all, keeping the area around your house clean helps us cover more areas!
Here also is our free membership signup form-- pls.  spread the word to other neighbors who might like to get involved.
 
If you have questions, just ask sally.hobaugh@gmail.com.
See you soon,
 
Heather, Sally, Cassie, Michael, Marley, and Walter
DPR Community Garden Park Partners

Monday, September 29, 2014

Monroe Street Market Grand Opening!

                                                                                

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Grand Opening Celebration Event at Monroe Street Market

 

What:                    Join Monroe Street Market for a Grand Opening celebration from 5-9pm! Enjoy live music from Lloyd Dobler Effect. Beer, wine, and food will be available for purchase from the newly opened Brookland Pint and samples available from &pizza, Busboys and Poets, and Potbelly’s. 

 

The Grand Opening Ceremony will begin at 6:30pm with performances from The Catholic University student group, Redline A Cappella, and opening remarks from special guests. Lastly, a vibrant lighting of the Arts Walk Tower will add to the festival mood in celebration of the Brookland community. 

 

The first 100 guests to arrive will receive a signature Monroe Street Market glass and ticket for the Brookland Pint beer garden. 

 

Visit here for more information. Event is rain or shine. Must be 21+ to consume alcohol and present valid ID. Capacity is limited.

 

When:  Thursday, October 2, 2014

                                5 pm-9 pm

 

Where:                 Monroe Street Market Plaza and Arts Walk

716 Monroe Street, NE

Washington, DC 20017