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Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Rhode Island Row Block Party June 20th

Contact: Kirkland Locey, The Bozzuto Group

CALENDAR NOTICE

LAUNCH THE SUMMER AT RHODE ISLAND ROW’S BLOCK PARTY

School’s out, summer’s here. It’s time to party! Rhode Island Row has the perfect family-friendly way to kick off the most relaxing time of the year - a Summer Block Party with live music, beer and barbeque, and free family activities on Saturday, June 20, 2015. Neighbors can enjoy the sounds of the region’s hottest blues group, the Kelly Bell Band, while enjoying scrumptious food and drink from Carolina Kitchen’s Cook Out and Beer Garden. There’s also face painting, balloon twisting, and other summer fun for all ages. Start the season on a high note at the Row!

The Rhode Island Row Summer Block Party is free and open to the public. More information is available at Rhode Island Row’s website, http://www.rhodeislandrow.com, or on the property’s Facebook and Twitter pages. Or, by calling 877-806-6009.

DATE/TIME:

PLACE:

ACTIVITIES:
Live music from the Kelly Bell Band
Food and drink from the Carolina Kitchen 
Face painting, balloon twisting, and family fun for all ages.

ABOUT RHODE ISLAND ROW:
Rhode Island Row is a mixed-use, transit-oriented development featuring 274 residential apartment units and 70,000 feet of ground-level retail space. Located at the Red Line’s Rhode Island Avenue-Brentwood Metrorail station in northeast Washington, DC, Rhode Island Row is home to national retail tenants such as CVS, Chipotle and Jersey Mike’s as well as local merchants Phenix Salon Suites, Carolina Kitchen, and Sala Thai. The apartments at Rhode Island Row offer spacious one, two, and three bedroom floor plans with granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, and full-size washers and dryers. Community amenities include a fitness center, resort-style outdoor pool, garage parking, bicycle storage, and a 7,000 square-foot green roof deck. Rhode Island Row is proudly managed by Bozzuto Management Company. For more information, please visit www.rhodeislandrow.com.

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Friday, June 5, 2015

Reminder!!! Edgewood Neighborhood Cleanup Tomorrow



Dear Friends:

Come on out tomorrow, Saturday, June 6 for the monthly Edgewood Cleanup. Meet in front of the Rec. Center (3rd and Evarts NE) at 10:30AM. There will be refreshments and, weather permitting, grilled hot dogs for volunteers afterward. We hope you can join! 

The cleanup is sponsored by the Friends of Edgewoodand starts here the first Saturday of every month, year-round since 2008. We provide bags, gloves, and snacks. Come join friendly neighbors old and new to clear litter from our community, meet people, and stay informed. Questions? Just ask cleanup founder sally.hobaugh@gmail.com
Thanks, and see you around!

Friends of Edgewood Recreation Center, Inc., 501(c)(3)
DC Office of the Clean City Partners & DPRCommunity Garden Park Partners


Friday, May 29, 2015

EDGEWOOD BLOCK PARTY TOMORROW!!!

Hi neighbors,

Just a reminder that our Edgewood Block Party is tomorrow!  I hope that everyone is able to attend!

Some reminders about the event and please spread the word- 

First Annual Edgewood Block Party!!

Date:            Saturday, May 30 from 1-6 PM  (setup starting at 11 AM, and   cleanup from 6 - 7 PM)
Location:          200 Block of Douglas Street NE (in front of the Inspired Teaching/ Shaed School building)

-         Please let us know if you can help by bringing folding tables and/or coolers for the afternoon!
-         Bring your best dish and show off your cooking (or shopping) skills with your neighbors!
-         This is a potluck block party, and in order to ensure we don’t end up with only cookies, the items to contribute are assigned by street.  If you coordinate dishes with your neighbors, great!

2nd St. and 3rd St. NE                     -           -           fruits/vegetables/salads
Adams St. and Ascot Pl. NE       -           -           hotdogs/ veggie dogs, buns, and condiments
Bryant and Channing Streets NE          -           side dishes
Cromwell St. NE                -           -           -           plates, cups, utensils, and napkins
Douglas, Evarts, and Montana Streets NE    -           soft drinks/juice and ice
Franklin St., 4thstreet, and 6th Street NE        -           desserts
Rhode Island Ave., V Street, and Lincoln Road NE             chips, dips, and appetizers

DC regulations prohibit alcohol at block parties. If your street isn’t listed, please pick from any of these items. Spread the word with your neighbors!

-         The party is a true community event and we need your participation to make it a success.   
-         We are excited to partner with Inspired Teaching Academy to open up the school’s community space to neighbors during the event.  There will be bathrooms available and their PTA will provide school tours at 2:00 p.m for anyone that would like to see the renovated building.
-         We will also have some games outside and arts and crafts inside the school- kite making and bookmark designing for all ages. 
We look forward to seeing everyone there!

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Reminder DDOT Meeting Tonight May 26, 2015 - 6PM - 8PM

Reminder to attend the livability study meeting tonight at Trinity Washington University main hall.  

If you cannot attend you can give feedback on the website:

http://belivabilitystudy.com/get-involved/

FREE Fitness Classes

Next week is the beginning of the 2nd year of FREE fitness classes on the Metropolitan Branch Trail brought to you by the MBT5K!!  Tuesdays and Thursdays in June and July from 6-7pm meeting next to the new pedestrian bridge from the RIA Metro Station!  Looking forward to seeing you there and please spread the word.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Reminder ANC 5E10 SMD Meeting Tonight

Hello neighbors- I wanted to send out a reminder about the 5E10 SMD meeting tonight. We have lots of developments to discuss as I have an update on the Rhode Island Avenue Shopping Center redevelopment as well as DPR will have an update on the Edgewood Recreation Center and field redevelopment. Please join us tonight to share your thoughts and opinions as these projects move forward.


Advisory Neighborhood Commission 5E
Single Member District 5E10
Meeting Agenda
May 21, 2015
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

I. Introduction

II. ANC 5E June Meeting

III. Contact Information/Updates

IV. Edgewood Recreation Center and Field Redevelopment
a. DPR Updates and Timelines
b. Meetings for Community Input
c. Survey Completion

V. Rhode Island Avenue Shopping Center Redevelopment
a. PUD application
b. Timelines
c. Community benefits

VI. DDOT Edgewood Livability Study
a. Next Meeting: Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm at Trinity (125
Michigan Ave, NE)
b. http://belivabilitystudy.com/

VII. Edgewood Block Party – May 30th 1-6 p.m.


VIII. Adjournment