Weekend East City Event Round Up: Outside On The Inside Edition

October 9, 2014

We are pleased to bring you East City Art‘s Weekend Event Round Up. East City Art is a blog founded by editor Phil Hutinet in January, 2010, which documents the myriad of artistic activities happening in the Northeast and Southeast quadrants of the city. Congrats to East City Art for winning City Paper’s Best Arts Blog of 2014! […]

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hälsa, A Healthy Fast Food Restarant, Is Coming To Monroe Street Market

October 8, 2014

We recently learned that hälsa, a healthy fast food dining concept is coming to Monroe Street Market this fall.  The two driving themes behind the hälsa concept is healthy eating (hälsa translates to “health” in Swedish) and locally sourced food. The restaurant has committed to sourcing  80% of their ingredients from D.C. based farms such as […]

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Catholic U Continues To Suppress LGBT Student Activities; Cancels Movie Screening

October 6, 2014

We recently learned through this story in Metro Weekly and another story in the CUA Tower that the Catholic University of America (CUA) Office of Campus Activities cancelled a pre-approved movie screening of a film to commemorate LGBT Awareness month on the campus. The film to be shown was Milk, a movie about openly gay San Francisco […]

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“District Vet” Hosts Open House Tomorrow In Anticipation Of Grand Opening

October 5, 2014

After many months of preparation the new veterinarian practice District Vet is going to start seeing patients soon.  Dr. Teich and his team is inviting pet owners and neighbors to their Open House on Monday at 3748 10th Street. Here the announcement on their facebook page: We are having an OPEN HOUSE on Monday, October […]

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Community Police Meeting Hosted By M&S Barber Shop Owner Duane Johnson Monday

October 4, 2014

Mr. Duane Johnson, the owner of the M&S Barber Shop, has approached ANC 5B04 candidate Joe Barrios about his concerns on crime and safety in his neighborhood. Mr. Johnson is not the only resident who voiced his concern. In the many conversations with his clients he hears that many of them are worried about crime activities in […]

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Weekend East City Event Round Up: (e)merge art fair Edition

October 4, 2014

We are pleased to bring you East City Art‘s Weekend Event Round Up. East City Art is a blog founded by editor Phil Hutinet in January, 2010, which documents the myriad of artistic activities happening in the Northeast and Southeast quadrants of the city. Congrats to East City Art for winning City Paper’s Best Arts Blog of 2014! […]

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Fall Fun Fest At The Old Soldier’s Home – Something Fun For Everyone!

October 3, 2014

Looking for something local, free and fun to do this weekend? Check out the Fall Fun Fest at the nearby Old Soldier’s/Armed Forces Retirement Home this Sunday, October 5th from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The festival is hosted by Friends of the Soldier’s Home and will feature lots of activities including: an antique car show, Oktoberfest style beer […]

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Blessing Of The Animals At The Franciscan Monastery This Saturday

October 2, 2014

Every fall, the friars at Brookland’s Franciscan Monastery  conduct a Blessing of the Animals event in honor of Saint Francis of Assisi, patron saint of animals. The free annual event is very popular; in previous years, we estimated that there were over 60 animals in attendance. The friars give a brief ecumenical service, do a general blessing of all pets in the crowd and then […]

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Rhode Island Fall Fest Returns Saturday – Fun For The Entire Family

October 1, 2014

The good folks of the  Rhode Island Avenue NE Main Street will be holding their third annual Fall Fest Saturday. Fall Fest grows every year, and includes live entertainment, local businesses & vendors. Check out the website here. From the website: For the last 3 years, the Rhode Island Avenue Fall Fest has showcased our beautiful tree-lined commercial district […]

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Monroe Street Market Grand Opening – Live Music, Food, Beer Garden and More

September 30, 2014

Although many of us have been enjoying the Monroe Street Market development for a while now, it has actually been a work in progress since 2011 and is now mostly complete. So, its time for a Grand Opening party. From the Monroe Street Market Facebook page: Now that all three buildings of Monroe Street Market […]

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