Archive for April, 2009
The DC Courts are hosting an Open House on Friday, May 1 from 10am to 4pm, called Law Day. The event is free, open to the public, and spans several buildings in the Judiciary Square area. Here is a full schedule of events for the day (pdf). Some notable events include: A Judicial Town [...]
In October of 2007 we chided the Washington Welcome Center (1001 E ST NW) for putting up their xmas tree display so early. Now here it is the end of April, and we’re chiding them for leaving it up too long. We know we can’t have it both ways, but come on, this is crazy. [...]
Now that the weather is warming up, we’re thinking of how to best spend that lunch hour in the PQ (preferably outside). One activity that the WaPo suggests is catching one of the 45 minute Civil War-era shows between 11am and 1pm at the Ford’s Theater. That may suffice for a couple of rainy days [...]
The Humanities Council of DC is offering a DC Community Heritage Project grant of up to $2,000 for nonprofits working on projects to document and preserve DC’s heritage. The application due date is May 1 and interested parties can find more details about the grant at the Humanities Council of Washington, DC website here.
Capitol Riverfront – The first of the newly built townhouses go to settlement and get occupied. They’re LEED certified too! [JD Land: Ballpark and Beyond] U Street – Lines at Ben’s Chili Bowl? It’s true! We’ve seen it ourselves. Has Ben’s jumped the shark? [Prince of Petworth] Columbia Heights – Tagging on bus seats interpreted. [New Columbia Heights] [...]
In our household, we’re always on the hunt for ways to trim costs and keep those bills in check. When moving downtown from the suburbs some four years ago, we knew that our reliance on receiving ten clear over-the-air (OTA) TV signals might be compromised and sure enough, two weeks of enduring a hazy channel [...]