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Friday, May 26, 2017

Local Briefing: a History Tour, Holiday Weekend Brunch & Dio Wine Bar

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A Stroller & Walking History Tour of H Street NE

Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington will offer a stroller friendly walking tour of H Street NE on Sunday, June 4 from 10 am to 11:30 am.

"Experience our newest walking tour on a walking tour geared especially towards families with young children in strollers. More than 75 Jewish-owned businesses once lined H Street, NE. Learn about the immigrant roots and Jewish history of this rapidly changing neighborhood."

Non-Fatal Shooting in 1700 Block of Benning Road NE

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A victim was shot in the leg last night in the 1700 block of Benning Road NE. A text alert went out about the event at 11 pm. The alert did not provide look out information. Early this morning an MPD representative sent the following email to the 5D listserve:

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Local Briefing: Jimmy Valentine's Special Brew, Whole Foods Run Club, & Ladurée at Union Station

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DC Brau Limited Release Celebrates Jimmy Valentine's 10th Birthday

Local brewery DC Brau (3178 Bladensburg Rd NE B) is putting out a special limited release beer to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Jimmy Valentine's Lonely Heart's Club (1103 Bladensburg Road NE). Jimmy's is widely known for its excellent selection of bottled and canned beers. The brew, dubbed Jimmy Valentine's Total Victory, is a pale weizenbock that comes in at 7.8% ABV. It's crisp, smooth, and easy drinking with hints of pear and banana. You can order a tallboy right now at Jimmy Valentine's or its sister bar Little Miss Whiskey's (1104 H Street NE), and the cans will hit the rest of the District next week.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Do You Know this Dog Found Near 11th & I St NE? [UPDATE: She's home safe]

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UPDATE: This dog is back home.

A reader writes in saying "found this very sweet and very dirty little lady in our alley behind 11th and I NE. She has no tags or collar and it looks like she may have been in a collision with something - she is limping ever so slightly. I do not see any wounds though and she is letting me touch and pet her quite a bit so I think maybe it’s just shock. Right now she is resting in my fenced backyard with a little food and some water. She has been reported running around H street earlier today. "

Tonight at Capital Fringe: What's Up Wednesday

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Local resident Trish Nicholson Crow will sing at Capital Fringe (1358 Florida Avenue NE) tonight as part of the What's Up Wednesday series she's organized. Other guests for the evening will include jazz songstress JuJu Gordon, and the A Band. Plus, Trinidad’s very own Blues songwriter and vocalist, Blues Brother Kaz.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Local Briefing: V Street Eats, Stay Classy Pop Up, Kingman Island Bluegrass Review, & Developments in a 2015 Homicide Case

Construction at 12th & Florida NE. #Latergram #TrinidadDC

Eater has more details on what we might see from V Street [LINK PLAYS MUSIC] when they open in the Apollo building at 600 H Street NE.

DCist takes a look at Stay Classy, the Will Ferrell themed bar popping up at Mythology (816 H Street NE) through July.

Monday, May 22, 2017

Add Your Garden to the Trinidad Garden Tour

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It's time once again for the annual Trinidad Garden Tour. This year's tour will be held Sunday, June 11th. The tour is a volunteer-run free public event that welcomes folks of all ages. As in years past,  a meet and greet precedes the tour. The full tour generally fills the afternoon, but you can feel free to come and go as your schedule permits. The tour kicks off with a social starting at 12 pm at 1130 Montello Avenue NE. Just FYI, I have it on good authority that we might see something special on the tour this year.

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Shooting in the 1400 Block of H Street NE

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There was a shooting early Sunday morning in the 1400 block of H Street NE. I don't have any further information on it yet, but here's the crime alert:

Shooting at 0326 hrs in the 1400 block of H Street, NE. No Lookout.
DO NOT TAKE ACTION CALL 911 W/ EVENT #I20170292065
Sent to 1st District (PSA 101-108) Alert DC
Sent by MPD Cad #9680

Friday, May 19, 2017

Local Briefing: Neighborhood Clean-Up in Trinidad, Friday Lunch at DC Harvest & DPW Hot Days

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Coffee & Community Clean-Up in Trinidad Saturday

Members of the Trinidad Neighborhood Association will hold a Coffee & Community Clean-Up Saturday 9:30 am–12 pm. The group will provide coffee to drink, and trash bags for the clean-up. Please bring your own gloves and coffee mug. Meet at Trinidad Recreation Center (1300 Childress Street NE).

Free Pet Vaccination Clinic Saturday

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Bring your dog (on a leash), or your cat (in a carrier) over to Charles Young School (now Two Rivers) at 26th & H St. NE this Saturday from 9 am–11:30 am for free vaccinations courtesy of the Department of Health.