The Week Ahead…. (Fusion Grill to Reopen Soon above Medium Rare)

The Week Ahead….

Fusion to re-open as a Carry Out – same address – above Medium Rare (see photo caption)

by Larry Janezich

The Friends of Southeast Library held their annual Christmas dinner at Lavagna Restaurant on Barracks Row Sunday night.  Stephen Cheung who runs Lavagna, announced tonight that Fusion Grill will re-open above Medium Rare (515 8th Street, SE) soon and focus entirely on Asian take-out.

The Friends of Southeast Library held their annual Christmas dinner at Lavagna Restaurant on Barracks Row Sunday night.  Stephen Cheung who runs Lavagna, announced that Fusion Grill will re-open above Medium Rare (515 8th Street, SE) soon and focus entirely on Asian take-out.

Monday, December 16

ANC 6B meets at 7:00pm in Hill Center for its regular December meeting (originally scheduled for last Tuesday)

Among items on the agenda:

Letter to DDOT on alley behind 500 Block of 8th Street, SE

Liquor license renewals for:

Cava Restaurant and Pennsylvania Avenue Market

Discussion of Barney Circle/SE Boulevard alternatives

Sidewalk repair list

Revisions to Public Safety Report

Updated vacant & blighted properties list

Retention of Hine Site for Temporary Use by Frager’s Garden Store

Monday, December 16

ANC 6A Transportation & Public Space Committee Meets at 7:00pm in Sherwood Recreation Center

Among items on the agenda:

DDOT officials to update community and committee, and answer questions, regarding pending transportation projects that directly impact ANC 6A, including the C Street redesign, the 17th/19th Streets redesign, the Maryland Avenue redesign and the G & I Streets bicycle lanes/cycle track

Monday, December 16

ANC6B05 Single Member District meeting from 6:30pm until 8:00pm at the Corner Store.

Agenda:

6:30 – 7:00pm – PEPCO reps on recent outages and grid reliability improvements

7:00 – 7:30pm – Update on neighborhood projects Hine, Metro Plaza, SE Boulevard, Public Safety, 2014 priorities

7:30 – 8:00pm – Q & A

Tuesday, December 17

ANC6A Alcohol Beverage Licensing Committee meets at 7:00pm at Maury Elementary School (1250 Constitution Ave. NE) – note different location

Among items on the agenda:

Update on status of XII and Ben’s Chili Bowl protest hearings.

Discussion of new license application for Sin Bin Sports Bar & Restaurant at 1336 H Street NE

Community discussion regarding public space patio and rooftop deck hours in ANC 6A.

The majority of this meeting will be devoted to discussing the ANC’s stance on closing hours for public space patios and rooftop decks of restaurants and bars in ANC 6A.  The ANC currently asks establishments to agree to close their public space patios and rooftop decks at 11pm on weeknights and 12am on weekends.  There have been many requests for the ANC to revisit this policy, so the ABL Committee will take it up at this meeting with the goal of making a recommendation to the ANC.

Wednesday, December 18

ANC6B Executive Committee meets at 6:30pm in Hill Center to set the agenda for the January meeting of ANC6B.

Wednesday, December 18

ANC6B Outreach and Community Services Task Force meets at 7:00pm in Hill Center

Wednesday, December 18

ANC6A Economic Development & Zoning Committee meets at 7:00pm, in Sherwood Recreation Center, 640 10th Street, NE

Among items on the agenda:

Trent Smith of Insight Property Group will give a brief presentation on the current status of the Murry’s Redevelopment project (616 H Street, N.E.)

Developer will give an informational presentation and solicit Committee feedback regarding planned redevelopment of existing church for residential use at 819 D Street, NE

Variance to permit construction of a new 8 unit apartment house at 1717 E Street, NE

Variance to permit construction of a new sports bar at 1362 H Street, NE

Saturday, Dec 21

The Official Fridge Holiday Arty Party, 7pm-12midnight (Open to the public)

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