The Week Ahead…Eastern Market Committee Votes Tuesday on Continuing 7th Street Closure

View of the 300 block of 7th Street, SE, circa 9:00am, Sunday, September 17, 2017. Eastern Market Community Advisory Committee (EMCAC) votes on Tuesday night on a conditional recommendation to keep the street between PA Avenue and North Carolina Avenue closed to vehicular traffic on weekends.

The Week Ahead… Eastern Market Committee Votes Tuesday on Continuing 7th Street Closure

By Larry Janezich

Monday, September 18

  1. ANC-6D Special Community Meeting at 7:00pm, Arena Stage, to hear presentation by representatives of The Wharf regarding their Second Phase. Question and answer period will follow.  ANC6D will vote on this matter on October 16, 2017.  Zoning Commission hearings:  November 2, 6, & 9.
  2. ANC 6A Transportation and Public Space Committee meeting usually held on this day has been cancelled. The next meeting is scheduled for Monday, October 16, 2017 at 7:00 pm at Capitol Hill Towers, 900 G Street NE.

Tuesday, September 19

  1. ANC6A Alcoholic Beverage Licensing Committee will meet at 7:00pm in the Sherwood Recreation center, 10th and G Streets, NE.


Discussion of request for change of sidewalk café hours by Nomad Hookah Bar, 1200 H Street, NE.

  1. Eastern Market Community Advisory Committee meets at 7:00pm in the North Hall, Eastern Market.

Draft Agenda:

Report from the Nominations Committee: Chuck Burger

Election of Officers

Final Consideration of report to DGS on the status of 7th Street

Status of appraisal and leases

Consideration of final appraisal report and next steps

Parking fees for the closure of 7th street and MOU between DGS and DDOT

Market Manager’s Report

For background, see here:

  1. Capitol Hill Restoration Society Board of Directors meets at 6:30pm, Capitol Hill Townhomes, 750 6th Street, SE.

Wednesday, September 20

  1. ANC6A Economic Development & Zoning Committee meets at 7:00pm, Sherwood Recreation Center, 10th and G Streets, NE.


629-635 11th Street, NE):  Applicant seeks an area variance from minimum alley width and minimum lot area requirements to subdivide the existing tax lot into two record lots and construct two one-family dwellings in the RF-1 Zone.

226 12th Place, NE:  Applicant seeks support for HPO approval of plan to convert an existing two-story, two-unit row house to a single-family residence and do a 10-foot extension at the rear of the house.

1015 D Street, NE:  Informational presentation on the plans for redevelopment of the chapel located at 1015 D Street, NE.

  1. Scouting Night at 6:30pm in Providence Park, 400 block of 2nd Street, SE. (Inclement weather:  Peter’s Church Hall, basement)

Pack/Troop 380’s “Join Scouting Night” (JSN) for families interested in Scouting. Leaders and parents will be on hand to answer questions and assist families with completing applications. Representatives from the Scout Store will be selling uniforms as well. In addition, Boy Scouts from Troop 380 will be demonstrating skills such as fire building and knot tying.

Cub Scouts is open to boys age 5 to 10, or grades K through 5. Boy Scouts is open to boys age 11 to 17. Pack 380 is chartered by St. Peter Catholic Church located at 313 2nd Street, SE.  Pack/Troop 380’s Scouts come from a variety of backgrounds and schools including St. Peter’s, Maury, Brent, Two Rivers, SWS, and home school.  Scouts typically participate in one den meeting and one pack meeting a month. Pack 380 is focused on preparing boys for Boy Scouts through outdoor activities such as camping, hiking, and service projects.   Contact: Chris McIntire, Pack 380 Cubmaster at

  1. CHRS Preservation Café meets at 6:30pm at the Northeast Library, 330 7th Street, NE, to hear a presentation by Paul K. Williams, President of the Historic Congressional Cemetery, entitled, “An Underground ‘Tour’ of Congressional Cemetery”. Still an active cemetery with plots for sale, this illustrated presentation will cover the cemetery’s fascinating history, and entertaining tales of goats, activities, unique fundraising, and some of the more unusual people buried in what the Washington Post describes as “America’s Hippest Cemetery.

Thursday, September 21

  1. PSA 108 meets at 7:00pm, Liberty Baptist Church, 527 Kentucky Avenue, SE.

Saturday, September 23

  1. Barracks Row Fall Festival

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