The Week Ahead…. “Radish so red…”

Eastern Market Farmer’s Line, Saturday, October 5, circa 11:00am. Produce from H3O Farm, Orange, Virginia.  In some accounts, the radish symbolizes immortality.    Here’s a link to a NYT recipe for a radish and butter sandwich:



The Week Ahead…

By Larry Janezich

Monday, October 7

Capitol Hill Restoration Society Historic Preservation Committee meets at 6:30pm, Kirby House, 420 10th Street, SE. 

Agenda not available at press time.

Tuesday, October 8

**The Full ANC 6B meeting has been rescheduled for October 15, 2019 at 7:00 PM at the Hill Center (921 Pennsylvania Ave SE).**

Be a Volunteer with Good Neighbors Capitol Hill Refugee Resettlement. Tutor and mentor volunteer orientation meeting, 7:00 – 8:30pm at St. Mark’s Church, 301 A Street SE in the Elder’s Room on the lower level.

You can participate in a way that works best for you, whether weekly with tutoring or mentoring or less frequently with apartment set ups or special events or helping with communications. Visit our website: http://www.goodneighborscapitolhill

Thursday, October 10

(New date) Advisory Neighborhood Commission 6C meets at 7:00pm, Heritage Foundation, 214 Massachusetts Avenue, NE.

Among items on the draft agenda:


D.C. Health Benefit Exchange Authority—Emilia Cortes Gomez

D.C. Office of the Inspector General—Jaime Yarussi

U.S. Census Recruiting—Patricia Nelson

201 D Street, NE, The State Room, license renewal, Class C tavern.

1222 First Street ,NE, CitizenM Hotel, new construction application.

601 New Jersey Avenue, NW, Brewpub, Sidewalk café, application pending.

Union Station, west loading dock security—New signage to improve safety.

215 G Street, NE, Capitol Hill Montessori School, School bus staging discussion, continued.

629-631 Florida Ave NE, New construction application, stoops and utilities.

Louisiana Avenue, NE, Protected bike lane, Columbus Circle to Constitution Avenue.

19 4th Street, NE, Two-year extension sought by Hillsdale College.

Discussion: Zoning regulation amendments, short-term rentals, Petition from DC Council.

NoMa Parks Foundation update.

K, L, M Street NE underpass encampments.

Thursday, October 10

ANC6A meets at 7:00pm, Miner Elementary School, 601 Fifteenth Street, NE.

Among items on the draft agenda:


Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) – 1D Representative and 5D Representative

DDOT Ward 6 Liaison –  Andrew DeFrank

Letter to the DC Lottery indicating the community’s preference that establishments that offer sports wagering not require significant cash on hand.

1370 H Street, NE, Consideration of committee recommendation that ANC 6A take no action regarding the CT license application of the Gold Room Bar Lounge.

Proposed potential micromobility corral locations: the 1400 block of H Street, NE; at the intersection of H Street, Maryland Avenue; and 15th Street in the existing no-parking striped zone; 10th and H Streets, NE (on 10th Street north or south of H Street); and 8th and H Streets NE (on 8th Street north or south of H) in the no parking zones near the intersections.

802 10th Street, NE, Zoning Adjustment application for special exceptions to allow construction of a new three-story flat with a cellar level, roof deck and a rooftop access penthouse at on the condition the applicant provide a shadow study and making best efforts to get letters of support from the Ninth Street, NE neighbors.

803 Maryland Avenue, NE, Historic Preservation application to permit addition of a brick second story with studio and roof deck to a one-story brick garage,

1363/1365 A Street, NE, Historic Preservation Application to construct two new two-story garages.

Book Talk:  A Well-Read Woman: A Discussion with Kate Stewart, 7:30pm, Northeast Library.

Third generation librarian Kate Stewart will speak on her book A Well-Read Woman: The Life, Loves, and Legacy of Ruth Rappaport, which follows the life of a legendary Capitol Hill resident from Nazi Germany to Seattle, Israel and Vietnam, and the Library of Congress. Copies of the book will be available for sale and signing. Prior to the discussion with Stewart, stop by for a brief introduction to the library’s Memory Lab at 7 p.m.

Friday, October 11

Capitol Hill Arts League Results/Reception for GO DARK members juried exhibit.  Reception with Artists Friday, October 11, 5:00-7:00 PM Free and open to the public.

Phil Davis, juror, has selected the following artists to show in Go DARK:

Gregg Adams, Kim Bursic, Judith Capen, Karen Cohen, Marilyn Christiano, Deb Furey, Tara Hamilton, Jim Huttinger, Vince Iannacchione, Fatuma M. Iman, Joann Laboy, Eileen Leahy, Wan Lee, Robert Lipartito, Mike McSorely, Dave Mann, Jane Mann, Charles Martin, Rindy O’Brien, Mai Pham, Ann Pickett, Erika Rubel, Judith Searles and Karen Zens.

Saturday, October 12

Friends of the Southeast Library Book Sale, 10 am—3 pm.  History, biography, mystery, fantasy, literature, photography, cookbooks — many brand  new. Plus, most books are only $1. Proceeds from sales help fund library programs for children.

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