The Week Ahead & Some Photos from Last Week (Bittergrace Boutique Is Coming to Barracks Row)

The fine print announces the coming to Barracks Row of Bittergrace Clothing Boutique at 526 8th Street, between Nooshi and Jeni’s Ice Cream.  Timing uncertain. Go here for more information:

The ground floor of the National Gallery’s West Building is open for visitors with timed entry tickets.  Here’s where your get them:  When you go, the entrance in on the ground level on the Constitution Avenue (north) side of the building.  The exhibitions are limited – a couple of rooms of paintings, the small sculpture gallery and the American furniture gallery.  But the café and the gift shop/bookstore on the concourse between the West and the (closed) East wing is open.

The Degas at the Opera Exhibit.

and the True to Nature Exhibit.

On the Concourse, the cafe and the bookstore are open.  The tables are spaced according to generous social distensing requirements.  The waterfall is dry.

In nearby Southeast, the reconstruction of the Arthur Capper Senior Residence Building at 900 5th Street, SE, nears completion.  On September 19th, 2018, a major fire destroyed the 162 unit building, displacing dozens of residents. There were no fatalities, and only minor injuries.

The Week Ahead …

by Larry Janezich

August 9, 2020

Tuesday, August 11

ANC6B holds a virtual Special Call Meeting to consider ANC 6B’s Grant Applications, 7:00pm. 

The agenda:

  • Capital Community Partners request for $15,000
  • Capitol Hill United Methodist Church request for $9,000
  • Eastern Market Main Street request for $5,000
  • Light House DC request for $15,000

For log in information to join the meeting, go here:

For more information, go here:


A Celebration of Women’s Suffrage continues through August 26th the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment.  For on-line exhibits and events, go here:

Southeast Safeway, 14th and D Streets, SE, reopens.  Details to follow



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