Notes from the March ANC 4C meeting

Notes from the March ANC 4C meeting

Advisory Neighborhood Commission 4C had its regular monthly meeting on March 13th. Here are the notes, covering a report by MPD Captain Sean Conboy on the detaining of youth at the Petworth Metro, some updates from the mayor’s office and more. It was a shorter than normal meeting.

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Update on city services for Kennedy & 5th Street

Update on city services for Kennedy & 5th Street

Jasmin Benab, the ever-present, hard-working member of the Deputy Mayor for Public Safety team, sent an email out this afternoon on behalf of Kevin Donahue, the deputy mayor, regarding recent updates on city services and next steps for 5th and Kennedy Street.

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Kennedy & 5th Street: “the most dangerous intersection in the Fourth District"

Kennedy & 5th Street: “the most dangerous intersection in the Fourth District"

On Friday, February 15th, surrounded by bright colorful posters and toddler-sized school chairs, a very large crowd of residents and government officials gathered at Blandi's Child Learning Center to talk about the recent shooting at 5th and Kennedy Streets, along with other crime issues in the area.

The take-away? According to MPD Chief Peter Newsham, the intersection of 5th and Kennedy is the most dangerous intersection in their Fourth District.

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CANCELED: Draft agenda for ANC 4D's February meeting

Advisory Neighborhood Commission 4D's February meeting will be on Wednesday, February 20, 2019, beginning at 6:30 pm at the Washington Latin Public Charter School (5200 2nd St NW). The draft agenda is below:

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Lighthouse Yoga to open on Kennedy Street in March

Lighthouse Yoga to open on Kennedy Street in March

There’s light at the end of the tunnel for Lighthouse Yoga. A lot of light, in fact. The beloved neighborhood yoga studio, which lost its lease at 4203 9th street last summer, has found a large, bright second story space at 502 Kennedy Street. It plans to re-open in March.

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Bikes, condos and new commissioners: Meeting notes form ANC 4C's January meeting

Bikes, condos and new commissioners: Meeting notes form ANC 4C's January meeting

With a majority of women on the commission for the first time, Advisory Neighborhood Commission 4C met on January 9th to discuss bikeshare, development and more.

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GoFundMe set up to help local resident shot on Kennedy Street

GoFundMe set up to help local resident shot on Kennedy Street

Local resident Alex Morse, who works downtown at Voice of America, was shot on Tuesday as he was leaving a restaurant near 1st and Kennedy just after noon on New Year’s Day. His friends have set up a GoFundMe to help cover costs.

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Retirements, zoning and emails… notes from ANC 4C’s December meeting

Retirements, zoning and emails… notes from ANC 4C’s December meeting

Advisory Neighborhood Commission 4C held its last meeting of the year on Wednesday, December 12th. A fair number of current commissioners will be leaving the ANC, as the new term starts in January, including long-term 4C08 Commissioner Timothy Jones, who served for 22 years. And yes, there was some drama at the meeting. It is 4C, afterall.

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Draft agenda for ANC 4D December 18th meeting

Draft agenda for ANC 4D December 18th meeting

The Advisory Neighborhood Commission 4D meets on December 18th at 6:30pm at the Washington Latin Public Charter School in the Multipurpose Room. This will be the last meeting for a number of current commissioners, including Chair Lisa Colbert and Secretary Amy Hemingway.

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Moreland's Tavern Holiday "Cocktails and Crafts" party on Dec 10th

Moreland's Tavern Holiday "Cocktails and Crafts" party on Dec 10th

Moreland’s Tavern is holding a cocktail and craft event on Monday, December 10th from 5-9pm with drink specials and amazing arts and crafts from talented local artists.

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Kennedy Street revitalization meeting on Thursday, 11/29

Kennedy Street revitalization meeting on Thursday, 11/29

DDOT is hosting an Open House on Thursday, November 29 to review the design for the Revitalization of Kennedy Street Phase II Project.

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Small Business Saturday offers Petworth some great local deals on Nov 24th

Small Business Saturday offers Petworth some great local deals on Nov 24th

The Saturday after Thanksgiving is known as “small business Saturday,” and is an opportunity for residents to shop at their local retail businesses. (Hey, Obama came to Upshur Street Books in 2015 for small biz Saturday!)

This year I think we’re good if the current president stays put on his golf course, but YOU can head out and shop along Upshur Street and the Kennedy Street corridor. Here’s deets:

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