Help name the New North Middle School in Ward 4

Help name the New North Middle School in Ward 4

A new middle school is set to open on the campus of Coolidge High School in Takoma Park, and DC Government wants your help naming it.

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The up and down journey of the Takoma dog park

The up and down journey of the Takoma dog park

Going through community meetings, strong community support and strong community angst, the Takoma area thought they were about to get a dog park. After working closely with ANCs, DC agencies and DPR, the long-term effort was about to pay off. And then it was unexpectedly denied. Then a week later, maybe some hope for the future.

This is the first article by new contributing writer Anne Thiel.

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4th Street Block Party in Takoma

June is busy! Takoma is having a "4th Street Block Party" on Saturday, June 13th from 5-7pm.

From an email on the listservs from Laura Barclay, the Executive Director of the Old Takoma Business Association:

"There will be food trucks, live music and activities for the kids at this inaugural all Takoma block party! Federal City Brothers Food Truck, straight out of Union Kitchen, will be making its first visit to Takoma along with Takoma favorite, DC Ballers (they're one of Drew's favorites, too). Additional trucks will be announced. Free popsicles for the kids! Music as well.

4th Street Block Party
Saturday, June 13th, 5-7pm

Location: 4th St NW between Cedar and Butternut Sts, NW (Google Map)
One block from the Takoma metro

Presented by the Old Takoma Business Association, Your Main Street Takoma, Takoma Station Tavern and Rock Creek Property Group.

More info on their event website.

Drew Schneider

Local DC blogger in Petworth, Washington DC.



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