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Parking on the Connecticut Avenue Bridge Over Klingle Road Not Allowed

Parking on the Connecticut Avenue Bridge Over Klingle Road Not Allowed

Weekend after weekend, I have noticed car after car parked on the bridge between Cleveland and Woodley Parks.  What a phenomenon of cars all of a sudden parking all weekend long on that stretch of Connecticut Avenue between Macomb Street, NW and Devonshire Place, NW.  How did it come to never seeing a car parked there, to bumper to bumper parking all weekend long?

Childhelp’s Capitol CAREaoke Rocked the Reagan Building to Fight Child Abuse

On Tuesday night, the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center was rockin’, thanks to a host of journalists, politicians, and sports personalities. The room was busting with a who’s who crowd, and they were all there for one common [and very commendable] purpose: to raise money and awareness in support of Childhelp's fight against child abuse and neglect. The event—dubbed CAREaoke—is an annual affair that benefits the organization, and while award-winning journalist Rebecca Cooper (WJLA) was the evening’s hostess, she is also the event’s founder.

Amnesty International Activists to Demonstrate Thursday for the Release of an Indonesian Prisoner

This notice of protest comes to us from Amnesty International:

Amnesty International Activists to Demonstrate Thursday for the Release of an Indonesian Prisoner

This notice of protest comes to us from Amnesty International:

ACKC: Your Valentine's Day Sweet Spot

ACKC: Your Valentine's Day Sweet Spot

Ivana Vukolic has only been working at ACKC, Artfully Chocolate Kingsbury Confections, for 3 months, but she knows that, “It is always crazy for Valentine’s Day, especially the day before because they (men) always wait until the last minute,” she chuckled.

ACKC is the perfect spot to pick up some sweet treats for that special someone. You can pick out what truffles you would like, and which size box. They also have a special Valentine’s Day box pictured below. Vukolic’s favorite truffles are the Chipotle Cinnamon and the Lavender Pistachio.

Dog of The Day: Daisy

Dog of The Day: Daisy

Introducing Daisy, a female bull terrier mix, and today's Dupont Circle dog of the day.

 

Perseus Realty Getting Ready to Break Ground on Apartment Complex, YMCA at 14th and W

This story comes to us from Leslie Braunstein:

Perseus Realty, LLC (Perseus Realty) of Washington, D.C. and its joint venture partner Jefferson Apartment Group (JAG) of McLean, Virginia will begin construction shortly on a new mixed-use development at 14th and W Streets, N.W. in Washington, D.C. The approximately 300,000 square foot project will have 231 rental apartments, an all-new 44,000 square foot YMCA facility, and over 10,000 square feet of ground-level retail space.  With equity financing from Rockpoint Group, L.L.C. and a $53 million construction loan from Wells Fargo Bank, NA, the development team will begin demolition of the existing buildings in early December. The state-of-the-art YMCA and first apartments will deliver in summer of 2012, with the remaining apartments delivering by fall of 2012.