26 Apr 2023


Hill Buzz

Let me start this week’s Buzz by issuing a huge and hearty congratulations to our local Petal Porch winner, Lauren Stockwell, whose masterpiece, “Somewhere Over the Cranebow” came back for a second year, in an even bigger, more lovely form. Big congratulations, Lauren! What a stunning entry! (Go to her Instagram so you can see videos of it!)

The House of 1000 Cranes by Lauren Stockwell, via Instagram. This was last year’s entry, and also a stunner You can click through to Lauren’s Instagram and see more photos and videos of Somewhere Over the Cranebow.

A week from today, on May 3, join the Ward 6 Public School Parents’ Organization (W6PSPO) and a host of friends and local celebrities for one of the cutest events of the year: Bike and Roll to School Day at Lincoln Park! Get your day off to a fun start with hugs from Wendy the Water Drop and music by the incomparable Eastern High School Marching Band. The Payne and Miner Elementary cheerleaders will also be there, as well as Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen and Mayor Muriel Bowser. The fun goes from 7:30 to 8:15 a.m. For more information and a full list of activities and friends, click here.

Councilmember Charles Allen sent a Ward update on April 21. Read it here.

And by the way, don’t forget to enroll your kids! Do it here! Now!

The DC Public Charter School Board has new digs, at 100 M Street SE. Looks like they will be in a less cramped situation than their now former headquarters, and they can have Pink Taco for lunch every day if they want. Washington Business Journal

Neighbor and artist Elizabeth Eby has passed away. Capitol Hill Corner

The Miami Herald is very excited about H Street Afrofuturism spot Bronze. Sorry, did you say Jollof rice?!

Foxtrot is coming to Navy Yard and neighbors are excited. Here’s a photo from PoPville.

If you’ve been wondering why there have been some protests and fawning GOP fanboys milling about extra hard around the 200-300 blocks of Pennsylvania Avenue SE this past week, it was because Florida governor Ron DeSantis was visiting the Heritage Foundation. KGET

The first-ever Latino Restaurant Week is under way in the District, and H Street’s Fresca Taquería is one of the participants. DC News Now. For a whole list of participating restaurants, click here.

Via NextDoor, MPD shares an arrest in the 700 block of H Street NE. A 16-year old was arrested and charged with robbery. More details below.

The Daily Rider on H Street has had burglarizing problem. The latest break-in was this past Monday.

In case you missed it, the turf at Lincoln Park is getting resodded and areas will be closed April 17 through June 30. National Park Service (h/t Amber Gove)

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