21 Apr 2017

Capitol Riverfront/ Near Southeast:

Heads-Up! Metro to Conduct Drill at Navy Yard Metro, 4/23

On Sunday April 23, starting at 8:30 a.m., the Metro Transit Police and District of Columbia emergency responders will carry out a full response drill. The drill will take place between Navy Yard and Anacostia stations. Although Navy Yard metro will remain open, the Half street entrance will be closed during the event, which is […]

03 Feb 2017

Capitol Riverfront/ Near Southeast:

Help Redesign the Virginia Avenue Park, Saturday 2/4

Remember when the Virginia Avenue Park wasn’t just a place to park heavy machinery, and when butter beans and tomatoes grew and dogs frolicked? We do. Check out posts here, here, and here from the past and the way-past regarding the tiny parcel of land south of 395/695 and bordered by 9th, 11th and L […]

21 Mar 2016

Capitol Hill:

TONIGHT: Happy Hour with Councilmember Charles Allen

Join Councilmember Allen on Monday for an “evening office hours” Happy Hour at Gordon Biersch in the Navy Yard, 6 – 8pm. Meet up with friends and neighbors for conversation and a beer. Let Councilmember Allen know what’s on your mind. I, for one, am looking forward to thanking him for his help with my […]

10 Feb 2016


New Raw Bar Coming to The Yards This Spring

Today seems to be full of restaurant news! Forest City has announced that a new raw bar will be opening in the Lumber Shed at the Yards as early as this spring. Hopefully the timeline stays on track and we’ll have a new restaurant option by the park just in time for warmer temperatures! Whaley’s […]

04 Dec 2015


Christmas at Canal Park: #ParcelMarketDC

The Navy Yard/Capitol Riverfront neighborhood is bringing back its outdoor holiday Parcel Market at Canal Park again this weekend with interactive art installations, a cozy food pavilion warmed by fire pits, live & local music performances, and a festival tent showcasing a curated list of talented local designers, artists, chefs, and food artisans. And, of course, the 10,000 square-foot […]

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