Stuff You Might Have Missed: Nov. 29
Tuesday: ANC 2B Meeting on Hank’s Oyster Bar
Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) 2B is holding a special meeting on Hank’s Oyster Bar tomorrow night, Tuesday, Nov. 30. Location is the Hotel Dupont (Dupont Circle and New Hampshire Avenue NW) at 7 pm. The meeting will deal with the ANC’s recent letter of protest sent to the city’s Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Board on Hank’s recently terminated V.A., it’s request to expand next door and it’s outdoor dining hours.
After the letter was sent, ANC 2B reached an agreement with Hank’s on the patio hours, with the current hours to be maintained and, apparently, written into the restaurant’s liquor license. See Tom Hay’s story from Wednesday: ANC 2B and Hank’s Reach Agreement on Patio Hours.
New: Get Borderstan Posts in a Daily Email
You can now receive an email each evening with the day’s posts on Borderstan. Go to the landing page and look for Subscribe underneath the Follow Borderstan header at the top of the right navigation bar. Next, click on Subscribe to the feed via email and enter your email address. You will receive an email in your In Box asking you to verify your email address. Your daily email will include the link and text of each post for that day.
HIV Planning Group Looking for Members
The D.C. HIV Prevention Community Planning Group (HPCPG), is looking for new members — Thursday, Dec. 2, is the deadline for applications. The HPCPG is an all-volunteer group that works with the D.C. government each year to create a prevention plan to stop the spread of HIV in the District. Download the fact sheet and application.
MPD Seeks Cyclist Who Hit Elderly Couple
Dcist reported that “MPD is looking for a bicyclist that hit an elderly couple in an alley off of the 600 block of Massachusetts Ave. NW, near the Washington Convention Center Friday morning.” According to the MPD news release, the male pedestrian was admitted to the hospital in critical condition.
Yes, Borderstan, Christmas Trees Are For Sale
You have several options for purchasing a Christmas Tree in the neighborhood: Garden District at 14th and S Streets NW, OLD CITY Green at 9th and N Streets NW and Whole Foods on the 1400 block of P St. NW.
Another option is the Ross School PTA‘s annual Christmas Tree sale, which begins this weekend. During the first three weekends of December — 4/5, 11/12 and 18/19 — you can purchase a tree on the playground at Ross School, 1730 R St. NW; hours will be 9 am to 5 pm and they will deliver your tree. In addition, trees will be available for sale at Café Saint-Ex (14th and T St. NW), during the first three weeks of December, weekdays included. Please inquire inside the Café for more details. You can pre-order your tree online now and 50% of your purchase is tax-deductible.
Dec. 6: MidCity Business Association Annual Holiday Party & Silent Auction
The MidCity Business Association‘s annual holiday party and silent auction is Monday, Dec. 6, from 6 to 9 pm at Local 16, 1602 U St. NW. It’s a great way to meet local business owners from the 14th and U Street corridor as well as community leaders. Suggested donation is $20 with proceeds benefiting MCBA’s programs, which include Third Thursday shopping events, the annual Dog Days Sidewalk Sale. The silent auction includes meals, gifts and services from a range of MidCity Businesses including Black Cat, Miss Pixies, Junction, Policy, Nellies, Home Rule and more.
U Street Girl: BBQ & Beer Coming to Vermont & V NW
U Street Girl reported last week that a barbecue and beer place is coming to Vermont Avenue and V Street NW. She’s got details, including an opening date.