by Tim Regan October 14, 2016 at 12:00 pm 0

The organizers behind the annual Little Goblins Parade in Logan Circle are again on the hunt for some volunteer “goblin wranglers.”

Little Goblins event flyerThis year’s march will begin at Logan Circle on Saturday, Oct. 29, at 12:45 p.m. This is the sixth year that costumed little ones have paraded through the neighborhood.

“Neighborhood little goblins, spooky and sweet, will take over the streets Saturday, October 29, and we could use a few pairs of hands to assist with passing out treats, street safety (MPD will also be on hand), and post-parade festivities,” said Joelle Myers, a co-founder of the parade.

The parade needs about 20 volunteers to hand out candy and help keep things in order.

Princesses, superheroes and even a little Kim Jong Un descended on Logan Circle in search of candy during last year’s event.

Locals who want to help out can contact Myers by email.

by Borderstan.com April 15, 2013 at 2:00 pm 2 Comments

"Street"

Tuesday Emancicpation Day Celebration. (Luis Gomez Photos)

DC’s Emancipation Day Parade and Festival is scheduled for Tuesday, April 16, and with the celebration comes street closures and changes to bus service stops.

The Metropolitan Police Department and the District Department of Transportation issued the following information regarding street closures.

Closed from 4 am until 11 pm, Tuesday, April 16: E Street NW from 14th to 13th streets, NW; Pennsylvania Avenue NW from 14th to 12th streets NW; and 13th Street NW from E Street to Pennsylvania Avenue NW.

Closed from 9 am until 2 pm, Tuesday, April 16: Constitution Avenue NW from 9th Street to Pennsylvania Avenue NW; 7th Street from Pennsylvania Avenue to Independence Avenue SW.

Closed from 10 am until 2 pm, Tuesday, April 16: Pennsylvania Avenue from 12th Street to 3rd Street NW; and all streets crossing Pennsylvania Avenue from 12th to 4th Street will be closed between E Street and Constitution Avenue NW.

City Services

It is an official holiday in DC, with schools and government offices closed. While regular parking regulations will not be enforced Tuesday, only rush hour restrictions, there will be no trash pick up on Monday. Rush hour parking restrictions will be enforced on Monday, April 16, from 7 to 9:30 am and from 4 to 6:30 pm. In addition, reversible lane operations will remain in effect during rush hours.

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