Celebrate with Council member Cheh and Van Ness Main Street: If you’ll head over to Acacia Bistro on Monday, March 21st from 8:30 to 10 a.m., you’ll find Councilmember Cheh and members of the Van Ness Main Street board of directors celebrating the new Van Ness Main Street. You’ll also find them celebrating Acacia Bistro’s Great Streets grant. The community is invited to enjoy coffee and light refreshments to be provided by Bread Furst. Please RSVP here.
Murch renovation meeting: DCPS and DGS will hold their next community meeting on the renovation on Thursday, March 24th at 7 p.m.
in the Murch gym at Lafayette Elementary’s gym/cafeteria “bubble” (location changed due to a blood drive). They will present the latest plans and take questions and comments from the community. See more on the plans and the third try at a design here.
About those robberies at Bread Furst: Mark Furstenberg tells the Washington Post he thinks they’re linked – and the work of a former employee.
Ward 3 family homeless shelter could have been in Forest Hills: The former residence of the Ambassador of Poland at 3101 Albemarle Street was considered as the site of the Ward 3 family shelter before the District settled on a site on Wisconsin Avenue – across from the Embassy of Russia.
From the White House… to Forest Hills? When the Obamas move out of the White House next year, they’ll be moving into another house in DC. President Obama says they’ll be staying at least until their youngest daughter, Sasha, finishes high school. Realtor.com came up with a list of move-in ready homes for the First Family, but the Secret Service might have a few objections to the site’s Forest Hills pick. (Still, if daughter Malia reads The Onion and agrees UDC is the right college for her, her family would be nearby!)