Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Temporary Closure Planned for Chillum Pl NE, May 24-26

  Starting tomorrow (May 24, 2012) Chillum Place, NE will be temporarily closed south of Riggs Road, NE. Weather and construction conditions permitting, DDOT will close Chillum Place, NE south of Riggs Road, NE between 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. to connect a new water pipe to the existing system.   The same stretch of Chillum Place will close again starting at 8:00 a.m. on Friday May 25, 2012 and will reopen by 5:00 p.m. on Saturday May 26, 2012 to complete roadway excavation and concrete base installation activities. During this closure, access to the businesses on the corner of Riggs Road and Chillum Place NE will be kept open from both streets.    Signs will be in place to guide travelers in the corridor around the temporary traffic pattern.  Drivers and pedestrians are urged to stay alert and use caution when traveling by the work zone.

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Learn to Garden at Ft. Totten Community Garden This Summer

  The Neighborhood Farm Initiative (NFI) has opened enrollment to their summer Adult Gardening Education Program.  This program is designed to help teach adults the basics of organic gardening, focusing on the ins and outs of growing your own vegetables.  More importantly it is taking place right in our own back yard at the NFI Garden behind the Ft. Totten Metro.  The class runs from May through early September, and is broken up into 11 weekly instructional "hands on" classes with experts.  You will also get
your own 12' x 12' community garden plot, seeds and transplants, access to the necessary garden infrastructure (i.e. drip irrigation system, trellises, stakes, tomato cages), and more. 
  The class cost $450, but when you consider all you need to do is show up and everything else is provided for you it seems like a great deal!  Details can be found here:

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Michigan Park Citizens Assn Meeting Tonight

Map of DC with Michigan Park
Highlighted in Red
  This is a reminder that the Michigan Park Citizens Association will be meeting tonight (tuesday, May 1st) at 7:15pm, at Bunker Hill Elementary (1401 Michigan Ave. NE Washington, DC 20017). Parking and entrance to rear of building.

- Treasurer's Report
- Elections of MPCA Officers
- Motion to create the position of the Financial Secretary
- Traffic Management
- DC Statehood -- Speaker, Josh Burch
- Spring Potluck and Park Maintenance

Neighborhood Boundaries:
The Michigan Park Citizens Association stretches, East to West, from Eastern Avenue to the Railroad and, North to South, from Buchanan Street to Otis Street.

North Michigan Park Civic Assn Meeting

This is just a reminder that the North Michigan Park Civic Association will be holding a meeting on Wednesday May 2, 2012 from 7 - 9 pm at the North Michigan Park Recreation Center.  Come out to discuss community concerns with local businesses, city agencies and our elected representatives

(This event repeats every month on the first Wednesday until Sunday July 1, 2012.)

Event: North Michigan Park Civic Assotiation Meeting
Location: North Michigan Park Recreation Center 1333 Emerson Street, NE, 20017

Street: 1333 Emerson Street, NE

City State Zip: Washingon, DC, 20017