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Look Both Ways and Walk to School on Wednesday — or Watch Out for the Kids!

October 7th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Capitol Hill

Schools from 15 schools on Capitol Hill will participate in International Walk-to-School Day, meeting at 7:30 a.m. at Lincoln Park. The event in the park will be the city’s largest gathering to kick off the walk. All those little feet will mean crosswalks may be a little slow to clear on Wednesday morning, but keep […]

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Tonight: Community Meeting for Lincoln Park Rehab Project

February 25th, 2013 · No Comments · Capitol Hill, DC, Eastern Market

Judging by the traffic on neighborhood listservs and Twitter, a lot of people are worked up about the U.S. National Parks Service’s decision to close the east side of Lincoln Park, including both playgrounds for three months starting on February 25th.  In response to a large email, letter and Facebook campaign that appears to have originated […]

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East Side of Lincoln Park Set to Close for 90 Days

February 15th, 2013 · No Comments · Capitol Hill

On February 25, 2013, the National Park Service will shut down a large portion of the eastern side of Lincoln Park for a large-scale repair/rehabilitation project.  The closure is scheduled to last 90 days (until May 27th).  This, of course, means that just as the weather will start to warm up, both playgrounds, the large grassy […]

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Million Puppet March

November 5th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Capitol Hill, DC

File this in the category of “things I never thought I’d see, much less see on Capitol Hill.”  Saturday morning hundreds of professional and amateur puppeteers gathered in Lincoln Park for the start of the “Million Puppet March.”  Originally organized as a protest against a certain presidential candidate’s stance on funding public television (and one […]

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Puppets March on Washington, and Lincoln Park

October 31st, 2012 · 1 Comment · Capitol Hill

When I hear about the millions the District spends on police presence at all of the marches and political rallies held in our dear city, I get a little crazy. That said, I’m fully behind the Million Puppet March that starts at 10 a.m. from Lincoln Park on Saturday. Actually, I’m really envious of the […]

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