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This Weekend WalkingTown DC and BikingTown DC Offering Tours All Over the City

This story about this weekend's WalkingTown DC and BikingTown DC events comes to us from Pat Wheeler of the Cultural Tourism DC Board:

Cultural Tourism DC celebrates the history and heritage of Washington, DC with the Fall Edition of WalkingTown DC and BikingTown DC on Saturday and Sunday, September 25 and 26. This two-day event of DC features guided tours in all eight wards of the city. Healthy for both body and mind, this weekend of more than 100 free walking and biking tours allows visitors and residents to explore both new and familiar places throughout the city. From the well-known to the unfamiliar, tour topics explore all things DC, including neighborhood history, art, community heritage, environmental initiatives, and much more. 


Mount Pleasant Resident David Julie Talks About the Election and How it Affects the Area

Check out the video above to see what Mount Pleasant resident David Julie had to say about why this election matters and the issues that face the Mount Pleasant/Columbia Heights community as well as DC as a whole.

Thank You Note from the Howard Theatre Restoration, Inc.

This note came in from Sandra Butler-Truesdale of the Emma Mae Gallery at the Reeves Center of the History of Rhythm & Blues:


The Howard Theatre Restoration, Inc. Board of Directors and  the Howard Theatre Restoration Community Committee would like to thank everyone who made the celebration and the ground breaking a success. Thanks to Rodney Ellis, Interim Chair, for his leadership and Chip Ellis for his vision and Jim Graham for believing and making sure that the council supported the project.  The Community Committee Members, The Board of Directors, Board of Trustees and the Partners who have worked very hard through the years to assure that the history of the Howard Theatre will not be lost..


Check out the Petworth Community Market on Friday, September 24

The Petworth Community Market will be held tomorrow, Friday, September 24, and it operates every Friday.

From 3 p.m.-7 p.m. in the middle of Georgia Avenue, 9th Street, Taylor and Upshur, the Petworth market has a variety of stands, including: