- On Feb. 2, ANC 6B held a special meeting on development plans for Hine Jr. High School (335 8th St. SE). In short, the project has been scaled back a bit and will include more residential units than the original plan. You can read about the meeting and the project at The Hill is Home and the Eastern Market Metro Community Association (EMMCA) blog. One big outstanding question – what to do with the flea market during demolition and construction.
- This coming Tues., Feb. 8, ANC 6B will hold its monthly full commission meeting at 7:00 pm at the Church of Jesus Christ of LDS (522 7th St. SE – the old Safeway building). Here is the agenda. In addition to the two planning & zoning cases in our neighborhood, the commission will also consider voluntary agreements for two new restaurants – Nooshi and Moby Dick Grill – on Barracks Row. If the agreements are approved, ANC 6B will drop its protest of liquor license requests for both establishments. The commission will also consider my proposal to introduce a consent agenda, which I’ll write about next week.
- Since the weather is supposed to be nice (mid-forties), I plan on walking the neighborhood this Sunday afternoon around 3 pm. If you happen to see me, feel free to share any issues or concerns.
- Finally, we have A LOT of football fans in the neighborhood. And while the clear majority are Redskins fans (as it should be), we do have a fair number Packers and Steelers fans who have a lot at stake on Sunday. Here is my prediction for Super Bowl XLV: Steelers 21, Packers 17. Not a surprising prediction from a die-hard Chicago Bears fan. Feel free to share your predictions in the comments below.
Have a great weekend!