New Amtrak Line From Richmond To DC + Moped Death Fees: Top DC News

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Have a good Tuesday guys from DC! Let’s catch up with you all to start with an informed note today.


First the weather today:

Partly cloudy all day. High: 81 Low: 56.


Here are the top stories in the district today:

  1. Newly Renovated Franklin Park Shines Over The Weekend “DowntownDC BID Announces Rock the Park DC!” (PoPville)
  2. 2 DC officers charged with fatal moped accident; 1 facing charges of second degree murder (Washington DC Patch)
  3. MPD Accepts Softly Worn Shoes of All Sizes While Driving Shoes (Washington DC Patch)
  4. Police are looking for suspect who shot a man in Southeast DC (WTOP)
  5. FBI Reports Record Rise in Murders in 2020 (The Washington Post)
  6. New Rail Link Brings Richmond to Washington DC Commuting – (CBS19 News)
  7. Early morning Amtrak train service departs Richmond for DC – (Washington DC patch)
  8. LGBTQ Non-Profit Fundraising to Keep DC Shelter Beds Open (Washington DC Patch)
  9. Mayor Bowser celebrates the opening of Chase Bank at Skyland Town Center | (Mayor’s Executive Office)
  10. Mayor Bowser extends deadline for ticket amnesty program to December 31, 2021 | (Mayor’s Executive Office)
  11. 11 virtual and IRL activities this week in DC (DCist)
  12. Best Yoga Studios in Washington DC: There’s a Class for Everyone (The DC Post)
  13. 5 Best Preschools in Washington, DC (Kev’s Best)
  14. “Growth cannot be taken for granted”: developers worry about the economic future of DC (Bisnow)
  15. DC United Expand Ownership Group, led by multiplatinum musician and record executive Yo Gotti (DC United)
  16. Metro Hosts Virtual Recruitment Event Monday, Tuesday (NBC4 Washington)
  17. Would-be presidential bomber John Hinckley wins unconditional release (NPR)
  18. The pandemic is hitting cities hard. And then there’s Washington, DC (Wall Street Journal)
  19. Renting has overtaken home ownership in many suburbs of DC (DCist)
  20. Pink Taco, Iconic Mexican Restaurant Brand “Keep-it-Real” Announces New Location in Washington, DC (PRNewswire)

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Today in Washington DC:

  • National Baby Safety Month (9:00 a.m.)
  • Martin House by Frank Lloyd Wright – Smithsonian Online (12:00 PM)
  • Fire and Ice: Volcanoes of the Solar System (12:00 p.m.)
  • Cultivating Learning: Community Building Through Art (4:00 p.m.)
  • Title 1 Family Reunion – Roosevelt High School (5:00 p.m.)
  • Roosevelt Girls Volleyball vs Phelps High School (5:00 p.m.)
  • DC Sketch Comedy Happy Hour (5:00 p.m.)
  • Plat du Jour: French classics for today’s home cook (6:30 p.m.)
  • ROBERT CRAY BAND in concert (7:30 p.m.)

Washington DC Patch Notebook

  • Visit Washington DC: “From vibrant foliage and waterfront views to family-friendly festivals and fabulous shopping, there is tons to see and do in the district this fall. (Facebook)
  • DC Public Library: “To celebrate the newly modernized Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, the MLK Library Friends commissioned a special choreographed performance by Alexandra Hutchinson, a native DC Indian, and her ballet partner Derek Brockington, both from …” (Facebook).
  • Visit Washington DC: “The new exhibition ‘Life of a Neuron’ in the Artechouse, Weekly Farmers Market in The Park in CityCenterDC, CiNoMatic: Outdoor Movies Under the Stars, Hispanic Heritage Month programming by Smithsonian and more! ⭐️ #MyDCcool #ExperienceDC “(Facebook)
  • Visit Washington DC: “Discover restaurants that reflect DC’s Latin American heritage through their stories, attitudes, and flavors. 😍 #MyDCcool #ExperienceDC “(Facebook)
  • DC Cable, Movie, Music and Entertainment Office: “Meet us on September 28th for @Mayor_Bowser presents the 36th Annual Mayor Art Awards! The ceremony recognizes and honors the district’s creatives in the fields of fashion / beauty, nightlife, business, the performing arts and more. It will be a night of u … “(Facebook)
  • District Office for Transport: “Join Capital Bikeshare’s Community Affiliate Program for a #LIVE webinar on Thursday, September 30th at 12:00 noon for anyone interested in learning more about the program, pedal push incentives, and signing up. Plus, listen from the current community … “(Facebook)
  • Energy & Environment Department: “The weather is great for going outside to the Anacostia River Aquatic Resources Education Center. Be sure to stop by and take a look at our new display by the side of the road, which is in cooperation with the inter-agency flood risk management of Silver Jackets t … “(Facebook)
  • DC office for cable TV, movie, music and entertainment: “Meet us on September 28th for @Mayor_Bowser presents the 36th Annual Mayor Art Awards! The ceremony recognizes and honors the district’s creatives in the fields of fashion / beauty, nightlife, business, performing arts and more. It will be a night of the u … “(Facebook)
  • DC Public Works Department: “DPW is still working hard to keep the district clean and at the same time to stay safe in this unprecedented time! 🚲 We’re clearing bike lanes, 🚶‍♀️ Pedestrian paths and everything in between! 📲 Mark us when you see an area that is needed … “(Facebook)
  • District Office for Transport: “🚨 DDOT Traffic Advisories the week of September 27th 🚨 🔗 https://ddot.dc.gov/release/traffic-advisories-week-september-27-2021” (Facebook)
  • District Office for Transport: “Less than a week outside of #openstreetsdc! We have 5️⃣ activation zones along Georgia Avenue NW with great hourly classes and demonstrations including traffic gardens, yoga, dancing, drum circles, double dutchers, and MORE! Visit the L …” (Facebook)
  • DC Mayor’s Office for Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs: “We’re looking for a Public Information Officer! To learn more about this position and to apply, please visit https://mota.applytojob.com/apply/EqrL84c7LC/Public-Information-Officer-Mayors-Office-Of-Asian -And-Pacific-Island-Affairs-MOA … “(Facebook)
  • DC office for cable TV, movie, music and entertainment: “Meet us on September 28th for @Mayor_Bowser presents the 36th Annual Mayor Art Awards! The ceremony recognizes and honors the district’s creatives in the fields of fashion / beauty, nightlife, business, the performing arts and more. It will be a night of u … “(Facebook)
  • DC Cable, Movie, Music and Entertainment Office: “Meet us on September 28th for @Mayor_Bowser presents the 36th Annual Mayor Art Awards! The ceremony recognizes and honors the district’s creatives in the fields of fashion / beauty, nightlife, business, performing arts and more. It will be a night of the u … “(Facebook)

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Events:

  • Acting Class for Homeschoolers (September 28th)
  • Christchurch School Meet & Greet / Information Event (September 29)
  • Shadowalk Mansion Downsizing, Online Auction (September 30)
  • Sale of native plants on Sat. 10/2 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (October 2)
  • Wedding Dress Up Rump Roost-Shepherd Park Community Yard Sale (October 2nd)
  • Volta Park Fall Festival is back October 2nd, 2021 (October 2nd)
  • Silver and Brass Restoration Services: Mondays 10-4 (October 4th)
  • How to Buy a Home Zoom Course (Oct 15)
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