Archive for August, 2012

Washington Gas plans to line or replace cast-iron gas mains on the Wisconsin Ave. commercial strip, the Georgetown Patch reports. The work, which will extend from 34th St. in the south to Massachusetts Ave. in the north, will lengthen construction on the Wisconsin Avenue Streetscape project, originally slated for completion by the end of September. The project—also expanded to include a reconfiguration of the problematic intersection at 37th St. and Tunlaw Rd.—is now expected to last through November.

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On Friday, August 17, the E & Me Contemporary Jazz Band  will bring live music back to the courtyard of St. Luke’s Mission Center (3655 Calvert St.) from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The performance, a revival of the center’s popular “Jazz in the Garden” series, is free and open to the public. For more information, visit metrocrossroads.org.

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The D.C. Board of Elections and Ethics yesterday published the names of candidates running for Advisory Neighborhood Commission 3B in the November 6 general election. Each of the ANC’s five single-member districts will have one unopposed candidate.

Sitting commissioners Jackie Blumenthal, Charles Cinque Fulwood, and Brian Cohen are running for re-election in SMDs 2, 3, and 5, respectively. Joe Fiorillo is running to represent SMD 1, as his late wife, Cathy, once did. That district is currently represented by Ben Thielen, who is not running for re-election.

Mary C. Young is running to replace longtime ANC member Howie Kreitzman in SMD 4 (Cathedral Heights). Kreitzman resigned last month because he is moving to New York.

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