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Weekend East City Event Round Up: Fascist Hipsters Edition

Thursday, June 18

Brookland Arts Walk Third Thursday

Cheryl D. Edwards’ Studio – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Post Avant-Garde/Conceptualism features the works of Olubanke King-Akerele, Charles M. 393 more words




So, tiling has started at Shannon #2. Having practiced on Shannon #1, I thought my second time around would be a breeze. Then, I remembered the importance of leveling, that thinset can be messy, and, of course, the importance of appropriately cutting the tiles used. 126 more words


Fire proof a hole, you say?

I learned something new today. Holes, see below for pictures, made for PVC piping and electrical wiring that lead to a different floor (e.g. crawl space below, or second floor above) require a fire retardant foam prior to closing in the walls. 15 more words


Weekend Tiling

Never as much as you’d like to complete when it comes to planning and renovating,  it’s time to take a shower, go buy me a toilet, and enjoy the rest of Memorial Day with Ralfster. 14 more words


New Construction in Historic Anacostia

Seen from the alley, this set of row homes in Historic Anacostia has been under construction for just a few months. The properties will be move-in ready come August. 101 more words


Anacostia Cast Wins its First Emmy Award

– Via Washington City Paper

After four seasons, 33 episodes, and a three-year hiatus, Anacostia–The Series won its first Daytime Emmy Award last weekend. The soapy web drama, set in and around Ward 8, picked up an award for Outstanding Performer in a New Approaches Drama Series for actress Martha Byrne and was also nominated for Best New Approaches Drama Series. 250 more words