Posts Tagged ‘Malcolm X Park’

Photo: National Moment of Silence for Victims of Police Brutality

The Consequences of Smoking Pot in D.C. Depend on Where You’re Standing

Unless Congress objects, in July the Marijuana Possession Decriminalization Amendment Act of 2014 will take effect in D.C. But to say that pot will be decriminalized in the District would be an oversimplification. While possession will be reduced to a $25 civil fine, you still won’t be able to walk around with a lit joint. [...]

Photos: Snow Day, Malcolm X Park

Meridian Hill Park Drum Circle Broken Up by U.S. Park Police

The weekly drum circle in Meridian Hill Park that has been a mainstay in the District since the civil rights era was disbanded by U.S. Park Police Sunday, since the park is federal land and supposed to be closed due to the government shutdown.
The drum circle started as normal at around 3:30 p.m and was [...]

Photo: Man Playing Flute

Malcolm X Park, May 19th.  © 2013 Matt Dunn

Photo: Man Playing Saxophone

Malcolm X Park, May 19th.  © 2013 Matt Dunn

Photo: Two Dogs

Meridian Hill Park, NW.  April 14th.  ©2013 Matt Dunn

Photo: Twins with Hoops

Meridan Hill Park, NW.  April 14th.  ©2013 Matt Dunn

This Week’s Page Three Photo

Malcolm X Park, May 1
Page three photos are also in this gallery.

Photos: May Day March

Slideshow.  Malcolm X Park to the White House, May 1st.  © 2012 Matt Dunn

Photos: Tweed Ride 2011

Tweed Ride Gallery.  400 Block I Street, NW.  Nov. 13th.  © 2011 Matt Dunn

The Needle: Cat Scratch Fever Edition

It Was Much Better Than Cats: Look around long enough in almost any alley in the District, and chances are you'll find a cat. To most people, that's not real cause for concern; authorities say that for Nico Dauphine, a National Zoo researcher who specializes in bird conservation, alley cats represented a veritable feline menace. [...]

Photos: Snow More

Photos: Snowball Fight, Malcolm X Park

Our Morning Roundup: Fences Coming Down

Prince of Petworth reports that finally(!) the fences have been removed from Malcolm X Park. Grass is still dry. But you are now free to play soccer or toss a baseball freely. Rejoice.
New Columbia Heights spots a possible illegal bar on Georgia Avenue. Jim Graham is so on this.