The 6th & N Street, NW park is to open tomorrow Saturday April 28th with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 10:00 AM. Mayor Gray is expected to be there for the ceremony which will take place in the 600 Block of N Street, NW.
Monthly Archives: April 2012
Thorpe’s Red Hats Patrol And Third District Police Targets Open Air Drinking And Drug Use And Sales In The 1500 Block of 7th Street, NW
Mahdi Leroy J. Thorpe, Jr., and his Shaw Red Hats patrol group in partnership with the Third District Police are cleaning up the open air drinking and drug use and sales in the 1500 Block of 7th Street, NW. The Third District Police Vice Unit has made several arrests recently in front of Bread for the City where many of the open air drinking and drug dealing take place. “We noticed a major change last night when the Red Hats and Third District Police PSA 308 officer’s were on patrol together. We have to be consistent to make a major impact,” said Thorpe.
DC Councilman Tommy Wells under fire from Black businesses and Black voters in Ward 6 for allegedly being racist failed to show up tonight for a scheduled 8 PM stop in Shaw at Shiloh Baptist Church restaurant. Maybe Well’s came e to his senses and discovered the meeting he had planned for Ward 6 is in fact in Ward 2.
Several H Street NE Black Business owners accuses Ward 6 Councilman Tommy wells of being a racist and not helping their businesses. The ECCA conducted a interview with several Black business owners along the Ward 6 H Street business corridor this week to investigate the alleged racist label regarding Wells. Several Black business owners said when they approached Wells for help with their businesses Wells responded “Your businesses are not viable to compete.” The Black business owners said Wells used city grant funds to help a White business owner simultaneously ignoring the Black businesses.
During the redistricting process Tommy Wells and his Chief of Staff Charles Allen made sure not to include Blacks from Shaw on the Ward 6 redistricting task force even after he and his Chief of Staff Charles Allen were approached to include Blacks on the Shaw Ward Redistricting Task Force.
East Central Civic Association President Mahdi Leroy J. Thorpe Jr., encourages all Shaw resident’s to e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org in an effort for the city rid our neighborhood of rats. The city will come out and inspect your property at no cost and if they find a rat problem they will treat it free of charge.
Developer Grant Epstein attended the ECCA monthly meeting on April 2nd and informed the community that he plans to build a 24 unit condo at 435 R Street, NW with only 6 parking spaces. The ECCA supported the project after no objections from residents attending the ECCA meeting whom lived in the 400 Block o R Street, NW.