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Santa Event at 5th & K

From the MVTCID:

Have your photo taken with Santa Claus at 5th and K Street – at the new Lift Off sculpture by David Black on Thursday, December 2nd from 4:00-7:00 p.m.

Meet Santa at the corner and give him your wish list. Bring your camera or we will happily take the photo and email it to you the next day. Photos are free and each child will be given a free candy cane!

Happy Holidays from Mount Vernon Triangle CID!

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Subway Cafe Opens on Nov 30

The new Subway Cafe at 455 Massachusetts Ave NW will open on Tuesday November 30th. The “Cafe” concept has different offerings from the traditional Subway including gelato, panini sandwiches, WiFi, Seattle’s Best Coffee, and Thomas English Muffins. The general look and feel is very similar to the Subway Cafe at Eisenhower Ave in Alexandria.

The hours of operation are planned to be 7am to 10pm weekdays with slightly later openings and earlier closing times on the weekends.

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Muggings

A few muggings this month on K Street have been brought to my attention by readers.

On Tuesday, November 16, 2010 at approximately 4:00 pm a man was assaulted by four males ages 13-15. The incident occurred on the 400 Block of K Street NW and the victim was robbed of his cell phone.

On Saturday, November 27, 2010 at approximately 8:00 pm a man was robbed on the 200 Block of K Street NW. The assailants punched the victim in the face and took his wallet and cell phone.

The MPD crime feed also notes robberies on the 900 Block of 4th Street NW and on 5th Street NW near City Vista in the last 30 days. No narratives were provided.

Stay aware of your surroundings and be safe out there.

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Note from Marge Maceda on ANC 6C01 election

An update and personal note from Marge Maceda:

Dear area residents:

Thank you for your support during the election for ANC Commissioner. As of today, the Board of Elections has not finalized or certified the winner for the race in 6C01. At the present numbers, Keith Silver will have won the race by 8 votes. Once certified I have the option to call for a recount. I do not know yet whether I will do so.

Hopefully, Keith will recognize that with a vote so close that people in our single member district are not content with the way he has represented us in the past. I am volunteering to sit on the Alcoholic Beverage Licensing (ABL) committee and the Planning, Zoning and the Environment (PZ&E) committee for our single member district. Hopefully, Keith will ask me to represent our SMD on those committees.

Lastly, I am saddened by the way our ANC candidates represented themselves and the process of the Board of Elections at the polls. Several did not obey the “No electioneering beyond this point” signs that were quite obvious. One candidate even walked voters to the door to convince voters he was the right person for the job. Sadly, Poll officers did not do their jobs, but our candidates are given instructions about behavior at the polls and especially those looking to be reelected should have known the procedures.

I certainly offer my congratulations to those who won and wish you well as a representative of our communities.

Marge Maceda

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