Save the dates

Saturday, December 13: MHNA Volunteer Event with Martha's Table at Paul Lawrence Dunbar apartments.

Tuesday, November 18: Next MHNA meeting, 7 p.m., at Moshe Zusman Photography Studio, 2300 14th Street, NW.

MHNA meets on the third Tuesday of each month.  

Upcoming meetings:

November 18, 2014 

December 16 (tentative due to holiday event)

January 20, 2015

Black Family Reunion Mural, 14th Street & Florida Avenue NW, by Byron Peck. Click on image for street view.

On which days do I set out my recycling and trash for collection?

Photos of the May Spring Clean Up Day coming soon.

Weather in Meridian Hill Park

Next Meeting: Tuesday, November 19, 2013, Greater Washington Sports Alliance, 7-8:30pm

[Updated 9:19pm, November 12, 2013] The next Meridian Hill Neighborhood Association meeting will take place on Tuesday, November 19, 2013, at the Greater Washington Sports Alliance conference room, 2300 14th Street, NW, on the northwest corner of 14th Street and Florida Avenue, NW, from 7 until 8:30pm.


1. Introductions

2. Update on Meridian Hill Park by a representative of the United States Park Police

3. Alcohol license renewal, Mova, 2204 14th Street, NW, License No. ABRA-087030, Class C Tavern license. 

4. New market at 2420 14th Street, NW - wants feedback on "what kind of store they can be"

5. Proposed funk parade, May 3, 2014 (tentative on agenda)

6. Announcements, new business


Next Meeting: Tuesday, October 15, 2013, YMCA, 1325 W Street, NW, 7-8:30pm

The next Meridian Hill Neighborhood Association meeting will take place on Tuesday, October 15, 2013, at the YMCA Anthony Bowen, 1325 W Street, NW.

Representatives of the "Y" will take us on a tour and discuss its history and future role in our community.

Meet in the lobby at 7:00pm. 


1. Introductions

2. Tour of the Y

3. Letter of support for The Saloon, 1207 U Street, NW

4. Announcements, new business


Next meeting, Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2300 14th Street, NW, 7-8:30pm

The next Meridian Hill Neighborhood Association meeting will take place on Tuesday, September 17, 2013, at Moshe Zusman Photography Studio, inside the Solea building, at 2300 14th Street, on the northwest corner of 14th Street and Florida Avenue.  We start at 7:00pm and end by 8:30pm. Agenda: 

  1. Introductions
  2. Meridian Hill historic district [map], Nick Ferreyros. Kim Williams of the DC Historic Preservation Office will be present to answer questions. 
  3. Late night noise from The Capitol View on 14th (14th & Belmont)
  4. Red Bull soapbox race down 15th Street, Fall 2014
  5. Announcements, new business

Proposed Meridian Hill historic district. 


Nectarine Sale, 14th & U Farmers Market, Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, 9am-1pm

NectarinesFrom the MHNA listserv: If you like nectarines, you will be in heaven because Kuhn is running a HUGE sale on their red-gold nectarines (my personal favorites). ½ bushel box (about 25 pounds) for 25 dollars, about $1 a pound. Make jam, make nectarine cobblers, have a gazpacho party and top each serving with heaps of nectarine cubes, make tomato-nectarine salad…split the box with friends. Please place your order by calling the office: 717-334-2722.

Other sales: cherry tomatoes, seedless grapes, blackberry/raspberry mixes.

Also email Garner if you want a 25 pound box of sauce tomatoes for 15 (seconds), 20 (firsts) Bernard Boyle wbboylejr AT gmail dot com

GazpachoNEW and unusual: Fresh young baby ginger – hardly any skin and not a bit of fiber, this is what ginger should be. You do not have to mash it to break up the fibers before cooking or matchstick it into minute pieces. Mountain View Organics.

Sweet Potatoes. Lots of green, yellow, wax, purple, lima beans. Yellow sweet corn. Potatoes. Pickling cucumbers, Armenian cukes, straight 8 cukes. 12 kinds of summer squash, many different eggplants, 25 different heirloom tomatoes, a dozen different cherry and field tomatoes. Peppers in all hues and heat. Okra. Leeks, shallots, garlic, Red Zeppelin and Cippolini Onions. Flowers and herbs.

ArugulaSalad Greens. Arugula. Chard, Kale, head lettuce. Spinach.

Figs. Yellow and white peaches, Plums and Pluots. Honeycrisp, Gingergold, Kid Size Gala, Elstar, Pink Pearl, Zestar, Blondee, Smokeehouse and McIntosh Appless. Asian and Bartlett pears. Strawberries, red and golden raspberries, blackberries, seedless and seeded grapes, honey, dried apples, freshly pressed cider, Watermelons. Cantaloupes.

Goat Cheese, Traditionally fermented Pickles, Kimchi, Krauts. Whisked Pies, Quiches and Cookies. Apple Blackberry, Nectarine Ginger pies, Caramelized Onion and Goat Cheese Quiche, Corn, Cheddar and Jalapeno quiche. Salty Oatrs and Pretzel Cowboy Cookies. Baguettes, croissants, muffins, scones, Breton pastries, whole wheat, whole grain, rye, sourdoughs, sandwich loaves.

Pastured Pork, Grass fed and finished beef, rabbit, goat, lamb, duck, turkey, eggs and duck eggs.

Pansies. Asters, Ivy, Succulents. Salad mix cutting containers. Zinnias, dahlias, hydrangeas, sunflowers, marigold, gloriosa daisies, tuberoses and celosia.

WE match with BONUS Dollars SNAP food stamps, WIC and SENIOR FMNP, WIC CVC, SENIOR PRODUCE PLUS. Martha’s Table is our gleaning partner.


15th Annual W Street / Capital Manor Community Block Party, Saturday, August 31, 2013

Block party flyer. Click to enlarge.The 15th Annual W Street / Capital Manor Community Block Party will take place on Saturday, August 31, 2013, on the 1400 block of W Street, NW, from 12:00noon until 7:00pm.

"Meet & greet old & new neighbors for a fun filled day.

Live pony rides, moon bounce, carnival rides & more.

Hot dogs, burgers, popcorn, cotton candy, soft drinks.

Bring a dish if you wish." 


  • Commissioner Deborah Thomas, ANC 1B04
  • Capital Manor Cooperative
  • The gas station at 1400 W Street
  • Ayala & Associates

If you wish to sponsor or set up a table, please contact Commissioner Thomas at

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