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Capitol Hill Real Estate Meeting; Bee Swarm In LeDroit

LEDROIT PARK—Look closely at this picture. It is a massive swarm of bees that landed on a resident's porch over the weekend and got to stay a little longer than usual while pest control and 911 both said it wasn't their responsibility. Eventually a private pest control company came to the rescue. [PoP]

CAPITOL HILL—Tomorrow night the Capitol Hill Chamber of Commerce is hosting a program on the real estate development projects that are in the pipeline for Capitol Hill and its neighbors such as NoMa and H Street NE. The press release with all the details is after the jump. [OfficialSite via THiH]

CHAMPS - CAPITOL HILL’S CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, HOSTS EVENING PROGRAM ON REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT ON AND NEAR CAPITOL HILL, INCLUDING NOMA, H STREET, N.E. AND NEAR NORTHEAST

Tuesday, May 8 at 7:00 PM – Atlas Performing Arts Center, 1333 H St., N.E.
Councilmember Tommy Wells to Speak

Co-sponsored by Capitol Riverfront, NoMA and Capitol Hill BIDs and Barracks Row and H Street Main Street Organizations

When will key sites on H Street and in NOMA be developed? What is the status of development of and near the Capital City/Florida Market,GallaudetUniversity, near Northeast and lower Trinidad? What shape will such development take? Ward 6 is the recipient of more economic development investment than any other ward in the city and the southern part of Ward 5 is poised to generate its own economic development.

CHAMPS, the Capitol Hill Chamber of Commerce, is sponsoring an educational series on real estate-related issues to help the community better understand the pipeline of projects recently developed or coming to Capitol Hill, NoMa, near NE and other areas. The final program in the series, on Tuesday, May 8, at 7pm, will feature developments north of East Capitol Streetand east of North Capitol Street.

The program will feature presentations highlighting various development initiatives, and guest speakers will provide development overviews of the subject areas and the projects. Councilmember Tommy Wells will present his own development objectives and address questions about active and planned projects.

Co-sponsors include the Capitol Hill BID, Capitol Riverfront BID, NoMA BID, and the Barracks Row and H Street Main Streets. The full series has included two sessions. The first session, held April 17, covered development activity south ofEast Capitol Streetand east ofSouth Capitol Street, focusing on projects such as the Capitol Riverfront, Hine School development, and Reservation 13. Sixty residents attended the overview, many commenting on the high quality of the presentations and the benefits of seeing a professionally produced update on the status of all of the area’s high-profile projects.

The May 8th program will be at the Sprenger Theatre in the Atlas Performing Arts Center at1333 H Street, N.E. This venue is generously being made available by the Atlas. The sessions are being coordinated and led by Jacques DePuy and other attorneys of the Washington law firm Greenstein DeLorme & Luchs. No admission fees will be charged for these events.