Some Adams Morgan business owners are calling for the dissolution of the Adams Morgan Business Improvement District, arguing that they represent narrow interests of a few property owners while everyone foots the bill. Adams Morgan businesses pay thousands in additional taxes each year (averaging around $3,000) to the BID for “supplemental services.” It’s not just Adams Morgan--there are 10 other BIDs in the city that operate this way too. You’d probably recognize their lamppost signs.
Even if you're vaccinated, wear a mask on transit, at schools and playgrounds, in medical settings and DC government buildings, and in any business that requires them. (Plus, we'll add: Wherever else it makes you feel more comfortable).
Learn how to make tasty summer cocktails using farm fresh herbs and fruits at Common Good City Farm’s demo - proceeds will go towards supporting the farm’s pay-what-you-can model at future 2021 markets.
Most Smithsonians return to admitting visitors without pre-timed entry passes today, so you can visit to your heart’s content without signing up beforehand. Thinking about visiting the National Museum of African American History and Culture or the pandas? You’ll still need to sign up for free tickets. (10am-5:30pm)
An abun-dance of fun
Hillwood is hosting Krystal Collins + the new growth collective for a dance choreographed to accompany a new sculpture installation. Come a bit early to explore the gardens + picnic before the show! (5:30pm)
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