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Starbucks!!!

Wow. Anacostia has a Starbucks! Three years ago, when we moved into the neighborhood, Maple View Flats, the 114-unit, mixed-use building on MLK Ave was a giant whole in the ground. But just months later, in October 2017, the Mayor’s office announced that Maple View Flats would host Ward 8’s first standalone Starbucks! Good thingsContinue reading “Starbucks!!!”

Mama’s Pizza Kitchen

Every neighborhood needs a pizza place and Anacostia has one of the best in town. Mama’s Pizza came to Anacostia in 2012 and all of us hope they never leave. It’s the most beloved restaurant in the neighborhood and for good reason. Mama’s serve up pizza, lasagna, Italian subs, calzones, wings, and pulled pork BBQContinue reading “Mama’s Pizza Kitchen”

Running In Anacostia

Anacostia has some of the best running and biking routes in the city. It is not as splendid as a run along the National Mall, but it also doesn’t have that kind of foot traffic either. You’ll see fellow walkers, joggers, and bikers periodically, but compared to most places in DC, it is significantly lessContinue reading “Running In Anacostia”


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