Big thanks to all our organizers, sponsors, exhibitors, entertainers, caterers, and all the friends and neighbors who came out to join in the fun!
Oct 27th update: Eckington Day is on! A little rain can't stand in the way of an afternoon of fun. But, in case it tries, we'll have free rain ponchos available. Come out in your Halloween finest to see neighbors, enjoy great food and entertainment, and learn about everything happening in Eckington! October 27th from … Continue reading Eckington Day 2018
The Florida Avenue Virtual Circle, affectionately referred to as Dave Thomas Circle, has been causing traffic jams and accidents for years. The ECA voted in support of some short-term patches and some longer-term changes, and is actively promoting these. Read our testimony requesting changes to "Dave Thomas Circle" here. Read our budget hearing testimony here. You … Continue reading How the ECA is pushing for improvements in Dave Thomas Circle
Looking for an opportunity to get more involved in the Eckington community? Join the Eckington Civic Association's board! We have to say farewell to two board members who are moving away this summer, and need to find people who can take over their positions for the rest of 2018. Interested? Email Hannah at firstname.lastname@example.org Read … Continue reading Two positions open!
Join us to clean up the neighborhood and celebrate with good food! Bring (non-alcoholic) drinks or desserts to share, and we'll supply the BBQ!
Looking for a way to get more involved in your community? Here's your chance! Elections for the Eckington Civic Association's board are Monday, December 4th. The positions are: President Vice President Recording Secretary Treasurer At this time, no one is running for Recording Secretary. Want to run? Email Hannah at email@example.com by Sunday, December 3rd … Continue reading Want to run for ECA office?
Join the Eckington Civic Association and your neighbors on Saturday, October 28, from 1-5pm. The neighborhood party will be on Harry Thomas Way NE. Get ready for food, games, and fun! Costume contest for kids and pets including a grand prize of a live appearance on a children's radio show Live Music including DJ … Continue reading Eckington Day!
Hi neighbors, The good news is that most crime in the 5th district, including violent crime and robberies, has been trending down. What type of crime is on the rise? Theft from auto. You can find the May Theft from Auto report here: 5D_TFA_May03toJune2_30days_. What can you do to prevent theft from your auto? Don't leave … Continue reading Public Safety in Eckington
Hi neighbors, The Eckington Civic Association's Planning & Development committee recently gathered a group of interested Eckingtonians to discuss how we'd like to update the DC Comprehensive Plan to reflect the goals and ideals of our neighborhood. You can read about the proposed edits to the existing plan here: District Elements_Volume II_Chapter 20_Text Updates. You can read … Continue reading DC Comprehensive Plan – Proposed Eckington Ammendments
DC's comprehensive plan, which defines the vision for the city and guides development for our neighborhoods, is due for an update. You can read more about the Comprehensive Plan here: https://plandc.dc.gov/ While everyone is welcome and encouraged to share their feedback for the plan (read more about that process here), a group of Eckington residents are coming together … Continue reading DC Comprehensive Plan