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April 18, 1999

A Long One

Dear Patient People:

Give your fellow themail readers a little time, and enjoy their many postings in this issue. I won't add to the length.

Gary Imhoff


Mayor Gives Friend 8 Months INFLATED Pay for 3 Months Work!
Harold Goldstein,

I'm sure that other comments will come on this but I want to make sure that you get at least one with clear and loud language. This reveals the Mayor for what he is!! How can he say that he is doing this because the law enables it? He is supposed to be looking after OUR interests, not that of his political appointees and cronies!! This jerk comes in, works 3 months (if we can call what she did work!) and leaves with this bonus!! Why? Because the Mayor has TOTAL CONTEMPT for the dumb jerks who elected him as a bean counter who'd be careful about saving bucks!

He'd already revealed his total lack of political acumen and ability to work with the local power structure but we could still hope, till now, that we had a Mayor whose integrity could not be doubted. Williams is a creep with a nice bow tie!


Alison Kamat,

We've been without a Supercan for four years and gave up trying to get a replacement a long time ago. A week ago today I found instructions for ordering a Supercan on the DC Government web pages; I took the leap of faith and mailed in my check for $62.50, and this morning we got our Supercan! I also successfully scheduled a bulk collection last week. All this makes me feel a bit better about that big DC tax check I mailed a few days ago.


Building Inspectors Phony Numbers
Paul Williams, U Street Historic District,

The recent Post paragraph report about 50 phones simply not being hooked up during the recent relocation of DCRA to the 900 block of N. Capitol Street was hardly a work of a master reporter. The situation is far worse. I have been attempting to get in touch with anyone at the building inspectors office since March 29. I needed to report two houses in the newest DC historic district that had begun to be completely gutted over the weekend of the 27th, with removal of architectural features such as brownstone columns, with no building permit in sight, and no historic preservation review as required. Since then, another property has been gutted without permits; actually transforming a carriage house into a house, complete with large outside deck!

First, the old numbers were disconnected. Then new numbers were announced in automation, only they didn't work. When they did work, they seemed to be other people (tax and revenue) or a machine. Calls to BA information offer the old numbers. The Historic Preservation Division number is always an answering machine, and almost always full. Calls to the Mayors office were not helpful. I can see this happening for a day or two, but its been 20 days, and I still can't get in touch with anyone to report these building violations. Alas, it's too late for these three historic structures, and that leaves me bitter. But it would be nice to know contact numbers in the coming days. When faced with this crises, how difficult would it have been to 1) inform BA information services to direct all old numbers to a DC operator 2); leave the old numbers live and input call forwarding, 3) publish new numbers in the Post, 4) or as a last resort, buy 100 feet of phone extension cord and run the damn stuff down the hall for a few weeks! I feel we have just stepped back two years in regard to historic preservation, enforcement, and DC telephone accountability! I've reached the boiling point, and have taken time off work on Monday to (gasp!) show up in their offices in person; after which, I suspect, managers are going to wish they had been a little more creative in addressing their phone problem. I don't expect to be interrupted by a phone call, anyway...


No Jails in Anacostia and No Rats in D.C.
Ed T. Barron,

A jail will not improve the quality of life in Anacostia. That is not the kind of development that Anacostia needs to be a better and more appealing community. The plumping by some of the ex-pols and current lobbyists for construction of a prison there is based on the “humanitarian” plea that the prisoners could be closer to their families. Believe me, if those prisoners really wanted to be close to their families they would not likely be in prison to begin with.

As for reducing the burgeoning rat population in D.C. (in all wards, by the way), there is a good method that should be tried. I was in Baltimore and missed the Rat Summit on Saturday. I wonder how many rats attended. The method that should be tried in D.C. is the same one used in Australia to rid the place of those white furry rats they have, called rabbits. The government paid a bounty for each dead rabbit brought in by the citizens. That cut the population of live rabbits down very quickly. The same could be done right here in D.C. The city should set up a few rat collection places and citizens should get five bucks for each dead rat they bring in. This could be a great summer employment opportunity for adventuresome kids. In the long term the District should explore tasty bait that will sterilize the male rats.


DC Cablevision Refranchising
Jeffrey Hops,

For reasons that are still not quite clear to me, I was recently appointed by DC City Council to the Cable Television Advisory Committee. This committee is charged with providing citizen input to the Office of Cable Television. This office will soon start negotiations with DC Cablevision/TCI/AT&T regarding the terms under which AT&T will provide cable service (potentially including local telephone service and internet service) to DC residents. Under federal law, the terms of a refranchising agreement have to be supported by evidence, in order to demonstrate (should the requests of the city be later challenged by AT&T in court) that the new franchise reflects community needs.

Therefore, I am asking that themail readers participate in the process by sending me via e-mail: a) their complaints, concerns, and notable experiences (whether positive or negative) with regard to DC Cablevision's service and b) their suggestions for how cable service could be improved. Documenting concerns about customer service and technical performance issues (signal clarity, interruptions in service, etc.) especially are extremely important. While I am happy to take submissions at any time, I would be extremely appreciative if folks could get back to me by the end of the month. Please e-mail me personally, and NOT themail. There are monthly meetings of this committee; I would be happy to keep themail readers apprised of goings-on as they occur (or in the alternative fail to occur). Thanks in advance for your help!

[Don't hesitate to send a copy of your message to themail if it would be of general interest — and I, for one, would appreciate hearing more about the Cable Television Advisory Committee. — Gary Imhoff]


Columbia Heights Development D-Day, May 6
Elizabeth McIntire,

The Redevelopment Land Agency, which will sometime in the not too distant future be abolished, with its public owned land and functions transferred to the National Capital Revitalization Corp. (NCRC), will be announcing its selection of developer(s) on May 6 for 12 acres (4 parcels) of land near the Columbia Heights Metro Station on 14th Street, NW, including the Tivoli Theater. Four developers responded to the RLA's Request for Proposals. Only one — Forest City — proposes to develop all parcels in a coordinated plan which follows the Columbia Heights Community Based Plan (the results of a planning charette co-sponsored by DCHD, DCCH, and the Washington Architectural Foundation in November 97 and March 98.

Parcel 29: (1) Tivoli Partners (named, appropriately after what it destroys), consisting of Horning Brothers/Giant Food, proposes to demolish the theater and restore the lobby and commercial shops, add on commercial at 14th and Monroe, build a Giant on the Park Road frontage, and 29 $175,000 townhouses on Holmead and Monroe Streets. $18 million project cost. Partnering with Development Corporation of Columbia Heights (DCCH). (2) Forest City, “Tivoli Center” proposes to restore the facade of the Tivoli, and reconfigure the interior for adaptive re-use by the Washington Performing Arts Consortium (Gala Theater, DC Youth Orchestra, Gay Men's Chorus, Performing Arts Society, and WETA) and also will have a technology/training center with a wide area network of area and international educational institutions either at the Tivoli or another parcel. Also proposing retail on 14th Street and Park Road. On the rear of the lot, 30 townhouses , with rental unit on 1st level , are proposed on Park Road, Holmead, and Monroe.

Parcel 27 (West side 14th Street, between Park Road and Irving Street): (1) Grid “DC/USA” proposes an entertainment/retail center of 3 stories with glass surfaces. Including ice skating rink, sports/health club, food court, 12 screen multiplex movie theater, “Jeepers” kiddie play store (200,000 square feet total) plus 1200 underground parking spaces and 300,000 square feet specialty retail (no department or general merchandise store). Partnering with DCCH. $131 million project cost. (2) Forest City proposes 3 story retail (460,000 square feet) with 1500+ parking spaces (underground and structure) with a supermarket and general/discount retailers. Local, small and entrepreneurial uses in kiosk spaces. Parking access and loading in the rear. (3) Saul Centers proposes a suburban strip mall with Shoppers Food Warehouse, surface parking in rear, entrance off 14th Street, supermarket entrance on interior with blank wall facing Irving Street and loading docks off Hiatt Place, next to Bell School. ($12 million project cost)

Parcel 26 (West side 14th Street at Irving, at Metro station entrance): Forest City proposes 2-story building with retail on 1st level and 12-screen (3700 seat) multiplex cinema on 2nd level. Underground access from parking on Parcel 27. No other proposals for Parcel 26

Parcel 15 (East side 14th Street between Kenyon and Irving at Metro station entrance): Forest City proposes 9 story office building (400,000 square feet) with ground floor retail and 300 underground parking spaces. This would be built until there is a definite tenant (DC government office space will be explored). No other proposal for Parcel 15. The cost of Forest City's project (excluding the office building) is projected at $134 million.

Remember when 14th Street was a thriving commercial district, second only to downtown? Wouldn't it be nice to recapture all the DC dollars that are spent in Pentagon City, City Place, and elsewhere in Md and Va? ANC 1A , in which the development will be located, was unable to reach consensus. Residents of Columbia Heights and surrounding neighborhoods that will be affected are encouraged to submit written comments (no later than April 22) to the Secretary, RLA , at their new address, 801 North Capitol Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002. Telephone number: 442-7200 or Richard Monteilh, Director, DHCD, at 442-7210.


What Is The Common Denominator
David S. Harvey,

Gary — what's the Common Denominator? It's never been seen in our part of town — 1200 block of G Street, NE.


Media Matters
John Olinger, North Lincoln Park,

I was interested to read about The Common Denominator. Our neighborhood does not appear to be on the distribution route. How do we get the paper or where do we find it?

Regarding the sorry state of The Washington Post. My home delivery did not arrive until 6:40 this morning (not much help to someone who gets up at 5:00). Turned to the sports section to see just how badly the Orioles got shellacked last night (12-7 when I went ot bed), only to find that the game ended too late to be included in the edition delivered to my house (late). Got to work. Picked up The New York Times — not exactly a local paper, though one printed locally — and found the final score, 14-7. I guess I wouldn't mind getting an early edition if I actually got it early. But I don't. Why can't the Post manage to deliver to DC as early as it delivers to the suburbs? My suburban colleagues all report that their paper is at their estate gates by 5:30 at the latest. One of life's little puzzles. Final media note. Post reported how surprised Metro officials were by the mutiny last week. Of course, so was the Post. The mutiny was as much of a shock to the white shoe Posties as it was to Mr. White. Time to shake up the Metro section as well as Metrorail.


More Local Newspapers
Janet Hess,

PLEASE!!! The Blade exists, too, Gary.


News Radio
Stan Wellborn,

Let me put in a plug for WTOP-AM, since I commute every day from DC to Baltimore and listen regularly. If you tune into WTOP at the top and bottom of each hour, you will get a pretty complete set of headlines, Congress and DC updates, weather, traffic, stock market, etc., in about five minutes, including a national feed from CBS News.

You probably won't want to listen for a full hour because of all the repeats (WTOP reporters seem to be limited to no more than 90 seconds for a report), but that gives you time to flip over to Tony Kornheiser on WTEM-980 — or NPR or C-SPAN Radio or WPFW — all of which have lots of public affairs programming. And if you think DC is bereft of good news radio, you should try to find some decent news operations on the air in Baltimore!


Busy Chesapeake Beavers
Mark Richards, Dupont East,

Had the eager Chesapeake beavers that felled a few Tidal Basin cherry trees been around a few hundred years ago, their pelts would have been on someone's ship or head. Beaver hats were the rage in Stuart England — style was defined by the quality of one's beaver hat and the grace with which one wore the beaver topper. The beaver trade was equivalent of the Incan silver mines for over 200 years and was a factor in creating intertribal competition and warfare and dependence of the American indigenous on Europeans.

Capt. Henry Fleet, the first European known to have set foot on what is now DC, came up this way in 1632 to buy beaver furs from the Nacostines, or Anacostians — he got "300 weight" of beaver. By that time, Fleet spoke the language and knew the culture. Back in 1622/23 he was on an expedition where the Captain and 19 crew members were killed by the natives when they tried to land. The Governor of Virginia was not happy and put “many to the sword, burnt their houses and a marvelous quantity of corn.” Fleet was taken hostage for five years and developed trader skills.

The beaver has four self-sharpening incisors, with bright orange colored enamel. Their incisors can reach over seven inches. They can gnaw through a six inch tree in five minutes, and can drop trees as large as 42 inches diameter. Depending on the habitat, a single beaver can fell up to 200 trees per year. Yeah, but can they be trained to collect trash and fill potholes?!


An Interesting Comparison
Ed T. Barron,

After four days of swimming with the fishes in the Caribbean off Grand Cayman Island and mingling with the Caymanians, I have some thoughts about life where every day is another rotten day in Paradise. The weather is consistently beautiful — warm sunshine, beautiful blue skies, clear aqua waters teeming with colorful fish, racial harmony, low taxes. What could be better? For four days it's terrific. Beyond that, boring. Grand Cayman Island is a backwards “L” shaped Isle about seven miles on one leg and ten on the other. About 30000 people live on this island renowned for its Banking/money laundromat. The island has a majority non-white population about half of whom are natives of the Caymans. The rest are “ex-patriates” from a variety of places (mainly the U.S.). There is true racial harmony on the island and very little poverty. Every resident is guaranteed a job that they are qualified for. The island is a British protectorate but the locals govern the island via their elected Parliament. A nice place to visit but not a place I could live in for a long time.

On the flight back I read a recent issue of George Magazine which had an article about twenty of this country's most famous persons in politics. Tony Williams, with a full page picture — bow tie and all — was number four on the list. He is characterized as a “policy wonk” who was making things work in D.C. as the new mayor. Recent photos of Tony Williams, who is not deigned to be a symbol of sartorial splendor, show him wearing conventional, conservative, neckties.


Net Knowledge
Lenora Fuller,

It's hard to believe in this day and age that savvy council members like Mrs. Jarvis, a Phd. and President of a local university in her own right, will not acquire an e-mail address? Better still, I wonder when the Mayor will communicate with the DC constituency via the net? I sent a letter to his e-mail in February. So far, not even an acknowledgment has been forthcoming.


DC Tax Forms on the Web a Pretty “Low Class” Act
Frank Pruss,

I visited our CFO site to look at what they had put up. The DC tax forms on the web are PDF renditions of crudely scanned in documents. Much better than nothing, I guess, but an embarrassment nonetheless.


Congrats to DPW
Anne Drissel, Mt Pleasant,

Hey folks! It's working!!!!! I called in numerous potholes on Ingleside, an alley off Park Road, and 18th & 19th off Park Road last Wednesday — they were repaired by yesterday — 8 DAYS!!! Not bad. And I too like their web site too! Be sure to send them some “pats on the back” so they know we're noticing!


DPW Web Site
Dante Terrana,

I would also like to thank the DPW for the terrific web site. I reported a pothole via e-mail on 4/15, and it was repaired by 4/16! Thank you!


Water + Sewage Charges
Marguerite Boudreau,

Does anybody know of an electronic way to send suggestions to Water and Sewage Authority (WASA)? The Water Bill action line (442-8000) has its merits, but even if one gets through to a Customer Service representative (CSR), one is told to write a letter. Meter readers won't keep keys anymore, so there's always a problem when meters are in locked buildings. WASA simply sends out estimated bills over and over; and WASA's estimates often seem grossly high. Sometimes, CSRs at WASA accept my readings over the phone, sometimes they refuse to accept them. Sometimes the readings I report get reflected in the bills and sometimes not. It's all very random and annoying. WASA should revive the pink card reminder system of years ago or provide some other easy way to remind customers to read meters on a certain day and also some easy way to submit the meter readings. If WASA has the resources to send us numerous reminders of exaggerated estimated bills, WASA should have the resources to send us meter reading cards to complete. Also, the Water Bill action line messages should be improved, e.g., why remind customers to have their account numbers handy when CSRs always ask for the address?



Ky Nguyen,

Mayor Anthony Williams will join the Opening Night festivities of the 1999 Washington DC International Film Festival on Wednesday, April 21. To launch twelve consecutive days of new cinema from around the globe, the festival will proudly present the Washington, D.C., premiere of The Red Violin, starring Samuel L. Jackson, at 7:00 p.m. in Lisner Auditorium (730 21st St., N.W.). Director Francois Girard will personally attend the screening with NBC4's Arch Campbell as Master of Ceremonies, followed by a champagne and dessert gala in the graceful atrium of The World Bank (1818 H St., N.W.).

Winner of eight Genie Awards (Canada's Oscar), The Red Violin has a beautiful musical score performed by the London Philharmonic Orchestra and, according to Festival Director Tony Gittens, “this powerful epic spans three centuries of tragedy, joy and mystery, offering great art as well as broad commercial appeal.” Tickets to the Premiere and Gala are $35 and available after April 8 through ProTix by calling 703-218-6500 or by buying online at (specify code: FFO921APRA). Filmfest DC pays the service charge for all ProTix sales. The public information hotline is 202-628-FILM and the website is


Restore the Core
Danilo Pelletiere,

The Sierra Club's New Columbia Chapter Restore the Core Campaign will be having its April meeting on Wednesday April 21, 1999. The meeting will be at 1025 Vermont Avenue, Suite 300 (Friends of the Earth, McPherson Square Metro) from 7 pm to 9 pm. Restore the Core is part of the regional Challenge to Sprawl Campaign. While our suburban allies are fighting to stop sprawl in their communities we are working on making the District and other inner-suburban communities part of the solution.

At the April meeting we will be discussing the recent reversal of real-estate trends (housing prices rising inside the beltway) and the issue of housing prices and gentrification. One solution seems to be a greater push for downtown housing. We will also hear club news and discuss Earth Day festivities planned for April 24.


Voting Rights Hearing
Anne Loikow,

On Monday, April 19, at 10 a.m. in the Ceremonial Courtroom (6th floor) of the U.S. District Court Courthouse at 333 Constitution Avenue, NW, the two voting rights suits will be argued before a panel of 3 federal judges. Judge Ferren, in his last act as DC Corporation Counsel, will argue Alexander v. Daley, regarding voting rights in Congress. The second lawsuit, Adams v. Clinton, was filed by 20 DC citizens and requests both voting rights in Congress and local self-determination. The court will hear oral arguments on pending summary judgment motions on these two cases. Our shadow senator, Paul Strauss,
has also filed an amicus curiae brief in support of the Plaintiffs' Motion for Summary Judgment which will be argued on Monday. There will be a rally after the hearing to further demonstrate the support of DC citizens for full voting rights. Please come and encourage all your friends and neighbors to attend.


Shepherd Elementary Auction, Have Lunch with Kojo Nnamdi or Mark Plotkin!
Don Squires,

Want to discuss the future of DC over lunch with WAMU's Kojo Nnamdi or Mr. DC Politics himself — Mark Plotkin? These are just two of the fabulous items available at the Shepherd Elementary School annual Spring Auction, this Saturday, April 24 from 4-8 pm at Shepherd Elementary, located in Shepherd Park at 14th and Jonquil Streets, N.W. (Just off 16th St. a few blocks north of Walter Reed Hospital). Lots of other great auction items, including a chance to hang out with Michael Wilbon or Robin Ghivan of the Washington Post, weekend getaways, sports tickets, restaurant dinners, theater & movie passes, unique art objects and, for you NYPD Blue or Homicide fans, a ride-along with Shepherd parent and DC Police Officer Andy Solberg.

Here's your chance to help a wonderful east-of-the-park DC public school — we've got great teachers, great students, a wonderful principal — our parents just don't have quite the ability to underwrite all the things that we need. Tickets to the auction are $20 ( $5 for children — we'll be having a separate kid's auction — lots of fun). E-mail me with any questions. See you there.


Jenkins Hill Child Development Center — Spring Yard Sale
Sally Kux,

Jenkins Hill Child Development Center, a non-profit, parent-board run center on Capitol Hill is holding its first yardsale of the year on Saturday, April 24. We will be selling our wares, including (but not limited to) lots of great children's clothing and gear, outside of Antiques on the Hill right across from Eastern Market. Sale hours are from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm. All proceeds benefit our center.


Women of Faith Event
Lynne Mersfelder,

Women of Faith invite you to attend a dialog on bridging of generations through faith experiences. Please join us for a discussion on how we view family, institutions and community. Tuesday, April 20th from 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM, Masjid Muhammad, 1519 4th St. NW (Islamic Way).

Sponsored by “Women of Faith” (a group of Jewish, Christian & Muslim women), the program will offer commentary by a cross section of religious women — both younger and older women — who will be discussing how each evaluates the importance of family, institutions and community life in regard to their religious experience. Audience discussion included. Supper will be served for a charge of $6.00. Please send your registration to the Council of Catholic Women: Attn - Women of Faith, 1438 Rhodes Island Ave., NE Wash., DC 20018. For additional information, call Nancy Lang at 703-522-7187, Evelyn Rattley at 202-832-4353, or Bahijah Abdus-Salaam at 202-232-7849. Or contact: Masjid at 202-483-8832 or 703-522-7187. Directions: from Maryland, come down 16th St. and turn left on P St.


Workshop on Student Testing
Marta Vizueta, NECA,

The Columbia Heights/Shaw Support Collaborative and the DC Collaborative for Educational Reform are sponsoring a workshop for parents, teachers and the community titled “Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Testing,” presented by Dr. Monty Neall of Fairtest. This workshop will give a full picture of the Stanford Achievement Test (SAT9) and its role in our children's education. It will answer the following questions: What does the SAT9 really tell us about children's abilities? Are there other ways to measure student achievement? How can we support our children? Are tests like the SAT9 really measuring how well our schools are doing? Saturday April 24, 1999; from 9am to 12 pm at the Shiloh Baptist Church, 1510 9th Street, NW, gymnasium. For info and registration call Marci, 202.518.6737 ext.14, or Coutney, 202.238.2379.


You Can Be on “Ally McBeal,” Courtesy of DC's John Eaton Elementary School
Linda Feldmann,

I am adding to Leila Afzal's post about the John Eaton Elementary School auction. I have to say, in all my years of working on and attending school auctions, this one will be the ultimate event. It's on Saturday, April 24, at the Austrian Embassy. Bidding begins at 6 p.m. sharp. In addition to trips, restaurants, and fabulous jewelry, we are offering a chance to do a walk-on part (nonspeaking) on Fox TV's Ally McBeal. We will also give you two nights at Loew's Santa Monica Beach Hotel. All you have to do is get to LA. John Eaton also got a group of internationally known artists to design dinner-place settings and serving pieces, which we will auction off. The artists include: Kevin MacDonald, Willem DeLooper, Lou and Di Stovall, Leslie Eckmann, Richard Siegman, Franklin White, Rogelio Maxwell, Michael Clark, Felicity Hogan, and Annette Polan. Each artist did one place-setting, and they are very valuable, one-of-a-kind collector's items. If you cannot attend the auction, you can bid absentee. There will be an auction preview from 2 pm to 4 pm on Saturday April 24 at the Austrian Embassy. For more information or to get a catalog, call Linda Feldmann at 202-785-4400.


Human Rights Film Festival
R.A. Bird Anderson,

Come one, come all to the first Washington DC showing of the Human Rights Watch International Film Festival being presented at the Moot Court Auditorium of the Georgetown University Law Center, 600 New Jersey Avenue NW (corner of NJ Ave and Mass Ave, 2 blocks west of Union Station.) The second weekend of the film fest will be 24th and 25th of April. For more info, call Andrea at 202-544-6070.Admission is five dollars for the general public and FREE for any and all students.

Saturday, 24th April: 2 pm: “Crossroads” (60 minutes, Tanzania); 3:00-3:30: Q & A Session with Dr. Susan Martin, Dir. Institute for the Study of International Migration; 3:30-4:00: Coffee Break; 4 pm: "Coming Out" (113 minutes, Germany), presented by GU Law's OUTLAW; 6:00-6:30: Q & A Session; 6:30-7:00: coffee break; 7 pm: “Visas and Virtue” (26 minutes, USA) and “Beyond Barbed Wire” (88 minutes, USA), presented by GU Law's Jewish Law Students Association; 9:00-10:00: Panel Discussion, Dr. Warren Tsuneishei and Mr. Grant Hirabyashi (WWII vets) and facilitator Dr. Christine So (Georgetown University).

Sunday, 25th April, Women's day, presented by Human Rights Watch, DC Women's Rights Division, and GU Law's Middle East Law Society: 2 pm: “In My Father's House” (67 minutes, Morocco), 4 pm: “Four Women of Egypt” (90 minutes, Egypt); 5:30-6:00: Q & A Discussion with Isis Nusair; 6:00-7:00: Reception; 7 pm: “Repetition Compulsion” (6.5 minutes, USA) and “They Call Me Joy” (105 minutes, Philippines).



For Sale
Natalie Hopkins,

Moved from a two-bedroom to a one-bedroom apartment. Therefore selling overstuffed blue/white small check sofa chair ($50), mahogany dropleaf dining table (seats 4 to 6) ($80), 9x12 berber type off-white rug ($30), brass floor lamp ($20) and VCR ($25). 202-667-5759.


Aries Keck,

Nice futon ASAP (double sized or larger), an air conditioner, and a small, round kitchen table with chairs. Thanks! Contact Aries Keck at or call 202-326-7041.


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