: The Rock n Roll Marathon
is on Saturday (March 14). Near Southeast gets off easy compared to some neighborhoods, but watch for closures
, runners, tie-ups, etc., along South Capitol Street and the Douglass Bridge (plus over into Buzzard Point and also in Anacostia Park) until early afternoon. Full map here
. In short: get thee to the Southeast Freeway or the 11th Street Bridges if you wish to escape by vehicle.
* CLOVER FEST
: If you're not navigating around distance runners on Saturday morning, you may be dodging wobbly attendees from this year's Clover Fest
beer tasting festival at 1st and N SE during the afternoon and evening.
* MONTADITOS BANKRUPTCY:
"The Florida operator of the Spanish mini-sandwich chain 100 Montaditos has filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Miami." Bankruptcy filings were also submitted for nine of the chain's restaurants in south Florida and the Arlington, Va., location. No word on whether it has any impact on the Tingey Street location. (Miami Herald
: The 2015 Truckeroo schedule
is out, starting April 24. (Yes, the Fairgrounds/Bullpen is going to remain open this year.)