02/08/16 4:30pm

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Reed Appleseed hosting last monday via Boundary Stone

Boundary Stone is located at 116 Rhode Island Ave, NW. Half priced drafts and open mic starts at 10pm every Monday night. You can see what’s on tap here. Email [email protected] if you want to sign up.

02/08/16 3:55pm

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photos courtesy DOEE

From an email:

“The Department of Energy and Environment (DOEE) is now accepting applications for the new RiverSmart Innovation Grants program, which will provide funding for innovative projects that positively impact the District’s watersheds and waterbodies. DOEE anticipates awarding multiple grants of up to $20,000 each. Applications are due by 4:30pm on February 29, 2016.

This week, DOEE is holding two informational meetings: tonight at 7pm at the Benning Library (3935 Benning Road NE, Minnesota Ave Metro) and Thursday, February 11 at 1pm at its offices (1200 First Street NE, 5th Floor, NOMA/Gallaudet Metro). The meetings will start with a short presentation. Q&A to follow.

Click here to download the Request for Applications.

Contact information: [email protected] or 202-535-2679

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02/08/16 3:30pm

If you have any animal/pet photos you’d like to share please send an email to princeofpetworth(at)gmail(dot)com with ‘Animal Fix’ in the title and say the name of your pet and your neighborhood. Your photos will go into the queue (usually 2 weeks wait) and will be posted in the order I receive them. If you’ve already entered your pet and would like to do so again – that’s no problem – just space the entries out a bit. Please try to send horizontal photos 640×480 (medium size on your iphone) if possible. If you’re not using an iphone any size is fine.

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“Big, brave pit-mix Navon would much rather watch the snow fall that fall in the snow!”

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“My 10-month old kitten Schroeder, a WARL alum, getting to know his new home in Mount Vernon Square. He has one amber eye and one blue eye and tabby spots, plus a cute pink nose.”

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“Bella the Chiggy in Mt. Pleasant”

02/08/16 3:11pm

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Photo by PoPville flickr user Jacques Arsenault

From WMATA:

“Metro announces bus service changes for Tuesday in advance of expected winter weather

Metro is fully deploying resources to respond to winter weather that could impact travel conditions tomorrow, Tuesday, February 9, 2016. Based on current forecasts, Metro is advising customers of bus service changes on Tuesday.

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Metrobus will begin Tuesday on a Moderate Snow Plan which, in the interest of safety, keeps buses from operating on hilly terrain, narrow streets and other problem areas. Some bus routes do not operate under the Moderate Snow Plan, while others run with detours in effect. CLICK FOR DETAILS AND MAPS
In addition, Metrobus school trips in the District of Columbia (service to DC Public Schools and Public Charter Schools) will operate if schools are open. (more…)

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Inexplicably, still waiting on Walgreens [Tony T Goodman notes the shelves are fully stocked and Amanda says “I’ve hung around on multiple days to ask workers when it’s opening, and I’ve gotten all kinds of (ultimately false) answers.”],to open but Famiglia Pizzeria:

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and Lotus Express are now open:

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02/08/16 2:45pm

1246 16th Street Northeast

This rental is located at 1246 16th Street, Northeast. The listing says:

“Brand New Renovated Rental…2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, 1 Level…..Front yard, Backyard…..Pets okay with Pet Deposit. 8 Blocks walk to H Street, Shops, Restaurants, Etc. We are finishing New construction renovation now….Ready for end of February move in.”

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You can see more photos here.

This 2 bed/2 bath is going for $2,000/ Mo.

02/08/16 2:30pm

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Photo by PoPville flickr user evegophotos

“Dear PoPville,

I am writing to see if your readers could provide recommendations for a contractor who specializes in pocket door repairs. I live in a historic building in D.C. and one of the two large pocket doors separating my bedroom and living room has been stuck for some time. Ideally, I’m looking for someone who has experience working in older/historic buildings.”

02/08/16 2:00pm

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Photo by PoPville flickr user Rob

“fight with knife at Georgia Ave Metro station on Saturday night”

“About 7PM Saturday a group of about 10 teenage girls began fighting near the corner of New Hampshire and Georgia (actually on the west side of Rock Creek Church Road). It was a fairly big incident and about a dozen people witnessed it. At one point, one of the girls was dragged into the street and the other girls began stomping her in the face. One the girls involved in the fight pulled out a butcher knife and a hammer and began wildly screaming. I called 911 and timed the police response at 6 minutes. The first police cars arrived on the scene and the girls scattered right in front of them. The girl openly wielding the knife and hammer threw them down behind the zip cars on Rock Creek Church Road, 10 feet in front of the police. (more…)

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Photo by PoPville flickr user slatifolia

“Dear PoPville,

I went to the police station with a friend to make a report of the incident, but the cop unfortunately told me based on the story I’ve provided it was not sufficient (so my friend asked: what is “enough” to make a report?). Another friend of mine was disappointed with the lack of response from the cop and suggested that I reach out to spread awareness.

On Friday late evening/early Saturday morning at 3am, I was followed by a guy about 5’4″, 30-ish, Hispanic, from the intersection of Mt. Pleasant & 15th towards Harvard & 14th. At first, the guy followed by bike as I was heading down towards the direction of Irving. He tried engaging in conversation, but I ignored him as I kept walking. At one moment, the guy disappeared (between Irving & Columbia along 15th street) and occasionally I looked over my shoulder to make sure he wasn’t there. That’s when I took out my keys, along with my mace, so I didn’t have to dig for them while standing at my door. (more…)