09/29/16 12:55pm

Photo by PoPville flickr user Victoria Pickering

“Dear PoPville,

After work I was walking home from the Metro in Shaw yesterday talking on my phone when a man was standing behind a car. He waved one hand and started talking at me so being the polite person I am, I took out my headphone’s and asked him to repeat what he said. He then responded with “I just wanted to say I’m sorry, I’m peeing” and then pointed his genitalia at me. This is an extremely open area surrounded by various public establishments with working facilities, so there is absolutely no way that this was accidental.

I’m a young female in my early 20’s, so I’m not quite sure what to do when a situation like this occurs. Even though I’ve lived in the District for nearly a decade, This is the second time in two weeks that I’ve encountered men who have deliberately put me in very uncomfortable situations, to put it mildly, and I worry about the frequency with which it now seems to happen. Do I call the police?

(This occurred at 9/27/2016 at 5:50pm on 8th Street NW between P St. and O St.)

Thanks for the input!!”

09/29/16 12:25pm


This unit is located at 1224 13th Street, NW. The listing says:

“Rare 2 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath condo in classic Logan Circle row home. Terrace level with private entry. Functions well as 1 and den. Tons of natural light. Beautiful granite counters, gas fireplace, hardwoods. Easy walk to P St. Whole Foods, 14th St. Corridor, K St. corridor, Shaw and more!”


You can see more photos here.

This 2 bed/1.5 bath is going for $480,000 ($300 monthly fee.)

09/29/16 12:10pm


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09/29/16 11:40am


From an email:

“Fight For Children, a Washington, DC-based nonprofit that works to create and improve quality early childhood education experiences and opportunities for students from low-income communities in the DC metro area, announced today a week-long partnership with Taylor Gourmet.  In an effort to raise awareness for the importance of Early Childhood Education, and the significance of Fight For Children’s work, Taylor Gourmet will launch a one-of-a-kind hoagie dubbed the “Champ for Children.” The Champ-for-Children hoagie is the creation of Celebrated Chef and DC restaurateur Katsuya Fukushima, and will be available at all Taylor Gourmet locations from October 3 – 9, 2016.

Taylor Gourmet will be donating 100% of the proceeds from the sale of the hoagie to Fight For Children.


705 H Street, NW

From a press release:

“&pizza, the brand of unconventional pizza shops known for their craft pizza, and soda and ampersand-tattooed employees, announces the opening of its 16th shop in Chinatown at 705 H Street NW. The new location, which will open its doors today, marks the launch of &pizza’s new curated beverage concept that includes three signature cocktails, as well as the option for a dining experience with elevated service.

courtesy &pizza

The bi-level space will offer two distinct guest experiences. The first floor of the shop channels the hustle of Chinatown focused on take-out, ideal for &pizza’s new order ahead app feature that allows guests to jump the line.

The second floor offers a more elevated dine-in experience. A mural-adorned staircase welcomes diners to another level of the shop where they can order, take a seat and for the first time have &pizza Tribe members deliver pies and signature &bar cocktails right to their table. (more…)

09/29/16 9:55am

via google maps

From MPD:

“This morning at approximately 4:00 AM, an adult male victim was shot in the 900 block of 10th St, NE. Unfortunately the victim succumbed to his injuries. The case is currently being investigated by members of the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch.

The Metropolitan Police Department currently offers a reward of up to $25,000 to anyone that provides information which leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for any homicide committed in the District of Columbia. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the police at 202-727-9099. Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411.”

09/29/16 9:25am

1919 14th Street, NW

Props to Jenna Golden for digging up this help wanted post from parent company J.Crew:

“Store Director, Madewell, 14th Street NW *NEW STORE*”

Their website says:

“What is Madewell? For one thing, we’re jeans makers. But we also focus on all the things you wear with denim: timeless leather jackets, great boots, slouchy tees and have—forever totes.”

Timothy Paul closed back in August. Update a very reliable source indicates that the location for this Madewell on 14th will actually be in the former Universal Gear space closer to U Street!! Stay tuned for confirmation/exact address on 14th.

A Madewell at this location should appease those who were disappointed about the J. Crew “men’s products only” store coming nearby to 14th and Corcoran Street, NW (which is also hiring.)

1618 14th Street, NW

09/29/16 9:10am

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