07/06/15 1:32pm

2301 M Street, NW

A reader reports:

“I thought you might like to know that Landmark Theatres has leased the former West End Cinema space and that they plan to reopen the theater on July 17. They have a sign on the window of the cinema and they are currently hiring new staff (they placed on ad in craigslist).”

Ed. Note: Thanks to everyone else who tweeted and emailed us.


07/06/15 1:20pm

Photo by PoPville flickr user LaTur

“Dear PoPville,

Fireworks from 8pm to 12:30am

Last year one of my dogs became stressed out from the fireworks and ran away. She was returned after a neighbor received one of 900 postcards I mailed out.

Saturday night I was frustrated and felt trapped in my own rowhouse from all the craziness. Fireworks were constant in my neighborhood for over 4 hours. Is there a solution for Metro PD? There has to be something man. One of my dogs has PTSD from all the noise. I love this city and our country, but people here are crazy with the fireworks man. Saturday night was not safe on my street..

I am open to your suggestions.”

07/06/15 12:50pm

Front View -

This house is located at 3725 18th Street, Northeast. The listing says:

“AS-IS estate sale! Home needs some improvements, but great potential. Two-car driveway and one-car garage. Newer windows, including a bay window in the living room. Newer, good quality carpet. Short sale – third party approval required.”

View of Kitchen from Family Room -

You can see more photos here.

This 3 bed/1 bath is going for $325,000.

07/06/15 12:10pm


@CCTinWDC tweets us:

“Another truck driver that can’t read.”

From AlertDC:

“DDOT reports an accident on northbound Rock Creek Parkway and Virginia Ave, under the bridge, involving a tractor trailer. 1 northbound lane is closed. DDOT ROP and MPD are on the scene. Please avoid.”

07/06/15 11:45am

201 Upshur St, NW

Slash Run was hoping to open today in the former El Limeno space, sadly:

“Hey folks, we’re not going to make Monday’s planned opening date, sorry! Final inspections taking a bit longer due to the holiday weekend. Stand by, we’ll announce soon!”

But this is pretty cool:

“installed Chief Ike’s (RIP) famed mural in our entrance hallway. Marion Barry riding a tiger


07/06/15 11:22am

From Montgomery County Police:

“Call received at approx. 10:48 a.m. for report of single shot heard on Walter Reed campus. Officers have not confirmed initial report.”

A reader writes:

“I just got a text from a friend that there is an active shooter at Walter reed hospital. She said that all entrance gates have been locked, and all employees have been told to shelter in place and lock themselves in.”