11/24/14 10:45am


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Prostitution crackdown continues in Logan/Shaw. In July 6 others were arrested for solicitation of prostitution and in September 15 were arrested in the same PSA.

From MPD:

“Between November 22, 2014 (14:30hours) and November 23, 2014 (06:30hours), members of the Metropolitan Police Department’s Third District VICE Unit conducted a Undercover Prostitution Operation within the City’s 3rd District, here in Washington DC.

Officers conducted this operation with the intention of locating persons involved in illegal solicitation of prostitution related offenses. This operation targeted both Prostitutes and the “Johns”, AKA: Customers who enter this city to engage in or conduct their illicit business and or services.

Over the course of the operation itself, a total of (19) adults were arrested and charged with “Solicitation of Prostitution”. In addition, one of the adult “John’s” was also found in possession of a substance amount of illegal narcotics after which he was additionally charged.

All of these arrests were made along the immediate adjoining borders of the Third District and First District, within PSA307. This operation was facilitated and managed by the 3rd District VICE Lieutenant, Deborah Pearce. Lt. Pearce encourages anyone who may have information related to these types of illegal activities to contact the Third District VICE “Tip Line” at (202) 673-6925.”

11/24/14 10:36am

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A reader sends:

“I was walking to my car this morning in the alley behind Quincy pl nw [North capital on one end and 1st st nw on the other end in Bloomingdale] and I saw this dog with tags running around. The dog kept running from me when I tried to get close to him so I couldn’t grab him. I did get close enough to see that his name on his tag was Smokie. I had to get to work so I ended up calling animal control but hopefully the owner sees this so they can pick Smokie up and get him home!”

11/24/14 10:10am

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Photos courtesy Sprig & Sprout

From an email:

5lb+ Pho Challenge Bowl WINNER!

We just had someone complete our Pho Challenge. He did it in 30min 41sec.

2lbs of meat, 2lbs of noodles, 1lb of sprouts and onions, and 3 quarts of broth all demolished.

AND he is a visiting tourist (Canada) who just happened to be coming in for lunch, saw the bowl and decided it would be a fun part of his vacation.

He wins his name on our plaque, his pictures on our website, as well as $100 in TryCaviar credits (only to the first person to beat the bowl).”

WinnerWilsonHoo

11/24/14 9:45am

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Photo by PoPville flickr user  Jim Havard

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11/23/14 10:22pm

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1781 Florida Ave, NW near Pleasant Pops

From an email:

“Hudson & Crane, a new urban industrial mercantile and home decor/lifestyle showroom, is opening in late November/early December 2014 in the U Street/Adams Morgan (1781 Florida Ave. NW).

Hudson & Crane will offer a variety of furnishings, decor, art (featuring local artists and others), lighting, soft goods and gift items. Curated with an eye for accessible design and style, the store inventory will be constantly updated with new offerings monthly. All of the store inventory will be offered as cash & carry, allowing our customers the instant gratification of being able to purchase a piece of furniture and take it home the same day, and we will of course offer affordable and fast delivery as well.”

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Photo of showroom courtesy Hudson & Crane

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Photo of showroom courtesy Hudson & Crane