04/24/15 7:55pm

From Metro Transit Police:

“The Metro Transit Police Department is seeking assistance in identifying the below pictured individual as part of an investigation into an Assault that occurred at Eastern Market Metrorail Station on Friday, April 24, at approximately 1:05 p.m.

Incident Summary: The victim, a 69-year-old male, reports being pushed by an unknown male suspect while exiting the train. Subsequently, the victim and suspect engaged in a verbal altercation on the escalator. The suspect then punched the victim in the face with a closed fist. The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment of his injuries.

Anyone who is able to identify the individual pictured below is asked to call Metro Transit Police Detectives at (202) 962-2121 and reference case #2015-21061. Tips also can be sent via text message to “MyMTPD” (696873).

There are no current warrants for the individual pictured below in reference to this case.

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04/24/15 4:30pm

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From an email:

“WHEN: Friday, April 24 and Saturday, April 25, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. both days

WHERE: Along Wisconsin Avenue from P Street to Reservoir Road, NW. This is the Book Hill area of Georgetown, known for its charming independent boutiques and art galleries.

DETAILS: The Book Hill area of Georgetown—known for its charming independent boutiques, antique stores and art galleries—transforms into an open-air market evoking those in Paris. Attendees can expect more than 40 local shops offering savings up to 75% on designer clothing for men, women and children, art and home furnishings, plus French fare, entertainment, and more. The festival is family-friendly, with mimes, caricature artists, facepainting, strolling musicians and a lineup of local jazz acts.”

04/24/15 4:15pm

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From an email:

“At the new Logan Hardware location [1734 14th Street, NW], we have a very cool pop-up garden center.

Annuals including marigolds, vinca, ageratum, petunias, coleus, heliotrope, snapdragons, sweet potato vine and zinnias

Perennials including phlox, gaillardia, sedum, salvia, peony, verbena, boxwoods, liriope and lilac

Transplants including basil, tomatoes, peppers, rosemary, sage, cilantro, thyme and lavender.”

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“Franciscan Monastery Plant & Herb Sale

Hosted by the Franciscan Monastery Garden Guild, the sale will feature plants from the Holy Land and Monastery-grown products, including fresh honey, herbs, vegetables, flowers, roses, annuals, perennials, shrubs, fruit trees, azaleas and more! Vendors and food will also be on site.”

04/24/15 4:00pm

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A reader sends from 11th and U St, NW:

“We witnessed a younger police officer and his partner lock their keys in the squad car. Several police and an hour later they finally got in.”

D’oh! But I admit it, I’ve locked my keys in the car too. Though an hour to get back in with all that went down yesterday…