08/22/14 12:55pm

309 Seaton Place Northeast

This house is located at 309 Seaton Place, Northeast. The listing says:

“Porch front rowhouse with high ceiling and period details. Open floor plan. Rear porches integrated into living room area for a large 3 bedrboom home. Insulated windows and doors, radiant heat in a larger than typical Eckington home. Sunny Exposure. Minutes to Metro.Shows well.”

You can see more photos here.

This 3 bed/2.5 bath is going for $439,000.

08/22/14 11:55am

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Alleged incident at Petworth Market just north of metro stop

“Dear PoPville,

Last night, I went into the store around 10:40pm to get some matches. While standing in line, a man behind me slapped me really hard on the ass, and slinked away with a satisfied, perverted grin. I only saw his side profile. He was young, in his mid 20′s, with a curly high top, and light brown skin.

The man behind the glass was laughing so hard. He apologized, saying, “I’m so sorry to laugh, but in my country, nothing like this ever happens, since I’ve been here, I’ve seen so much crazy shit!” He offered to show the video to the police, but I was so damn mad and humiliated that I just wanted to go home.

My friend told me that a lot of these incidences have been happening to women, so I just wanted to let someone know in case this pervert is serially assaulting random women.

If this man would have slapped me in my face with the same vigor, it would be assault no question. But because he slapped me on my ass, it was funny. I was so shocked that it happened, even I had to laugh a bit. What kind of fetish is this? I mean, it wasn’t like child’s play. He slapped me so hard, my ass was stinging all the way home. And that look on his face… I couldn’t sleep last night because I was so upset.”

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Photo by PoPville flickr user J Sonder

From a press release:

WHAT: City Tap House, the craft beer-focused restaurant located at 901 9th Street, NW, is celebrating Labor Day with an Old Bay Day Party on Monday, September 1st. Those who are unable to escape the city are encouraged to stop by to enjoy unlimited Maryland blue crabs seasoned with Old Bay’s blend of herbs and spices along with jambalaya rice and corn on the cob for $35 per person (beverages, tax and gratuity not included). For the perfect pairing, City Tap House will feature a bottomless bloody mary bar and beer specials including two cask drafts from Sly Fox Brewing Company and Dead Rise Old Bay Summer Ale from Flying Dog Brewery out of Frederick, MD. Prices range from $6 to $12 per draft and $18 for endless bloody marys.

Additionally, guests are encouraged to participate in City Tap House’s Labor Day cornhole tournament, which will be held on the restaurant’s expansive outdoor patio throughout the afternoon. There is no cost to enter, but teams are asked to register by Sunday, August 31st by contacting Liz Gartzke at egartzke@publichouseusa.com. The winner of the single elimination tournament will receive a gift certificate redeemable to City Tap House.

WHEN: Monday, September 1st from 11 AM to 5 PM.”

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901 9th Street, NW

08/22/14 11:15am

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Following yesterday’s news of the Giant grocery store’s big win comes word of the name of the new Mintwood Place restaurant coming to City Market at O. The original Mintwood Place is in Adams Morgan. Washingtonian reported:

“The previously untitled Shaw restaurant from the Mintwood Place team now has a name: Convivial. Chef Cedric Maupillier says he and co-owner Saied Azali were drawn to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary’s definition of the word: “relating to, occupied with, or fond of feasting, drinking, and good company.”

They also say Convivial, to be located at 801 O Street, NW, hopes to open early next Spring. Stay tuned.

08/22/14 11:00am

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Hipchickindc is a licensed real estate broker. She is the founder of 10 Square Team and is affiliated with Keller Williams Capital Properties. 10 Square Team is a popville.com advertiser. Unless specifically noted, neither she nor the company that she is affiliated with represented any of the parties or were directly involved in the transaction reported below. Unless otherwise noted, the source of information is Metropolitan Regional Information Systems (MRIS), which is the local multiple listing system. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed.

Featured Property: 3001 N St SE
Legal Subdivision: Hill Crest
Advertised Subdivision per Listing: Hill Crest
Bedrooms: 3 Baths: 3 Parking: Drvwy/Off Street Ownership: Fee Simple
Original List Price: $420,000.
List Price at Contract: $420,000.
List Date: 6/21/2014
Days on Market: 13
Settled Sales Price: $440,000.
Seller Subsidy: $0.
Settlement Date: 8/1/2014
Bank Owned?: No Short Sale? No

Original GDoN post is: here.

The original listing can be seen here: here.

It’s worth taking a look at the comments to the original Good Deal or Not (GDoN) post. For those readers who are perhaps new to the District, note that “EOTR” refers to the property being “East of the River”, specifically on the east side of the Anacostia River, which includes DC Wards 7 and 8.

Even folks who know what “EOTR” means still may not really have a good idea exactly where to find the Hillcrest neighborhood. One might start on Pennsylvania Avenue in Capitol Hill, say around Eastern Market, and head eastward. Just before you head into the PG County suburbs, turn south.

Hillcrest is the community that current DC Mayor Vincent Gray calls home. The neighborhood is known for a range of styles of detached single family houses, from bungalows to colonials to porch front farm houses to four squares. You can see the list of settled sales of detached homes since the beginning of the year here. Sold prices ranged from $125,000. to $599,000. Current active listings range from $119,000 to $649,000.

The listing agent was Leon Williams of Long and Foster Real Estate, Inc. Alex Schindlbeck of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage represented the buyer in this transaction.

08/22/14 10:45am

Grandparents-bike

“My bike was stolen from in front of my condo building on Thursday sometime. It’s a maroon 3 speed, with orange letters (that look very 1970s) on the middle bar. White handlebar grips. new wire basket on the front. My grandma gave me this bike last year, after keeping it for more than 3 decades (she bought it the year I was born). It’s not a great bike and likely not worth much, but it means a lot to me and it does to them, so I’d love to get it back. Will pay reward with no questions asked.”

Bike

08/22/14 10:15am

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1645 Connecticut Ave, NW via google street view

“Dear PoPville,

The Dupont Five Guys which had a sign [back in March] saying it was temporarily closed for a few months has replaced that sign with a permanently closed sign. Real similar to what happened to the potbelly’s right down the street that is now the Custom Fuel Pizza shop.”

Ed. Note: The Dupont location has also been removed from the Five Guys website locations.