05/06/15 9:10am

From MPD at 10:12pm:

“On May 5, 2015, at approximately 2212 hours, members of the Fourth District were patrolling in the 600 block of Kennedy Street, NW, when they heard 6-7

gunshots in the area of 8th and Kennedy Streets, N.W. Several calls from concerned citizens were also received via the 911 system for the sound of gunshots.

While canvassing for possible suspects, officers located an adult male victim in the rear of a residence in the 5500 block of 8th Street, NW (east alley).

The victim had been shot once in the back by an unknown suspect. The victim was transported to a local area hospital in serious condition.

Anyone with information about this offense is urged to call the MPD Command Information Center at 202-727-9099. Thank you.”

and 11pm:

“UPDATE: STABBING@2303 hrs 800 blk First St.,NE. LOF W/M, 506/8, mid/late 30s thin bld blonde hair wear rd Coca Cola tee & khaki shorts//2173

The complainant was standing outside of the listed location when he was approached by a subject who asked for crack cocaine. The suspect immediately started stabbing the complainant with an unknown object. The suspect fled in an unk direction. The complainant was transported to a hospital for treatment of his injuries and is in stable condition.”

and around 1:30am:

“multiple gunshots heard at 11th and H NE just now. Have anything?”

05/05/15 4:30pm

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2427 18th Street, NW

From an email:

“A Barrel of Fun: Barrel-Aged Beer at The Black Squirrel

Add wood and bring on the flavor. The Black Squirrel celebrates the age-old tradition of barrel aging beer on Friday (May 8), starting at 5 p.m., with 25 rare barrel-aged beers on tap and by the bottle.

The line-up includes:
· Epic 2013 Smoked & Oaked Belgian Ale (cherry-wood smoked and bourbon-barrel oaked, draft, 10.4%)
· Founders Backwoods Bastard Scotch Ale (aged in bourbon barrels, draft, 10.2%);
· Franklin’s Ridiculous Wild Ale (draft, 6.8%);
· Goose Island 2013 Lolita (wild ale with raspberries, draft, 7%);
· Goose Island 2013 Bourbon County Brand Stout (draft, 14.2%);
· Jolly Pumpkin Bam Noire (draft, 4.5%);
· Laughing Dog Triple Squared (Belgian-style triple aged in cabernet barrels, draft, 9%);
· Laughing Dog De Achtste Hond (peach wild ale, draft, 7%);
· Mad Fox Cabernet Reynard (cabernet-barrel black saison, draft, 7.1%);
· Mad Fox Oaked Funk (saison aged in Silver Oak cabernet carrels, draft, 6%);
· Petrus Oak-Aged Belgian Pale Ale (draft, 7.3%);
· Potters Craft Cider Oak-Barrel Reserve (draft, 9.6%);
· Wild Beer Co. Modus Operandi (barrel-aged old ale, draft, 7%);
· Epic/Crooked Stave Elder Brett (wild ale, 750mL bottle, 8.5%);
· Funkwerks 2012 Solena (Belgian-style dark ale, 750mL bottle, 6.5%);
· Goose Island 2013 Halia (sour peach saison, 750mL bottle, 7.5%);
· Goose Island 2013 Gillian (tart Belgian=style farmhouse ale, 750mL bottle, 9.5%);
· Goose Island 2010 Lolita (brewed with raspberries, 650mL bottle, 7%);
· Goose Island 2012 Madame Rose (brown kriek with cherries, 650mL bottle, 7.1%);
· Goose Island 2012 Juliet (wild ale aged with blackberries, 650mL bottle, 8%);
· Hardywood 2013 Reserve Rum-Barrel Imperial Pumpkin Ale (750mL bottle, 10.5%);
· Mother Earth 2013 Triple Overhead Bourbon-Barrel-Aged Triple (750mL bottle, 10%);
· Mother Earth 2013 Windowpane Peach Barrel-Aged Wheat Ale (750mL bottle, 8.3%);
· Mother Earth 2013 Windowpane Blackberries Barrel-Aged Wit (750mL bottle, 9%); and
· Strangeways Martian Spring (wine-barrel-aged biere de mars, 22oz bottle, 7.35%).

To complement the liquid treasure, the Black Squirrel chef will prepare a stinky cheese burger to accompany the sour beers and a stout burger for the dark beers.

For more than 400 years, beer has been stored in barrels and aged to a bold, complex taste. Barrels are often made of oak, and many have been previously used for bourbon or wine to further enhance the layers of flavor. Enjoy this sampling of barrel-aged beer that spans a range of styles.”

05/05/15 4:10pm

15th and Penn
15th and Pennsylvania Ave, SE

Yesterday Capitol Hill Corner finally found out who will become to the new retail spaces at 15th and Pennsylvania Ave, SE next to Wisdom:

“McCormick Paints and New York Pizza – have been signed to occupy the first floor retail space.

The majority of the first floor retail space will be occupied by McCormick Paints. This will be the third paint store in SE Capitol Hill which already has Frager’s Paint Store at 12th and Pennsylvania Avenue, and Duron Paints on Barracks Row.”