I was walking from work Friday evening around 8pm down Irving St. past 11th St and came across a man face down on the sidewalk. He was bleeding from the mouth and ear. There were 2 people around him who witnessed the end of the assault. According to them, 3 black men in their 20s had assaulted the man from behind and took off running toward 14th laughing. The victim was dazed and when he stood up it was apparent that they had done a bit of damage to his face; he had difficulty speaking. He couldn’t recall whether they stole anything from him; he just remembered walking and then suddenly being on the ground in pain. The police responded immediately and took the eyewitnesses with them to drive around the neighborhood. It turns out they stole his wallet and phone. So sad that this happens on a pretty busy intersection.
Photo of CityZen via Mandarin Oriental Big news reported by the Washington Post on Friday: “CityZen, the critically acclaimed restaurant in the Mandarin Oriental, will close Dec. 6 with the departure of chef Eric Ziebold. Ziebold is leaving to open his own restaurant in Mount Vernon Triangle…the hotel plans to launch a new signature restaurant […]
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I guess maybe more of a gate really… From Mass. Ave east of Dupont Circle.
One of the great ones from 13th Street in Columbia Heights.