706 Quincy St

This rental is located at 706 Quincy St, NW. The Craigslist ad says:

“$1800 / 2br – Walk 1 block to the metro

Fantastic 2 bedroom, 1 bath apartment on 2nd floor, in secure building, with hard wood floors. Bright and airy. Close to Metro, Howard university, Catholic university, Triniity college, Washington hospital center and Children hospital. Great inner city living at a bargain! Sorry No pets. 706 Quincy St NW Washington, D.C. Call Ms. Charles 301-254-9471. No pets. Owner/Agent”

Photo by PoPville flickr user William E Heaton IV

His longevity is extraordinary. I’m starting to look forward to see what he comes up with when we finally go cashless once and for all… But as always, thanks to a reader for sending the heads up so you don’t get scammed if you are a kind soul and unfamiliar.

He’s at “Metro Center at the Forever 21 entrance” 1025 F Street, NW.

1901 Ingleside Ter NW #302

This unit is located at 1901 Ingleside Terrace, NW. The MRIS listing says:

“Sunny top-floor condo on tree lined street in beautiful Mt. Pleasant.Enjoy sweeping views of the park from your private balcony. Hardwood floors throughout, in-unit washer/dryer, stainless steel appliances, granite countertops,gas cooking. Recent upgrades include built-in shelving,custom closets, and NEST thermostat.Pets welcome. 1 mile to Columbia Heights Metro.”


You can see more photos here.

This 1 bed/1.5 bath is going for $434,900 ($316 monthly fee.)

colado shop
1405 T Street, NW

From a press release:

“Renowned forerunner in the beverage industry Juan Coronado and partner Daniella Senior are proud to announce the opening of Colada Shop in Washington, DC, a concept that blends together the contemporary lifestyles of Washingtonians with the Cuban traditions of starting and ending the day. Paying homage to this Caribbean way of doing coffee, food, cocktails and social lifestyle, Colada Shop is a casual café and eatery where guests come for the quality of offerings and the unmatched hospitality. The second location of Colada Shop will open on Wednesday, February 1st, at 1405 T St NW, Washington DC.

“We are very excited to come to DC and to this incredible and dynamic neighborhood”, said Senior. “This second outpost will be a much cozier interpretation of our sister location in Loudoun County but will have the same energy, vibrancy, and – of course – incredible Cuban bites and drinks.”

colado food 2
Photo by Brian Oh

Seating around 15 guests indoors (and additional 16 patio seating starting in the spring), guests will be able to delight in an ingeniously crafted menu by Executive Chef Mario Monte and an exceptional beverage program conceived by Juan Coronado. (more…)


“Seen chilling out in Brookland/University Heights, close to the ‘buffet’ – my birdfeeders.”

If you spot a hawk or other bird of prey around town, lunching or otherwise, please send a photo and an email where you spotted it to [email protected] Hawks around Town is made possible by a generous grant from the Ben and Sylvia Gardner foundation.

trash bags
via google maps

Thanks to Justin for passing on this odd MPD alert:

“Alert: Armed Carjacking at 0210 hrs in the 1100 block of 4th Street, NE. Lookout for a B/M, wearing dark colored hooded sweatshirt, carrying a large amount of black trash bags and armed with a handgun; last seen in a green Elite taxi cab #132, Ford Crown Victoria bearing DC tag H91646.”

1946 New Hampshire Ave, NW just south of U off 16th

Thanks to a reader for sending word about Yamas closing their other DC location. They closed their Adams Morgan location over the summer (now home to Ben Tre Vietnamese Cuisine. Yamas opened at 16th and U back in May 2014. Updates when we learn who takes over the space.