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A reader sends nominates “this tragedy on Ontario between Kalorama and Euclid” for a Horse’s Ass Award. He adds:

“So sad. These homes are about 115 years old. Oh and they’re blocking a fire hydrant. Have been for days. I called the cops and they basically laughed and said I quote “if a house is on fire, then it’s the fire department problem not us” which was awesome and not surprising at all.”

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sweet science
2nd floor of 18th and Wyoming Ave, NW

From Sweet Science Coffee:

“Need an extra shot? Try a shot of Whisky-Coffee! We are proud to introduce Whisky-Whisper by District Roasters from Tomball, TX for a limited time and as a DC exclusive at Sweet Science.

This outstanding roast is created by taking sweet, full bodied beans from Papua New Guinea, aging them in Tennessee sourced JD-oak barrels, and hand roasting them in small batches to bring out the Whisky flavor.

We will serve this Coffee as a delicious Cocktail in our Starsign-Series from July 23rd til August 22nd.

We will also run Whisky-Coffee in our slow dripper to create a truly amazing Cold Brew which will be served in a limited quantity in addition to our house Cold Brew Sweet Saxon.

September 13th will be our Grand Opening / Adams Morgan Day
We will also be starting Sweet Science Salons, a series of intimate evening events featuring Literature readings, Music and Film with Coffee-Drinks and small plates.”

1711 Euclid Street Northwest

This rental is located at 1711 Euclid Street, Northwest. The listing says:

“Wonderful opportunity for 3 or 4 bedroom apartment on two levels in Victorian era row house in the heart of Adams Morgan. Currently a temporary wall creates a 4th bedroom but it can be removed, unveiling a large sun-filled living room. High ceilings, original wood floors, radiator heat, large open kitchen with extra cabinet space and a wonderful back yard porch and garden.”

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You can see more photos here.

This 4 bed/2 bath is going for $4,575/Mo.

2100 19th Street Northwest

This rental is located at 2100 19th Street, Northwest. The listing says:

“Approximately 1/2 mile to Dupont Circle Metro. Charming light-filled one bedroom unit w/built-in bookcase, crown molding, wood floors, French doors, & 2 ceiling fans. Remodeled kitchen w/42″ cabinets, granite counters & breakfast bar. Two closets in bedroom. Spacious rooftop deck overlooking the city. Bike storage. Gym membership for $10/month. Convenient to Dupont Circle, Adams Morgan, zoo.”

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You can see more photos here.

This 1 bed/1 bath is going for $1,800/Mo.

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This rental is located at 2441 18th Street, Northwest. The listing says:

“Newly renovated and super unique studio apartment with private patio in the heart of Adams Morgan. H/W floors, stainless appliances, stylestone countertops, updated bathroom. In the heart of Adams Morgan, walk to shops, restaurants, grocery etc. Pets are welcome.”

inside

You can see more photos here.

This studio is going for $2,100/Mo.

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Tough times for Adams Morgan Festivals (an abbreviated Adams Morgan Day is in the works but still) – now the ‘French Maid Relay Race’ at L’Enfant Cafe is moving to NoMa this year.

From a press release:

“L’Enfant Café is proud to announce the 11h annual Bastille Day party, a cultural celebration of all things French, on Saturday, July 11 from 3pm to 10pm. After celebrating the 10th anniversary on Vernon St last year, the folks at L’Enfant have decided to re-locate the fête to sister venue, Wunder Garten (150 M St NE), the all new beer garden space in NoMa.

Entry to this year’s event and D.C.’s biggest masquerade ball is $7. Advance ticket purchase is required and capacity is limited. Purchase online through www.lenfantcafe.com or www.wundergartendc.com. Guests will storm the Bastille via M St NE, just steps from the NoMa metro stop (Red Line).

The memorable performances have also moved to the new location, including can-can dancers, a New Orleans style brass marching band, burlesque dancers and the royal guests of honor, King Louis XVI and Queen Marie Antoinette.

The signature folly of the event, the world-famous ‘French Maid Relay Race,’ will take place at approximately 6pm in which racers, men and women, must each wear the risqué black and white maid costume while running back and forth across the street in order to fill a Champagne glass with soup spoons of water. Très chic! Contenders must pre-purchase a costume, with ticket purchase, before the limited supply is sold out.”