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From MPD:

“At approximately 0327 hours, MPD officers responded to the unit block of Scott Circle, NW for a report of a stabbing. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male suffering from multiple stab wounds inside an apartment. The victim was transported to a local hospital by DCFEMS in critical condition. The relationship between the victim and suspects is unknown. Detectives are on the scene attempting to gather more information at this time. The suspects were last seen leaving the building in an unknown direction. If anyone has any information regarding this incident, please call 202-727-9099.”

1400 20th Street NW

This rental is located at 1400 20th Street, NW (between O and P.) The craigslist ad says:

“Studio Apartment: 480 sq ft, 1 bath, $1650, utilities included (except cable).
98 Walk Score!!

This amazing studio has stainless steel appliances and granite counter-tops. The apartment boasts two large closets and has wonderful over sized windows allow for plenty of natural sunlight. Just steps away from DuPont Circle Metro our community is located in the heart of the city!


At this fantastic location we offer: (more…)

Photo credit: Kelly Paras courtesy Dupont Underground

Thanks to the folks at Dupont Underground for letting us know. Awesome. You can see Jay Coleman’s mural here.

Unexpected beauty at the #dupontunderground. #washingtondc #dupontcircle #streetart #urban #secret #hidden

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evans parking

“Dear PoPville,

Jack Evans (Ward 2 council member) parked like an a**hole tonight in Dupont Circle. It’s bad enough navigating the sidewalks and intersections when they’re covered in ice, but this entitled politician made it even worse by parking his car blocking a pedestrian crossing and handicap access point to cross New Hampshire Ave NW. He forced everyone to walk in the street into oncoming traffic. I’m sick of entitled politicians treating this city like they’re own personal kingdom.

Jack, you have to follow the law like everybody else. And if you decide to break them (like you did tonight) you might remember you license plate makes it easy to figure out you’re the a**hole.


A Ward 2 Constituent who will not be voting for you during the next election cycle”

Ed. Note: This is not the first time people have been pissed at Evans’ parking prowess. We’ve previously learned that Council Members are not obligated to follow parking regulations except for fire hydrants of course.


From a press release:

“Dupont Underground and the District of Columbia’s Commission on Fashion Arts and Events (CFAE) in partnership with the National Cherry Blossom Festival will hold Underneath It All: An Underground Fashion Showcase on April 15 featuring acclaimed local designers from across the Washington, D.C. area.

“The fashion industry in Washington, D.C. has significantly grown in the past few years, and we are elated to feature the outstanding work of our local designers. In 2015, the fashion economy generated $244 million in wages and created 7,500 jobs. We expect that number to rise as we continue to grow and attract new talent to Washington, D.C.,” said Christine Brooks-Cropper, President & CEO, DC Fashion Foundation and CFAE Chair. “We are also honored to be part of the National Cherry Blossom Festival and to have a national platform to showcase the District’s exciting fashion arts industry.”

During the closing week of the National Cherry Blossom Festival, Underneath It All: An Underground Fashion Showcase, will celebrate the cultural and historical diversity of our nation’s capital, while paying homage to the international relationships that built this festival. (more…)

1742 Q St NW

This house is located at 1742 Q Street, NW. The MRIS listing says:

“Historically significant 1920’s Schneider built Dupont residence consists of 3 renovated units tastefully combining architectural details of a bygone era with today’s modern conveniences. 2 units rented for $2,500/mo = $60K annual rental income. Spacious 2 bed, 2.5 bath owner’s suite sited on top 2 floors & includes expansive terrace, Juliet balcony & bay windows. 3 car secure parking included.”


You can see more photos here.

This 4 bed/4.5 bath is going for $2,450,000.

1904 18th Street, NW

From an email:

Doggy Style is opening a place to board cats just up the street from our store, at 1904 18th St NW. The new place will be called Itty Bitty & Kitty City Pet Resort. We plan to start with luxury boarding for cats only. We are custom building Kitty Condos to house the cats and a Kitty Playground for cats play in when they stay with us.”

They’ll be located in the former Second Affair Consignment Shop and Young D.C. spaces next to the Chocolate House:


Also of note, just up the block another Pet Hotel & Spa, Life of Riley, is coming to 18th Street in the former Sawah Cafe space in Adams morgan:


1730 M Street, NW

“I walk by it a couple of times a week and the last few times I have done so at 6 pm, they appear to be closed. There have been no social media posts by them since late January. Did this place finally bite the dust?”


Buckeye + Bear opened back in June 2016 in the former Huxley nightclub space. Their Facebook page, last updated January 17th, says:

“Buckeye + Bear is a casual sports bar that features a wide variety of free entertainment throughout the week, including live bands, karaoke nights, comedy shows, trivia events, variety shows and weekend DJs! (no cover charge)

Buckeye + Bear also has 10 large-screen TVs for showing televised sports and offers half price happy hour specials on Tuesdays through Fridays from 5PM till 8PM, including $2 select beers and $3 rail drinks!

Buckeye + Bear is also the OFFICIAL Game Watch Bar for Ohio State University & The Cleveland Browns!”

I emailed the owners who tell me:

We are currently in active negotiations with a couple of different buyers to purchase the business. In the interim, we are only open for special events and private events. Purchase offers can be emailed to [email protected]

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