WAMU at 4401 Connecticut Ave., NW

From a press release:

“WAMU is thrilled to announce a new show for a changing America. 1A is a live two-hour daily national radio program hosted by Joshua Johnson, who brings to the airwaves a smart fresh voice with curiosity and empathy, convening a daily conversation about the most important issues of our time.

Distributed by NPR, 1A launches live on Monday, January 2, 2017 at 10 a.m. EST. Designed to succeed the iconic The Diane Rehm Show, and maintain the core values that made Diane’s show treasured by millions, 1A will provide deep conversation about the thorniest issues of our times delivered with insight, intimacy, and personality. 1A builds on Diane’s legacy of civil dialogue and analysis, while engaging with audiences when and where they choose, on the radio and in a daily podcast.

The show will take a deep and unflinching look at America, bringing context and insight to stories unfolding across the country and the world. Johnson says, “My professional passions have always centered on creativity, exploration and service. This moment in history demands these attributes of us. It’s a chance to tell stories more creatively, to explore ideas beyond our own, and to refocus on serving others.” (more…)

4434 Connecticut Ave, NW

From an email:

“This week’s pop up at Bread Furst (tomorrow, Wednesday, 11 am – 2 pm) is:

Pastrami, rye, mustard
Pastrami, gruyere, mustard, rye
Pastrami Reuben
Brisket, bread and butter zucchini pickles, rye, horseradish”

Photo by Jai Williams

4465 Connecticut Ave, NW

Nice progress at Soapstone Market:

“an urban grocery and bar with indoor and outdoor cafe seating, will feature prepared foods, grab and go items, baked goods, butcher, seafood and deli counters, an espresso and coffee bar, a beer and wine bar and a fast casual concept where customers can pick from daily offerings to dine in or take away”

There has been this much anticipation in Van Ness since Elvis Presley stopped by the WMAL studios…

looking south towards Sfoglina (from the Fiola folks) also hiring and opening soon


If you recognize this guy, please email me at [email protected] and I’ll put you in touch with OP thanks!

“Very sweet and I’m sure someone is looking hard. We’ll keep it for the night and take it to the humane society tomorrow morning.”

van ness
via google maps

From MPD:

“The Metropolitan Police Department’s Second District Detectives Office announced two arrests in two Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (BB Gun) offenses which occurred in the following locations:

  • 3000 block of Veazey Terrace, Northwest, on Tuesday, August 30, 2016, at approximately 9:42 pm. CCN: 16-146-541.
    • Three victims were walking, when they were all struck by pellets from a BB gun. The victims sustained minor injuries. One of the victims is a special police officer.
  • 3000 block of Van Ness Street, Northwest, on Wednesday, August 31, 2016, at approximately 12:08 pm. CCN: 16-146-808.
    • The victim was walking, when he was struck by a pellet from a BB gun. The victim sustained minor injuries.

Upon further investigation, it was determined that the pellets were fired from a residence located in the 3000 block of Van Ness Street, Northwest.

On Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 19-year-old Hudson Edmund Taylor and 22-year-old Daniel Eduardo Hernandez,  both of Northwest, DC, were arrested and charged with two counts of  Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (BB Gun), Assault on a Police Officer, and Possession of a BB Gun.”