“Dear PoPville,

The Bike House has been helping people fix their bikes at the Bloomingdale Farmers Market for the past four years. While we don’t have a full shop’s worth of tools, we have enough supplies to do basic repairs, lube chains, put air in tires, and generally point people in the right direction. The Bike House is an all-volunteer operation that relies on support from the community to exist. We had been storing our tools, repair stand, and tent nearby the 1st and R market, but unfortunately, that arrangement no longer works. In order to continue our Bloomingdale operation, we need a place to put our stuff.

The Bike House is looking for somewhere near 1st and R, NW to store a medium-sized rubbermaid bin of supplies, a repair stand, and a pump. All told about 10 square feet of stuff. Your storage space doesn’t have to be fancy, just safe and dry and somewhere accessible where volunteers could come grab it Sunday mornings.

Let us know if you think you can help. The good karma you get will mean you never get a flat tire again.

We can be reached at [email protected] Thanks.”

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55 Rhode Island Avenue Northwest

This unit is located at 55 Rhode Island Avenue, Northwest. The listing says:

“BROKERS OPEN TUES 4/26, 12-2pm! Bay windows compliment soaring vaulted ceilings & highlight the industrial aesthetic of this 3BR/2.5BA loft style Penthouse. Sleek finishes include concrete countertops, iron spiral staircase, European tiles & white washed exposed brick. Spacious suites ft. rain shower head & soaking tub, while private outdoor space overlooks the innovative Brookland neighborhood.”

Ed. Note: Well that last bit is a bit awkward…


You can see more photos here.

This 3 bed/2.5 bath is going for $789,000 ($175 monthly fee.)

2218 Flagler Place Northwest

This house is located at 2218 Flagler Place, Northwest. The listing says:

“Rare opportunity! Beautiful turn of the century Bloomingdale home. Original features include fabulous woodwork, 2 mantels, main level pocket door, stained glass, skylight, hardwood floors, exposed brick. Updated kitchen with silestone counters, finished basement with built-in cabinets, slate front porch, back deck, patio and garage. Great curb appeal!”


You can see more photos here.

This 3 bed/2 bath is going for $745,000. I’d also be remiss to not share the spectacular vestibule…



“Dear PoPville,

I saw this posting for a basement rental in Bloomindale [Adams St NW at 2nd St NW] and I was curious to get readers perspectives on it.


Our brand new, fully renovated walk-out basement on the border of LeDroit Park and Bloomingdale will be perfect for someone who loves light, a big open feel, and close access to all the activity on Georgia Ave, U St, North Capitol and 1st St! Large south-facing windows let in direct sun all day long, to compliment full-height ceilings, exposed brick, and full-sized entry/exit doorways. The unit has a contemporary styling, tile floors, and all brand-new stainless appliances. It has in-unit laundry (washer/dryer), Elfa storage solutions in the closet, and is completely closed off from the upstairs–complete privacy! Although there is plenty of street parking, off-street parking is negotiable. We are asking $2,300/month.

The place looks pretty sweet but I was a little surprised to see how much it was renting for. Has bloomingdale come this far?”

Ed. Note: I think it depends on how much light the unit gets. And obviously this one is totally renovated too. So what do you guys think is $2300/mo reasonable for this one?

via google maps

From MPD:

“The Metropolitan Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division, Sexual Assault Unit seeks the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a suspect in connection with a Second Degree Sexual Abuse offense that occurred in the Unit block of R Street, Northwest.

On Sunday, April 3, 2016, at approximately 2:00 am, the suspect approached the victim from behind and sexually assaulted her outside of a residence.

The suspect is described as a black male, 30-45 years old, short hair, wearing jeans and a neutral colored jacket.

Anyone who has information regarding this case should call police at 202-727-9099. Additionally, information may be submitted to the TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411.”

148 W Street Northwest

This rental is located at 148 W Street, Northwest. The listing says:

“New Listing! Great Ledroit Park Townhouse. Freshly Painted, 2 Good Size Bedrooms+ 1 Small bedroom and a Sunroom, Lovely Front Porch. In The Heart Of Ledroit Park. Moments To Downtown, U Street, Howard U and More. 2 Parking Spaces, Super Rear Deck. Updated Kitchen. No Smokers. pets on a case by case Basis. Vacant and ready to go! $35 application fee.”


You can see more photos here.

This 3 bed/1.5 bath is going for $2,600/Mo.


This rental is located at 69 R Street, Northwest. The listing says:

“Spacious and great apartment on one of the best tree lined street available immediately. Remodeled kitchen, ceramic floor in the kitchen, carpet, some hard wood floor Washer/dryer. Separate heating & cooling unit. Close to Noma (New York Ave ) metro Red lines, night life in Blooming dale, Eckington area, Restaurant, Cafe, down town, & more. Owner is looking for a good credit It will go fast.”

The photos aren’t great but the location really is – this 2 bed/1 bath is going for $2,100/Mo.