6445 Luzon Avenue Northwest

This unit is located at 6445 Luzon Avenue, Northwest. The listing says:

“Great Location! Great Building! Spacious 2 Bedroom, 1 Bath, well cared for Coop Building, Coop Fee covers everything except TV & Phone.Convenient to 16th Street and Ga Ave public transportation, and Downtown Silver Spring.”

inside

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This 2 bed/1 bath is going for $205,000 ($826 monthly fee.)

423 Longfellow Street Northwest

This house is located at 423 Longfellow Street, Northwest. The listing says:

“FIRST OPEN SAT 1-4PM. Best value and lowest price for single-family in Petworth/Brightwood! Brick end-unit row house, borders North Petworth and Brightwood. 3BR 2BA, partially finished walkout basement. Front and rear fenced yard. Excellent bus routes to Ft. Totten or Georgia/Petworth subway. Close proximity to shopping, restaurants.”

inside

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This 3 bed/2 bath is going for $369,900.

From MPD at 10:12pm:

“On May 5, 2015, at approximately 2212 hours, members of the Fourth District were patrolling in the 600 block of Kennedy Street, NW, when they heard 6-7

gunshots in the area of 8th and Kennedy Streets, N.W. Several calls from concerned citizens were also received via the 911 system for the sound of gunshots.

While canvassing for possible suspects, officers located an adult male victim in the rear of a residence in the 5500 block of 8th Street, NW (east alley).

The victim had been shot once in the back by an unknown suspect. The victim was transported to a local area hospital in serious condition.

Anyone with information about this offense is urged to call the MPD Command Information Center at 202-727-9099. Thank you.”

and 11pm:

“UPDATE: STABBING@2303 hrs 800 blk First St.,NE. LOF W/M, 506/8, mid/late 30s thin bld blonde hair wear rd Coca Cola tee & khaki shorts//2173

The complainant was standing outside of the listed location when he was approached by a subject who asked for crack cocaine. The suspect immediately started stabbing the complainant with an unknown object. The suspect fled in an unk direction. The complainant was transported to a hospital for treatment of his injuries and is in stable condition.”

and around 1:30am:

“multiple gunshots heard at 11th and H NE just now. Have anything?”

From MPD:

“On Friday, May 1, 2015 at approximately 7:10pm, members of the Fourth District were on patrol when they were flagged down in reference to a shooting. Members located the victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was transported to an area hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Anyone with information in reference to this offense, or any others, is asked to call 202.727.9099 or text anonymously to 50411.”

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Photo via DDOT

From DDOT:

“Commuters should expect significant traffic delays in the area

As a part of the 16th Street Bridge over Military Road, NW, replacement project in Ward 4, the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will completely close all lanes at Military Road under the 16th Street Bridge, NW, beginning Friday, May 1 at 7 pm. Military Road will reopen on Monday, May 4 at 5 am. This weekend-long closure will assist crews with work on the 16th Street Bridge.

Signs will be in place to detour all traffic from Military Road, NW, onto the ramps to cross 16th Street.

Commuters and residents should prepare for major traffic delays on 16th Street and Military Road and adjacent roads during construction. Commuters are advised to find alternative routes to their destinations.

The 16th Street Bridge over Military Road, NW, project is needed to replace the 16th Street Bridge, and to make median barrier and street light improvements on Military Road.”

swampoodle
14th and Colorado Ave, NW

Thanks to a reader for sending a shot of Swampoodle‘s new coming soon signage. Their facebook page says:

“Stop by soon to our home on the corner of 14th and Colorado NW! ‪#‎WashingtonDC‬ ‪#‎DC‬ ‪#‎comingsoon‬ ‪#‎location‬ ‪#‎neighborhood‬”

and they also share a shot of the upstairs space:

“Our upstairs bar is coming along beautifully! What are you most excited to be served in this magnificent space? #comingsoon #newrestaurant #bar #foodie”

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1387 Sheridan Street Northwest

This house is located at 1387 Sheridan Street, Northwest. The listing says:

“New Listing! Open Sunday April 19th 1:00 – 4:00. Newly renovated 3 bed/ 2.5 bath rowhome. Traditional floor plan w/ original H/W floors and wood burning FP in LR. Kitchen has stylish tile & stainless steel appliances. Mud room off kitchen w/cabinets and shelving. Large deck off back. Upper level balcony off back BR. Finished rec room w/ gas FP and garage pkg. Quiet & convenient location.”

1387 Sheridan Street Northwest inside

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This 3 bed/2.5 bath is going for $599,900.

From MPD:

“On March 30, 2015, at approximately 2:30am, Mr. Antonio Ayala was found suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. He later succumbed to his injuries at an area hospital. The Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch conducted an investigation and was able to identify the suspect.

On April 7, 2015, the suspect, 23 year old Mr. Herman Odom of Washington, DC, was placed under arrest and charged with First Degree Murder while Armed.”

From MPD:

“On 3/30/15, at approximately 2:45am, members of the Fourth District responded to a call for a shooting in the area of 13th and Van Buren Streets, NW. Once officers arrived on the scene the victim was located suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to an area hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.

If anyone has information in regard to this crime, or any others, we ask that you call 202.727.9099 or text 50411.”

Update:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that occurred at the intersection of 13th and Van Buren Streets, NW. On Monday, March 30, 2015, at approximately 2:36 am, members of the Fourth District responded to a call for a Robbery/Shooting at the intersection of 13th and Van Buren Streets, NW. Upon arrival, they located an adult male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Personnel from DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded and transported the victim to a local hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.

The decedent has been identified as 34 year-old Antonio Ayala of Northwest, Washington, DC.

The Metropolitan Police Department currently offers a reward of up to $25,000 to anyone that provides information which leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons wanted for any homicide committed in the District of Columbia. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the police at (202) 727-9099. Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411.”

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Rendering via The Parks at Walter Reed

Beautiful words from the Washington Business Journal:

“Officials from the Rochester, New York-based grocer were in town Thursday to tout its soon-to-open Alexandria store. Talks between Wegmans and the Hines Interests LP team chosen to develop the Walter Reed campus are still taking place, spokeswoman Jo Natale said.”

Ed. Note: You can read about the plans for the Hines, Urban Atlantic, and Triden Group team to redevelop Walter Reed here.