“What: Barracks Row Fall Festival – Stage acts, bands, large petting zoo, crafts
booths, festival foods, sidewalk cafes, beer garden.
Who: Mayor Bowser opens Festival at noon; Max Major, Mentalist; Marine
Corps Silent Drill Platoon; Trapeze School NY; Belga-Matchbox beer
garden. Magicians, stilt walker, dog acts.
When: Saturday, September 24, 2016; 11AM to 5PM
Where: Along Barracks Row- 8th St, SE, between Pennsylvania Ave and I St, SE.
Eastern Market Metro Stop- Orange, Blue, Silver lines
Why: Celebrate revival of the oldest commercial corridor in DC as friends
citywide come back together to usher in Fall in the historic
heart of Capitol Hill. Meet new businesses: &pizza; Eat Bar; Summit to
Soul; Taoti Creative; The brig, Wiles-Mensch and, opening in
November: The Skill Zone”
This house is located at 619 12th Street, Northeast. The listing says:
“This 1915 Victorian maintains historic details while offering modern updates. Open layout with separate/distinct living areas are spacious+inviting. Updated kitchen with quartz counters opens to gracious dining room. 3 BR on the upper level & LL with additional rec room, laundry & full updated BA provide space that offers room now & to grow. Deck, patio, yard, parking!”
“On Saturday, September 24, Found on the Hill will open in Eastern Market, located at 323 7th St Southeast.
The collection began as an idea of sharing various items and furniture that were originally purchased to fill in restaurants as they were built out. Through changes along the way in design and aesthetic, many of these items went unused. Ari Gejdenson, the founder of MRG, had the brilliant idea to then open a store downstairs from the Mindful Office to showcase them. (more…)
This house is located at 606 East Capitol Street, Northeast. The listing says:
“A 1908 historic architectural gem w/ 5BR+DEN/3.5BA. Stunning restored moldings & details defining 4-levels of grand living space. Garden level is separately metered recently renovated apartment w/ cert.occupancy. Main level boasts original hardwood floors, 10’+ ceilings, multiple period fireplaces & open kitchen leading to private outdoor patio. Premier Hill location!”
This rental is located at 1006 C Street, Northeast. The listing says:
“Great location. Bright Open renovated one BR apt. Gourmet chef;s kitchen with big breakfast bar, tons of cabinets, ss equip, LR/DR/Kit combo with wood burning FP; large bay windows, tiled bath with double sinks, spacious shower, washer/dryer; wood like floors, in perfect order ready to move in. 8-10 blocks US CAPITOL, Union Station, Eastern Market. No animals, no smoking.”
“This morning [Tuesday] at approximately 10:20 AM an adult male subject pulled a knife and without provocation, stabbed two adults males both requiring hospitalization. Afterwards, the suspect walked away and was still armed until stopped by responding First Police District Officers in the 200 block of 5th Street, SE and held for identification purposes.
Our first stabbing victim was attacked without warning and stabbed twice. This victim was transported to a local area hospital by DCFEMS, conscious and breathing for treatment.
Our second stabbing victim just happened to be walking towards the suspect on the sidewalk in the 400 block of Pennsylvania Avenue, SE when he was also attacked without warning and stabbed in the left chest area. This victim was transported to a local area hospital by DCFEMS, conscious and breathing for treatment. Both victims are expected to make a full recovery.
The adult male suspect stopped by our officers was positively identified and arrested. The weapon used was also recovered.
This was unprovoked attack on two innocent individuals in our community with law enforcement officers from the Metropolitan Police Department and the United States Capital Police in this immediate area.
The First Police District Command Staff, under the leadership of Commander Kane, would like to recognize the swift actions of our officers and officials from the First Police District that effected this arrest without incident and without a use of force and those that provided immediate medical assistance to and comforted the victims.
We would also like the recognize the assistance we received from members of the United States Capital Police who arrived quickly on this chaotic scene and assisted with securing evidence, maintaining a crime scene and canvassing for witnesses and CCTV Cameras along with us.”
“The Metropolitan Police Department’s First District Detectives Office announced an arrest in an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Knife) offense that occurred in the 300 block of Pennsylvania Avenue, Southeast on Tuesday, September 13, 2016.
At approximately 10:19 am, the suspect walked up to an adult male in the 300 block of Pennsylvania Avenue, Southeast and stabbed him in the neck and hand. The suspect then walked up to another adult male, in the same block, and stabbed him in the chest. The suspect fled the scene but was quickly apprehended by officers in the 200 block of 5th Street, Southeast. A knife was recovered from the suspect.
Both victims were transported to an area hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.
On Tuesday, September 13, 2016, 39-year-old Jerome Swinson, of Southeast, DC, was arrested and charged with two counts of Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Knife).”
A reader reports that Bullfrog Bagels has opened thier second location near Eastern Market Saturday morning. And as could be expected for those who’ve visited their H Street location “Line out the door!”
This rental is located at 1006 Maryland Avenue, Northeast. The listing says:
“Capitol Hill! Beautiful, spacious (808sf), NEWLY RENOVATED, one bedroom, one bath, English Basement unit with modern amenities immediately available for rent or sale. Short walk to H Street, Union Station, and to The Capitol and congressional buildings. Really great location. Ignore DOM..this is the lower level unit.”