“Dear PoPville,

Can you help me find witnesses to a crash yesterday? I was involved in a car/bicycle crash on 17th st. nw, between Pennsylvania and F. I was on my bike. Several people were on the sidewalk, but they were gone by the time MPD showed up. If anyone saw anything, I’d like to talk to them. [email protected]

Photo by PoPville flickr user Erin

Thanks to a reader for sharing:

“In doing our piece for the Student Debt Challenge we’ve told you about, we’re helping to host a free and unique in-person workshop talking you through federal student loan repayment options with a special guest from the White House. You can even bring friends and colleagues! Here are the details:

Student Debt Challenge Workshop: Helping Student Loan Borrowers with Income-Driven Repayment Plans and Loan Forgiveness

April 27, 2016, 4:00pm ET – 5:00pm ET


Space is extremely limited. RSVP required.
Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis and not guaranteed.

Center for American Progress
1333 H St. NW, 10th Floor

At this event experts will give individuals with student loan debt, as well as human resource staff across the city, a better understanding of the basics of student loan repayment and loan forgiveness programs to help spread the word about these important programs.”

duck defenders
Photo by Judy

Ed. Note: I love that three separate readers captured and sent us the shot above. Thanks to all. As since we’re in the season – if you catch a great duck scene or any greatness for that matter please email [email protected] or tweet us @PoPville Thanks!

Heidi writes this morning: “I think the ducks learned how to read.”

Photo by The Basics

And yesterday The Basics captured the great scene above: “check out this act of animal kindness on 13th Street NW!”


Thanks to a reader for sending yesterday afternoon:

“A rare moment of cuteness near L’Enfant Plaza on 7th in front of Pizza Autentica.”

Keep your eyes peeled for street crossing escorts and email [email protected] when you do please!

1155 F Street, NW

Truefitt & Hill is pretty posh…

“For over two centuries Truefitt & Hill, recognised as the finest traditional gentlemen’s barber and perfumer in London, has provided discerning gentlemen with only the finest in grooming products and services. Our offering truly gives men the opportunity to look and feel their very best.

Established in 1805, we remain the world’s oldest barbershop as stated in the Guinness Book of records and are barbers and Royal Warrant holders to H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh. Today’s product offering is the result of over 209 years of research and intimate customer relationships. Our knowledge and experience provide today’s man with an offering that is both sophisticated and practical. Gentlemen deserve the best in everything they do. If you are looking for the finest in men’s grooming, we are confident you will find Truefitt & Hill’s unmatched product quality and prestigious tradition unrivalled.”


Located next to the expanding Pret a Manger.


inside 1350 I Street, NW courtesy of Pennsylvania 6 DC

From an email:

“Hoping to tackle the age-old question of whether to go to the brunch place with the Champagne bar or the Bloody Mary bar, Pennsylvania 6 has solved this dilemma with the launch of their ultimate Champagne and Bloody Bar.

For $18, brunch guests will have the ability to order unlimited vodka and champagne with exclusive access to various elixirs, juices, toppings and garnishes at its juice bar located in the chandelier-dripping Oxford dining room.

Brunch is served on Saturdays and Sundays from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.”

Check out the full menu: DC_MENU_BRUNCH (PDF)