In happier awning news – Bareburger got a bunch of new ones and proper signage at the former Cosi space in Dupont.  You can check out Bareburger’s menus here.

This is right next door the to the former five guys burger spot (now a 7-Eleven). Also not far from where the Smashburger closed in 2014.  Updates when they announce an opening date.

1647 20th St, NW (at R just off Connecticut Ave.)

1501 Connecticut Avenue, NW

From MPD:

“We have received your emails and heard your concerns about the meeting this Saturday evening in Dupont Circle with the writer Roosh V.

We understand your concerns about events of this nature in your community. We are aware of the upcoming event.

Events like these take place all the time in the District of Columbia and the MPD prepares for all of them.

These groups have the same First Amendment rights as any other citizen or organization in our country.

We understand that there may be counter protests to this event and we have prepared for that as well.

The MPD are there to ensure peaceful and lawful events. Any persons breaking the law will not be tolerated.

A lot of times controversial organizations plan public events just to provoke a response from the community.

Please let the MPD handle the situation and remember there are many ways to express yourself in a peaceful manner.

Let’s continue to work together, we are making great progress!!”

From Collective Action for Safe Spaces:

“We invite you to join local nonprofit Collective Action for Safe Spaces for Women Drinking Coffee: Sitting In For Safe Spaces on February 6 for women, LGBTQGNC folks, and allies to meet to talk about ways that we can make public spaces safe for everyone.

The sit-in was planned after we read this article about an event happening at the Dupont Starbucks and realized it had been too long since feminists had gathered at this location to enjoy delicious beverages like the white chocolate mocha. While the event cited in the article may have been canceled, our sit-in for safe spaces will prevail. (more…)


I’ll be outside the Dupont North Metro entrance lending a hand selling Street Sense papers from 5-6pm today so if you live or work nearby please stop by and say hi. And buy a paper too of course! Also, I’m gonna cheat and bring some PoPville t-shirts to sweeten the deal! Hope to see many in PoPville represent for this good cause!!

#VendorWeek, organized by the International Network of Street Papers, is an annual international program of events, activities and social media action that celebrates street paper vendors around the world and challenges perceptions of poverty and homelessness. Street papers are sold in more than 35 countries. by 14,000+ vendors to be read by over 6 million readers like you.”


“Dear PoPville,

Our cams caught this gentleman taking out some aggression on our planters about 2:30 this morning… [Tuesday] apparently he left a trail of destruction along his path nearby.

Videos are in Dropbox here and here — anyone else see this, know this guy or experience his anti-vegetation wrath? Pure speculation but people who support Donald Trump had a bad night.

The aftermath:


The guy did some damage and I’d like to see if we can figure out who he is, especially if it’s true that he did this up and down the block.”


This house is located at 1807 Riggs Place, Northwest. The listing says:

“Victorian, historic, 4 story TH w/authentic millwork, crown & picture molding, On super convenient location ~ walk to Dupont restaurants, shops, Metro! Gourmet new Kitchen, DR with fireplace. Small deck/balcony. Lovely LR with bay window & fire place. Large MBR with bay window + 3 spacious BR, 3.5 renovated BA. . Gorgeous roof terrace! Separate metered, fully finished LL 1BR/1BA in law suite.”


You can see more photos here.

This 3 bed/3.5 bath is going for $1,488,000.

snowball fight
Photo by PoPville flickr user Joe Flood

From an email:

“DCSFA invites you to Dupont Circle Park this Saturday at noon for SNOW WARS: THE SNOWBALL STRIKES BACK!

We’re big Star Wars fans, and if you are too, bring your outfits and get into character as you engage with Storm Troopers, Jedi, Vader and maybe even some Ewoks! We also welcome Trekkies and other space-themed combatants (think Guardians of Galaxy, The Martian, and as a homage to Bowie, some Ziggy Stardusts as well!).

Facebook event:

Then join us at Ping Pong – Chinatown for the official after party (time TBA), where the best Snow Wars outfitted-snowballers can redeem the food & drink vouchers that we’ll be giving out!

We also hope you can sign up for the DC Snow Team and help seniors and people with disabilities to shovel their sidewalks over the weekend! Post a photo of yourselves doing the shoveling on our Facebook page, Twitter, or Instagram with the #DCSFA, show it to the DCSFA reps or Ping Pong staff – and you’ll get a DCSFA T-shirt – the first new DSCFA swag since 2010.

Ami & Mike



A recap of our common sense guidelines! We ask everyone to please:
• Respect any requests made the Metropolitan Police Department and the U.S. National Park Police
• Play fair, especially by NOT THROWING ICE
• Wear any protective gear that you think you need (goggles recommended!)
• Not pelt moving vehicles, since that could cause accidents
• Remember that anyone who behaves recklessly is individually responsible for the consequences.”