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Just after 10am a reader witnessed:

“At least 6 police cars outside the Foggy Bottom metro. What’s going on?”

Another reader heard “Apparently a woman tried to steal a baby” and saw on twitter the following reports from @MattPaolillo:

“Someone just tried to steal a baby at the foggy bottom metro stop, I kid you not @wmata”

“Woman attempted to snatch the baby before arriving at FB. People tackled her, got the baby back, waited for police at the stop. @wmata”

@BrandonJCarroll tweeted:

“Just saw a man attack a baby on the metro and got arrested. A few of us subdued him. WTF is wrong with people. Def shaken up by this”

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From an email:

“This Saturday, August 29, from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm, we will be assembling “comfort kits” for local families displaced by emergencies or disasters. We’re hoping to pay it forward for all of the help provided to our state following the devestation of the hurricane and levee breaches.

The event will be held in partnership with the American Red Cross at their HQ office in Foggy Bottom.”

922 24th Street Northwest

This rental is located at 922 24th Street, Northwest. The listing says:

“Tastefully furnished! Nicely updated! High floor, east facing junior one bedroom. Floor to ceiling, wall to wall windows! Parquet wood floors. Granite countertops. Built-in microwave. One block metro. Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s. 24 hour front desk. Outdoor pool. Laundry room. Bring in your linens n’ things and let us do the rest! You can’t get more central. GW, State, Kennedy Center.”

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You can see more photos here.

This studio is going for $1,750/Mo.

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2121 K Street, NW

This is the former Pizza Autentica space. Next up – Sugar. The liquor license placard posted out front says:

“A restaurant serving American food with 26 seats and a Total Occupancy Load of 50. Sidewalk cafe with 30 seats. Entertainment Endorsement to include occasional karaoke and DJ, but no dancing or nude performances.”

Updates when they get closer to opening.

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522 21st Street Northwest

This rental is located at 522 21st Street, Northwest. The listing says:

“Fantastic Junior 1BR that is just of K St. NW. Looking for convenience? Utilities are included, it’s .5 Miles to Foggy Bottom Metro,1-mile to The White House, IMF building, G.W.University, G.W. Hospital, Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods, Restaurants & many government & association buildings. There is easy access to community amenities and Georgetown. Vouchers welcome.”

inside

You can see a few more photos here.

This 1 bed/1 bath is going for $1,450/Mo.

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Outside Roslyn metro 8:43am

A reader reports:

“co-worker texted me she’s been in a tunnel for 30 minutes and finally offloaded at clarendon. they were told it was “unsafe” for trains to continue.”

@IAFF36 tweets:

“Metro Station Box – Foggy Bottom Metro – #DCFD firefighters investigating arcing insulator & smoke in tunnel”

Update 9:05am:

“Update – Foggy Bottom Metro – @wmata mitigating insulator problem in tunnel to VA, #DCFD standing by”

‏@Metrorailinfo tweets:

“OR/BL/SV: Train service suspended btwn Foggy Bottom – Arlington Cem & btwn Foggy Bottom – Clarendon due to fire dept activity. 8:35a #wmata”

Update:

“OR/SV/BL: Service suspended btwn Foggy Btm & Clarendon/Arl Cemetery for fire dept activity. Significant delays, consider travel alternates”

950 25th Street Northwest 7

This rental is located at 950 25th Street, Northwest. The listing says:

“Cozy quaint efficiency with sweeping picture windows located in the heart of Foggy Bottom!! Spectacular views. Condo building features controlled access building, 24 hour concierge service, rooftop swimming pool, community and exercise room, secured entry and elevators. Walking distance to World Bank, Georgetown, State Department , K Street Shops, Restaurants, GWU and metro. Walkscore 95!!!”

You can see more photos here.

This studio is going for $1,550/Mo.

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Photo via Beefsteak

From a press release:

“José Andrés’ ThinkFoodGroup debuts Beefsteak, a new vegetable-focused fast casual restaurant now open on the George Washington University campus at the new Science & Engineering Hall at 800 22nd Street NW. Beefsteak is where farm-fresh, market-driven vegetables take center stage, showcasing the season’s best and year-round favorites to create hearty, nourishing meals you can feel good about. All served in bowls, there are countless options combining flash-prepared vegetables, hearty grains, house-made sauces, crisp and fresh toppings, and optional meatier toppings.

It’s America’s bounty in a bowl – cooked to perfection right in front of you, all brought to you by world-renowned chef José Andrés. Dedicated to bringing quality and accessible food to the masses, ThinkFoodGroup will debut a second location this summer at 1528 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036 with several more currently under development.

“Vegetables are fun and sexy – so full of possibilities and flavors,” said chef José Andrés. “Why not make them the star of the plate – the name Beefsteak is our playful way to celebrate this idea. It’s not about being vegan or vegetarian, but about enjoying vegetables and making food that is wholesome, amazing, affordable and accessible to the many.”

All composed and customizable bowls start at $7.99 with add-on “meatier” options, ranging from $1.59 to $3.99. To create their own bowls, guests combine the following: (more…)

950 25th Street Northwest

This rental is located at 950 25th Street, Northwest. The listing says:

“1st Flr Studio Apt, on 25th Street. Updated bath. Wood flrs throughout. Large Walk-in closet. Claridge House has a Roof Top Pool with fantastic views of DC’s skyline & the Potomac River. Other amenities – a Gym, Biz center, patio w/grills & Community RM. 2 blks from Metro at GW Univ & Hospital & Whole Foods. 1 blk to Trader Joe’s. World Bank, Kennedy Center are close.All housing Vouchers welcome”

You can see some more photos here.

This studio is going for $1,525/Mo.