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From MPD:

“The Metropolitan Police Department’s Sexual Assault Cold Case Unit has announced an arrest in a 2002 and a 2004 Sexual Assault case from the Georgetown Area of Washington D.C.

The first offense occurred on June 16, 2002, in the 3300 block of Prospect Street, Northwest. The victim was asleep in her home when she was awakened by an unknown suspect who sexually assaulted her. The suspect fled the residence.

The second offense occurred on February 22, 2004, in the 3300 block of Prospect Street, Northwest. The victim was asleep in her home when she was awakened by an unknown suspect who sexually assaulted her. The suspect fled the residence.

On Wednesday, March 22, 2017, pursuant to a DC Superior Court arrest warrant, 53-year-old Benjamin Filoberto Paz, of Montgomery Village, Maryland, was arrested and charged with First Degree Sexual Abuse, Second Degree Sexual Abuse – Incompetent, Third Degree Sexual Abuse – Force, Assault with Intent to Commit First Degree Sexual Abuse, and two counts of Burglary One.

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Photo by PoPville flickr user ashleykalena

A reader reports:

“I just stopped in today and was informed by the staff that unfortunately this wonderful place of joy is closing for good. I loved coming here, the staff was always nice expecially the manager. I just thought I’d share with readers, they’re having a 40% off sale and closing their doors for good on Monday at 6 pm. This was the last Godiva in DC left after Union Station & Connecticut Avenue previously closed : ( ”

It’s ok, just think of Uncle Joe.

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Photo by PoPville flickr user Adam Fagen

Updates when we learn what becomes of the cool little building at 3239 M St NW:

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From a press release (h/t Bradley Peniston):

“Georgetown Heritage has selected James Corner Field Operations, the celebrated urban design and landscape architecture firm known for New York City’s High Line, to develop the Georgetown Canal Plan, a comprehensive master plan for a one-mile section of the Chesapeake and Ohio National Historical Park (C&O Canal NHP) in Georgetown. The National Park Service (NPS), Georgetown Heritage, and the D.C. Office of Planning will work with the community to restore, reimagine and revitalize this treasured historic place. (more…)

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1027 31st Street, NW

Choco Shawarma is a unique fast food concept and new dine-in/ carry out restaurant in the heart of Georgetown

We provide Sweet & Savory Crepes, Waffle, Funnel Cake, Hot & Cold Coffee / Drinks , Beverages, Shakes, Smoothies, NUTELLA Salad, Hookah and other unique recipes based on different theme”

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looking north towards Chez Billy Sud and M Street

From an email:

“Gypsy Sally’s is pleased to present an evening with Jazz is Phish featuring member of Trey Anastasio Band, Pretty Lights, Kung Fu & More on Saturday, February 18th.

JAZZ IS PHISH

JAZZ IS PHISH is an instrumental tribute to Phish inspired by the popular tribute to The Grateful Dead, “Jazz is Dead.” JAZZ IS PHSH is a collective of prominent musicians from the jazz and jam scenes that have come together in their appreciation of Phish music to reimagine Phish in an instrumental, jazz fusion setting! (more…)