3303 Water St NW Unit 8H

This unit is located at 3303 Water Street, NW. The MRIS listing says:

“Breathtaking WATER VIEWS abound from this rare 3BR/3BA+Den PH featuring 1400+ sf private river front terrace in exclusive Gtown condo bldg. Euro-inspired kitch w/Sub-Zero, Miele, Gaggenau, lux Italian marble BAs, floor-to-ceiling wndws, custom built-ins & architect dets, Bang & Olufsen custom snd sys, 2 pkg, 2 strg, pool, fitness cntr, concierge, doorman -a truly spectacular residence. EZ commutes”

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This 3 bed/3 bath is going for $5,650,000 ($3,811 monthly fee.)

Boulanger Christophe
1422 Wisconsin Ave, NW

We first heard plans about Boulangerie Christophe about a year ago. It’s opening next door to the former Commander Salamander space now an M & T Bank on Saturday.

“We’re opening on Saturday! Come see us in Georgetown! We open at 7:30AM! Restaurant & Bakery! A Bientôt!

Boulangerie Christophe: Bringing the Ultimate Bakery & Dining Experience from the South of France to Washington D.C. Located in the Heart of Georgetown.”

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sea catch
1054 31st Street, NW

Thanks to Andy for sending.

From a press release:

“The Sea Catch Restaurant & Raw Bar announces the closing of their doors as of January 29, 2017. This comes after being in business for over 30 years and serving up some of the finest seafood and having the best raw oyster bar in the area.

“The restaurant was a big part of the community for over three decades. We thank all the diners who supported us over the years.”

There will be something new in the future. Plans of what that entails have not been released at this time. The restaurant was a favorite of locals and tourists alike, specializing in an extensive raw bar, seasonal menus, and offering a variety of locally sourced seafood. Sea Catch Restaurant & Raw Bar, was located at 1054 31st St. NW in Washington, D.C.”

From MPD:

“The Metropolitan Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division seeks the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a suspect and vehicle in connection with a kidnapping that occurred in the 3400 block of O Street, Northwest.

On Thursday, January 26, 2017, at approximately 3:20 pm, a suspect forced the victim into a vehicle and drove away. The suspect made several attempts to force the victim to withdraw money from an automated teller machines (ATM) and make large purchases at retail locations, both in the District of Columbia and Maryland. The suspect and victim are known to have been in the 4500 and 5400 blocks of Wisconsin Avenue, Northwest. (more…)

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Ed. Note: Via email I was told the victim was released unharmed.

From MPD:

“The Metropolitan Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division seeks the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a suspect in connection with a kidnapping that occurred in the 3400 block of O Street, Northwest.

On Thursday, January 26, 2016, at approximately 3:20 pm, a suspect forced the victim into a vehicle and drove away. The suspect made several attempts to force the victim to withdraw money from an automated teller machines (ATM) and make large purchases at retail locations, both in the District of Columbia and Maryland. The suspect and victim are known to have been in the 4500 and 5400 blocks of Wisconsin Avenue, Northwest.

The suspect is described as white male in his late 30’s to 40’s, 5’9’’-6’0’’ tall, with a medium build, dark colored hair, dark colored mustache, and beard. He was last seen wearing a black suit, black shirt, gray neck tie, and black shoes.

The suspect’s vehicle is described as a light gray or silver colored sport-utility vehicle (SUV) or crossover style four door of an unknown make or model.

Anyone who has information regarding this case should call police at 202-727-9099. Additionally, information may be submitted to the TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411.”

1525 29th St NW

This house is located at 1525 29th Street, NW. The MRIS listing says:

“Incredible entertaining house with terrific East Village location! 6 BR, 5.5 BA, 4-car parking. Living room opens out to lovely garden with outdoor kitchen, pool & seating areas. Master w very large closet, dressing room & BA, 2 more BRs on same level. 3 BRs, 2 sitting rooms & 2 BAs on top level. Lower level family room w large bar, exercise room, second kitchen, table space wine cellar & storage.”

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This 6 bed/5.5 bath is going for $5,600,000.