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Photos courtesy Sprig & Sprout

From an email:

5lb+ Pho Challenge Bowl WINNER!

We just had someone complete our Pho Challenge. He did it in 30min 41sec.

2lbs of meat, 2lbs of noodles, 1lb of sprouts and onions, and 3 quarts of broth all demolished.

AND he is a visiting tourist (Canada) who just happened to be coming in for lunch, saw the bowl and decided it would be a fun part of his vacation.

He wins his name on our plaque, his pictures on our website, as well as $100 in TryCaviar credits (only to the first person to beat the bowl).”

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Thanks to a reader for passing on: “So this is a thing that’s happening on the Glover Park listserv…”

Folks: I do not believe the massage parlor in Glover Park is a brothel, nor do I believe it is involved with child sex trafficking or anything of the kind. Let’s back down from these unsubstantiated charges, please. To the best of my knowledge, it is a legitimate massage business, which has had one unfortunate incident that was immediately reported by the manager to MPD.

Response:

All due respect, there is no way only one client gets a hand-job at a massage parlor. For you to chalk this up to “one unfortunate incident” is deeply concerning.

Furthermore, when I simply stop on the street and chat with random men standing out front at midnight on a Friday night and ask them what they know about the massage parlor and they VERY FIRST thing they said was they heard “they give good head,” there is a problem.

I find it difficult to understand why Glover Park residents would make a fuss over JPs [Stripclub] and turn a blind eye to reports of men getting “hand jobs” and “head” right next door a place, where during the day time, there are toddlers and young children running around all over the nail salon.

How does that make any sense?

Ed. Note: MPD also responded “Metropolitan Police Department’s Human Trafficking Unit conducted an investigation into this location and it looks like they are conducting a legitimate business. We will continue to monitor and if you see anything that is out of the ordinary feel free to contact me directly.”

2800 WISCONSIN AVE NW

This rental is located at 2800 Wisconsin Ave, NW. The listing says:

“400 sq. ft. studio is available for an October 1 move-in in a pet-friendly doorman building in Glover Park / Cathedral Heights. Apartment comes with three closets, a great balcony, sunrise and sunset views, separate storage unit, and utilities included (except internet and TV). It’s a great and cozy studio with a nice layout.

Apartment is a 5 minute walk from Whole Foods, Washington Sports Club, CVS, restaurants and bars. Street parking is easy. Bus stops one to two blocks away take you to Dupont, Georgetown and downtown.

I am the current renter and have lived here for three years. You’d be subletting from me to finish out my lease, which runs until Sept. 2015. Owner of condo works through local management company, which is very responsive. Move-in date is October 1.”

You can see a few more photos here.

This studio is going for $1500/Mo.

From MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department are investigating an undetermined death, which occurred in the 2300 block of Wisconsin Avenue, Northwest.

On Saturday, June 21, 2014 at approximately 1:49 am, Second District officers responded to the report of an assault in the 2300 block of Wisconsin Avenue, Northwest. Upon their arrival, they located an adult male lying on the ground. DC Fire and EMS personnel responded to the scene and transported the victim to a local hospital where he was admitted for treatment. On Wednesday, July 2, 2014, the victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.

The decedent has been identified as 57 year-old Michael Hrizuk of Arlington, Virginia.

The decedent’s remains have been transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. A determination of the cause and manner of death is pending the results of an autopsy.

The investigation is continuing.

The Metropolitan Police Department is asking anyone with information about this case to call the police at (202) 727-9099. Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411.”

UPDATE from MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department have announced that the undetermined death, which occurred in the 2300 block of Wisconsin Avenue, Northwest has been ruled a homicide.

On Saturday, June 21, 2014 at approximately 1:49 am, Second District officers responded to the report of an assault in the 2300 block of Wisconsin Avenue, Northwest. Upon their arrival, they located an adult male lying on the ground. DC Fire and EMS personnel responded to the scene and transported the victim to a local hospital where he was admitted for treatment. On Wednesday, July 2, 2014, the victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.

The decedent has been identified as 57 year-old Michael Hrizuk of Arlington, Virginia.

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has determined the cause to be blunt impact head injury and the manner of death is homicide.

The investigation is continuing.”

DC8377340 - Balcony

This unit is located at 4000 Tunlaw Road, Northwest. The listing says:

“ECO-FRIENDLY 7th floor oversized 2BR/1BA corner unit w/ wrap around windows & balcony w/ great tree-top views! Fresh Safecoat Naturals paint, bamboo blinds, hdwd. floors, New AC, upgraded kit. cabinetry w/Kohler sinks & new bath. Priv. storage unit & parking. Building also offers a pool, convenience store & dry cleaners. Close to new Wagshals, restaurants & shopping!”

You can see more photos here.

This 2 bed/1 bath is going for $429,000 ($766 monthly fee.)