From a press release:

“The H Street NE Corridor’s inaugural 2016 Farmers Market will take place on Wednesday, July 20, 2016 from 3 p.m. – 7 p.m. at the Starburst Plaza Intersection. Organized by H Street Main Street, the weekly market will feature 8 to 10 local vendors offering fresh, locally grown seasonal fruits, vegetables, herbs, additional food and food-related products, artisanal pet treats, skin care products and other merchandise.

Stop by and browse the food offerings, including delectable desserts and savory, sampler-sized, portable portions from area restaurants. Beverages will also be available to sip and stroll, while shopping inside the event area.

In recent years, the rising demand for fresh and local produce and sustainable grocery practices have caused farmers markets to pop up all over the nation. Their latest evolution takes advantage of the fact that for many people, the evening hours are the best time for a shopping expedition. Nighttime farmers markets are blurring the lines between grocery shopping and entertainment—a fun night out that speaks to urban citizens of every age. And with summer temperatures soaring across the country, these markets are catching on at just the right time.

The H Street Farmers Market will take place every Wednesday from 3 p.m. – 7 p.m. starting this Wednesday, July 20 through October 26 at the Starburst Plaza Intersection, where H Street NE, Bladensburg Road NE, Benning Road NE, Maryland Ave. NE and Florida Ave. NE meet (1500 block of H Street NE).

There’s even more to look forward to this summer at the Starburst Plaza! The Farmers Market is just the first taste of all the exciting programming planned for the intersection this summer. In the coming weeks, area residents can look forward to the launch of a weekend entertainment series, night movies and new landscaping at the Starburst Plaza.

A list of vendors is below: (more…)

807 G Street Northeast

This rental is located at 807 G Street, Northeast. The Listing says:

“Beautiful 2BR, 2BA condo wonderfully located between Capitol Hill and H St. Corridor. Walking Distance to Union Station, H Street Nightlife, and shopping. Call 202-288-8927 to schedule a showing!!!”


You can see more photos here.

This 2 bed/2 bath is going for $2,600/Mo.

via google maps

From MPD:

“On Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at approximately 2156 hours, officers responded to the 800 Block of Bladensburg Road NE, for a call for service for a man down. Upon arriving on the scene, the victim was located unresponsive, not breathing, and in a collapsed position. It was determined the victim was shot. The male was transported by DCFEMS to MedStar Hospital where he was pronounced.

The case is being investigated by DC Homicide and there direct number is (202) 645-9600

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.”

Photo by PoPville flickr user KJinDC

From MPD Monday night:

“In reference to ongoing complaints of drug distribution and use in the area around 11th and H St NE, the First District’s Crime Suppression Team has been conducting operations the area. Tonight, the Crime Suppression Team’s efforts yielded two arrests in the 700 block of 11th St NE for Distribution of Heroin and Possession of Heroin, respectively. The Distribution of Heroin defendant has a significant criminal history which includes prior drug and robbery convictions. The Crime Suppression Team members will continue to aggressively pursue the prosecution of these individuals to positively impact the the quality of life of PSA 104 residents and stakeholders.”


Tired thief or someone just having fun?

“Woke up to find this on our fence near H street. My guess is that it was taken from its home and the thief got tired of carrying it and just left it there. Would love to get it back to its owner.”

Update: “Even more random — my next door neighbor just sent an updated picture. Someone moved the lighthouse to another fence post, and added a Buddha figurine, mushroom figurines, and rocks.”

Gotta just be someone having fun…


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