07/03/14 12:55pm

507 K Street Northeast

This house is located at 507 K Street, Northeast. The listing says:

“BREATHTAKING all new construction w/ over 2,000SF steps off of H Street & new Union Market! Exquisite finishes throughout with double tiered ceilings, moldings, casings, & stellar lighting package. Surround sound, iPod docking station, ebony hardwood floors, floating staircase & luxury appliances. Oversized windows flood the home with light. Spa baths, ample closets, enormous rooftop deck.”

You can see more photos here.

This 3 bed/3.5 bath is going for $1,300,000.

Ed. Note: Another unit is going for $850,000.

06/30/14 3:55pm

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Back in Feb. 2013 we learned that this would become a new development by the Fisher Brothers:

“701 2nd Street, NE is a 10-story, 398,103 square foot building comprised of 377 apartments on the ground to 10th floor, approximately 20,000 square feet of retail space located along H, 2nd, and G Streets, and 309 parking spaces located on two floors below-grade.
The location of the development offers more convenient access to mass transit than any other luxury multifamily project in Washington, DC with covered access via an entrance across 2nd Street to Union Station, allowing access to every major mass transit provider in Washington, DC (Amtrak, Metro, VRE and MARC). There is slated more than 210,000 square feet of high end retail space, including more than 100 specialty shops and 50,000 square feet of restaurant space.”

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06/30/14 1:25pm

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safety tips from DDOT

@CarolineBehr tweets us:

“Any polls on how many injured from biking on H St NE streetcar tracks?

people are still getting hurt, even with those lanes [G and I Street contraflow lanes]. I see abt 2 injuries/month. Something isn’t working.”

Do you think there needs to be better signage encouraging use of the new G and I Street, NE contraflow lanes? And of course no need to answer the poll if you don’t bike around DC.

06/26/14 4:16pm

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current Columbia Heights location at 1370 Park Rd, NW across the street from Giant

From a press release:

“Two-time champion of Food Network’s Cupcake Wars, Doron Petersan, announces plans to open Sticky Fingers Bakery and Bistro on Washington D.C.’s thriving H Street Corridor in early 2015. The second iteration of Petersan’s award-winning cafe will be located at 406 H Street NE in a 2,600 square foot space featuring an expanded bakery program, bistro dining menu and full bar.

“The second location of Sticky Fingers has been in the making for a long time now, and H Street is the perfect spot for us to expand into,” said owner Doron Petersan. “The neighborhood is really coming into its own, and with the addition of the street cars it’s only going to get better. The area has the same kind of young, active and compassionate residents that our Colombia Heights location has been serving for years. (more…)

06/12/14 3:10pm

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Photo by PoPville flickr user elliotmitchell

“Dear PoPville,

A few friends of mine who all live on or near H Street have had issues with debit card numbers being stolen recently. The only thing that would make sense is there’s a card skimmer in an ATM or at the Giant we all use. Could you post and see if anyone else who lives near/and uses the Giant at H and 3rd Street NE has had similar issues?”