05/17/14 6:26am

jax

“Missing dog. Please contact if you have seen him or have any additional information. Jax was lost May 16, 2014 at 7:30pm EST. He went missing from the First Place NE and Rittenhouse NE. He is a mini Australian Shepherd and he is wearing a University of Miami bandana. He is tri-color (black,white &brown), mostly black with white paws and belly. He is super friendly and is not dog or people aggressive. If you have any information please contact me at 202.368.4003.

What: Mini Australian Shepherd (Tri-Color: Black, White & Brown)
When: May 16, 2014 at 7:30pm EST
Where: 6152 1st Pl NE, Washington, DC 20011
Humane Society Information:
Report #428685 ID #22726830″

01/02/14 2:15pm

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Wondering about the Lamond-Riggs neighborhood:

“Lamond-Riggs neighborhood? (20012, Near Lamond Rec. Center)
We are considering a move and trying to learn more about the Lamond-Riggs neighborhood. We have done a bit on walking around in the area & reading about the area. But, are not as familiar with it as Takoma DC. Anyone live in or spend a good amount of time in neighborhood specifically near the Lamond Recreation Center/ near Kansan & Eastern Ave (20012)?

Things we are viewing as Pros: There seem to be a number of families staying in the area for a long time. The lots & homes seem to be reasonable size, a number of similar early 1950′s brick detached single family houses. While many of the homes are still only the original 2 bed/1 bath most have basements, off-street parking & space to for additions. Most of the homes/yards look well maintained.
The crime reports look pretty good around the area. It is a fairly easy walk up to the Takoma metro seems to be good lighting & safe walking along Eastern Ave during both night & day times. Fort Totten Metro/ development & Walter Reed development is just a little over a mile away. There also seem to be a number of buses along Eastern Ave.
Of course having the Lamond Recreation Center is a nice perk for kids (and adults). Close to the Takoma DC/Takoma Park, MD amenities without paying higher Takoma Park, MD housing/tax prices. There also looks to be a good amount of business/shopping and such along New Hampshire Ave/MD.

Wondering about:
Continued growth & development in the area & surrounding areas. If the neighborhood is friendly & has active community groups.. are there neighborhood events? What folks think of the neighborhood public & private schools? If the area would be reasonably welcoming to a LGBT family? If those that live in the area feel reasonably safe walking at night to & from metros/buses/shops and just walking dogs. How is the Lamond Rec Center?

Thanks for in advance for constructive & 1st hand information.”

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06/26/13 12:30pm

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Photo by PoPville flickr user Mr. T in DC

From a press release:

“3 Stars Brewing Company are bringing together a group of their local brethren for another installment in their ongoing Artists & Artisans Series. The party is slated for Sunday, July 28th from 1-6 p.m. at the brewery (6400 Chillum Pl, NW).

“These festivities have grown over the last two productions, and this installment is sure to be the best yet,” says co-founder Dave Coleman. “The party series is a celebration of local talent – be it chefs, mixologists, DJ’s, distillers, etc. – that gives us the opportunity to host other local DC businesses and personalities in a locavore market setting to expose our beer-loving clientele to other passionate local creatives.”

The lineup for the upcoming festivities is a who’s who of local talent, including:

- Cocktail heavy-hitters Owen Thompson & Sam Babcock from Bryan Voltaggio’s Range
- Rappahannock River Oysters
- Chef Paul Madrid from Sixth Engine
- George Grau from the new Impala Cantina
- Catoctin Creek Whiskey
- Righteous Cheese
- DJ’s Keenan Orr & Smudge
- And of course, special offerings from 3 Stars Brewing Company’s killer lineup of beers

Tickets will be available for purchase online starting on Wednesday, June 26th at 11 a.m., and will likely sell out (the previous event was at capacity). The entry price is $10, including a custom tasting glass and your first beer. All the other vendors will be operating on an a-la-carte basis (prices range $5 – $10 each, cash preferred).”

03/19/13 1:00pm

45 Tuckerman Street Northwest

This house is located at 45 Tuckerman Street, NW:


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The listing says:

“This end-unit townhome is stunning! Plenty of natural light, fenced-in landscaped yard w/ large deck of the kit & a patio below w/ paved driveway. Open floor plan for easy entertaining boasting beautiful hardwood floors, granite counters with 42′ cabinets, recessed lighting throughout & lots of closet space. Great walk-score, easy access to main thoroughfares and to Downtown Silver Spring”

You can see more photos here.

This 4 bed/2.5 bath is going for $375,900.